The company demonstrated an industrial Internet and cloud technology that allows drives and other automation components to be monitored and controlled remotely via a new 3G industrial cloud router (also available in an Ethernet version).
Delta’s new MH300 and MS300 AC drives are up to 40% smaller than its previous generation and support open- and closed-loop control of both induction and permanent magnet motors. They have built-in PLCs, brake choppers and STO functions, and are available in high-speed versions with output frequencies up to 2kHz.
The company was also showing a PC-based PAC (programmable automation controller) that can control up to 64 axes via EtherCat and can form the basis for PC-based CNC systems.
Another new arrival was a PLC with a 32-bit CPU that can control up to eight axes via a CANopen network, or six axes via 200kHz pulse control. There is also a new pump control system offering a choice of control modes – including pressure, temperature and constant level – and capable of managing up to four pumps.