AutomationDirect offers 575VAC Motors and Drives

575V Motors and drives

Cumming, GA --- October 25, 2006 --- AutomationDirect announces extensions to their AC drive and motor lines to include 575 V models. Marathon Blue Chip XRI motors improve system reliability while maintaining optimum motor system efficiency and substantial energy savings. Available in 15-100 hp sizes, Blue Chip XRI motors meet NEMA Premium efficiency levels and are an excellent choice for use with compressors, blowers, conveyors, pumps, and in dirty or dusty environments. Prices start at $765.00.

The Black Max motors' low-inertia design is well-suited for high-performance applications such as machine tools, crane and hoist systems, extruders, conveyors, accumulators, palletizers, packaging, and converting equipment. The new 575V models are available in sizes ranging from to 30 hp. Prices start at $185.00.

575V GS2 variable frequency AC drives are ideal for motor speed control applications. Offering dynamic braking, PID, and a removable keypad, 575 VAC one to 10hp drives can be configured using either the built-in digital keypad or the standard RS485 serial communications port. GS2 drives are equipped with one programmable analog input, six programmable digital inputs, one programmable analog output, and two programmable relay outputs. The standard keypad allows configuring the AC drive to set speed, start and stop the drive, and monitor specific parameters during operation. 575V GS2 AC drives start at $262.00.

AutomationDirect sells over 6,000 feature-packed products through its Online Automation Superstore and 1,900-page catalog. The company offers its customers high-quality automation products at prices well below the industry average, 24-hour order entry with same-day shipping on in-stock items, the best documentation in the industry, outstanding sales and technical support, and a 30-day money-back guarantee on nearly every product. For a free catalog, visit their Web site at or call 800-633-0405.


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