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 and are housed in a NEMA 1 enclosure.
A variety of optional accessories are also available to meet the most demanding applications.
⃰ For OEM applications, custom drives are available.
KBWM SCR Drive – NEMA 1
The KBWM Series of DC Drives are rated for 1/100 to 3/4 horsepower motors and are housed in a NEMA 1 enclosure. These drives are the compact version of the Multi Drive™ (KBMD). This unidirectional SCR drive utilizes the KBMM speed control module, which prevents motor failure due to demagnetization. It 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 and a terminal block to facilitate wiring. More Information: Data Sheet, Manual
*Plug-In Horsepower Resistor® and Armature fuse supplied separately.
KBMD SCR Drive – NEMA 1
The Model KBMD-240D, also called Multi-Drive™, is rated for 1/100 to 2 horsepower motors* and is an SCR drive housed in a NEMA 1 enclosure.It utilizes the KBMM speed control for its electronics. It handles both 115 and 208/230 Volt AC line inputs by setting the built-in Dual Voltage Switch. The single model can be used on a wide range of motor horsepower by inserting the appropriate Plug-In Horsepower Resistor®, which is required to operate this drive. It 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 Sheet, Manual
Options: Auxiliary Heat Sink (P/N 9861), Forward-Brake-Reverse Switch Kit** (P/N 9860).
*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.
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