BN Series Control Devices from Pizzato, Capable, Versatile & Easy to Install

Pizzato Elettrica is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of position switches, microswitches, foot switches, safety devices and control devices. Their comprehensive industrial automation solution portfolio contains the versatile range of BN series control devices, capable modular products that are the perfect control solution for many industrial process control applications. Kempston Controls has access to the entire Pizzato product range, so whatever you need we can get it for you at the best possible price.

BN Series – Simple to Install

The primary feature of the BN series control device range is their easy installation, the in-line holes make it simple to fit and wire and being plug-and-play, all you have to do is plug the connector in. In case the unit develops a fault or is damaged they can be replaced immediately thanks to their monolithic design, without the need for rewiring helping the user avoid any possible errors.

BN Series Control Devices

Versatile, the BN Series control device units are designed with rotatable modules that provide various installation options when mounting on the machine. After loosening the fixing screws, the upper and lower modules can be turned 90 degrees to the desired configuration. Another advantage is that the fixing modules cannot be detached from the device body.


Ingress Resistant

Disassembly of the individual parts is not necessary and there is no risk of losing parts or reassembling them incorrectly. The fixing screws are protected by push-in caps, which not only prevent dirt from accumulating, but they also block access to the screws and make it less likely someone will tamper with them.

BN Series Control Devices

The BN series control device unit is available in various configurations, designed to cater for a wide variety of installation applications: for standard applications, configurations with 3 or 4 devices are ideal, while configurations with 6, 7 or 8 devices are available for more complex applications, providing the user with more control and signalling devices in the same location.

Protected against accidental damage

Featuring recessed control devices in the outer housing means they’re protected from accidental knocks and damage leading to a longer operational life. They only protrude a little from the front face, so the BN series remains within a maximum width of just 40 mm.

BN Series Control Devices

In all of the BN series device configurations, a variety of control devices can be installed and also illuminated by integrated LEDs. The buttons feature lenses that can be laser marked for a resistant, indelible engraving, allowing the user to customise the lenses with a wide range of text and symbols

The Pizzato Elettrica BN series of modular control device units have the same shape and dimensions as the RFID safety switches with lock belonging to the Pizzato NS series, giving machine manufacturers who already use the NS series the chance to create a uniform installation that is aesthetically pleasing.

 

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The Commander S – AC Drive Controllers, Optimised for Simple Motion Cycles

Leading the way in putting you in charge of motor control and making your processes more efficient is the latest addition to the Nidec Control Techniques motor drive portfolio. With a comprehensive feature set optimised for simple motion cycles the Commander S Drive range provides a cost-effective solution for drive applications that require plug and play convenience straight from the box.

The Commander S drive is the first drive to come with a built-in Near Field Communication (NFC) App interface as standard. The Marshal app (which is downloadable for free on a mobile device for Android/OS) is a revolutionary way to communicate wirelessly with a motor drive using NFC, covering commissioning, monitoring, diagnostic and support. The NFC technology utilised in these versatile drives has a communication time of less than 0.5s, helping to speed up and simplify your set-up times considerably.

Sleek Design Simple Operation

The sleek curved design and small footprint of the Commander S range optimises component layout and with easy access to angled terminals and the click-on/click-off DIN rail mount make installation remarkably easy. With a wide range of power, voltage, mains filter options and frame sizes available to choose from you are certain to find a model to suit your application and using the Marshall App you can be up and running in under 60 seconds.

As you might expect from Control Techniques, the performance of the Commander S range is guaranteed throughout its whole lifetime and is packed with features to help save you time, space, energy and money.

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The Marshall App – revolutionising the motor drive interface

Marshal is the motor drive expert in your pocket. A content rich interface means you can easily commission, clone parameters, back-up settings, share data and configurations via Outlook & OneDrive, diagnose issues and create report logs/error reports, visualise settings and monitor the drive in just a few taps of your smartphone’s screen.

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Marshall App Advantages

  • Power off commissioning with FastStart assisted commissioning
  • Advanced parameter settings, pre-set application configurations
  • Easy parameter cloning and transfer, simple back-up process
  • Share configurations via Outlook, OneDrive, WhatsApp, export as PDF
  • Guided diagnostics, error logs and active error diagnosis
  • Quick view of parameter settings and drive status, restrict access
  • Easily visualise I/O, motor and speed settings

Commander S Motor Drive Features

  • NFC communication App interface
  • Power range 0.18 to 4 kW (0.25 to 5 HP)
  • Supply requirements 100V (100-120 V), 200V (200-240 V) 400 V (380-480 V)
  • Marshal App interface enables drive set-up in only 60 seconds
  • FastStart commissioning menu – 4 simple steps to get your motor running
  • 3 frame sizes available
  • Simple setup routines tailored to your application
  • Inputs and outputs – 2 Analogue Inputs, 1 output, 4 Digital inputs, 1 I/O, 1 Relay
  • Fixed display with 4 control buttons
  • RJ45 connector for Modbus RTU
  • Intelligent fan control reduces energy usage
  • Integrated C1 EMC filter for residential installations
  • Choose your preferred interface; Marshal App, drive keypad, Connect PC Tool
  • Finger proof terminals
  • Restrict unwanted access via a PIN

