Distributed Servo Drive
By DE StaffMotion Control Machine Building
Rockwell ArmorKinetix line offers machine analytics from integrated vibration and thermal sensors.
Rockwell Automation has launched its ArmorKinetix distributed servo drives, an extension of the company’s Kinetix 5700 platform. The line features an architecture that mounts the drive outside an electrical cabinet. It also includes vibration and thermal sensors that can detect potential machine issues. Available as a distributed servo drive or as an integrated servo/motor, offers power output up to 5.5KW. With IP66 certification, the line also features CIP Security capability and integrated safety technology capable of achieving the SIL 3 standard.