RoHS / REACH Restricted Products

The products shown in the table below contain lead solder and therefore do not meet the requirements of EU Directive 2011/65/EU on the restriction of hazardous substances in electrical / electronic equipment (RoHS) effective from 22nd July 2019.

They are supplied within the UK and EU only for use as part of excluded applications such as “large-scale stationary industrial tools” and “large-scale industrial installations”. It is the responsibility of the user to  that the product is used in a way that complies with UK and EU law. 

RoHS / REACH non-compliant variable speed drives

Product line 
Affinity BA
Commander SK
Commander SL
M'Ax Models 403, 406, 409, 412
MaxAx or LX
Mini Maestro DCD
Midi Maestro 140 x 8/16, 140 x 14/28
Max Maestro 25/ 50
Unidrive-SP Options
Reference Marker Signal Interface, SM-I/O lite, SM-I/O Timer, SM-I/O PELV, SM-I/O 120V, SM-I/O 24V, SM 
Bipolar, SM-EZ Motion, SM-SERCOS, SM-SLM, Smart Sick, Logic Stick

View Control Techniques' full position statement concerning the EU REACH Regulation here.

Further information on equipment that is excluded from the RoHS Directive can be found on the EU website:

Nidec Control Techniques Limited
22nd February 2023