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Why Use a DC Drive?

DC drives offer precise speed control for DC motors, making them perfect for applications that require fine-tuned control over speed, torque, and power. Adjusting the speed is a breeze, usually done through a potentiometer or analog input signal. These versatile drives are available in both DC and AC input options, and come in a variety of enclosure styles to suit any need.

By utilizing a rectifier circuit, DC drives effectively convert AC or DC input into the necessary DC supply for the motor, allowing for seamless speed control. This adaptable supply can be easily adjusted to meet the specific speed requirements of the motor.

With their exceptional performance, DC motors and drives are an excellent choice for a wide range of applications such as conveyors, turntables, and other scenarios where adjustable speed and consistent or low-speed torque are essential. Additionally, they excel in dynamic braking and reversing applications, commonly found in various industrial machines.

Where to Buy DC Motor Controllers in Canada

Shop DC drives online through our Canadian website today. With convenient filtering options, you can easily find the drive you're searching for. Our DC Drives are distributed from Edmonton, AB; Toronto, Ontario; and Montreal, Quebec. Most controls will be delivered within 1-5 business days when shipping within Canada.

Our DC drive category covers the latest DC control technology, giving you a complete selection of single-phase and DC power input options. Horsepower options start at fractional HPs up to 7 ½ HP. Select the appropriate enclosure type for your application from chassis, NEMA 1, NEMA 4, NEMA 4/12, and NEMA 4x. Output voltages range from 12 volt to 230 volt. Designed for various industries from agriculture to automation to fabrication and beyond, our offering of dc motor speed controllers is from the top brands, KB Electronics and Leeson.

Need a hand finding the right motor speed controller for your application or legacy replacement? Contact our motor experts today. They have extensive knowledge, backed by over 45 years of experience, to help you with your electric motor project. Contact our team for support through phone (800-890-7593) or email (customerservice@emotorsdirect.ca).

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