BALDOR AC Servo Drives & Motion Controllers
MicroFlex™ e100 integrates the advanced capabilities of real-time ETHERNET Powerlink to provide superior performance, network integration and costs savings. MicroFlex e100 is compatible with the NextMove e100 motion controller to provide a fully integrated solution using real-time Ethernet. MicroFlex e100 is a compact servo drive, available in single phase from 110-230VAC or 3 phase 230VAC operation in current ratings of 3, 6 and 9A. It provides high performance servo control for both rotary and linear brushless motors with its powerful DSP (Digital Signal Processor) core.
Baldor's MicroFlex is a compact brushless servo control capable of powering either rotary or linear motors. Input command may be the industry standard +/- 10 Vdc (velocity or torque), or pulse and direction (solutions for stepper upgrade packages). Feedback is software programmable, accepting encoder, SSI (Synchronous Serial Interface) or Halls sensors. Available in single phase from 110-230VAC or 3 phase 230VAC operation in current ratings of 3, 6 and 9 amps. Intuitive front end Windows software provides full auto-tuning capabilities.
Baldor's FlexDrive II is a fully featured 1 axis brushless servo which provides high performance control of rotary and linear brushless servo motors. FlexDrive II accepts industry standard +/- 10 Vdc, or pulse and direction, or electronic hand wheel command inputs. Baldor's fully featured controls include a variety of options, such as bus options (CAN, DeviceNet, and Profibus-DP), feedback (resolver, incremental and absolute multi-turn encoders), I/O (programmable interface to external PLC) and logic supply options (internal or externally supplied +24 V). Full auto-tuning makes set up and tuning simple . Models available with 115/230/400/460 Vac and currents up to 15/15/27/27 amps.
Repeatable moves become a breeze to accomplish with this easy-to-set-up package. Baldor's Flex+DriveII is similar to the FlexDrive series, however incorporating intelligence for indexing applications. For simple point-to-point indexing moves, a pre-set table is configured. The 16 pre-set moves can be expanded to 256. Complex indexing is handled with single-tasking version of Baldor's MintMT programming language. Windows front end for easy to use set-up and full auto-tuning . The Flex+Drive II provides servo control for rotary and linear brushless servo motors.
Baldor's award winning MintDrive II integrates a powerful motion controller and servo drive into an intelligent compact package. The MintDrive II provides motion control for single-axis applications for rotary or linear brushless servo motors. Programmable in Baldor's easy to use multi-tasking language MintMT, which coordinates motion, HMI and PLC tasks. Supports positional moves, CAMS, flying shears, software gearboxes, and more. Engineered for much higher speed. Windows front end provides full auto-tuning to make velocity and position loop set-up simple.
EuroFlex™ is a compact EuroCard format servo drive, available in single phase from 24-80VDC or 18-56VAC, 5A continuous, 15A peak. EuroFlex provides high performance servo control for both rotary and linear brushless motors with its powerful DSP (Digital Signal Processor) core. The motor feedback is software programmable, accepting commutating encoder or Halls only.
MotiFlex™ e100 is the latest generation of 3 phase drive from Baldor. System architecture is simplified by a single, highly flexible drive and motion control platform. For example, control of linear, rotary, servo and vectors is simply a software configuration.
Motion Controller Products
The NextMove e100 builds on the proven NextMove controller family of products and now integrates management of real-time Ethernet networks using the industry standard protocol ETHERNET Powerlink. Drives, I/O devices, sensors, absolute encoders can be added to the Powerlink network and controlled from the Mint programming language. This greatly simplifies system design and installation, and simultaneously expands the capabilities of the NextMove e100 as a machine control platform.
NextMove ESB-2 a compact panel mount motion controller for the control of up to 8 axes - 4 servo, 4 open loop stepper. Using the latest generation 32-bit Digital Signal Processor (DSP) and Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), NextMove ESB-2, coupled with MintMT, offers a high speed and flexible motion controller.
NextMove PCI-2 is the latest generation PCI based motion controller from Baldor. Based around the popular NextMove PCI controller, NextMove PCI-2 offers a pin compatible motion controller with over twice the performance. NextMove PCI-2 is a compact (7") PCI based controller for the control of up to 12 axes of motion. A single card can control up to 4 axes of servo and 4 axes of stepper. Expansion cards are available to take this to 12 axes of servo and 12 axes of stepper.
NextMove ES is a cost effective rack mounted motion controller for the control of up to 6 axes (2 servo and 4 stepper). Available with a USB interface, this provides a high speed interface to the PC. The onboard CAN port can be used to interface to I/O and HMI devices, as well as peer-to-peer networking capabilities with other Mint controllers. NextMove ES is programmable in multi-tasking MintMT, embedded ‘C’ or through the supplied ActiveX components.
The BSM C-series has as standard, a “higher” inertia – thus providing an excellent match for equipment requiring “higher” inertial matching for the machine. This series provides continuous stall capability ranging from 10 Lb-In (1.2 N-m) to 256 Lb-In (30 N-m). Peak torques are typically three time continuous. Baldor's BSM C-series provides 50% more torque in a smaller size (2 inches/50 mm) shorter) compared to previous Baldor motors. The C-Series provides an economical package best used in applications with higher load inertias.
The BSM R-series from Baldor allow designers to make use of the benefits of brushless technology in smaller compact packages – less maintenance, quieter operation, faster acceleration. This series provides continuous stall torques ranging from 1.4 lb-in (0.16 N-m) to 11.2 lb-in (1.2 N-m). Peak torques are three times continuous stall.
Servo Rated Gearheads
Baldor's low backlash GBSM-series of gearheads mount easily and directly onto the BSM C-series and N-series servo motors. These gearheads are designed for servo applications requiring precision, durability, and long trouble-free operation. The GBSM-series are planetary gearheads, which provide very high power transmission capability, torque multiplication, speed reduction and inertial matching. These are high efficiency gearheads. The standard GBSM gearheads are available in five different case sizes, which fit directly onto the five sizes of Baldor’s BSM servo motors. Mounting takes less than 2 minutes.
Stainless Steel Brushless Servo Motors
Baldor's totally stainless steel SSBSM series of servo motors are designed for food, liquid, pharmaceutical, washdown, and high hygiene applications. They may be applied in harsh, corrosive environments. These motors are designed to handle IP67 and withstand 1500 psi washdown conditions. These stainless steel servo motors are offered in standard and low inertia designs for best machine inertial matching. Included in this quality design are lazer etched nameplate, FDA shaft seal, environmental protected stator with premium moisture resistant wire, and internal thermal over temperature protection. Baldor’s SSBSM products are designed to be durable.
Stepper / Driver
Baldor's DSM series is an integrated high torque stepper motor and microstepping driver. The DSM is available in three frame sizes NEMA 17, 23, and 34, providing open loop operation with torques up to 1061 oz-in (749N-cm). The 1.8° stepper motor is combined with a microstepping drive, with up to 14 resolution setting from 400 steps to 51,200 steps per revolution. A simple Windows™ front end is used to set up resolution and other parameters.