As one of the top distributors of KB drives in the Southeast U.S., Carotron stocks many of the KB drives and can help you find the drive you need for less. Our wide AC drive selection provides motor control solutions for many industrial applications that use AC motors. Just a few AC drive models we offer include the KBVF, KBMA and KBAC Series. Learn more about KB Electronics drives here:
Call Carotron to order your KB drives today or to get assistance with your AC motor control applications —
Posted: 8th October 2013 by editor in Motor Control
Tags: blue max motors, carotron
Carotron offers Blue Max motors, manufactured by Marathon Electric, which provide a number of features for many industrial applications. The Blue Max series features vector duty motors, brake motors, wide constant hp motors, explosion proof, dripproof force ventilated motors and more. Just a few of the applications covered include scrap choppers, conveyors, paper mills, chemicals, process lines, crane/hoist applications, etc.
Check out the available motors in the Blue Max series here:
Do you need to select timers for your industrial machinery?
Here are some things to look for…
– Required length of time delay
– Options required for timing for your particular process or application
– Configuration, current rating and quantity of timed contacts for the timer/control
– Required range of timing values for your process or machine
– Will you use electronic or pneumatic timers (electronic are typically more accurate and economical)?
We have Red Lion timers that are reliable for a variety of applications. These are easy to program and are often used for hour metering, real time clocking, elapsed time and other uses. They have a variety of sizes, models and features, so check it out here:
Call Carotron today to discuss your Red Lion Timer needs – 1-888-286-8614
At Carotron, we specialize in DC drives and often see many applications in which an entire motor replacement was implicated when the facility could have simply replaced a DC drive. Replacing only the drive could have saved the company thousands of dollars! Unfortunately, this happens due to confusion about what’s actually wrong with the motor or motor/drive application. In many cases, the DC drive is older and not performing as well as it once was, thus causing the motor to perform less efficiently or to quit working altogether.
Instead of assessing the situation further, the customer assumes that replacing the DC motor is the only solution. And, of course, there’s always a push from AC drive manufacturers to replace older DC drives and motors with new AC drives and motors. If the older DC motor still works efficiently (with a new DC drive in place), then why spend thousands of dollars unnecessarily?
The solution? Call Carotron – we specialize in DC drives and provide retrofit solutions for older and/or obsolete drive applications. As a DC drives distributor for Carotron, you can tap into this often overlooked market and take part in our FREE motor control training with emphasis being on DC drives manufactured by Carotron. Let us teach you how to use “retrofit DC drive” solutions for specific industries… and how you can save some of your clients thousands of dollars!
Click to Read More about our FREE Motor Control Training Here…
Or Call 1-888-286-8614 to discuss your training or motor control needs!
Posted: 20th September 2013 by editor in Motor Control
Tags: carotron, din rail, pi loop module
Need a din-rail mountable Proportional Integral loop controller?
Here’ s our basic product for this control function that can be used in applications such as load cell tension control and dancer positioning. The module has onboard multi-turn potentiometers for adjustments such as: Proportional Gain, Setpoint (SP), Integral Time and PI Trim. It also features Enable and Teach inputs, and internal jumper and Onboard EEPROM (for back up of feedback calibration in case of power outage).
Visit the link below to learn about Carotron’s PI Loop Module, Model PI240-000. This din-rail module is compact, durable and affordable:
Small, compact Sub-micro AC drives by Lenze-ACTech are comprehensive in features and capabilities.
These drives are cost-effective and can be used with motors that do not require variable speed functionality. Drives in the SCM Series eliminate the need for a 2-speed motor, reversing or regular starter, and can be applied as a phase converter.
Check out more about SCM Series sub-micro AC drives here:
Posted: 14th August 2013 by editor in Motor Control
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