Craig Nelson is product manager, Siemens Industry Inc.
Automation advice: Devices and systems should provide a positive customer experience and be easily connect, monitor, commission, and operate. Use the smartphone benchmark.
Common dc bus drive systems are gaining in popularity. They are compact and require less cabinet space. Efficiency is enhanced because they share power on the dc bus. Ultimately, they are cost-effective solutions to common drive problems and offer a wide range of features applicable to many industries and power ranges.