What to See While at AF2018 – PowerFlex 755T AC Drives Product Line Expansion


Automation Fair opens next week in Philadelphia, and we’re highlighting some of the new products to see if you are attending the event. PowerFlex 755T AC Drives Product Line Expansion   See it in the Smart Devices Exhibit (#801) at the 2018 Automation Fair. Description: The PowerFlex® 755T family of AC drives is expanding its power … Continue reading What to See While at AF2018 – PowerFlex 755T AC Drives Product Line Expansion

August 2018 User Group


August 2018 Louisiana User Group Introduction to Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) Presentations: Introduction to VFDs Presentation PowerFlex Family of Low Voltage Drives Presentation About Our Topic: We’re going back to basics, as our August User Group will be an introduction to Variable Frequency Drives, or VFDs.  A VFD is a type of motor controller that drives … Continue reading August 2018 User Group

PowerFlex 755T Emergency Override Function


Question On a PowerFlex 755T, what is emergency over-ride and how does it work? Answer The purpose of the function is to allow the drive or bus supply to override its internal protections (faults) in emergency situations. This function is important for applications where customers would trade product longevity for continued running during an emergency situation. Setting … Continue reading PowerFlex 755T Emergency Override Function

IntelliCENTER Integration Unit


Rockwell Automation Gives Operators a Single View of Process and Electrical System Data IntelliCENTER Integration Unit brings systems together to improve visibility and optimize control In our May 2018 User Group, we discussed IEC 61850 and the new IntelliCENTER Integration Unit.  Below is a recent Rockwell Automation Press Release announcing this new product. Process and … Continue reading IntelliCENTER Integration Unit

May 2018 User Group


May 2018 Louisiana User Group Integrating IEC 61850 Devices in a Control System About Our Topic: The IEC 61850 standard defines a communication interface that monitors and controls electrical distribution systems with one common platform regardless of manufacturer. Substation equipment has evolved from electro-mechanical to microprocessor-based relays then allowing for communication to industrial control systems. In … Continue reading May 2018 User Group

February 2018 User Group


February 2018 Louisiana User Group IntelliCENTER MCC Networking Design   In our February User Group, we looked at IntelliCENTER technology from Rockwell Automation.  This discussion was about best networking practices to integrate your MCC data into you automation system. About Our Topic: IntelliCENTER technology features built-in Ethernet, intelligent motor controls and advanced monitoring software all preconfigured … Continue reading February 2018 User Group