Many processes and various types of OEM machinery require different levels of valve actuation, based on specific inputs. In the past, this may have required special control hardware and valve control software design. Today, however, valve adjustment is easily accomplished using the simple valve control software that accompanies smart DCmind Brushless Motors designed and manufactured by Crouzet Motors.
Valve Control Software Integrates With DCmind Brushless Motors
To show you how simple it can be to actuate a valve using the Crouzet DCmind Brushless smart motors and gearmotors, we are happy to introduce the first in a series of three short videos on this application. This video shows how to set up four valve positions using the DCmind software:
- Valve Closed
- Valve One-Quarter Open
- Valve One-Half Open
- Valve Fully Open
This is the simplest of the three programs illustrated in this video series. This particular Four Position control software works best when you are using a separate control box with switches and indicator lights in conjunction with your particular valve application.
In less than three minutes, you have seen how simple it can be to set up automatic valve actuation using one of the helpful application templates provided in the DCmind-SOFT.
In addition to simple, intuitive and free software, the SMi21 Crouzet DCmind Brushless Motors feature an integral 4096 pulse encoder as well as 6 inputs and 4 outputs.
Using matching Crouzet parallel shaft and right angle gearboxes, the motor speed and torque can be adapted to your applications from 0.01 to 4000 rpm and 0.1 to 120 Nm (0.9 to 1062 in-lbs).
The Crouzet DCmind Brushless Motors also feature EMC filtering (received and transmitted) and integral protection for short-circuits, undervoltages and extreme temperatures.
While active braking is performed by the motor electronics, the DCmind Brushless motors can also be equipped with a failsafe holding brake option.
You can learn more about the complete DCmind Brushless motor line by clicking on this link to our website.
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