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Lenze Ltd

Fraser Road
Priory Business Park,
Bedford
MK44 3WH
United Kingdom

Telephone : (+44) 01234 753200
Fax : +(44) 01234 753220
Email : sales.uk@lenze.com
Web : http://bit.ly/1izCVgE


Editorial archive;

Whitepaper: Helpful information about Industry 4.0 and digitalisation 23/03/2018
Are you ready for the digital transformation? Do you have open questions about how to fulfil the necessary tasks? If so take a look at the latest whitepaper from Lenze which offers help, guidance and tips about the next steps you need to take. Full Story...

Machine control for today and tomorrow 18/12/2017
Suzanne Gill collects the thoughts of solution providers relating to current trends and the most important requirements for successful machine control solutions today. Full Story...

New Safety Controller from Lenze 30/01/2017
Launched at the 2016 SPS IPC Drives Fair, the new Safety Controller c250-S from Lenze enables machine drive, control and safety technology to be brought together. The integration of the functional safety into the automation system so that programming requires just one engineering tool based on PLCopen, makes the system design easier and reduces the number of interfaces/components. This saves time and money, and ultimately it also increases the machine’s availability and flexibility. Full Story...

Higher performance and energy saving in warehouse systems 04/03/2014
Objectives for the development of viaspeed’s new mini-load system was to achieve higher product throughput and availability, requiring less storage space and lower energy usage. Drive technology played a central role in reaching the performance targets. Full Story...

Smart motor can be operated remotely 02/07/2013
With its new Smart Motor, Lenze has sought to combine the simplicity of an AC motor with the technical benefits of an electronic drive control. This has resulted in a reduction in the number of different drive variations by up to 70%. Remote operation via RFID from a smartphone is also possible. Full Story...

Drive helps nearly double beer production capacity 28/05/2013
A new beer racking plant, supplied by brewery design company, Microdat, has increased capacity at a UK-based brewery to 300 firkins (9 gallon casks) per hour. The power transmission solutions were supplied by Lenze. Full Story...

Drive technology increases lamination productivity 05/04/2013
With competitors’ laminating machines running at line speeds of 20 to 25 m/min, a new design capable of 120 or even 180 m/min offers a clear productivity advantage for Autobond Ltd. Full Story...

Blurring the control boundaries 01/11/2011
To both efficiently and cost-effectively handle the increasing complexity of automation, more users now expect a complete and consistent automation system, together with advanced engineering tools and support from their automation suppliers. Full Story...

Intelligently making energy savings with drive optimisation software 09/08/2011
The new version 3.0 of the Lenze Drive Solutions Designer (DSD) is able to analyse motion profiles from simple point-to-point to complex cam profiles or dynamic reversing. Full Story...

PLC and motion control combines with visualisation 31/03/2011
The Lenze 3200C controller, launched at the 2010 SPS/IPC/Drives, interestingly combines PLC and motion control functionalities with visualisation in a bid to target complex machines with multiple axes and centralised control such as packaging machinery, handling systems and robots. Full Story...

Dad, can’t you build a machine that can juggle? 06/07/2010
Martin Harms works at the Lenze Application Centre in Hameln, Germany. At supper his children Ole and Birthe often ask what he does at work. He explained to them how he automates machines. His son and daughter suggested he put his efforts to more practical goals—machines that automatically butter bread, clear up the play-room — or that juggle. Full Story...

No need for switch cabinets for this new series of protected drives 07/12/2009
Lenze has expanded its frequency inverter platform to include an IP65 protected version. Full Story...

Techdrive targets specifiers with new website 20/05/2009
Techdrives, a division of Lenze based in Bedford, UK has launched a new website designed to offer user-friendly presentation for designers and specifiers. Drive components, such as flexible shaft couplings, signal towers and small geared motors are presented on the website via shallow navigation, product summaries, selection guides, downloads and links. Full Story...

A new connection from Lenze 28/04/2009
Two years ago at Hannover Messe 2007, Lenze presented for the first time the seamless integration of PC-based control systems into its L-force automation strategy. The industrial PCs were the result of its acquisition of Digitec. This year the company is showing another aspect of its determination to supply the complete automation system, with the introduction of its own in-house developed and manufactured I/O system. Full Story...

Servo Motors: The Muscle for Automation Tasks 15/04/2009
Used in a wide variety of applications, these special motors drive robots in the automotive industry, position portals in furniture manufacturing, and cut fish fillets in food processing applications. Full Story...

BCH makes connection with Lenze 26/03/2009
BCH, a food machinery specialist, has turned to Lenze to help it meet strict cleaning requirements on its Micro Extrusion Line, designed to handle small runs of extruded liquorice. Cleaning demands mean the connection between the drive gearbox and rotary heat exchanger has to be regularly stripped down, which is where the Lenze ETP-Express locking bush comes into play. Full Story...

Which Ethernet system is the right one? 24/02/2009
Ever more complex drive tasks are forcing a switchover to industrial Ethernet buses. But, asks motor and drive manufacturer, Lenze, which system will come out on top? Full Story...

A servomotor example application 01/01/2009
In this example unwind, process, and rewind operation, the two winding drives at the ends are powered with three-phase asynchronous motors driven by frequency inverters. (This is an illustration for the article Servo Motors: The Muscle for Automation Tasks. To link to the main article see below.) Full Story...

More air means more servo power 03/11/2008
Lenze GmbH has announced that its MCS series of synchronous servo motors has been uprated by as much as 60% by the simple addition of an axial blower. Full Story...

Drives up productivity for tobacco industry 20/02/2008
A new cigarette making machine, capable of producing 8,000 cigarettes per minute, has been developed by Molins. The machine is driven by servo technology from Lenze with L-force servo drives and synchronous servo motors. Full Story...