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February 3, 2018

Did you know? EtherCAT

Filed under: Communications — Tags: , — novaadmin @ 2:24 pm

Nova Systems has experience with EtherCAT, an open fieldbus that connects industrial PCs and PLCs to drives and I/O.

EtherCAT stands for Ethernet for Control Automation Technology. EtherCAT is a low-cost, high-performance, non-proprietary Industrial Ethernet technology.

 

 

November 10, 2017

Control Design 2017 PLCs & PACs

Filed under: Communications,Legacy PLCs — Tags: , , — novaadmin @ 4:06 pm

Nova Systems’ President, Kenn Anderson, was recently included in the eHandbook on PLC’s & PAC’s that was published by Control Design. Take a look at Kenn’s opinion on “The Best of Neither World”, where he shares the pros and cons of PLCs & PACs as well as the pros and cons on Nova Systems’ recommendation of PLC with sequential function chart editor, on pages 27-28 of the link below. Kenn Anderson can be reached at 414-771-4800 Ext 1116 or kenn.anderson@novasystemsinc.com for more information.

 

Control design 2017 PLCs & PACs

October 17, 2016

Ultra High Efficiency 500 HP Motor Installed

20160915_123618Nova recently successfully completed a 500 HP motor installation on a turbo fan at a  food processing plant, here in
Wisconsin. The motor was an Ultra High Efficiency, permanent magnet synchronous motor controlled by a Control Techniques M700 drive. This was the largest permanent magnet motor installation done with Control Techniques in this area, if not the Midwest. (more…)

September 23, 2016

Profinet Interface to ABB Motiflex e180

Filed under: Communications,Drives — Tags: , , , , — novaadmin @ 9:44 pm

The ABB Motiflex e180 is a high quality servo drive for motion control. However, for many customers, the options in networking such an exceptional drive over Profinet have been limited. Interfacing the e180 over Profinet with a gateway is thing of the past. Nova Systems has successfully developed a working Profinet network, interfacing the ABB Motiflex e180 servo drive and a Siemens PLC.

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