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Control Techniques Control Techniques combines extensive industry experience, modular drive design, powerful technology and advanced toolkits to provide complete industrial automation solutions. Control Techniques has been creating groundbreaking technology since introducing the first digital DC drive over thirty years ago. This tradition of engineering excellence and innovation continues with the introduction of technologically advanced drive systems.

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AC Drives

 

Unidrive M

A Manufacturing Automation drive family that is tailored to customer needs.

Control Techniques'  Unidrive M is the world's most comprehensive class leading family of drives dedicated to manufacturing automation.  Unidrive M offers the widest possible variety of functionality and solutions for motor controls applications with a range of 0.25 kW to 1.2 MW. 

Unidrive M delivers seven function-focused drive models, all with superior motor performance and an individual feature set to best match the customer's application and system connectivity needs.

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DC Drives

 

Mentor MP

Mentor MP High performance DC drive solution platform brings DC drive technology up to date, enabling existing and new DC motors to provide economic and productive service. DC drive technology remains cost effective, efficient and is relatively simple to implement.  Mentor MP is a modern DC drive based on Control Techniques' current AC drive technology. This means that Mentor MP inherits the system integration flexibility, such as:

  • Three option module slots for automation control, I/O, feedback devices and communications
  • SmartCard for PLC program and parameter storage
  • Software tools for easy configuration and monitoring
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Mentor MP Drives



Quantum MP

The Quantum MP is a packaged Mentor MP DC drive providing reliability, power and control to increase productivity for both new machines and applications in which DC motors are already installed. The Quantum MP package includes the drive, fusing, power switching and 115Vac interface making it the ideal choice for rapid retrofits with regenerative and non-regenerative modules available to suit your application. The Quantum MP saves engineering time and panel space making it ideal for North American customers.

  • 45 to 700A (10 to 400hp)
  • 208 - 230V / 380 - 480V

 

 

Quantum MP

Servo Drives

 

Unidrive M400 AC Drive

M400 minimizes machine downtime with its optional intuitive advanced LCD keypad which offers real-text multi-language display for rapid set-up and superior diagnostics. Onboard CODESYS based PLC with a real-time task can be used for simple logic control to enhance drive application capability.  M400 adds an optional enhanced LCD keypad, precise frequency following and onboard Programmable Logic Control (PLC)

  • 0.25 - 110 kW (0.33 - 150 hp)
  • 100 V / 200 V / 400 V / 575 V / 690 V
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Unidrive M700 AC Drive

Class leading induction and servo permanent magnet motor performance, with real-time Ethernet the M700 delivers maximum machine throughput through greater control with single and multi-axis network synchronization. Onboard real-time Ethernet (IEEE 1588 V2), advanced motion control and high speed I/O for position capture enables machine builders to easily create more sophisticated and flexible machines.

M700 adds onboard Ethernet, comprehensive position feedback and high performance control of dynamic permanent magnet servo motors. They are fully compatible upgrade for existing Unidrive SP users.

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Unidrive M800 AC Drive

M800 delivers the most powerful advanced onboard motion control, realtime drive-to-drive synchronization, high speed digital I/O and integrated safety features, greatly reducing the need for expensive external components. Comprehensive application programs are intuitively written using the industry standard CODESYS environment to build highly flexible and productive machines quickly.

  • 0.37 kW – 1.2 MW (0.5 - 1600 hp)
  • 200 V / 400 V / 575 V / 690 V
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Digitax ST

The Digitax ST range is optimized for pulse duty servo applications requiring high peak torque (up to 300% peak), dynamic response, ease of use and flexible integration features.  The range is perfectly matched for use with Unimotor hd servo motors.

Digitax ST – Plus features a full functionality motion controller, optimized for high performance machine cells requiring drive-to-drive networking and precision synchronization. The motion and communications are configured within a flexible IEC61131-3 software development environment using PLCopen function blocks.

Digitax ST – EZ Motion offers a stand-alone solution for many common indexing and synchronized motion applications. This is achieved using a unique PC programming interface that guides the user through the drive’s I/O and motion configuration.

Digitax ST – Indexer is designed for simple stand alone positioning applications using an onboard position controller.

Digitax ST – Base is optimized for centralized control, to operate as an amplifier for motion controllers, motion PLCs and Industrial PC based motion systems using a wide range of digital or analogue interface technologies.

 

 

Digitax SP


Unidrive SP

High performance servo drive for continuous duty applications

Unidrive SP is a complete drive automation range that covers the power spectrum from 0.37kW to 1.9MW. All drives share the same flexible control interface regardless of the power rating. Drives are packaged in three formats:  Panel Mount, Free Standing and Modular.   Unidrive SP can control a wide range of industrial motors. In Servo mode the drive operates as a high performance servo amplifier, matched to the Unimotor fm range and optimized for continuous duty applications due to its high continuous output rating.

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Unidrive SP

Epsilon EP

Epsilon EP, the compact and easy to use servo drive, is scalable from a simple amplifier to a completely programmable 1.5 Axis motion controller.  The Epsilon EP comes in three flexible models, and five drive ratings — 2.2A, 4.0A, 6.5A, 9.0A and 16.0A, able to deliver over 40Nm of torque at the rated motor speed.

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Epsilon EP

Servo Motors

 

Unimotor hd - Pulse duty servo motor

Unimotor hd is a high dynamic brushless AC servo motor range designed for operation with Digtax ST, Unidrive SP and Epsilon EP drives. This high peak torque, low inertia motor range is designed for high dynamic applications requiring hard accelerations and decelerations.

  • 6.3 to 757.6 lb-in (2257lb-in peak); 0.72 to 85Nm (255.0Nm peak)
  • 055 to 190 Frames
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Unimotor hd

Unimotor fm - Continuous duty servo motor

Unimotor fm is a high performance brushless AC servo motor range matched for use with Control Techniques servo drives. The ‘fm’ stands for Flexible Motor and is designed to accommodate a wide range of applications. The motors are available in seven frame sizes with various mounting arrangements and motor lengths.  The motor is optimized for high stability in precision profiling applications.


 

Unimotor fm

NT Motors

The NT Motor is an economical, high performance motor manufactured to maximize torque and minimize size. The NT motor uses powerful Neodymium magnets and is manufactured with a segmented core to maximize stator efficiency and further reduce size.

  • 230V
  • 7.5 to 56 lb-in (0.85 to 6.3 Nm)
  • The standard encoder resolution is 2048 lines per rev.
  • All models are rated IP65 - with IP67 optional
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XV Motors

The XV Servo Motor series is a high-performance, low inertia, and high torque in a compact motor package. It offers a low cost solution with the features of a premium priced servo offering. Intended for higher throughputs and smaller machines, XV motors are available in 4 Frame Sizes: 40, 60, 80 and 130 mm with speeds ranging from 2000 to 5000 rpm. Applications with Continuous Torque requirements up to 101 lb-in (11.4 Nm) are the perfect match for the XV motors.

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