Mitsubishi Electric Automation serves a wide variety of industrial markets with a family of automation products including programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives, operator interfaces, motion control systems and servo amplifiers and motors.
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Economy Solutions from Mitsubishi Electric provides a low-cost, reliable, powerful, and easy-to-configure bundle of components allowing OEMs and system integrators to integrate high-precision motion control quickly, effortlessly, and affordably into their applications. There are three solutions to choose from all dependent on your motion needs. Whether you are looking for the best performance or the best value, Economy Solutions have the options to meet your motion needs.
With the ICONICS Suite, you can enhance your management capacity while accurately projecting inventory demand, preventive maintenance for machinery, and other critical requirements. This solution works seamlessly as an IoT gateway, providing essential data for different machines over the Verizon cellular network.
The ICONICS Suite product line includes:
IoT WorX for updated developer tools capabilities
Hyper Historian for proactive asset management
GENESIS64 for easier SCADA/HMI-based integration
AnalytiX Suite for automated, user-friendly data analysis
Uses of Programmable Logic Controllers
Helping you meet system demands easily and efficiently, this Mitsubishi electric automation resource seamlessly manages system function via internal, programmed logic. As you handle day-to-day operating requirements, this solution can help automate management responsibilities, receive data seamlessly, and quickly send out operating instructions.
Delivering high-accuracy and high-speed operating capacity, programmable logic controllers can help you process data and optimize your asset control. This tool makes handling operational rates, efficiency, and accuracy accessible and convenient.
Next generation MELSEC iQ-F Series is an advanced Mitsubishi electric automation PLC with enhanced high speed bus, expanded built-in functions, advanced SSCNET III/H support, and improved engineering environment with parameter settings in GX Works3 engineering software. From standalone use to networked system application, the FX5U and FX5UC controllers enable faster decision making with access to real-time data and improved machine accuracy and throughput.
The iQ-R Series is a full featured control platform with fast processing speeds, network and module synchronization, and multi-discipline control. A multitude of CPU and I/O module options make it a flexible solution for a wide variety of applications. The iQ-R boasts a high speed system bus for synchronized data communications between multiple CPUs. This improves performance and accuracy, especially for high speed motion control applications. CC-Link IE Field provides deterministic performance over Industrial Ethernet ensuring synchronization between nodes.
The L Series controller is compact in size, yet provides easy expandability, networking capabilities, and a multitude of built-in features. The rack-free design offers system flexibility with minimal panel space. It is ideal for mid-size machines as well as larger networked applications. The L Series features embedded high speed counters, digital I/O, data logging, and positioning control for standard applications. Complete with camming, phase compensation, and high speed registration, an optional motion control module can be mounted next to the L Series controller to add synchronized motion control over a fiber optic network.
The Q Series offers a broad spectrum of automation capabilities from basic sequence control to process/redundant, motion and PC-based control functions. Flexible and expandable, you can mix and match standard Q Series modules to create a system that addresses the functions you need. Whether it is a small stand-alone machine or entire plants in a variety of industries, this controller line can help you minimize operation cycles, improve performance, and maximize equipment uptime.
The MELSEC-F Series PLC provides a compact control solution with flexible options for system configuration. Power supply, CPU, and I/O are all included in a single unit, providing basic functionality that can then be supplemented with the wide variety of expansion options for I/O, analog, positioning, and communications.
GX Works3 is the programming and configuration software for iQ-F and iQ-R controllers. GX Works2 is the programming and configuration software for FX, L, and Q Series controllers. Following the goal of maximum efficiency, GX Works2 & GX Works3 conform to IEC61131-3 standards, allowing developers to mix and match between five different programming languages and save parts of projects in libraries for use within future applications.
Uses of HMI Operator Interface Terminals
A specialized HMI, this solution is rugged enough to manage performance requirements in various environments. Its intuitive interface provides critical features to help optimize usability and improve operational accuracy.
Implementing this Mitsubishi automation solution can help you manage your equipment more efficiently while maintaining better precision and control. Select from a range of options for usability and design features to best fit your requirements.
The GOT2000 Series HMI provides a range of models to fit a variety of performance and screen size requirements. All models provide advanced features that improve operator efficiency and performance. Top performance models include gesture screen operation and options for multimedia, network, and I/O connectivity. Mid-range HMI model with a stylish external appearance, flat display surface, IP67F protection rating (when used with environmental protection sheet). Compact type HMIs with small screen size and TFT monochrome display fit a variety of industries and applications.
The GOT Simple Series provides an operator interface for systems that require cost-effective performance. The GS Series’ built-in functionality provides a platform that enhances other Mitsubishi Electric components in the system with monitor tools, backup/restore of programs, and data transfer functions. With high level functionality for cost sensitive applications, GOT Simple includes; Ethernet, SD card, USB device, RS-232 and RS422/485 communication ports.
