999 Inverters | MX2 inverter drives from Omron UK
Designed specifically for machine control, the MX2 inverter drive from Omron UK has been developed for low to medium torque motor and machine control applications up to 15 kW, and can replace flux vector or servo drives in many systems.
The advanced design and algorithms in the MX2 provide smooth control down to zero speed, and precise operation for fast cyclic operations. It also provides dedicated functionality for machine control functions such as positioning, speed synchronisation and logic programming
High starting torque and torque control capability in open loop mode give you full control of your machine dynamics and performance. Just by entering the kW rating of the motor the MX2 gives you smooth and safe operation. The MX2 delivers 200% starting torque near standstill (0.5 Hz) and can operate in torque control in open loop mode, allowing it to be used in applications in place of closed loop AC vector drives.
With no additional hardware, a 24 VDC connection to the MX2 ensures the CPU is always in control, even if the main input is removed. This feature is vital in providing a controlled stop in emergency situations and in keeping the network communications operating.
Built-in RS485 Modbus communications and standard industrial networks, such as EtherCAT (compliant with CoE – CiA402 Drive profile -), MECHATROLINK-II, DeviceNet, Profibus or CompoNet as options.
Inverter safety function
Safety is embedded in the MX2, according to ISO 13849-1, Cat 3, with two safety inputs and an External Device Monitoring (EDM) output. No external contactors on the motor side are required, meaning simpler wiring for the user.
An External Device Monitoring (EDM) output confirms the safety status of the inverter, saving you the cost and wiring of external devices to carry out the same function. MX2 can be directly integrated into the safety circuit and the safety inputs can be linked from one inverter to another without additional safety relays.
The MX2 is a drive and position controller in one, ideal for modular machines where moderate positional accuracy is required. Speed synchronisation is also possible via standard parameter settings with no additional programming required. The MX2 will act as a speed follower to an external pulse generator/ encoder signal up to 32 KHz.
Specially developed application functionality enables the MX2 to solve simple positioning tasks without the need for an external controller. Up to 8 positions, plus home, can be selected by the user, and furthermore, the MX2 can be switched between speed and position mode.
The MX2 simplifies integration by providing onboard PLC functionality as standard. Using an intuitive flow chart programming tool, users can create programs with up to 1000 lines of code and with 5 tasks running in parallel. Programming software is integrated into Omron’s CX-Drive package.
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