Posts tagged as SEW Eurodrive

Official launch at mining show

Complete Drive Management (CDM) from SEW-Eurodrive will be officially launched at the Electra Mining show in September 2012. The CDM includes the technical data of all motors, gearmotors, industrial gear units and frequency inverters, their usage information and classification of their condition as well as required maintenance measures if necessary. The drives are marked with […]

A drive to suit every load

SEW-Eurodrive will showcase their new electrified monorail system for the first time in South Africa during the upcoming Electra Mining trade show at Nasrec, Johannesburg. Although the technology has been available internationally and is currently working in some of the local automotive plants, these installations have been done via European OEMs. This is a first […]

Corrosion-resistent motor

Cleanliness and hygienic operating conditions are of prime importance to the supermarket chains as well as to the high standards set by Garon Foods. Keeping the working area and the materials handling systems clean and free of unwanted grime and germs requires that the area be washed down three times per working day. The liquid […]

Decentralised field controller

The Movifit decentralised field controller from SEW-Eurodrive enables the construction of modular and flexible materials handling systems. Together with the Movigear mechatronic drive system and the company’s single line network installation, energy-saving, easy-to-install drive solutions can be implemented. Standardised function modules can be controlled via Profinet or Ethernet/IP and allow for easy diagnostics and maintenance, […]

Local repair centre for servo drives

SEW Eurodrive has announced the launch of a repair service for servo motors at their Cape Town branch in Montague Gardens. The move comes after market demands for a faster turnaround time in the event of a breakdown. The maintenance requirements of SEW servo motors are generally relatively low. The high accuracy and reliability of […]

Inverter with IP55 protection

SEW-Eurodrive has launched the Movitrac LTP B frequency inverter. This unit series is extremely versatile and can be used with a variety of different motors: asynchronous motors, synchronous motors without encoder feedback, and servomotors. With their IP 55 degree of protection, these inverters do not even need a space in the control cabinet. The frequency […]

A successful first year for the South African Drive Academy

Information from SEW Eurodrive This time last year, SEW Eurodrive opened its Drive Academy in South Africa. Now, one year later, they reflect on the progress of this initiative and on the “baby steps” –  as well as the great strides – that were made. The local concept is modeled on the Drive Academy which […]