B&R launches ACOPOSmulti65m IP65 motor-integrated servo drives

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B&R launches ACOPOSmulti65m IP65 motor-integrated servo drivesB&R is launching ACOPOSmulti motor-integrated servo drives with IP65 protection. The ACOPOSmulti has always been extremely modular, and it was the logical to merge inverters with motors to create servo actuators that can deliver power directly where it is needed. Configurable modules therefore become easy-to-connect mechatronic units. This not only saves valuable space in the control cabinet, but also cuts costs for logistics and commissioning.

This new system unites all of the important components such as the motor, positioning sensor (encoder), precision gearbox and servo drive into a very compact unit. Thanks to the simple electrical connection, the ACOPOSmulti65m supports the implementation of modular machine concepts, making it possible to efficiently design optimised manufacturing strategies. Alois Holzleitner, the Business Unit Manager for Motion at B&R, comments: "“With the new servo actuator, we are continuing on the path to decentralised motion control. We now offer the entire drive spectrum - from variable frequency drives and multi-axis servo drives to decentralised drive solutions - all from a single source."

By combining the latest IGBT technology and optimised motor types, users profit from the resulting maximum performance. With three different sizes, the servo actuators cover a torque range of 1.8 to 10.5Nm and a power range of 500W to 2kW. For applications that demand more power, an optional fan assembly can be retrofitted for a performance boost of up to 100 per cent.

The ACOPOSmulti65m is fully compatible with the entire ACOPOS drive series. As a result, it is possible to utilise all of the tools and features available in Automation Studio, as well as applications created therein. With regard to topology, the new servo actuator can be employed in either a line or tree structure. Networking takes place using POWERLINK.

In addition, it comes equipped with STO (Safe Torque Off) and SS1 safety functions in accordance with SIL 3 or PLe. Additional safety functions such as SLS, SOS, SDI, SLP and many more can be used in combination with openSAFETY and are an integral component of the ACOPOSmulti65m model with SafeMC.

Visit the B&R website or contact the company for more information about ACOPOSmulti65m.

16 November 2011

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