Motor And Drive System

June 1, 2000
ServoStar 600 motor and drive system from Kollmorgen, Radford, Va.

ServoStar 600 motor and drive system from Kollmorgen, Radford, Va., handles 230 and 480-V applications including material handling, packaging, and printing. The system has current ratings of 3 to 20 A with an integrated power supply, and it drives motors with output torque of 1.29 to 48 N-m. It accepts 230 and 480-V, three-phase ac inputs. The amplifier can be used with existing 230-V systems and be upgraded to 400 or 480-V operation without changing the drive cabinet. Multidrop configurations let a PC or PLC communicate with amplifiers through an RS-232 connection to reduce system wiring and simplify connectivity. Installation and setup are completed through a built-in parameter unit or a graphical environment called MotionLink. ServoStar 600 handles motion tasks that usually require a programming language through "fill-in-the-blank" motion screens. Motion tasks include absolute and relative moves (index) and linking of motion tasks (sequencing).

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