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Automatic Temperature Recipe Control Integrated in the 1050 Series

( 02/10/2016 ) - MENTOR, OH SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF ENHANCED TEMPERATURE CONTROL FEATURES INCLUDING AUTOMATIC RECIPE CONTROL INTEGRATED INTO STANDARD 1050 SERIES DIGITAL SCR POWER CONTROLLERS. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and global leader in power control and conversion technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of enhanced temperature control features for the standard 1050 Series product line. The enhanced feature set incorporates the functions of an externa ... [ Read More ]
 

1050 Apps - Oscilloscope, Trending, Smart Phone & Tablet

( 02/09/2016 ) - MENTOR, OH SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF 1050 APPS TO COMPLEMENT THE 1050 SERIES DIGITAL SCR POWER CONTROLLERS; 2-CHANNEL OSCILLOSCOPE, REAL-TIME TRENDING, AND SMART PHONE / TABLET MONITORING. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and global leader in power control and conversion technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new 1050 Series Apps. The 2-channel oscilloscope and real-time trending app have been integrated into the standard 1050 Series web ... [ Read More ]
 

PROFIBUS and PROFINET International (PI) Conformance Certification

( 05/14/2014 ) - MENTOR, OH Spang Power Electronics Announces PROFIBUS and PROFINET International (PI) Conformance Certification for PROFINET Communications and Release of Product Shipments. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in power control and conversion technology, has successfully achieved PI conformance certification for its 950 and 1050 Series Digital Power Controllers’ PROFINET network interfaces. Spang’s 950 and 1050 communication interfaces were rigorously tested by PI and ... [ Read More ]
 

1054 Series 6 Pulse DC Digital SCR Power Controller

( 05/02/2014 ) - MENTOR, OH SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF THE 1054 SERIES DIGITAL SCR POWER CONTROLLER FOR 6 PULSE DC APPLICATIONS FOR SYSTEM CUSTOMERS. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and global leader in power control and conversion technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new 1054 Series digital SCR power controller. It is a 6 pulse DC version of Spang’s market and technology leading 1050 Series power control platform. The 1054 is now available exclusivel ... [ Read More ]
 

High Frequency IGBT Power Supply for BBC Cast Iron Crucible Holding Furnace

( 01/10/2014 ) - MENTOR, OH SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESSFUL INSTALLATION AND COMMISSIONING OF A HIGH FREQUENCY IGBT AC POWER SUPPLY AND AUTOMATION SYSTEM IN AN EXISTING BBC CAST IRON CRUCIBLE HOLDING FURNACE. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in power control and conversion technology, has successfully completed the supply and commissioning of a high frequency IGBT AC power supply and automation system in an existing BBC cast iron crucible holding furnace. Spang’s C ... [ Read More ]
 

Update on Section 1502 of H.R. 4173 - Conflict Minerals Compliance

( 01/31/2013 ) - MENTOR, OH Spang Power Electronics, a division of Spang & Company, has reviewed Section 1502 of H.R. 4173 - Conflict Minerals. We recognize the seriousness of products containing conflict minerals originating in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the responsibility placed on our organization as well as our customers and supply chain partners to provide equipment that is “DRC conflict free.” As a privately held organization, Spang has no direct obligation to participate in this ... [ Read More ]
 

NEW - 1051 SCR Power Controller with Direct Temperature Control

( 03/01/2012 ) - MENTOR, OH SPANG POWER ELECTRONICS ANNOUNCES THE INTRODUCTION OF THE 1051 SERIES DIGITAL SCR POWER CONTROLLER DESIGNED TO DELIVER INCREDIBLE NEW FEATURES LIKE TEMPERATURE REGULATION AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE TO THE INDUSTRIAL HEATING MARKET. Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and global leader in power control and conversion technology, is pleased to announce the introduction of the new 1051 Series single phase SCR power controller for industrial heating. Spang continues to develop standard ... [ Read More ]
 

Distributed Anode Control (DAC) at General Motors - Lake Orion

( 07/12/2011 ) - MENTOR, OH Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in automotive electro-coat power control and conversion technology, has successfully completed the supply and commissioning of a new Distributed Anode Control (DAC) power supply system at GM’s Lake Orion plant in Michigan. The GM evaluation team in conjunction with Gallagher Kaiser the project OEM, chose Spang Power Electronics after considering several technology options presented by domestic and international power suppl ... [ Read More ]
 

Spang Power Electronics Announces Ethernet/IP™ ODVA Conformance Certification and Release of Product Shipments.

( 02/17/2010 ) - MENTOR, OH Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in power control and conversion technology, has successfully achieved ODVA conformance certification for its 850 and 950 Series Digital Power Controllers’ Ethernet/IP™ network interfaces. ODVA oversees the standards and application of the open network technologies based on the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP™). It offers conformance testing and oversees product compliance with the CIP™ network specifications to ensure a co ... [ Read More ]
 

The 950 Product Release of 2009 - Introducing a 3 Year Old!

