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Yaskawa Expands Sigma-7 Servo Systems with Servomotors and Amplifiers
March 13, 2018
The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. recently announced the addition of a complete line of 400 Volt servomotors and amplifiers to its flagship series of Sigma-7 servo systems, extending the performance advantages of Sigma-7 products to all types of industrial users.
The new 400 Volt offering includes a completely new amplifier design that offers unique advantages to machine builders and end users seeking to upgrade a 400 Volt motion control system. The amplifier has a new book-style form factor built around a single standard height and two standard widths. This makes control cabinet design and configuration easier and more predictable. Installation ease is also enhanced by the presence of wiring connections on the top and bottom of the amplifiers, allowing the routing of wiring above and below the amplifier and eliminating the need for terminal board breakouts.
The aim of the new product is to bring the motion control industry’s highest performance to the greatest number of users worldwide. “For our customers, every extra measure of improvement brings a big boost in productivity,” said Scott Carlberg, product manager for the company’s servo system line. “Our 200 Volt Sigma-7 products are already making a significant difference to customers’ bottom lines, and our customers who standardize on 400 Volts have been eager to put the same productivity advantages to use.”
The initial launch will include servomotors and SERVOPACK amplifiers to 15 kW scheduled for release in 2018.