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KB standard off-the-shelf DC Drives provide variable speed for DC motors from sub-fractional to 5 horsepower.* They are available in 115 and 208/230 VAC-50/60 Hz with 1Ø input.

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

⃰ For OEM applications, custom drives are available.

KBIC- SCR Drive- Chassis

The KBIC Series of DC Drives consist of six models rated for 1/100 to 3 horsepower motors.* All models can be used on a wide range of motor horsepower by inserting a Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®**, which is required to operate the drive. Speed range is 50:1 with load regulation of 1% of base speed. These chassis drives include MOV transient protection, trimpot adjustments for MIN, MAX, ACCEL, IR, CL, and a 5k ohm potentiometer. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

Options: Auxiliary Heat Sink (P/N 9861), Barrier Terminal Kit (P/N 9863) Barrier Terminal Board (P/N 9884),     SI-5 Signal Isolator (P/N 9443), Combination Fuse kit (P/N 9849). AC line and Armature fuse supplied separately.

 *An Auxiliary Heat Sink is required when operating motors above ½ HP at 90VDC and 1 HP at 180VDC.

**Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®, AC line fuse and Armature fuse supplied separately

KBMM SCR Drive – Chassis

The KBMM Series of DC Drives consist of three models rated for 1/100 to 3 horsepower motors.* This chassis full-wave DC motor control is the ultimate in reliability and performance. The drive contains Direct-Fed™ CL that helps protect the SCR power bridge against shorts due to commutator arcing and prevents motor demagnetization. 25 Amp SCRs and AC line and armature fusing** further enhance reliability. A Plug-in Horsepower Resistor®* is required to operate the drive and eliminates the need for recalibration when used over a wide range of motor horsepower. They include an AC line fuse holder and an Armature fuse holder, MOV transient protection, trimpot adjustments for MIN, MAX, ACCEL, DECEL, IR, CL, and a 5k ohm potentiometer. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

Options: Auxiliary Heat Sink (P/N 9861), Barrier Terminal Kit (P/N 9883), Barrier Terminal Board (P/N 9897), Finger Safe Cover (P/N 9564), and SI-6 Signal Isolator (P/N 9444).

 *An Auxiliary Heat Sink is required when operating motors above ¾ HP at 90VDC and 1½ HP at 180VDC.

**Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®, AC line fuse and Armature fuse supplied separately.

 KBCC SCR Drive – Chassis

The KBCC Series of DC Drives consist of two models rated for 1/100 to 3 horsepower motors. These chassis drives utilize the KBMM speed control to provide a low-cost, reliable SCR drive. Features include an Auxiliary Heat Sink, Barrier Terminal Block, AC line fuse, and an Armature fuse holder. This drive requires a Plug-in Horsepower Resistor®* to operate. The controls are ruggedly constructed and contain a 5k ohm potentiometer. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

*Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® and Armature fuse supplied separately.

KBCC-255 SCR Drive – Chassis

The KBCC-255 is designed for 5 horsepower DC Shunt and PM motors. It is built on a rugged aluminum chassis and utilizes the KBMM™ speed control. . The drive contains Direct-Fed™ CL that protects the SCR power bridge against shorts due to commutator arcing and prevents motor demagnetization. The unit contains a 42 Amp power bridge and both armature and control fusing, which enhance reliability. They include an armature or tach feedback, supplied Armature fuse and trimpots for MIN, MAX, IR Comp, CL, Linear ACCEL, DECEL, and a 5k ohm speed potentiometer. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

 KBCC “R” SCR Drive “Relay Reversing” – Chassis

The KBCC “R” chassis control consists of two models rated for 1/100 to 3 horsepower. It is designed to provide anti-plug “instant” reversing, solid state dynamic braking, and rapid cycling. They combine all of the features of the KBCC™ control with the features of the KB APRM® The APRM® eliminates contact arcing by allowing armature switching to take place only when voltage levels are near zero. Specific functions that can be performed by the KBCC-R™ are Run-Brake, Forward-Brake-Reverse, Run-Stop and Forward-Reverse (instant reverse). This drive requires a Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® to operate and includes an AC Line fuse and an Armature fuse holder.* This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. A 5k ohm potentiometer is included. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

 *Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® and Armature fuse supplied separately.

