Entries by Ryan Chamberlin

Dynamic Brake Selection for Sub-Micro & SMV Series Drives

 Dynamic braking is used when an overhauling load causes regeneration from the motor to occur, especially in situations where the required deceleration time to stop the motor cannot be achieved due to High Voltage nuisance tripping. Most Lenze-AC Tech DB circuits are rated for light-duty use only. The dynamic braking (DB) control circuit is connected […]

AC Tech MCH Series Controls Climate of Oyster Habitat

As a result of over-harvesting, environmental pollution and two new parasites, the famous native Chesapeake Bay oyster population has dramatically decreased. In an attempt to bolster the population, the University of Maryland is conducting a study to assess the effects of introducing the Suminoe oyster, an Asian species that has shown to be resistant to […]

SMVector Pumps Hard-to-Handle Chemicals

Flomotion Systems develops and manufactures unique sealless peristaltic pumps that eliminate loss-of prime failures in chemical feed applications. Typical markets served include water & wastewater treatment, chemical, food & dairy, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, energy management, power and irrigation.A long-time user of Lenze – AC Techs MC Series drives; Flomotion has now incorporated the economical, […]

PositionServo Key Ingredient in Successful Recipe for Flat Bread Press Machines

Lawrence Equipment headquartered outside of Los Angeles CA, designs and manufactures state-of-the art flat bread and fried snack equipment used in single small scale and multi-national large scale operations throughout the United States and Europe. The companys tagline The edge on automation summarizes their commitment to advanced technology and superb customer service.As part of their […]

PositionServo 941 by Lenze-AC Tech Works Wonders with Wood

KVAL, a highly specialized manufacturer of door cutting machinery was searching for a better servo drive to improve the cost and performance of its milling machines. A local automation distributor introduced them to the Lenze-AC Tech PositionServo. The challenge was to find a cost competitive drive that would fit the existing profile and yet work […]

Heat Transfer Boxes & Systems: A Breeze with the AC Tech MCH Series

Epsilon Industries is a supplier of integrated air andfluid side-heat transfer systems including factorybuilt penthouses with mechanical/electrical systems;complete heat transfer packages and refrigerationsystems. One reason for the success of the packagedmechanical systems concept, says Epsilon Sales &Marketing VP, Brad Hughes, is customers realize theycan decrease the total cost and meet their deadlines byutilizing our specialized, […]

Additional I/O Modules Available on SMVector Inverters

Lenze-AC Tech announces the release of Additional I/O Modules for SMVector NEMA 1 and NEMA 4X Inverters.Available for the NEMA 1 and 4X SMVector models, the Additional I/O Modules are available in two configurations (ESVZAL0, ESVZAL1). The modules supplement the standard I/O functions by providing 1 programmable form C relay output (ESVZAL0) or 1 programmable […]

Lenze Product of the Year – PositionServo

For three years running, Lenze-AC Tech products have been recognized by Plant Engineering. In 2006, the SMVector Nema1 familyof AC drives and in 2007, the SMVector Nema 4xfamily of AC drives were both chosen by a panel of industry experts as a finalist for the Plant Engineering magazine Product of the Year Award.In 2009 the […]

Lenze-AC Tech Announces EtherNet/IP for SMVector

Lenze-AC Tech announces the release of EtherNet/IP as an optional communication protocolfor the SMVector Drive. According to Mike Bailey, Product Sales Manager at Lenze-AC Tech, the SMVector AC Drive can seamlessly operate on an EtherNet/IP network with the addition of a simple plug-in communication module. Othernetwork protocolsare also available as option modules including CANopen, DeviceNet, […]

Frequency Inverters: Improving AC Motors Productivity

Variable frequency inverters are used for electronic speed control of AC induction motors. The needs of the market are wide and varied, and we offer a broad range of standard products for everything from simple speed control to complex; each with a wide range of functionality, small physical size and exceptional performance. Our drives are […]

Lenze-AC Tech Announces Release of Nema 4x AC Drive up to 30HP

SMVector frequency inverter NEMA 4X (IP65)Lenze – AC Tech’s most technically advanced inverter drive continues it’s tradition of innovative compact inverter design. The performance and flexibility make the SMVector an attractive solution for a broad range of AC Motor applications and with several communications protocols available, networking drives and components into a system solution can […]