Category: Drive

Drive Component Overview: DC Bus Definition and Overview

Drive or Electric Drive is an electromechanical system that necessarily uses an electric motor or a prime mover. In this system, the motion of the electric motor is controlled to make it applicable and useful for some applications in the realm of industry, automotive, domestic use, hospitals, etc. In an electric drive system, energy conversion…

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PowerFlex 40 vs PowerFlex 40p

The Allen-Bradley PowerFlex® is a family of Compact-class AC drives developed by Rockwell Automation, to deliver cost-effective solutions for simple system integration or standalone machine-level control applications. In general, PowerFlex drives provide extreme application flexibility, linear scalability, and excellent performance while simplifying the management of workload infrastructure. PowerFlex 40 and 40P drives are the most…

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S801 vs S811 Soft Starters

Both Eaton S801+ and Eaton S811+ industrial soft starters, products of Eaton’s electrical business are very compact and smart electronic devices to smoothly start three-phase induction motors. Both share many common features and are distinct slightly from each other. This article focuses on some of their major characteristics which could be related to their power…

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