Entries by Ryan Chamberlin

Fanuc Servo Motor Repair, Short Summary Of Our Procedure

Fanucservo motor repair is less expensive than Fanuc servo motor replacement. Only trained technicians should perform Fanuc servo motor repair. Trained technicians undergo unique testing procedures on Fanuc servo motors that are dependent to eachservo motors’ model, features, operations, and prints. Trained technicians will have the ability to perform these procedures successfully. The first step […]

MotiFlex E180 ABB Servo Drive – Product Overview

The MotiFlex e180 ABB servo drive delivers versatile motion control performance, capability and dependability to power machine innovations. Flexible connectivity with Ethernet and motor feedback technologies is highly integrated and optimized for demanding motion applications. With the MINT WorkBench PC tool you can quickly and easily customize the drive to the exact control requirements of […]

ABB Multi-Motor Setup With ABB Micro Drives

There are several ways to build an ABB multi-motor setup with ABB micro drives. Master-slave control, parallel control of motors and combinations of these two ways. The most typical ABB multi-motor setup for compact drives is the parallel control, which means that several motors are powered by one inverter (parallel connection of motor windings). The […]

ABB Inverter Drives, Product Focus: ACS880-07 – Single Drive Modules

The ACS880-07 of ABB Inverter Drives is a cabinet-built single drive. The ACS880-07 is built-to-order to meet customers needs and the drive can meet any technical challenge partly through its built-in array of options. The features and options include: extended I/O, fieldbus options, du/dt filtering, EMC filtering, a brake resistor, fuses and a main switch. […]

ABB Variable Frequency Drive Repair, Procedure Summary

ABB variable frequency drive repair should beginwith checking the electric motor connections and driveterminal connections. Motor and driveconnections can be missed, installed loosely or wired to the incorrect terminals, so checking all connections is recommended before pulling the drivefor a repair evaluation. Heat cycles and mechanical vibration can lead to sub-standard connections. Reusing torque screws […]

Lenze Price Increase – Effective May 1st, 2017

Lenze Price IncreaseEffective May 1st, 2017, has been atopic of discussion for several months. Lenze Americas (formerly AC Tech Corporation) originally announced this price increase in March of 2017. Lenze iscommitted toproducing the most innovative products in the industry. Lenze latest product offerings of the i500 and the g500 are proving to give customers a […]

Variable Frequency Drive Manufacturers: ABB, Eaton, Lenze, and Hitachi

Variable frequency drive manufacturers offer products to be used with electric motors.A variable frequency drive is also known as a VFD, variable speed drive, adjustable speed drive, electronic motor controller, or an inverter. Every VFD is unique with its own component characteristics; so, how each VFD works is dependent upon components within the VFD. Most […]

ABB ACS880-PE Enclosed Drive Released By ABB

ABBACS880-PE Enclosed Drive is the latest offering of ABB configured drives. This product was announced and released by ABB on March 31st, 2017. The ACS880-PE Enclosed Drive features a single ACS880-01 flange-mounted variable frequency drive in a wall mounted or floor standing enclosure and is available in a UL type 1 or type 12 design. […]

AC Tech Drive Repair

Should I Repair Or Replace My Drive?Cost and Production LossAC Tech drive repair can be quicker and less expensive than drive replacement. AC Tech drive repair is most economical for: obsoletedrives, out of stock drives, and, drives above 10 horsepower. When a failed AC Tech drive is obsolete or the availability exceeds repair time, AC […]

ABB ACS880 Multidrives

The three products that make up the ABB acs880 series are:single drives, multidrives, and drive modules.In this article, I will discuss product features and specifications of the ABB acs880 multidrives; which is one-third of the entire acs880 product.ABB acs880 multidrivesABB acs880 multidrives are available from 1.5 horsepower to 7,500 horsepower, withpower ranging from 200 / […]