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The Commander S AC Drive has been designed for a wide range of industrial motor control tasks, including:

  • Fan, Pump, Compressors
  • Improved energy efficiency during low demand
  • PID functionality -advanced control, no need for an external controller
  • Avoid equipment resonant frequencies & reduce high-vibration levels
  • Catch an already spinning motor to reduce start-up time and increase productivity
  • Motor thermal protection prevents overheating during operation

Conveyors, treadmills, automatic doors & barriers

  • Reliable speed control with onboard communications
  • S-ramp acceleration/deceleration profiling minimising machine jerk
  • Linear V to F with a controllable boost to get the machine running
  • Drive overload capacity up to 150% for increased acceleration or load changes
  • DC braking with stop indication

Industrial Processing

  • Mixers, crushers, agitators, centrifuges, kneaders, spinning & braiding machines for textile
  • Ease of integration to external PLC or other systems with on board communications
  • Stability optimiser for improved motor control
  • Resistance compensation for excellent torque performance
  • Built-in EMC filter effectively reduces electromagnetic Interference

The Commander S is the next in line of a hugely successful portfolio of innovative advanced motor drive products from Nidec Control Techniques that are available to buy today from Kempston Controls, your trusted industrial processes and control supplier.

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ABB Soft Starters – Created to Increase your Motors Lifetime

ABB’s PSTX, PSE and PSR Ranges of Soft Starters have been designed to help increase your motor’s lifetime by protecting it from the continual stresses caused when starting. This is done by letting you optimise your motors starting currents, which with conventional starting methods applies lots of stress on the motor and the associated electrical network.

The dependable and field proven PSTX, PSE and PSR Ranges of Motor Starters are packed with innovative built-in motor protection features to ensure that your installation is kept safe. These capable Soft Starters are also installation-friendly and easy to use, cutting your assembly and start-up time considerably. With everything that you need in one unit, from bypass contactor to overload protection, a single Soft Starter makes for a compact complete and cost-effective Motor Starting solution.

Furthermore, with many application specific features, such as torque control and pump cleaning these Soft Starters can ultimately help you increase productivity, throughput and much more than simply Soft Starting. These Starters are ideal for numerous industrial and commercial motor starting applications from processing line conveyor systems to liquid pumps found in food and beverage installations.

Main benefits

  • Secure motor reliability
  • Improve installation efficiency
  • Increase productivity, reduced down time

Features

  • ABB’s Soft Starters cover any motor application from 3 A to 2160 A
  • Reduced starting current and less stress on the motor and the electrical network
  • Fast and easy to install and set-up with a small footprint
  • Reduced mechanical wear and tear on equipment

 

PSTX – Advanced Soft Starter Range

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The PSTX combines many years of research and product development with extensive knowledge of application specific requirements and needs. The PSTX is ABB’s latest advancement in motor control and protection and adds new functionality with increased reliability to any motor starting application. A complete alternative to any motor starting applications with built-in Modbus RTU interface and Anybus modules that support all common communication protocols.

 

 

PSTX Motor Starter benefits

  • Secure motor reliability
  • Improve installation efficiency
  • Increase application productivity

PSTX Main features

  • Three-phase controlled
  • Operational voltage 208-690 V AC
  • Wide rated control supply voltage 100-250 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Rated operational current 3-1250 A (inside delta: 2160 A)
  • Coated circuit boards
  • Torque control for excellent control of pumps

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PSE – Efficient Soft Starter Range

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The new generation PSE is a true general purpose Soft Starter with advanced features such as torque control to eliminate water hammer. A true universal motor starter, offering the perfect balance between a high start-up performance and cost efficiency with a built-in Modbus RTU interface for advanced communication.

 

 

 

 

PSE Motor Starter Benefits

  • Advanced motor safety with built-in motor protection
  • Fast and easy set-up with illuminated, language-neutral display
  • Eliminate water hammering with torque control
  • Reduce energy losses with built-in bypass
  • Built-in Modbus

PSE Series Features

  • Rated operational current – 18 to 370 A
  • Operational voltage 208–600 V AC
  • Control supply voltage 100–250 V AC

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PSR – Compact Soft Starters

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The PSR Soft Starter range is ABBs most compact unit, a simple yet reliable starting solution that utilises only the most basic of soft starting features: soft start and stop. An excellent performer, with a built-in bypass that is ideal for applications that require many starts per hour (up to 100) and is perfect for installations where space is limited. An ideal motor starting solution for small motor installations.

