The application note provides an overview of engine test stands. The document breaks down the components of a test stand, the challenges faced when implementing drive controls on test stands, and a common drive solution. The document further outlines the benefits to be achieved implementing a matrix drive on a test stand verses a conventional drive solution.
Excel Industrial Electronics, Inc. in Clinton Township, MI is a premier industrial distributor, system integrator and authorized service provider for Yaskawa America, Inc. A firm known for personalized, economical drives solutions for customers, they were able to utilize a Yaskawa U1000 Industrial Matrix drive to solve a steel bar grinding problem for a Detroit area machine builder.
Reel-O-Matic, in Oklahoma City, OK, is a leading manufacturer of wire, cable, and flexible material handling machines for a variety of industries including aerospace, government, oil/gas, medical, automotive, crane, plastics, and telecommunications. Specialists in reeling, coiling, and measuring applications, they used Yaskawa’s U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive to resolve a couple of their specific application challenges.
When a Massachusetts based municipal water treatment facility needed to upgrade their aging 350HP 18-pulse drives, they turned to a local Yaskawa drives distributor, who recommended a reliable, compact, and cost effective retrofit with Yaskawa’s U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive.
L&S Electric in Schofield, WI is the Midwest’s largest service center for rotating apparatus repair and a leading supplier of integrated systems for the power-generating industry. They are known for their dedicated people, quality products, and above all, their service capabililty. As a Yaskawa premier industrial distributor and authorized service provider, they were easily able to recognize a need for the Yaskawa U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive for a local machine builder.
When the City of Springfield, MO had a problem in its major municipal wastewater facility, it called on JCI Industries of Joplin, MO to provide a solution. JCI has been a Yaskawa America, Inc. partner for over 20 years, supplying drive, motor, and pump solutions to the water/wastewater treatment industry. This piece takes a look at how they employed the Yaskawa U1000 Industrial Matrix drive to retrofit the existing system.