THE Delta ME300 series from supplier ElectroMechanica (EM) is a new-generation compact vector control drive that EM says inherits Delta’s superior drive technology with up to 60% volume reduction when compared to the previous Delta VFD-EL drives.

“This reduces the need for additional cost and provides more installation space in the control cabinet,” the company said in a statement.

Applications include single- and multi-pumps, OEM conveyor and packaging machines, woodworking, textile machines, fans, mixers, cranes and hoists.

New-generation compact vector control drive

“In addition to improving productivity and reducing direct labour, the main driver for automation is increased efficiency, optimal quality and flexibility and compatibility for a wide range of applications.”

The Delta ME300 series has various essential functions built-in as standard, including user-defined parameter group, single and multi-pump function, built-in brake chopper and high-speed pulse input for speed control. It also supports both induction and interior/surface permanent motors for added efficiency and flexibility.

In addition, the new screwless wiring design of the terminal blocks offers a simplified wiring process for fast and easy installation. “User-friendly operation, ultra-compact size and a flexible, durable design provides the end user with a highly efficient and stable system.”

The Delta ME300 drive delivers 150% high starting torque with a low speed control of 3Hz. According to EM, this allows for outstanding machine stability and reliability in starting under extreme conditions. “Up to 200% overload capability for three seconds makes the ME300 perfect for very demanding and dynamic loads.”

A 100% PCB coating (IEC 60721-3-3 class 3C2 standard) ensures drive operation stability and safety in critical environments. An optional NEMA 1 kit prevents dust and other particles from entering the drive and avoids risk from electric shock for added safety, which EM said makes it ideal for applications under critical conditions.

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