Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

January 2, 2019

AutomationDirect has added a new line of AC variable frequency (VFD) drives for motor speed control and other industrial control applications.

The WEG CFW300 variable frequency drive is a high-performance VFD for three-phase induction motors. It is ideal for applications on machines or equipment that require precise control with easy setup and operation. The CFW300 features a compact size with contactor-style electrical connections (top in / bottom out). The VFD's performance can be scaled to match the application by selecting WEG vector control (VVW) or scalar control (V/Hz).

The CFW300 includes a built-in keypad and SoftPLC with free WEG Programming Suite (WPS) software for custom tailored control schemes. The integrated WPS tool assists in the creation of automation applications, allowing graphical monitoring, parameter setting and programming in Ladder language (IEC 61131-3).

Built-in I/O capabilities include four configurable (PNP or NPN) digital inputs, one 0.5 A / 250 VAC relay output, and one 0-10 VDC / 4-20 mA analog input. A variety of plug-in option modules for additional I/O and communications protocols can be added to extend capabilities. A remote keypad and flash memory module are also available.

Starting at $138.00, sixteen units are available from 1/4 hp to 5 hp. Single-phase 100-127 VAC, and single or three-phase 200-240 VAC power supply options are available. WEG CFW300 series AC drives are cUL, CE approved and are backed by an 18-month warranty.

To learn more, visit www.automationdirect.com/weg-cfw300-drives


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


DCS Lafert Formally Introduces New Plant in San Dona di Piave 1 400x275

The new production plant is officially in operation after its formal unveiling at Lafert’s 60th anniversity celebrations in San Donà di Piave, Italy, close to the historic headquarters. 

The 130 000 sq foot plant was developed to increase production capacity and meet the growing demand for IE5 Super Premium Efficiency motors, while also providing new storage areas for raw materials and finished products. In this plant alone, Lafert is able to produce up to 1400 pieces per day and can ship 4-5 international containers per week thanks to the internal customs area. 

The project began in September 2020 with the aim of building a brand-new manufacturing plant to produce high efficiency permanent magnet motors, specifically intended for pumping applications. The plant was designed and built with extensive automated production capabilities including fully automated production lines. Today the plant employs 50 operators who have been carefully trained to work in synergy with the production lines. The plant delivers maximum comfort in the working conditions of the operators in terms of light, space, services, and other factors that affect the well-being of employees. 

 

To read more about this challenge, and the solution, click here 


 


Sponsored Content


Convenient Power Infeed and Distribution 

Siemens DCS Aug3 Kerwill CP Ad 2 300x250 copy

 

 

The 3RV29 infeed system is based on a basic module complete with a lateral incoming supply unit (three-phase busbar with infeed). Expansion modules (three-phase busbars for system expansion) are available for extending the system.

 

 

To learn more, click here

 

 


 

Latest Articles

  • Prev
  Traditional wiring relying on cable connections that require loads of space is a ...
  The way we generate power has been undergoing a radical shift over the last few years ...
  Trash compactors are one way that we can improve the environment by reducing the volume ...
  Robots are an integral part of the manufacturing industry worldwide to the extent ...
  The Endress+Hauser Customer Experience Centre is Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) – ...
  The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to South Korea and ...
  ABB and Hydrogen Optimized Inc. (HOI), the Canadian technology innovator unlocking ...
  What’s the secret to providing superior service and staying competitive in a changing ...
  When the Swiss engineering company Peter Huber AG won the order to upgrade and ...
  IEC 62061 / EN IEC 62061 represents a sector-specific standard under IEC 61508. ...

Latest News

  • Prev
  Traditional wiring relying on cable connections that require loads of space is a ...
  The Endress+Hauser Customer Experience Centre is Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) – ...
  The Ontario government has concluded a successful trade mission to South Korea and ...
  ABB and Hydrogen Optimized Inc. (HOI), the Canadian technology innovator unlocking ...
  World leaders from government and industry will meet in the southern Denmark city of ...
  The ABB #BuildtheFuture Roadshow delivers the latest electrical products, services, ...
  Global industry is accelerating its investment in energy efficiency in the next five ...
  In March 2022, the new edition of the installation standard IEC 61918:2018/AMD1:2022 ...
  On this episode of the Allied Expert Advice podcast, Carlos Riano, Senior Offer ...
  Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI) has realized growth throughout the Midwest United ...

538 Elizabeth Street, Midland,Ontario, Canada L4R2A3 +1 705 527 7666
©2022 All rights reserved

Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy (effective 1.1.2016)
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Kerrwil