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2017-03-23 – Mitsubishi Electric adds advanced condition monitoring capabilities to the FR-A800-E inverter series

Mitsubishi Electric has extended the diagnostics capabilities of variable speed drives by integrating smart condition monitoring (SCM) technology in a new version of the FR-A800 inverter series. With the new FR-A800-E line, the company has advanced the concept of drive-based condition monitoring. The user is able to carry out condition monitoring functions directly within the inverter.

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2017-01-10 – Web server functionality and 100Mbit Ethernet interface available with Mitsubishi Electric Inverter FR-A800-E

Mitsubishi Electric is set to launch the latest addition to its FR-A800 inverter drives in Europe this year. It is based on its FR-A800 series variable speed drives with an integrated web server and 100Mbit Ethernet TCP/IP connectivity as standard.

2016-06-08 – The future of Variable Speed Drives in the water industry

The challenges facing the water industry include climate change, rising energy costs, tightening legislation, population growth and increasing usage per head. The use of automated systems in order to make pumps and processes work more efficiently is helping keep pace with these demands; however, what does the future hold for one ...

2015-11-17 – New inverter brings reliability, intelligence and cost saving to pump, fan and compressor operations

False alarms and unnecessary service trips due to shut down of pumps and fans are increasingly unacceptable as industry strives for greater operational efficiency and plant availability. The new FR-F800 inverter drive from Mitsubishi Electric provides an intelligent solution to this emerging need and represents the next generation of speed control for general purpose pumps, fans and compressors.

2015-11-10 – Preview - The world of automation at SPS IPC Drives

Integrated solutions for manufacturing and production industries are increasingly becoming state-of-the-art. The demand for better quality products, almost immediate availability and more product variants is constantly growing: Traceability, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness), and resource management for example are becoming increasingly important for innovative companies...

2014-11-28 – IP55 variant added to FR-A800 series of frequency inverters

Mitsubishi Electric has added dust and splash-proof versions with an IP55 protection rating to its FR-A800 series of modern frequency inverters. Specially designed for harsh environments, the drives are highly robust and ideally suited for use in industrial and commercial building automation systems as well as in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems.

2014-10-20 – Mitsubishi Electric Servo controls pressure control for material determination

At this year's Motek trade fair, Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated a new handling application with pressure control directly controlled by servo amplifiers. The demo application showcased a number of innovative features developed by Mitsubishi Electric, including third-party motor control, high-precision direct-drive motors which interacted with robots and third-party motors, PLC CPUs ...

2014-10-02 – Food & Beverage production fit for the future: Productivity and efficiency achieved with innovative solutions from Mitsubishi Electric

The food and beverage industry faces major challenges. These include increasing product diversity, shorter product life cycles, fluctuating order quantities and stricter statutory regulations particularly with respect to hygiene directives, just to name a few...

2014-09-29 – Energy from Waste sector gets ready for expansion and development

Mitsubishi Electric’s first-time presence in the EfW (Energy from Waste) hall at the Resource Efficiency and Waste Management show (RWM) in Birmingham, UK, has been hailed as an immediate success.

2014-04-22 – Preview components 2014 - Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Robotronic exhibit world’s first syringe handling solution with a small footprint

At this year’s components show, which is being staged in parallel with interpack, Mitsubishi Electric Europe and Swiss robotics specialist Robotronic are jointly presenting a brand new handling solution for supplying pre-filled syringes to an end-of-line packing system. The unique concept takes up very little space, yet offers a high processing rate of up to 600 syringes per minute and ...

2014-03-12 – IFAT preview - Mitsubishi Electric designs special water management solutions

At this year’s IFAT – the world’s leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management – Mitsubishi Electric, along with its subsidiary ME-Automation Projects GmbH (formerly KH-Automation Projects), will be presenting a range of innovative solutions designed for the water market. The two companies will be sharing Stand A5 425/524 in Hall 5.

