Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

January 24, 2019

AutomationDirect has added economical PSV series power supplies and universal battery control modules to the RHINO DC power supplies lineup. RHINO PSV "Value" series DIN rail power supplies are available in a wide selection of voltage and wattage ranges. 5V RHINO DC supplies are available in 15 and 25-watt ratings with 12V supplies at 48W. 24V DC supplies are available in 30, 50, 100, 120, 240 and 480W; and 48V supplies are rated up to 120W.

15 to 100W models, in ultra-compact plastic housings, have an efficiency rating of up to 89.0%, a full power operating temperature range from -10°C to +55°C and are NEC Class 2 / Limited Power Source (LPS) certified.

120 to 480W RHINO power supplies have a metal housing, provide full power from -10°C to +50°C and efficiencies up to 88.0%. These models have a built-in constant current circuit for reactive loads.

Starting at $32.00, RHINO PSV series DC power supplies are UL/cUL recognized, CE approved and have a three-year warranty.

Also added are universal battery control modules (starting at $30.00) that provide uninterruptible 24VDC bus voltage and offer battery protection for over voltage, deep discharge, short circuit and reverse connection. Alarm outputs indicate input, output and battery conditions.

To learn more, visit www.automationdirect.com/dc-power-supplies


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When it comes to power transmission and motion control, SEW-EURODRIVE needs no formal introduction. Counted among the industry leaders in drive technology, SEW-EURODRIVE makes drive-based automation its business. SEW-EURODRIVE, founded in 1931, is a global company that specializes in gear motors, frequency inverters, drive systems, industrial gears, and control software. SEW-EURODRIVE products are distinguished by their modular components and customer-centric philosophy. Their modular components can be built in a multitude of configurations, durable gear housings, offer flexible mounting capabilities, and provide advanced electronics that ensure equipment continuously operates efficiently.

Drives & Control Solutions' sibling, Mechatronics Canada, had the opportunity to speak with Shane Carnegie, Electronics Product Manager at SEW-EURODRIVE Canada, to learn more about MOVI-C, a modular automation system that offers a full solution for automation tasks. MOVI-C has been continuously expanding its reach into the mechatronics space, offering an encompassing solution for machine builders and integrators. Below Shane walks us through some of MOVI-C’s unique features and real-world applications.

Can you explain what MOVI-C does?

MOVI-C is an all-in-one modular automation system. Building on the familiar SEW modular gear motors and previous generation inverters, we now have modular inverters, controllers and associated software which ties everything together. For example, you can have a gear box with an AC induction motor, a permanent magnet motor, or a servo motor based on your application requirements. Attached to that we can provide a motor controller which can be mounted in a panel or directly on or near the gear motor. The positioning or velocity control software can be pre-loaded into the motor controller at the factory and all that is required is to send the same standard process data words from your main PLC to the drive system to perform your desired motion. The software interface looks identical no matter what controller or underlying gear motor system is attached.

What are some of the major features that MOVI-C has to offer?

 

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