APR 27, 2022
Control Techniques servo drives reduce manufacturing costs through innovative motion technology, while also significantly improving overall machine productivity.
North America’s leading manufacturer of advanced pressure-sensitive labeling equipment, NITA Labeling Systems, is always on the lookout for ways to improve the performance of its machines. It turned to its trusted control partner Control Techniques’ Digitax HD M754 MCi for its latest Sentient Labeling Systems.
When developing its new Sentient Labeling Systems, NITA’s requirements were that the servo drives should be robust and small, while at the same time being powerful and highly efficient.
The Control Techniques team recommended Digitax HD M754 MCI to replace NITA’s earlier servo drive. The compact Digitax M754 has a powerful MCi second processor onboard which brings a whole host of machine design opportunities for the NITA engineering team. The onboard MCi processor executes comprehensive programs that seamlessly control multiple drives and motors simultaneously across real-time networks.
“We particularly like the Digitax Servo drive series for its optimized servo performance and straightforward connectivity – it’s quick and intuitive to configure too.” said Luc Harvey, Chief Engineer.
Compared to its predecessor, the M754 is much more compact, which helps reduce the space needed in control cabinets by up to 25%. Measuring only 40 mm (1.6”) wide, they can be mounted side-by-side, minimizing the footprint and allowing NITA to build the most compact control cabinet possible, resulting in reduced cost. Furthermore, the new drives feature easy-access quick connectors — The result is faster and easier electrical installation.
Moreover, the patented Ultraflow™ ventilation technology provides optimal heat dissipation by expelling the excess heat outside of the cabinet through the rear of the drives. This helps reduce premature wear on all electrical components and allows NITA’s machines to always operate at peak efficiency. The servo motors are protected to an IP67 rating, ensuring prolonged performance in some of the most challenging environments.