2013-11-26 – New FR-A770 690V frequency inverters: high performance in harsh environments

The new FR-A770 inverters – high-performance devices with an operating voltage of 690 volts – are Mitsubishi Electric’s latest additions to the tried and tested FR-A700 series. The FR-A770 inverters are based on the successful FR-A740-EC models and are ideally suited for use in harsh environments.

2013-12-12 – Mitsubishi provided a look at its future automation solutions at SPS IPC Drives 2013

At this year's SPS IPC Drives, Mitsubishi Electric provided visitors with a look into the future of its automation solutions. For the first time in Europe, the successors to the globally popular compact MELSEC FX PLC series and the latest generation modular MELSEC iQ Platform were on show, alongside the new GOT2000 series touch screen HMI and the new FR-A800 high-end frequency inverter range.

2013-11-26 – New FR-A800 series of frequency inverters provides maximum drive performance for plant and machinery

One of the highlights on the Mitsubishi Electric stand at this year’s SPS IPC Drives will be the new-generation FR-A800 inverters. The ultramodern drive has been specially designed for use in classic plant and machinery and with its maximum output and performance, increased efficiency and productivity are guaranteed...

2013-11-11 – Next Generations – Experience the future live at SPS IPC Drives

At this year's SPS IPC Drives, Mitsubishi Electric will be giving visitors a closer look into the future of its automation solutions. For the first time in Europe, the successors to the compact MELSEC FX PLC series and the modular automation concept MELSEC iQ Platform, the brilliant HMI GOT2000 series and the FR-A800 high-end frequency inverter will be presented.

2013-06-10 – Award recognizes Mitsubishi Electric MR-J4 servo as ‘giant leap forward in precision motion’

Mitsubishi Electric’s latest MR-J4 series of servo amplifiers has won a prestigious ‘Product of the Year’ award in the Motors, Drives and Motion product category of the annual industry awards organised by respected European industry title Control Engineering Czech.

2013-05-29 – Mitsubishi Electric programming software and Simple Motion Modules certified compliant with PLCopen standard

Mitsubishi Electric Europe has been awarded a Certificate of Compliance for Function Blocks for Motion Control by PLCopen for its Simple Motion Module and GX Works2 software. The certification recognises the compliance of these products with IEC61131-3 standards in implementation of motion control function blocks, and demonstrates Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to best practice in automation...

2013-06-04 – e-F@ctory Alliance exhibition launches into the virtual world

The e-F@ctory Alliance* trade show is the first full exhibition to be staged using Mitsubishi Electric’s new virtual exhibition platform, and the first major virtual show to deliver a convincing and rewarding visitor experience.

2013-04-15 – Energy Efficiency with Mitsubishi Electric and KH-Automation at WASSER BERLIN 2013

At the WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL Show from 23 – 26 April 2013, Mitsubishi Electric and KH-Automation Projects will present automation solutions for the water sector. The two companies specialise in systems for the water, waste water and waste materials sectors. The focal points are energy efficiency, remote maintenance, preventative maintenance and condition monitoring.

2013-03-05 – Smart conveyor lines up quiches for precision baking

In the drive to reduce packaging and its resultant waste, a specialist machinery builder has developed a pressureless queuing conveyor for collating quiches prior to baking.

2013-02-13 – Mitsubishi Electric optimises Irish waste water treatment and purification plants in record time

The aim of the operators of a waste water treatment plant and four associated purification plants in the East of Ireland was to reduce ongoing operating costs through modernisation. In order to do that, the plant was brought right up-to-date by installing Mitsubishi Electric automation components. This involved taking particularly diverse performance requirements into account as well as ...

2013-02-12 – Optimum servo system parameterisation with just one click - “One-touch tuning” with the MELSERVO MR-J4 amplifier series

Mitsubishi Electric sees the Fachpressetage Stutensee in Karlsruhe (5-7 February 2013) as the perfect opportunity to present its new MELSERVO MR-J4 amplifier series with “one-touch tuning” function. Compared to the previous series, the MR-J4 series simplifies operation and commissioning once again while ensuring a high level of performance at the same time. The result: increased safety ...