KBCC-240D SCR Drive – Chassis

The KBCC-240D DC drive is rated for 1/100 to 2 horsepower motors. The exclusive Short Circuit and Timed Current Limit (TCL) circuitry prevents motor burnout and demagnetization of PM motors. Included is jumper selectable motor current that eliminates unnecessary calibration the of IR and CL trimpots. Other selectable features are: Input Voltage, Output Voltage, Current Range, Input Signal, Armature or Tachometer Feedback, and Tachometer Voltage. Trimpot adjustments include: MIN, MAX, ACCEL, DECEL, IR, CL and TCL. Standard features include an Armature fuse, Electronic Start-Stop, and diagnostic LED Indicator Array for “power on”, “stop” and “overload.” This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line.A 5k ohm potentiometer is included. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

KBPB SCR Drive “Relay Reversing” – Chassis

The KBPB Series of DC Drives consist of two models rated for 1/100 to 3 horsepower motors.* These chassis drives are a compact version of the KBCC “R”control. The APRM® eliminates contact arcing by allowing armature switching to take place only when voltage levels are near zero. Built-in terminal blocks and its small size make the control ideal for installation where space is at a premium. The KBPB is equipped with a built-in dynamic brake resistor, ACCEL and DECEL trimpots, and includes a 5k ohm potentiometer This control provides functions identical to that of the KBCC-R. This drive requires a Plug-in Horsepower Resistor® to operate and includes an AC line fuse and an Armature fuse holder.** This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data SheetManual

Option: Auxiliary Heat Sink (P/N 9861).

 *An Auxiliary Heat Sink is required when operating motors above ¾ HP at 90VDC and 1½ HP at 180VDC. **Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®, AC line fuse and Armature fuse supplied separately.

KBMG SCR Drive “Regen Reversing” – Chassis

The KBMG Series of DC Drives consist of two models rated for 1/100 to 2 horsepower motors. This chassis ultra-compact, full-wave regenerative drive is capable of operating DC PM or Shunt motors in a bidirectional mode. Its 4-quadrant operation provides forward and reverse torque in both speed directions. Jumper selections include: Input AC Line Voltage, Armature Current, Motor Armature Voltage, Analog Input Voltage, Control Mode (Speed or Torque) and Coast to Stop (CTS) or Regenerate to Stop (RTS). The Overspeed Protect Circuit prevents failure of the power bridge in extreme overhauling conditions. Reliability of the KBMG is further enhanced with the use of a high speed current limit circuit and MOV Transient Protection. LEDs, which can be used for diagnostics, are provided for power on and motor overload. Power connections are made via quick connect terminals and signal input connections are made via a removable terminal block. A 5K ohm potentiometer is included. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Datasheet, Manual

Options: Auxiliary Heat Sink (P/N 9861), Bipolar Signal Isolator (P/N 8832), Multi-Speed Board (P/N 8833).

*An Auxiliary Heat Sink is required when operating motors above ¾ HP at 90VDC and 1½ HP at 180VDC

 KBRG SCR Drive “Regen Reversing” – Chassis

The KBRG Series of DC Drives consist of three models rated for 1/8 to 5 horsepower DC, Permanent Magnet and Shunt motors. These are full-wave regenerative controls, which allows forward and reverse torque in both speed directions. Features include armature and tachometer feedback, built-in horsepower selection, an AC Line fuse, and an Armature fuse. Trimpots adjustments for Fwd CL, Rev CL, IR Comp, Resp, Max Spd, Offset, Deadband, Fwd Accel, Rev Accel, Timed Current Limit (TCL), and two torque modes. LED indicators for power on, current limit, Fwd Enable, and Rev Enable. A 5K ohm potentiometer is included. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: DataSheet, Data Sheet (255), Manual

The KBRG-255 is designed specifically for 5 HP shunt wound and PM DC motors. It is similar to the KBRG-225D (3 HP); however, the SCR ratings and heat sink size have been enhanced.

