Harmonic filters for variable-frequency drives

HG7 drive-applied harmonic filters reduce harmonic distortion and improve true power factor.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Limits current distortion to 5-7% TDD
  • Less than 2% voltage drop on dc bus
  • Eliminates nuisance tripping and improves uptime

TRANS-COIL INC.
Milwaukee, Wis.
(800) 824-8282
www.transcoil.com
Circle 195

Multi-axis controller

SpiiPlus PCI high-performance multi-axis motion controller supports position feedback devices with sin-cos output up to 3 MHz.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Built-in multiplication factors from 1,024 to 8,192 produce 0.4 to 0.05-nm positions at up to 1,000 mm/sec, while maintaining ±0.4 nm of standstill jitter
  • Does not require additional hardware for sin-cos encoders
  • Available in PCI, standalone, and control module formats

ACS-TECH80 INC.
Plymouth, Minn.
(800) 545-2980
www.acs-tech80.com
Circle 196

DC brush driver

EZSV10 dc brush servo driver is a fully programmable driver and controller that easily integrates with other motion products.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Measures 0.95 × 1.4 × 0.6 in. and requires little or no tuning with motor diameters less than 1.5 in.
  • Single 4-wire bus daisychains up to 16 dc motors simultaneously and accepts commands from serial port
  • Onboard EEPROM allows standalone operation and can execute tasks on power-up
  • ASCII code programs velocity, acceleration, and position and is compatible with Cavro DT or OEM protocols

ALLMOTION INC.
San Jose, Calif.
(408) 460-1345
www.allmotion.com
Circle 198

AC drives

E-trAC X4 ac drives target heavy duty, hostile-environment applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • IP-66 rated contamination-proof enclosures exceed NEMA 1, 12, 4X
  • Models from 1 to 10 hp, up to 150% overload capacity
  • Wide range of voltages from 115 to 575 Vac
  • Keypad as well as wireless programming
  • Operates stand-alone or integrated with other components

TB WOOD'S INC.
Chambersburg, Pa.
(717) 267-2900
www.tbwoods.com
Circle 197

Ultrasonic proximity sensors

Programmable, long-range ultrasonic proximity sensors deliver precise, non-contact proximity, position, and distance measurements for sound reflecting substrates in clear and opaque materials.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Available in 12 and 18-mm cylindrical and 20 and 30-mm square body styles
  • Sensing distances to 2 m; resolution of 0.3 to 0.5 mm
  • Programmable measuring range, analog output slope, and switching point
  • 10 to 2,000-mm measuring range (square); 1,000 mm (cylindrical)
  • 0-10 Vdc or 4-20 mA output (analog models)

BAUMER ELECTRIC
Southington, Conn.
(800) 937-9336
www.baumerelectric.com/usa
Circle 199

DC motor controller

The 371-0028 brushless dc controller delivers 1,000 W to closed and open-loop systems, producing more than 160 oz-in. of torque at 7,000 rpm.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Input between 10 to 50 V with a rating of 20 to 40 A
  • Amplifier protected from over-current, short circuit over-temperature, voltage, and feedback loss
  • Other features include quick disconnect for wiring, on-board LED indicator, enable, fwd/rev, and tachometer output
  • Dimensions span 3 × 4.65 × 1.75 in.; weighs 0.44 lb

SERVO MAGNETICS INC.
Canoga Park, Calif.
(800) 457-3786
www.servomag.com
Circle 200

Double-reduction gearmotors

Type 3RD gearmotors offer high torque at low speed.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Gear ratios from 80:1 to 3,600:1
  • 0.5 to 31 rpm output at up to 150 lb-in. of torque
  • Built-to-order shaft options include single, double, and hollow-shaft configurations
  • Many mounting options

BODINE ELECTRIC CO.
Chicago, Ill.
(800) 726-3463
www.bodine-electric.com
Circle 201

Gearheads and gearmotors

Gearheads and dc gearmotors span a wide range of OEM applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 79 planetary and spur gearhead models in gear ratios from 3:1 to 300:1
  • 1,257 rpm output at max efficiency
  • Rated torque to 44 lb-ft; max torque 3 × rated
  • Frame sizes: 22 to 56 mm (diam.); 60 to 112 mm (square)
  • Output shaft options include cross holes, splines, keyways, flats, and end drilling and tapping

SOURCE ENGINEERING INC.
Santa Clara, Calif.
(408) 980-9822
www.sei-automation.com
Circle 202

Digital multimeter

The 87V DMM measures voltage and frequency on adjustable-speed motor drives and is unaffected by noise.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Withstands voltage spikes up to 8 kV and protects against arc flash
  • Contains built-in thermometer; large display and white backlight assist reading in low-light settings
  • Snaps onto steel panels via magnetic hanger for easy access
  • Rated for 600V CAT IV and 1,000V CAT III environments

FLUKE CORP.
Everett, Wash.
(888) 308-5277
www.fluke.com
Circle 203

Hybrid stepmotors

High-torque NEMA 42 stepmotors operate in unipolar as well as bipolar series and parallel modes in 1.8-degree steps.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 180 lb-in. holding torque in a 4.32 × 5.91-in. long package
  • 6.5-A phase current (bipolar parallel), 3.25 A (bipolar series), 4.6 A (unipolar)
  • Step angle accuracy ±5% full step (unloaded)

GEE PLUS INC.
Elgin, S.C.
(803) 480-3009
www.geeplus.biz
Circle 204

Line shaft couplings

ZAE line shaft couplings are designed for mechanical synchronization of drives and actuators, offering high torsional rigidity, zero backlash, and compensation for axial, angular, and lateral misalignment.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Stainless steel bellows and high-strength precision aluminum tubes
  • Span distances of 0.2 to 6 m without center support
  • Torques from 10 to 800 Nm
  • Speeds to 8,000 rpm

R+W AMERICA L.P.
Bensenville, Ill.
(630) 521-9911
www.rw-america.com
Circle 205

Wash-down bearings

PN Gold bearings are engineered for extended bearing life in industries with corrosive, wash-down environments.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • High phosphorous, electroless nickel-plated 51200 steel races
  • In 5% salt fog tests, outperforms 440 stainless steel, zinc-coated, thin dense chrome-coated, and nickel Teflon-coated inserts
  • Available with passivated 316 stainless steel or high-strength reinforced composite housings
  • Mounting styles include pillow block, 2-bolt flange, 4-bolt flange, tapped base, and flange bracket in many sizes

EMERSON POWER TRANSMISSION
Ithaca, N.Y.
(606) 564-2084
www.emerson-ept.com
Circle 206