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Expanded frequency converter range
1st Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components


Tectra Automation has added two more products to its Bosch Rexroth frequency converter range. The EFC 3610 and the EFC 5610 provide even more options to implement demand-oriented motor use in a simple and economical package for the power range 400 W to 90 kW. Scalable and flexible in performance and functionality, these drives can be integrated into a wide range of automation environments with simple commissioning, integrated PID control, open interfaces and various I/O and fieldbus option modules. “With their multi-Ethernet interfaces, the new EFC drives afford maximum connectivity to automation networks, supporting Sercos, Profinet, EtherCAT, EtherNet/IP and Modbus/TCP,” explains divisional manager of electric drives and controls, Georg Venter.

Another key feature of the EFC drives is their simple programming through intelligent yet user-friendly software, allowing remote starting and operation. “It’s very easy to specify converter speeds, control start and stopping as well as adjust the drive parameters,” Venter continues. “Parameters can be saved and stored to ensure reliable archiving.”

In addition to the freely definable V/f operation, the EFC 5610 offers vector control for an optimal torque curve. In heavy duty mode, the overload capacity can be maintained at up to 150% for 60 seconds. The high torque EFC 5610 frequency converter offers an optimal start torque of 200% at 0,5 Hz. In addition to the EFC range of frequency converters, Tectra Automation supplies the Bosch Rexroth Fv (for power range 400 W to 90 kW) and the Fv (750 W to 160 kW) frequency converters.

For more information contact Georg Venter, Tectra Automation, +27 (0)11 971 9400, georg.venter@tectra.co.za, www.hytecgroup.co.za


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Tel: +27 11 971 9400
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Email: sales@tectra.co.za
www: www.hytecgroup.co.za
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