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KBAC Hybrid Drive For a Knife Grinder - Case Study

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

 

KBAC Hybrid Drive for a Knife Grinder

Customer: Knife Maker

Location: USA

Application: Knife Grinder

Drive: KBAC Hybrid Drive

Ratings: 230 VAC motor from either 115 or 230 VAC single phase

Horsepower: 2 or 3

Enclosure: NEMA 4X

Drive Review: Industry Standard for Knife Grinders

 

Knife making is the process of manufacturing a knife by a combination of processes.  Professional knife makers shape pieces of steel into blades as part of the knife making process.  They typically use a large industrial belt sander or grinder, made specifically for knife making. The belt sander or grinder is used to remove the excess metal from the blade and then hone it into the shape they need.  The knife making machine needs to run quickly when the knife maker is first starting on the blade, so they can remove the maximum amount of material.  It then needs to run more slowly when putting on a fine finish.  In addition to variable speed, the machine needs to provide controlled starting and fast stopping of the belt or grinder wheels.

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KBAC Hybrid Drive is the solution to provide variable speed control
 
of 2 HP or 3 HP motors commonly used on knife grinders.
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The KBAC Hybrid Drive has:

  • Controlled acceleration
  • Fast deceleration of the high inertia load
  • Smooth slow speed operation

Producing a reliable finishing of high quality knives

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KBAC Hybrid Drive from KB Electronics

Is the

industry standard for knife grinders everywhere!

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The KBAC Hybrid Drive drive has the ability to operate a 230 VAC motor from either 115 or 230 VAC single phase supplies, and can also be ordered to operate on GFCI circuits. 

 

The NEMA 4X dust tight enclosure keeps out the metal dust and shavings created during the knife grinding operations. 

 

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The KBAC Hybrid Drive offers all the technology of a digital drive

with the simplicity of use of an analog drive –

 

The Best of Both Worlds!

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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 AC Hybrid Drives and other drives that may assist in your application, please visit www.kbelectronics.com

 

Complete Line of Hybrid AC Drives

Toronto 2016 EASA Convention

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

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KB Electronics, Inc. will be exhibiting at the Toronto 2016 EASA Convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Center

June 12 - 14, 2016 Booth 409

http://www.easa.com/convention/schedule


Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) Spring Meeting 2016

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


KB Electronics, Inc. will be exhibiting at:

Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD)

SPRING MEETING 2016 - AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort


April 6 - 9, 2016

AHTD is the premier association for:

   •  Automation Solution Providers
   •  Manufacturers of Technology Products
   •  Companies looking for high tech solutions providers
KB Electronics Spring Training Schedule 2016

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

We are pleased to announce the Spring Training schedule at our Coral Springs factory. Training includes Penta Power and KB Genesis products. Training sessions are held in our on-site classroom. This classroom is equipped with lab benches and offers “hands on” learning of models of our speed controls, complete with metering and motors. Each class accommodates up to eight students. 

The two day class includes the basics of AC & DC motor speed controls. The course covers all our models, VFD, SCR, PWM and Battery. An agenda for the class can be found on the following page. Tours of the KB Factory and Engineering Department are also included. 

The $250.00 tuition charge is payable by company check, purchase order or in some cases, coop advertising dollars. The tuition covers all class materials, as well as the hotel room for Wednesday and Thursday nights. Students are invited to join Sales Department staff for dinner on Thursday night. Classes are also scheduled next to a weekend, to allow students to stay over a Saturday night, if necessary to get affordable airfares, or for some R&R. 

This training is designed for outside and inside distributor sales personnel. The students will learn how to specify and sell all of our products. Extensive discussion of typical applications will be included. Course materials given to students will include distributor binders. 

To reserve a spot, please contact Sales Administrator Doreen Smith (x-1132). Take advantage of this opportunity to mix the business of learning about KB controls with the pleasure of South Florida. Please call us if you have any questions.

Training Dates:

May 5 & 6, 2016    Thursday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Friday

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Fall 2015 Training Dates

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

We are pleased to announce the Fall Training schedule at our Coral Springs factory. Training includes Penta Power and KB Genesis products. Training sessions are held in our on-site classroom. This classroom is equipped with lab benches and offers “hands on” learning of models of our speed controls, complete with metering and motors. Each class accommodates up to eight students.

The two day class includes the basics of AC & DC motor speed controls. The course covers all our models, VFD, SCR, PWM and Battery. An agenda for the class can be found on the following page. Tours of the KB Factory and Engineering Department are also included.

The $250.00 tuition charge is payable by company check, purchase order or in some cases, coop advertising dollars. The tuition covers all class materials, as well as the hotel room for Wednesday and Thursday nights. Students are invited to join Sales Department staff for dinner on Thursday night. Classes are also scheduled next to a weekend, to allow students to stay over a Saturday night, if necessary to get affordable airfares, or for some R&R.

This training is designed for outside and inside distributor sales personnel. The students will learn how to specify and sell all of our products. Extensive discussion of typical applications will be included. Course materials given to students will include distributor binders.

To reserve a spot, please contact Sales Administrator Doreen Smith (x-1132). Take advantage of this opportunity to mix the business of learning about KB controls with the pleasure of South Florida. Please call us if you have any questions.

Training Dates:

October 15 & 16, 2015    Thursday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Friday

November 12 & 13, 2015    Thursday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Friday

December 3 & 4, 2015    Thursday 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM Friday

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