Gold Whistle

Miniature Servo Drive
1-20A/100VDC, 3-9A/200VDC

Description

Miniature, Network-based Servo Drive (Up to 20 A/100 V and up to 9 A/200 V)

Up to 1.6 kW of continuous power

The Gold Whistle is a compact, PCB-mounted digital servo drive that weighs just 55 g (1.94 oz) and offers up to 1.6 kW of continuous power or 3.2 kW of peak power.

This advanced, high power density servo drive provides top performance, advanced networking and built in safety, as well as a fully featured motion controller and local intelligence. The Gold Whistle is powered by a single 12 V – 95 V isolated DC power source (not included) and a “smart” control-supply algorithm enables the drive to operate with only one power supply with no need for an auxiliary power supply for the logic.

In conjunction with the Gold Maestro, the ultimate distributed network motion controller, and the other members of the Gold Line of intelligent servo drives, state-of-the-art solutions for the most challenging multi-axis motion applications can be easily implemented, with a short development cycle while maintaining high performance.

Gold Whistle Highlights:

  • Gold Line core motion control technology
  • Ultra-compact, highest power density
  • Highly efficient, high bandwidth performance
  • Multiple communication options: EtherCAT, CANopen, USB, Ethernet
  • Supports a wide variety of feedback sensors
  • Advanced filtering and gain scheduling options for enhanced dynamic performance
  • Vector control sinusoidal commutation

Feature

Units

1/100

2.5/100

5/100

10/100

15/100

20/100

Minimum supply voltage

VDC

12

Nominal supply voltage

VDC

85

Maximum supply voltage

VDC

95

Maximum continuous power output

W

80

200

400

800

1200

1600

Efficiency at rated power (at nominal conditions)

%

> 99

Maximum output voltage

 

> 95% of DC bus voltage at f = 22 kHz

Auxiliary power supply

VDC

12 to 95 VDC

(up to 6 VA inc. 5 V/2 x 200 mA for encoder)

Amplitude sinusoidal/DC continuous current

A

1.0

2.5

5

10

15

20

Sinusoidal continuous RMS current limit (Ic)

A

0.7

1.8

3.5

7

10.6

14.1

Peak current limit

A

2 x Ic

Digital in/ Isolated
Digital output/

Non-Isolated
Digital output/ Analog in

 

6/2/2/2

Feature

Units

3/200

6/200

9/200

Minimum supply voltage

VDC

12

Nominal supply voltage

VDC

170

Maximum supply voltage

VDC

195

Maximum continuous power output

W

480

960

1450

Efficiency at rated power (at nominal conditions)

%

> 99

Maximum output voltage

 

> 95% of DC bus voltage at f = 22 kHz

Auxiliary power supply

VDC

12 to 95 VDC

(up to 6 VA inc. 5 V/2 x 200 mA for encoder)

Amplitude sinusoidal/DC continuous current

A

3

6

9

Sinusoidal continuous RMS current limit (Ic)

A

2.1

4.2

6.3

Peak current limit

A

2 x Ic

Digital in/ Isolated
Digital output/

Non-Isolated
Digital output/ Analog in

 

6/2/2/2

Case studies

Fast & Easy implementation of “Bottling Machine“

Fast & Easy implementation of “Bottling Machine“
Elmo’s smart design tools, advanced motion control, perfectly tuned servo axes, and efficient EtherCAT networking allow rapid design of High speed, High precision, Labeling and Cupping machines.Elmo provides new leading industrial quality performance for labeling and cupping machines with line speeds of over 60K labels per hour. Operating in machines at extremely high speeds and achieving high precision labeling with very little errors place Elmo as a major solution provider in the field of high-end labeling and cupping machines. The challenges involving operating more than 60 integrated motor/drives as a solution on an extremely fast rotating platform, transferring high-power, and high-speed EtherCAT communication via slip rings, is implemented rapidly and efficiently only with Elmo’s smart solutions and advanced tools.

Labeling/Capping Industrial Machine

It is usually the rotation of the carousel itself that imparts, via a mechanical cam, rotary motion to the bottle holder platter or capping chuck which, in turn, regulate the tightening torque applied with a magnetic clutch. The main shortcomings of a mechanical camsystem include reduced efficiency, due to the mechanical couplings which require complex and costly installation procedures and constant maintenance, noisy operation, inadequate or no format flexibility and limited scalability of the machine.