Monthly Archives: February 2021

Demystifying Servo Sizing — No-Cost Webinar March 9

Posted February 25, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, Yaskawa

Sizing Servos isn't difficult: You just need some pointers. CLICK IMAGE to register.

Anyone responsible for maintaining, upgrading or designing automation equipment would benefit from SERVO SIZING DEMYSTIFIED, a 40-minute no-cost webinar on Tuesday, March 9.

Register NOW. You will learn about:
*Common mistakes when sizing servos
*Common servo applications -- are your taking advantage of the technology?
*Gearboxes and why they are so important in servo sizing
*LIVE sizing demonstration
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Power Outage Instructional Video

Posted by Pepper Hastings

Categories: IIDM Behind the Scenes

In this video, Innovative IDM employees are shown what to do in the event of a power outage.

Generators and Panels


Hose Hookup from Propane Tank to Generator

Generator to Panel Hookup

Fuel Valve on Generator

Generator Circuit Breaker

Generator Engine Switch

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Yaskawa AC Drive Transition Guide: V1000 to GA500

Posted February 8, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Buzzard, Yaskawa Drives

The GA500 is available and will replace the V1000. Download the drive transition guide or give us a call to discuss the details. The guide is to help you replace Yaskawa V1000 series AC drives with Yaskawa GA500 AC drives. Replacement should be conducted by qualified personnel familiar with AC drive installation -- Innovative-IDM has field service techs on call 24/7 if you need assistance.

The Yaskawa GA500:

• Operates any motor on any network
• DriveWorksEZ® improves customization by eliminating a PLC and simplified wiring
• Integrated braking transistor
• Integrated EMC filter (optional)
• Integrated 24 VDC power supply supports use of external sensors without extra power supply.

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Saving Money Saving Regenerative Energy — White Paper & Video

Posted February 3, 2021 by Pepper Hastings

Categories: Blog, Yaskawa Drives

Maintaining highly efficient operation is important in today’s industrial market. Users are searching for ways to not only make systems operate efficiently, but also save money. Save money by saving regenerative energy. Download this white paper on regenerative energy from Yaskawa Drives. Also, a brief video on regenerative energy in a motor from Innovative-IDM.

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