Magnetek Re-Rates Ambient Temperature for Impulse Drives

Magnetek Inc., Menomonee Falls, Wis., announced that its IMPULSE•G+ and VG+ Series 3 adjustable frequency crane controls have been re-rated to an increased ambient temperature rating of 60°C (140°F) for use in high-temperature crane and hoist applications.

“Due to customer desire to use our proven IMPULSE Series 3 drives in severe environments such as steel mills and power plants, we conducted rigorous testing and are pleased to announce that IMPULSE Series 3 drives qualify for use in high ambient temperature applications up to 60° C,” said Aaron Kureck, product and development manager for Magnetek.

He noted that the Impulse drives are the optimal choice for high ambient temperature applications due to their performance, safety features, and new three-year warranty.