GT SoftGOT enables a personal computer or panel computer to be used as an HMI. Standard GOT2000 features are available, along with connectivity to Mitsubishi Electric PLCs to provide a flexible visualization option.
The MELSOFT GT Works3 Software Suite provides an intuitive and efficient screen design environment for GOT2000 and GOT1000 HMIs. Innovative features such as template screens enable quick design of attractive screens that provide a professional portal into machines. This intuitive design environment provides host of attributes and graphical elements needed to quickly and easily develop visualization projects.
Uses of Variable Frequency Drives
Proven to deliver reliability and high performance for the long term, this range of variable frequency drives can address several critical requirements for your operations. You can choose options from a comprehensive line of drive products with various architectures and horsepower levels.
Operators use variable frequency drives to control critical functions in applications ranging from pumps to compressors, maximizing operational efficiency and control. With this solution, you can leverage optimized Mitsubishi electric automation across your production lines.
The FR-A800 Series delivers performance, control and accuracy with the latest in AC motor control technology and Mitsubishi electric automation. The FR-A800 series offers a host of embedded functions and algorithms that enable seamless control of both traditional AC induction and permanent magnet motors. Using Real sensorless vector (RSV), magnetic flux vector and vector control users can quickly optimize motor performance based on any requirement. Harness this robust technological solution to streamline AC motor control management.
The new FR-A800 PLUS Series inverters take the outstanding performance and functionality of the standard FR-A800 series VFD combined with special firmware to make a drive dedicated to specific industries and applications such as Cranes, Winding/Unwinding applications and Mining. With its enhanced durability and quality, this drive equips you to maintain a high degree of precision and control on the job by providing a customized solution for your specific industry.
The FR-F800 Series is a pump and fan control VFD optimized for maximum energy saving. Equally at home in an industrial environment or as part of an integrated HVAC system, FR-F800 can also be used as a cost-effective drive for controlling other types of lighter-duty constant torque loads. Optimum excitation control ensures that the energy-saving effects are realized during constant torque as well as during the motor’s acceleration/deceleration operations. These versatile capabilities maximize performance for your needs.
Available in models up to 10HP, the FR-E800 Series, with safety functionality meeting IEC 61508 standards, supports various networks such as CC-Link IE TSN, a next-generation open industrial network, and make manufacturing smarter in various fields by integrating the world's first corrosive gas environment detection circuit and the industry's first AI-based diagnostic functions. Leverage these state-of-the-art capabilities to operate compliantly and efficiently thanks to intuitive functions that support your manufacturing requirements.
FR-D700 is Mitsubishi Electric’s class-leading range of micro drives. You can rely on this innovative solution for optimized performance and reliability on the job. Suitable for a wide variety of general purpose motor speed control applications, the FR-D700 was built from the ground up using custom components and has earned an enviable reputation for durability and dependability in adverse environments. This highly compact design offers a reduced installation footprint and a 5 Year Warranty.
The FR-XC Series Multi-Functional Regenerative Converter supports harmonic suppression and power supply regeneration with one unit and can be combined with the optional FR-XCB or FR-XCL dedicated reactor to enhance the regeneration functions best suited for the application.
Uses of Servo Motion Controls
Offering highly accurate and fast drive controls for industrial machinery, servo motion controls give you increased visibility and precise management capacity.
Servo motion controls can help manage industrial machinery drives seamlessly and efficiently. The solution allows you to optimize performance and productivity from machine drives by coordinating precise movements.
MR-J5 Servo Products set the standard for servo with cutting-edge technology, industry leading performance, and advanced servo features as part of Mitsubishi's automatino solutions. It allow users to unlock unused potential in their machines and factories. Available in 200V up to 3.5 kW (more capacities available soon), MR-J5 offers Industry Leading Performance, predictive maintenance capabilities, and CC-Link IE TSN connectivity.
MR-J4 family of products leverages cutting edge technology to provide a high functionality, high performance solution with the most flexible amplifier in the Mitsubishi Electric lineup. MR-J4 Servo Amplifiers are available as 100/200/400VAC up to 55kW or 48/24VDC up to 30W. MR-J4 amplifiers provide high speed, high accuracy solutions, and offer true one-touch tuning in single and multi-axis formats.
MR-JE family of products leverages advanced functionality such as true one-touch auto-tuning, vibration suppression, and machine diagnosis functionality in an easy-to-use servo solution. The MR-JE is a flexible and reliable servo solution designed to make startup and adjustment simple with advanced ease of use functionality.
MR-JN family of products are easy-to-use, compact servo amplifiers that feature simple operation functions such as true one-touch tuning, vibration suppression, and include two built-in programming options for easy commissioning. MR-JN 100/200VAC Servo Amplifiers are available in up to 400W and are compatible with pulse train interfaces.
Uses of Industrial Robots
You can seamlessly implement automation into critical, day-to-day operations with industrial robots. These robots are programmable to fit your unique applications and maximize efficiency.