 Option: KBRG SI-4X Bipolar Signal Isolator* (P/N 8801)

*All models except the KBRG-212D.

KBWD PWM Drive – Chassis

The KBWD Series of DC Drives provide a low cost solution for pulse-width-modulated (PWM) control applications. Their compact size allows for direct replacement of SCR drives. Features include instantaneous short circuit and under voltage protection. A 5k ohm potentiometer is included.  This drive requires a Plug-in Horsepower Resistor®*, which eliminates the need for IR Comp and CL calibration. If signal isolation is required, please see models KBWS-22D and -25D. This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

 Option: Combination Fuse kit (P/N 9849). (AC line and Armature fuse supplied separately.)

*Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® supplied separately.

KBWS PWM Drive – Chassis

The KBWS PWM Series of DC Drives contain a fully isolated input and are designed to operate PWM and SCR rated Permanent Magnet motors. They provide high motor efficiency with quiet motor operation. The KBWS uses pulse-by-pulse current sensing to protect the SCR power bridge against shorts due to commutator arcing and prevents motor demagnetization. The controls contain an AC line inrush current limiter (ICL) which reduces AC line surge currents during startup. The drives contain built-in isolation for all inputs. This includes: Signal Voltage, Main Speed Potentiometer, Inhibit Circuit and +5VDC Power Supply. This drive requires A Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®* to operate and contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. A 5k ohm potentiometer is included. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual

Option: Combination Fuse kit (P/N 9849). (AC line and Armature fuse supplied separately.)

*Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® supplied separately.

KBWT PWM Drive – Chassis

The KBWT series Pulse-Width Modulated (PWM) DC Drives are rated for 1/100 to 2.2 horsepower motors. This chassis drive series consists of five models that are designed for high current applications. Several models are offered, which provide the user a choice of input voltage and output current. An important feature of these chassis drives is its active bridge circuitry, which limits inrush current during AC line startup and prevents control runaway due to a shorted output transistor. The KBWT also contains Timed Current Limit (TCL) which provides motor burnout protection. The drive also contains a Potentiometer Safety Circuit (PSC), which prevents motor rotation unless the signal input is first set to zero when power is applied. Features include an Armature fuse holder.* This drive also contains Auto Inhibit® which provides a smooth, safe start during rapid switching of the AC line. An optional Potentiometer Safety Circuit requires the pot to be at zero for start up. More Information More Information: Data SheetManual

 *Armature fuse supplied separately.

