Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced the Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller, the company’s latest generation of solid-state motor controllers. This release includes a newly designed three-phase, fully solid-state, silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) power structure. The new SMC-50 controller addresses the motor control needs of OEMs and end users seeking a more economical alternative to drives and more advanced control than across-the-line starters. Features include:
- Software from 90 to 520 amps.
- A rating at 200V - 690 V AC.
- Nine standard starting modes, six stopping modes, and several slow-speed functions.
- Advanced power monitoring and diagnostics.
- A motor winding heater.
For more information visit www.rockwellautomation.com.