KB Electronics | AC Drives | DC Drives | Fan Motor Speed Controls A Complete Line of Motor Drives
Product Manuals & Technical Notes
DriveSearchTM
Find the Right Control for Your Application

Current Inventory

(Log-in required)
AC Drives (Inverters)
DC Drives
Triac Fan Controls
HomeHome

KB Electronics, Inc. Exhibiting at the EASA 2017 Show in Tampa, Florida

KB Electronics, Inc. Manufacturer of AC Drives, DC Drives & Variable Speed Controls

KB Electronics, Inc. will be exhibiting at the EASA 2017 Show in Tampa, Florida from June 25 trough June 27, 2017.
 
EASA 2017 Show in Tampa, Florida
 
You can find us in Booth 214 at the Mariott Westside Marina location.
 
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association, Inc. (EASA) is an international trade organization of nearly 1,800 electromechanical sales and service firms in 63 countries.
 
KB Electronics is proud to be a member of EASA and excited to be exhibiting once again at this year's show.
 
More details can be found on the EASA website at https://www.easa.com/convention.

SaveSave

KBAC Hybrid Drive For Misting Pumps - Case Study

KB Electronics, Inc. Manufacturer of AC Drives, DC Drives & Variable Speed Controls

Misting Pumps AC Motor Drive

Customer: Misting Systems Manufacturer
 
Location: USA
 
Application: Misting Pumps
 
Drive: KBAC Hybrid Drive
 
Ratings: 230 VAC motor from either 115 or 230 VAC single phase
 
Horsepower: 1 or 2 HP
 
Enclosure: NEMA 4X
 
Drive Review: Industry Standard for Mist Pumps
 
 
Misting Systems Pumps are used for a variety of applications; from keeping customers cool on a restaurant patio during hot summer months to maintaining the environment for livestock on a farm.
 
The manufacturer for this case study wanted the ability to automate the process for different misting systems and eliminate the need for user action.
 
Misting systems typically have multiple zones, capable of being turned on and off individually. The misting pump speed must be varied to maintain constant pressure regardless of how many zones are operating.
 
This was achieved by using a transducer to monitor the pressure in the misting system. The KBAC Drive regulates the pressure with a custom closed loop control regardless of any changes.
 
_____________________________________________________
 
The KBAC Hybrid Drive from KB Electronics
 
Is the industry standard for misting pumps.
_____________________________________________________
 
 
In addition, the customer benefited from using KB's auxiliary power supply for the transducer saving them the cost of sourcing a separate power supply.
 
The manufacturer also wanted special timing, safety, and diagnostic features to enhance their product further and the tools to quickly get their end users setup and running in a timely fashion.
 
KB achieved all of this with custom software which was built into the drive.
 
In conclusion, the manufacturer came to KB with a problem, KB listened and delivered a valuable solution, which brought a new design to life.
 
______________________________________________________
 
The KBAC Hybrid Drive offers all the technology of a digital
 
drive with the simplicity of use of an analog drive.
______________________________________________________
 
 
Founded in 1967, KB Electronics, Inc. produces, stocks and distributes (to more than 800 locations in 30 countries) over 200 models of off the shelf and customizable motor drive controls that are cost effective, easy to operate, and offer the exact control for each application.
 
More Information:
 
To find out more about how KB Electronics range of Hybrid AC Drives and other drives that may assist in your application, please visit www.kbelectronics.com.
 
 
Hybrid AC Drives

SaveSave

Now Hiring for Senior Engineer

KB Electronics, Inc. Manufacturer of AC Drives, DC Drives & Variable Speed Controls

 

KB Electronics, Inc. located in Coral Springs, Florida is seeking a Senior Engineer (Software / Firmware) for our new product development program.

Credentials should include a BSEE and 8+ years of experience.

Please email your resume here for consideration.

Exhibiting at Hannover Messe in Germany - April 24 to 28, 2017

KB Electronics, Inc. Manufacturer of AC Drives, DC Drives & Variable Speed Controls

 
KB Electronics, Inc. will be exhibiting at Hannover Messe in Germany once again this year.
 
Hannover Messe
 
 
We will be exhibiting at the show from April 24 to 28, 2017.
 
Click Here for a Free Ticket to Hannover Messe.
 
Stop by and see us in Hall 24 - Booth A42/3.
 
Hannover Messe Floor Map - KB Electronics
 
Click to Enlarge
 
 

SaveSave

SaveSave

SaveSave

KBMG DC Drive For a Ball Pitching Machine

KB Electronics, Inc. Manufacturer of AC Drives, DC Drives & Variable Speed Controls

Ball Pitching Machine for Baseballs and Softballs

Customer: Pitching Machine Manufacturer

Location: USA

Application: Ball Pitching Machine

Drive: KBMG DC Drive

Ratings: Single phase 115 VAC line

Horsepower: up to 2 HP

Enclosure: Chassis

Drive Review: Industry Standard for Pitching Machines

In baseball or softball, pitching machines are often used in practice to deliver a pitch to a batter. Similar machines deliver tennis, soccer or volleyballs to a player to aid them in practicing. The ball is usually propelled by one spinning wheel or several wheels combined. Some machines use up to three wheels to deliver different styles of pitches, such as curve balls, sinkers or sliders.

KBMG DC Drive

The driving wheels need to be variable speed to deliver high-speed pitches to Major League hitters, or slower speed pitches to Little League hitters or softball players. Although the wheels typically have a high inertia, they need to change speed quickly to minimize the amount of time a hitter has to wait between pitches.

KB's solution was the compact mini-regen drive called the KBMG series of DC Drives. The KBMG can provide variable speed to DC motors up to 2 HP, while being powered from a single-phase 115 VAC line.  This allows the machine to be used on a diamond or court where only normal household power is available.

The regenerative feature allows the wheels to change speed quickly in spite of their inertia.  The rapid response of the KBMG brings the wheel back to speed quickly after each pitch.

The KBMG series motor drives also have a fast acting current limit circuit to prevent motor overload from the momentary high torque requirement during a pitch.

 

_____________________________________________________

KBMG is the solution to provide

variable speed control for motors up to 2 HP

commonly used within pitching machines.

_____________________________________________________

 

The KBMG Drive has the following features:

  • Ultra-compact Chassis
  • Rapid Response
  • Full-wave regenerative
  • Capable of operating DC PM or Shunt motors in a bidirectional mode
  • 4-quadrant operation provides forward and reverse torque in both speed directions.

 

The KBMG Drive produces a reliable quick response experience for the user.

______________________________________________________

KBMG Drive from KB Electronics

Is the industry standard for Pitching Machines everywhere!

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________________________________________________

Founded in 1967, KB Electronics, Inc. prides itself in producing, stocking and distributing (to a network of over 800 locations in over 30 countries) over 200 models of off the shelf and customizable motor drive controls that are easy to operate, cost effective, and offer the exact control for the application.

More Information:

To find out more about how KB Electronics range of DC Drives and other drives may assist in your application, please visit www.kbelectronics.com

 

KB Electronics DC Drives

About KB
Compliance
Product Literature
Typical Applications
Warranty Registration
Contact KB
Distributor Locator
Sales Rep Locator
Media Center