2012-12-04 – MELSERVO series now compatible with existing networks and numerous third-party motors

At this year’s SPS IPC Drives, Mitsubishi Electric supplemented its existing comprehensive servo and motion control portfolio with expanded network solutions supporting EtherNet/IP, PROFINET and EtherCAT for its tried and tested MELSERVO series.

2012-12-04 – Energy recovery in vertical lift system thanks to the latest inverter technology from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric showcased energy-saving solutions on stand 380 hall 7 at this year’s SPS IPC Drives. One of the focal points is an exhibit that stands approximately five metres high and highlights the way a Hänel Lean-Lift® operates. The Hänel EcoDrive® lift system for intralogistics tasks uses the compact Mitsubishi Electric FR-A741 frequency inverter with integrated energy recovery function.

2012-12-04 – Combat rising energy costs with energy management systems from Mitsubishi Electric

Energy transition has resulted in an increase in energy costs and has made the subject of energy efficiency increasingly significant. The primary concerns of the production industry include the need to ensure that companies remain competitive, even with rising energy costs, and that production processes continue to run smoothly without any problems.

2012-10-23 – Mitsubishi F700 inverters now offer BACnet support for building services applications as standard

Mitsubishi Electric has upgraded the FR-F700-EC range of inverters with network support for BACnet, the most common data communications protocol in building automation and control networks. Introduced in 1987, BACnet is today the backbone of the vast majority of building services networks, and support for the protocol on the FR-F700-EC makes it easy to integrate the drive into building services.

2012-10-18 – Inverter enhances its solutions for of pump and water applications

Mitsubishi Electric has upgraded the FR-F700-EC range of inverters with a number of functions that meet the specific needs of water and pumping applications. The new functions supported by the upgrade include a pre-charge function, built-in PLC functionality, expandable I/O and a unit calculator for PID control.

2012-04-24 – MELSERVO MR-J4 – Innovative new technology for improved safety, productivity and energy efficiency

With the introduction of the new MELSERVO MR-J4 series - and corresponding positioning modules, motion modules and high-end motion control systems - Mitsubishi Electric is now offering a servo amplifier which will enable machine manufacturers and end customers to improve both safety within the production process and productivity, while guaranteeing ease of operation and commissioning at same time.

2012-01-04 – Mitsubishi Electric adds Ethercat Communications to its MELSERVO Servo Drives

Mitsubishi Electric’s MELSERVO MR-J3-A series servo drives can now be EtherCAT ready, with a new communications module that delivers increased speed and performance for demanding motion control and other automation applications.

2011-12-14 – Mitsubishi Electric makes motion control easy with the MELSEC L-Series Simple Motion Module

Mitsubishi Electric has expanded its MELSEC L-Series range of positioning modules with the new Simple Motion Module, enabling advanced motion control functions such as positioning, speed control, torque control, cam control, synchronous control and mark detection to be realised easily with just simple parameter settings and a sequence program accredited to IEC 6M3N-3 standard.

2011-10-18 – New 7kW and 9kW motors from Mitsubishi Electric complete high performance servo range

Mitsubishi Electric has added two new models to its HF-JP series of high speed, low inertia motors designed for demanding machine applications. The new 7kW and 9kW models complete the HF-JP range, which now extends from 500W up to 15kW, providing engineers with the ideal motors for building compact, high efficiency, high speed machines.

2011-04-13 – Mitsubishi Electric marks 30 years of success in variable speed drives

With over 30 years of expertise in variable speed drives development, there are few companies better placed than Mitsubishi Electric to translate market requirements into effective solutions or to drive trends in motor control. The company has sold more than 14 million frequency inverters worldwide, reflecting the quality of the products and the trust that customers place in the company.

2011-03-31 – Powerful, compact inverter from Mitsubishi Electric offers safety as standard

Mitsubishi Electric has introduced a next generation compact inverter that takes the concept of integrated safety to the next level. The successor to the popular FR-E700 inverter, the new FR-E700SC-EC provides the same power and versatility but with upgraded safety functionality, including integrated Safe Torque Off (STO) functionality and a new safety terminal block.

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