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DC Drives, Chassis
Model No.
Rating
Part No.
Data Sheet
Manual
Details
Torque    
KBTC-125 115 VAC, 0-10 Amps ARM 9100   Manual Details
KBTC-225 230 VAC, 0-10 Amps ARM 9101   Manual Details
SCR Speed      
KBIC-120 115 VAC, thru 0.5 HP, 1 HP with heatsink, 90 VDC ARM 9429 Data Manual Details
KBIC-125 115 VAC, thru 0.75 HP, 1.5 HP with heatsink, 90 VDC ARM 9433 Data Manual Details
KBIC-240 230 VAC, thru 1 HP, 2 HP with heatsink, 180 VDC ARM 9428 Data Manual Details
KBIC-225 230 VAC, thru 1.5 HP, 3 HP with heatsink, 180 VDC ARM 9432 Data Manual Details
KBIC-240D 115/230 VAC, thru 0.5/1 HP, 1.0/2.0 HP with heatsink, 90/180 VDC ARM 9464 Data Manual Details
KBIC-240DS 115/230 VAC, thru 0.5 HP, 1 HP with heatsink, 90 VDC ARM 9423 Data Manual Details
KBMM-125 115 VAC, thru 0.75 HP, 1.5 HP with heatsink, 90 VDC ARM 9449 Data Manual Details
KBMM-225 230 VAC, thru 1.5 HP, 3 HP with heatsink, 180 VDC ARM 9450 Data Manual Details
KBMM-225D 115/230 VAC, thru 0.75/1.5 HP, 1.5/3.0 HP with heatsink, 90/180 VDC ARM 9451 Data Manual Details
PWM Speed      
KBWD-13 115 VAC, 3.0 Amps, 130 VDC ARM 8609 Data Manual Details
KBWD-15
(discontinued)
115 VAC, 5.0 Amps, with TCL, 130 VDC ARM 8600 Data Manual Details
KBWD-16 115 VAC, 6.0 Amps, 130 VDC ARM 8607 Data Manual Details
KBWS-12 115 VAC, 2.5 Amps, w/Isolation, 90 to 130 VDC ARM 9490 Data Manual Details
KBWS-15 115 VAC, 5.0 Amps, w/Isolation, 90 to 130 VDC ARM 9491 Data Manual Details
KBWS-22D 115/230 VAC, 2.5 Amps, w/Isolation, 90 to 130/180 to 220 VDC ARM 9492 Data Manual Details
KBWS-25D 115/230 VAC, 5.0 Amps, w/Isolation, 90 to 130/180 to 220 VDC ARM 9493 Data Manual Details
SCR Chassis Non-Reversing      
KBCC-125 115 VAC, thru 1.5 HP, 90 VDC ARM 9936 Data Manual Details
KBCC-225 230 VAC, thru 3 HP, 180 VDC ARM 9938 Data Manual Details
KBCC-255 230 VAC, 5 HP, 180 VDC ARM 9940 Data Manual Details
KBCC-240D KBPC Circuit, 115/230 VAC, thru 2 HP, 90/180 VDC ARM 9947 Data Manual Details
PWM Chassis Non-Reversing      
KBWT-16 115 VAC, 6.0 Amps, 90 to 130 VDC ARM 8614 Data Manual Details
KBWT-26 230 VAC, 6.0 Amps, 180 to 260 VDC ARM 8615 Data Manual Details
KBWT-110 115 VAC, 10.0 Amps, 90 to 130 VDC ARM 8603 Data Manual Details
KBWT-112 115 VAC, 12.0 Amps, 90 to 130 VDC ARM 8612 Data Manual Details
KBWT-210 230 VAC, 10.0 Amps, 180 to 260 VDC ARM 8610 Data Manual Details
SCR Chassis Relay Reversing      
KBCC-125R 115 VAC, thru 1.5 HP, 90 VDC ARM 9937 Data Manual Details
KBCC-225R 230 VAC, thru 3 HP, 180 VDC ARM 9924 Data Manual Details
KBPB-125 115 VAC, thru 0.75 HP, 1.5 HP with heatsink, 90 VDC ARM 8900 Data Manual Details
KBPB-225 230 VAC, thru 1.5 HP, 3 HP with heatsink, 180 VDC ARM 8901 Data Manual Details
SCR Chassis Regen Reversing      
KBMG-21D 115/230 VAC, thru 1/6 HP, 90/180 VDC ARM 8830 Data Manual Details
KBMG-212D 115/230 VAC, thru 0.75/1.5 HP, 1.0/2.0 HP with heatsink 90/180 VDC ARM 8831 Data Manual Details
KBRG-212D 115/230 VAC, thru 0.75/1.5 HP, 90/180 VDC ARM 8819 Data Manual Details
KBRG-240D 115/230 VAC, thru 1.0/2.0 HP, 90/180 VDC ARM 8802 Data Manual Details
KBRG-225D 115/230 VAC, thru 1.5/3.0 HP, 90/180 VDC ARM 8800 Data Manual Details
KBRG-255 230 VAC, 5.0 HP, 180 VDC ARM 8821 Data Manual Details
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