DC drives for actuator, pumping applications

AutomationDirect's IronHorse GSD1 series dc drives are high-performance PWM controllers for 12 V to 48 V equipment and are available in 10 A and 20 A versions and are designed for applications such as auger feeders, automated door actuators and industrial pumping systems.

By AutomationDirect June 11, 2015

AutomationDirect’s IronHorse GSD1 series DC drives are high-performance pulse width-modulated (PWM) controllers for 12 V to 48 V equipment providing smooth control with high-efficiency operation. The GSD1 series is designed for applications such as auger feeders, automated door actuators, commercial cooking equipment, food production, industrial pumping systems and more, the advanced design permits a substantial increase in equipment running time between charges over conventional techniques. GSD1 series dc drives are available in 10 A and 20 A versions. Additional features include adjustable maximum speed, minimum speed, current limit, and acceleration. The adjustable current-limit feature protects the control, battery, and motor from sustained overloads. The GSD1 drives are available in open-frame and NEMA 4X enclosed styles. All drives come with a speed pot, knob, and dial plate. Optional accessories include a replacement speed potentiometer kit and digital speed potentiometer. 



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