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KB’s AC drives provide variable speed for 3ph AC Induction motors from 1/8 through 5 horsepower. For OEM applications, custom drives are also available for Brushless DC, PMSM, PSC, and Shaded Pole motors. They are available in 115, 208/230, and 400/460 VAC – 50/60 Hz with 1ph and 3ph input. Enclosure types include Chassis / IP20, NEMA 1 / IP20 & IP50 and NEMA 4X / IP65. The NEMA 4X / IP65 drives are housed in a rugged die-cast aluminum enclosure with a hinged cover.

A variety of optional accessories are also available to meet the most demanding applications.

KBVF Hybrid Drive - Chassis / IP 20

KBVF Hybrid Drive- Chassis / IP 20

The KBVF Series of Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of sixteen inverter models rated for 1/10 to 5 horsepower motors. These chassis / IP 20 drives are ideal for OEM applications where digital programming and displays are not required. Hybrid drives are a digital drive with an analog interface. Product Brochure, Manual: Single Phase Input, 3-Phase Input.

Options:Drive-Link™ Programming Kit, SIVFR Signal Isolator and Run Fault Relay (Standard on 460 VAC models), DIVF Modbus Serial Communication Module, Class “A” or “B” (CE) RFI Filter, DBVF Dynamic Brake Module, Multi-Speed Board, KBRK Remote Digital Keypad (OEM applications only) and IOVF Input/Output Multi-Function Module.

KBDF Digital Drive – IP 20

KBDF Digital Drive - IP 20

The KBDF Series of Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of fourteen inverter models rated for 1/8 to 5 horsepower motors. These drives are housed in IP 20 enclosures. They are ideal for OEM applications where digital programming and displays are required. All models are available with a built-in CE approved AC Line Class “A” Industrial Standard RFI (EMI) Filter¹. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Options: Memory Module, IODF Input/Output Multi-Function Expansion Module, Drive-Link™ Programming Kit and Modbus Serial Communication Module.

¹Add “F” Suffix to Model Number for Built-In Class “A” (CE) RFI (EMI) AC Line Filter. Ex. KBDF-24F.

KBMA Hybrid Drive – NEMA 1 / IP 50

KBMA Hybrid Drive- NEMA 1 / IP 50

The KBMA Series of Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of two inverter models rated for 1/8 to 1 horsepower motors. These drives are housed in NEMA 1 / IP 50 aluminum enclosures. The KBMA-24DF contains a built-in CE approved AC Line Class “A” Industrial Standard RFI (EMI) Filter. Hybrid drives are a digital drive with an analog interface. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Option: Forward-Stop-Reverse Switch.

KBWA Hybrid Drive™ – NEMA 1 / IP 20 & IP 50

KBWA Hybrid Drive- NEMA 1 / IP 20 & IP 50

The KBWA Series of Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of two inverter models rated for 1/8 to 1/2 horsepower** motors. These drives are housed in NEMA 1 enclosures*. Both models contain an On/Off AC Line Switch and a Main Speed Potentiometer. Hybrid drives are a digital drive with an analog interface. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Option: Forward-Stop-Reverse Switch. (supplied with the drive) 

*Model KBWA-22D (IP 50), model KBWA-23D (IP 20). **Lower horsepower models available (KBWA-21D, 2P3D, 2P6D).

KBMK Digital Drive – NEMA 1 / IP 50

KBMK Digital Drive - NEMA 1 / IP 50

The KBMK Series of Digital Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of two inverter models rated for 1/8 to 1 horsepower motors. These drives are housed in NEMA 1 / IP 50 aluminum enclosures. The KBMK-24DF contains a built-in CE approved AC Line Class “A” Industrial Standard RFI (EMI) Filter. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Options: IODA Input/Output Multi-Function Module and On/Off AC Line Switch.

KBAC Hybrid Drive™ – NEMA 4X / IP 65

KBAC Hybrid Drive™ - NEMA 4X / IP 65

The KBAC Series of Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of twelve inverter models rated for 1/8 to 5 horsepower motors. These drives are housed in heavy duty NEMA 4X / IP 65 die-cast aluminum washdown/watertight enclosures for indoor or outdoor use. Hybrid drives are a digital drive with an analog interface. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Options: On/Off AC Line Switch, Forward-Stop-Reverse Switch, Run-Stop-Jog Switch, Signal Isolator with Auto/Manual Switch, Class “A” (CE) RFI Filter and Liquidtight Fittings.

KBDA Digital Drive – NEMA 4X / IP 65

KBDA Digital Drive - NEMA 4X / IP 65

The KBDA Series of Digital Adjustable Frequency Drives consist of sixteen inverter models rated for 1/8 to 5 horsepower motors. These drives are housed in heavy duty NEMA 4X / IP 65 die-cast aluminum washdown/watertight enclosures for indoor or outdoor use. More Information: Product Brochure, Manual

Options: IODA Input/Output Multi-Function Module, Modbus Serial Communication Module, Drive-Link™ Programming Kit, On/Off AC Line Switch, Class “A” (CE) RFI Filter and Liquidtight Fittings.

KB Hybrid and Digital AC Drives with Common Sense Programming (CSP) are available through over 800 distributors worldwide.
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