( 12/01/2009 ) Click here to download PDF [ Read More ]
 

Spang Power Electronics Announces the Successful Installation and Commissioning of a Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) Reactor Power Supply Retrofit Utilizing its 950 Series Digital Power Controller at Renewable Energy Corporation (REC).

( 10/14/2009 ) MENTOR, OH – REC Silicon is an operating division of REC which produces solar grade silicon, electronic grade silicon, and silane gas. It is a leading global player in the production of high purity silicon materials with 25 years of polysilicon manufacturing expertise. REC’s engineering and management team proactively planned to replace aging and outdated power control circuitry. The solution had to minimize costs by reusing the fundamental power components, interface seamlessly into the exis ... [ Read More ]
 

Spang Power Electronics Announces the 950 Digital Power Controller Product Release to the Industrial Market - Introducting a 3 Year Old!

( 06/01/2009 ) MENTOR, OH –  Spang Power Electronics, an innovator and industry leader in power control and conversion technology, is pleased to acknowledge the 2006 release of the 950 Series Digital Power Controller to the industrial market. The 950 is a multifunctional Digital Signal Processor (DSP) based power controller which interfaces to a variety of power switching devices and directly to control systems through a high speed network. Prior to Spring of 2009, Spang shielded the 950 technology from its ... [ Read More ]
 

Digital Series / Parallel SCR Switch

( 05/01/2004 ) Think Power Factor . How can you keep your single-phase power factor over 0.8 while covering a wide range of output voltage? Using a transformer with dual-secondary windings and automatically choosing the right mix of both series coupled output and parallel coupled output, the Spang Power Electronics 8552 Digital Series/Parallel Switch keeps your power factor high and greatly reduces unwanted EMI as compared to standard phase-fired SCR controllers. Need DC elimination too? No problem! The 855 ... [ Read More ]
 

Digital SCR Power Controllers Reduce Energy Costs

( 01/01/2004 ) As seen in January, 2004 Digital SCR Power Controllers Reduce Energy Costs By Chris McCormick, Spang Power Electronics, Mentor, Ohio and Tim Horning, Signature Vacuum Systems Inc., Meadville, Pa. Application of digital SCR (silicon controlled rectifier) power control technology saved a supplier to the glass coatings industry big dollars in real utility power costs, which gave a payback on the investment on one month. Digital SCR (silicon controlled rectifier) power control technology was s ... [ Read More ]
 

E-Coat Power Goes Digital with Electrocoating Rectifier Combines Advantages of Custom-Built System with Economy of Off-the-Shelf Unit

( 09/30/2002 ) MENTOR, OH – Spang Power Electronics has developed the Digi-Coat Electrocoating Rectifier, a network connectable, digitally controlled model in standard output sizes covering a wide range of electrocoating needs. Built on solid, cost-effective six-pulse technology, the Digi-Coat Rectifier outputs 0-400VDC of precisely controlled power for industrial electrocoating applications. “The Digi-Coat Rectifier combines the advantages of a custom-built system with the economy of an off-the-shelf unit,” ... [ Read More ]
 

Electrocoating Goes Digital

( 09/01/2002 ) As seen in Products Finishing [ Read More ]
 

850 Series Networking Options

( 07/01/2002 ) Now available along with DeviceNet networking for the 850 Series controllers, there are two addtional network choices  -  Profibus and Ethernet  (Modbus/TCP) interface options. These two additional network options extend the communications flexibilty of the family of digital power controllers to enable them to integrate with your factory automation systems! For further information check out our literature library. [ Read More ]
 

Digital Technology Advantages to Power Control in Glassmaking

( 12/01/2001 ) As seen in   January, 2001 Digital Technology Advantages to Power Control in Glassmaking By Christopher M. McCormick, Spang Power Electronics Summary Using advanced Digital Signal Processing technology in high- temperature applications, makers of flat glass and fiberglass can employ multi- zone SCR control for annealing and tempering lehrs, electric forehearths, and float glass (BATH heat). The advantages of precise networked power control include accelerated calibration time, reduced ins ... [ Read More ]
 

Analog Vs. Digital Process Control and Fault Monitoring

( 03/01/2001 ) As seen in   March, 2001 Analog Vs. Digital Process Control and Fault Monitoring Because digital power controllers are capable of monitoring a number of parameters that can prove too costly to be measured by analog controllers, a change from analog to digital controllers may allow you to monitor process functions more precisely. By Christopher M. McCormick, Spang Power Electronics HOT SHEET KEY BENEFIT Digital power controllers allow you to monitor and control many process variables, includi ... [ Read More ]
 

Spang Power Electronics Introduces Digital Power Controllers for Glass Making Applications

( 12/01/2000 ) As seen in Issue 3 - 2000 Spang Power Electronics Introduces Digital Power Controllers for Glass Making Applications By Christopher M. McCormick, Spang Power Electronics Advanced digital technology for precise networked control in high -temperature glass manufacturing applications is now available from Spang Power Electronics. The 850 Series Digital SCR Power Controllers offer the latest in Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology and software. Through networked multi-zone SCR control f ... [ Read More ]