EC: IndraDrive Mi Integrated Motor-drive System with Multi-Ethernet Interface

Motion Control - Servo drives: Rexroth IndraDrive Mi with Multi-Ethernet interface is a milestone in drive engineering, combining control electronics and servo motor in one ultra-compact unit. This is a Control Engineering 2013 Engineers' Choice finalist.

11/12/2012


Rexroth IndraDrive Mi with Multi-Ethernet interface is a milestone in drive engineering, combining control electronics and servo motor in one ultra-compact unit. This is a Control Engineering 2013 Engineers' Choice finalist.Opening more possibilities for faster, simpler system development, the IndraDrive Mi integrated motor-drive system now features a Multi-Ethernet interface that makes it easy to engineer a wide range of automation system with one type of hardware. Rexroth has enhanced this award-winning technology (which integrates the drive electronics into the motor casing and enables daisy-chaining of up to 20 IndraDrive systems through cabling that combines power and communications into one cable) with a versatile Multi-Ethernet interface that makes configuration of communications protocols easier than ever.

IndraDrive Mi V2 highlights:

 

  • 4 sizes, continuous torque of 2.2-10.5
  • Proven, widely used version of integrated motor-drive system now entering second generation
  • Combined communications and power in one cable for faster, easier machine design and commissioning; reduces part counts
  • Multi-Ethernet interface with Sercos III, Profinet IO, EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT
  • IO-Extension to connection fieldbus devices and supports additional fieldbus
  • Drive-based Safety On Board function Safe Torque Off (STO) with centralized and decentralized Safety zones
  • Ability to daisy-chain up to 20 IndraDrive Mi units, max cable length 200 m
  • Standalone “motor near” drive version available — configuration separates the drive electronics from the motor for tight-fitting machine spaces
  • Openness and flexibility in communication through integrated multi-Ethernet interface.
  • Improved machine safety and productivity thanks to safety option STO – Safe Torque OFF
  • · Significant reduction of: cabinet volume, up to 70% and installation costs, up to 85%
  • · Easy integration of multi-Ethernet-able IO, pneumatic and hydraulic components into the IndraDrive Mi line with multiple communications interfaces
  • · Reduced installation time and investment required — smaller controls cabinet, modular integrated motor-drive unit and daisy-chaining of multiple drives with one cable simplifies commissioning of motion axes components on many machines

www.boschrexroth-us.com

www.boschrexroth-us.com/country_units/america/united_states/en/Company/Press/press_releases/brc/Rexroth_IndraMotionMi_IMTS2012/index.jsp

Bosch Rexroth



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
System integration: Best practices and technologies to help; Virtualization virtues; Cyber security advice; Motor system efficiency, savings; Product exclusives; Road to Hannover
Collaborative robotics: How to improve safety, return on investment; Industrial Internet of Things, Industrie 4.0: World views; High-performance HMI, Information Integration: OPC and OMG
9 tips: How to integrate a servo system; Process control mathematical models; Serial network grounding; Engineers' Choice Awards; Learn from cyber security mistakes
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.
PLCs, robots, and the quest for a single controller; how OEE is key to automation solutions.
Learn how Industry 4.0 adds supply chain efficiency, optimizes pricing, improves quality, and more.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Getting to the bottom of subsea repairs: Older pipelines need more attention, and operators need a repair strategy; OTC preview; Offshore production difficult - and crucial
Digital oilfields: Integrated HMI/SCADA systems enable smarter data acquisition; Real-world impact of simulation; Electric actuator technology prospers in production fields
Special report: U.S. natural gas; LNG transport technologies evolve to meet market demand; Understanding new methane regulations; Predictive maintenance for gas pipeline compressors
click me