 

 

PSR Motor Starter benefits

  • Small and compact motor starting solution
  • Can perform up to 100 starts per hour
  • Reduce energy loss at full speed with built-in bypass

PSR Main features

  • Rated operational current 3 to 105 A
  • Operational voltage 208–600 V AC
  • Control supply voltage 24 V AC/DC or 100–240 V AC

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All of the Motor Starters above are available from Kempston Controls. As an ABB supplier partner we have access to their entire range of Motor Starters and ancillary equipment with expedited delivery. Call us today on +44 (0) 1933 411 411 and speak to one of our Sales or Technical team members who will be more than happy to discuss the options available. Alternatively you can email us at sales@kempstoncontrols.co.uk or use this contact form.

 

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SIMOCODE pro System– the best in Motor Control, Monitoring and Protection

The powerful Siemens SIMOCODE pro system has been managing low-voltage motors for over 50 years, providing comprehensive protective, monitoring and control functions for a wide variety of motors in numerous industrial applications.
SIMOCODE is suitable for switching heavy-starting motors in industries such as paper, cement, metal and water management, and also In ATEX rated areas including chemical, oil, and raw material processing and power plants. Conventional dry-run detection follows a response chain from the dry-run sensor to the pump via the process controller. The SIMOCODE pro System differs by monitoring the pump’s status via its active-power input so no need to install additional monitoring devices or external measuring sensors.

Designed to excel the SIMOCODE pro System can control numerous devices, such as a direct-online starter, reversing pair, soft starter and star-delta starter which covers the majority of fixed speed applications up to 630 amps.

Motor Control Advantages
• Higher measuring accuracy
• Earlier fault detection
• Reduced hardware
• No maintenance effort
• Cost and time savings
• Reliable plant monitoring according to ATEX and IECEx criteria

Plant downtime can be drastically reduced through the stored operating, service and diagnostic data that helps engineers identify faults and processing anomalies quickly, saving on process downtime and ultimately production costs. Packed with innovation, the SIMOCODE pro system provides communication via PROFIBUS, PROFINET / PROFIsafe, Modbus RTU, and Ethernet IP and OPC UA – which lets engineers take advantage of the cloud.

With OPC UA, SIMOCODE pro offers a flexible and powerful communication interface via Industrial Ethernet for automation as well as operation and monitoring systems. Acting as OPC UA client, these systems can access all important operating, service and diagnostics data of SIMOCODE pro for PROFINET and transfer control commands via the integrated OPC UA server. The motor management system directs information from the control panel via Ethernet right to where it is processed: directly-on-site on HMI Panels or across multiple systems in higher-level cloud-based solutions.

The Systems at a Glance

SIMOCODE pro S – The Ideal Starter

 

 

 

Compact and smart, the SIMOCODE pro S motor management system is the ideal entry into motor starter management. A basic unit with the option of an expansion unit, and featuring PROFIBUS communication helps you get started effectively.

 

 

 

 

SIMOCODE pro V – Professional Starting

 

 

Variable and intelligent, the SIMOCODE pro V offers more scope and potential than the pro s model. The base unit and a maximum of 5 expansion modules ensure the user can profit from advanced features such as voltage and active power measuring, fail-safe disconnection and a variety of communication interfaces including PROFINET / OPC UA / Modbus or Etheret/IP.

 

 

 

 

SIMOCODE pro V PN – Starting now and in the future

 

 

The most flexible unit yet! PROFINET communication and comprehensive functionality in a robust compact design with monostable and bistable relay outputs. Simple control and monitoring functionality via the base unit and modules for temperature monitoring, ground fault monitoring and current measurement.

 

 

 

 

SIMOCODE pro System Features
• Scalable, flexible solutions for all system configurations
• Detailed operational, service and diagnostic data – at any time or place
• Safe shutdown of motors
• Scalable, flexible solutions for all system configurations
• Versatile, open communication through a wide range of bus systems and protocols
• Integration into process control systems, such as SIMATIC PCS 7
• Plant-wide access to control data, process values, and measured values without complex configuration
• Predictive maintenance, energy data management, and resource optimisation

*Other SIMOCODE pro System models available. Additional modules include; Digital module, Earth-fault module, Temperature module, Analogue module and 2 fail-safe modules.

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Ensuring your electric motors and the systems they control are operating effectively and efficiently with the minimal amount of servicing and downtime then the SIMOCODE pro System could be the solution you have been looking for. At Kempston Controls we have access to the entire Siemens range, and with our dedicated sales and technical teams we can help you choose the perfect products for your application. Call us today on +44 (0) 1933 411 411, or email our sales team at sales@kempstoncontrols.co.uk to discuss your requirements.

 

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