Delivering intelligent technologies and high-precision operations, industrial robots can manage complex tasks with speed and consistency. Since robots are capable of handling multiple stages in the manufacturing process, this solution can help your production lines achieve optimal performance.
MELFA ASSISTA Collaborative Robot, 6-axis RV-5AS-D offers positioning accuracies as low as ±0.02mm (0.007 in), a reach of 900mm (35.43 in) and a payload of 5kg (11.02 lbs). The RV-5AS-D, which complies with the international safety and robotic standards ISO 10218-1 and ISO/TS15066, features a Windows-based environment, called RT Visual, for programming its actions. Movements for the cobot can be taught and recorded via a dedicated control panel on the cobot’s arm, doing away with conventional teach pendants. Mitsubishi said this control panel and programming interface enable even inexperienced users to set up the system with ease.
The RV-FR Series vertical six-axis robot provides new, intelligent solutions, offering a simple approach to advanced and flexible production. RV-FR features optimized arm length and 6 joints for a broader range of movement support complex assembly and process operations. The compact body and slender arms capable of covering a large work area and large load capacity. Suitable for a broad range of layouts, from transporting machine parts to assembling electrical components. They are designed to withstand environmental conditions, making it ideal for a wide range of applications without having to worry about the installation environment.
The RV-8CRL robot is a high quality, low cost solution that offers a high level of versatility due to its slim and compact design. This makes the RV-8CRL well suited for a wide variety of applications. A smooth curved design complements the slim arm and compact joints which results in a smaller base size foot print. With a maximum load capacity of 8kg and a maximum reach of 931mm, the RV-8CRL minimizes the interference region and the “in minimum” turning radius to provide a wider effective working area.
RV-F Series Vertically Articulated type robots are available in ISO3 clean room, IP40, IP67, food grade, and chemical resistant versions. Payloads range from 2 kg to 70 kg with 504 mm to 2050 mm reaches. The F Series industrial robots offer class leading speed, precision and ease of integration. All units are built to comply with ANSI/RIA/ISO 10218 1 2007 safety standards and are available in CE models for global acceptance. A long list of standard features as well as many powerful options makes this series a perfect choice for applications across many industries.
With an extensive selection of arm sizes, configurations, protection ratings, backed by “Next-Generation” features, and options designed to provide maximum productivity with minimal effort, the MELFA RH-FRH-Series line of SCARA robots are ready to tackle all of your high speed automation needs. RH-FRH robots are available in load capacities from 3kg to 20kg, with maximum load radii from 350mm to 1000mm.
Available in a variety of reaches, payloads and protection ratings (including Food Grade / Chemical Resistant), the RH-FH Series line of SCARA robots are ready and able to provide the performance and reliability you’ve come to expect from Mitsubishi Electric factory automation.
Inverted (reverse / ceiling mounted), space-saving SCARAs are designed to provide the same high-speed performance as a floor mounted model. With two models available, one that features a 360deg work envelope and the other with a larger reach, both of which are backed by “Next-Generation” features, and options designed to provide maximum productivity with minimal effort, the MELFA RH-FRHR-Series line of inverted SCARA robots are ready to tackle all of your high speed automation needs.
The compact and incredibly precise RP-Series robots are the units of choice for high precision tasks, and come in three different sizes to handle a range of micro-assembly and process applications. Engineered with precision and speed in mind, the RP-Series robots with their unique dual arm configuration are capable of delivering the highest level of precision of any industrial SCARA on the market today.
RT ToolBox3 Engineering Software supports everything from system design, preliminary layout, programming, debugging, simulation, maintenance and operation. Its features include a ribbon bar, output window and docking pane, making information easier to see and the software easier to use. Operations in the 3D monitor screen have also been updated to make using the screen more intuitive.
Uses of LoadMate Plus
Ideal for fast, easy setup and use, this solution is highly versatile and can hold several different Mitsubishi robot types within the enclosure.
With LoadMate Plus™, you can easily set up an operating area for an industrial robot on an isolated job or pair robots together for larger-scale functional requirements. This fully configurable solution helps you set up an ideal workspace for efficient, automated manufacturing processes.
LoadMate Plus™ is Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s engineered solution offering to simplify robotic applications. Specifically created to be easy to set up and use, our team has done the engineering necessary so setup takes minimal time. Completely configurable, the LoadMate Plus robot and stand are perfect for stand-alone cells, or to be integrated into a larger solution.
As a global leader in technological innovation, Mitsubishi Electric Automation offers a range of automation solutions to match your operational requirements. Across multiple industries, Mitsubishi electric automation can help optimize productivity and output quality through automation and other technological tools.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation serves a wide variety of industrial markets with a family of automation products including programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives, operator interfaces, motion control systems, and servo amplifiers and motors. Each product is designed to allow customers the ability to increase production quality & efficiency while also providing unprecedented maintenance, cost, and environmental impact reduction.
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