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Parker Hannifin Launches New Range of Variable Frequency Drives

October 052015
Parker Hannifin Launches New Range of Variable Frequency Drives

Charlotte NC, October 5, 2015 - Parker Hannifin - Electromechanical and Drives Division launches new models of the economical AC10 variable frequency drive with NEMA 4X/IP66 enclosures

The Parker AC10 Variable Frequency Drive, a simple, reliable and economical AC motor speed control, is now available in a dust and water resistant housing for harsh environments. The enclosure, rated IP66 and NEMA 4X for indoor use provides another level of protection for plant floor applications in wet or dusty areas. With features normally only associated with higher specification drives, including sensorless vector mode, output frequency up to 590Hz, and a full 150% overload at 0.5 Hz for 1 minute, AC10 provides an optimized solution for machine builders looking for a compact, cost-effective, UL listed drive without compromising on performance. IP66 units are available through 20 HP.
 
AC10 is designed to reduce the time and effort required to install, setup and commission through its easy to use integrated keypad. It will run either AC induction or permanent magnet AC motors. Minimal wiring requirements and two easily accessed terminal rails make AC10 fast and simple to install, having you up and running in no time at all. Auto-tuning sensorless vector mode takes AC10 beyond simple V/Hz control allowing users requiring greater dynamic speed or torque control for their application to benefit from the drives enhanced 0.5% speed and 5% torque accuracy.
 
Proven technology and manufacturing techniques ensure AC10 will deliver outstanding levels of performance day in, day out ensuring maximum uptime and productivity. With conformally coated PCBs as standard, AC10 is able to withstand even the most arduous class 3C3 environment which many other drives in this class would struggle with, allowing you to operate AC10 with the utmost confidence in more applications.
 
In conjunction with this product launch, the range of AC10 drives in IP20 enclosures has been extended to 250 HP.
 
For product literature, please visit http://solutions.parker.com/NewAC10
 
Parker Hannifin Corporation
Electromechanical and Drives Division
9225 Forsyth Park Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28273 USA
Tel: (704) 588-3246
 
About Parker Hannifin Corporation
With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world’s leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 58 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.parker.com or its investor information website at www.phstock.com.

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