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Magnetek Introduces IMPULSE®∙T Variable Frequency Crane Controls

10/29/2013 - Magnetek, Inc., a leading provider of digital power and motion control systems, announced the introduction of their IMPULSE∙T Variable Frequency Crane Controls.
The IMPULSE∙T is the ideal solution for contactor control upgrades and replacements, offering the basic functionality of a variable frequency drive for CMAA Class A-D traverse motions.
“The IMPULSE∙T makes drive programming so easy you can have your crane up and running in a few simple steps,” said Jason Wellnitz, Magnetek’s controls product and development manager. “It’s the perfect low-cost, easy-to-configure variable frequency drive for small cranes and is also suitable for retrofits.”
IMPULSE∙T was designed to be a cost-effective, simple-to-use, reliable variable frequency drive for the crane and hoist market. UL® recognized motor overload protection comes standard with the IMPULSE∙T to protect motor and peripheral electronics from damage. Additional information about the IMPULSE∙T and all Magnetek crane and hoist products and services is available at

Magnetek, Inc. is a leading provider of Energy Engineered® digital power and motion control systems used in overhead material handling, elevator, and mining applications. The Company is North America’s largest supplier of digital drive systems for industrial cranes, hoists, and monorails and also provides radio remote controls, motors, braking and collision avoidance subsystems to North America’s foremost overhead material handling crane builders. Magnetek is also the world’s largest independent builder of highly integrated digital motion control systems for high-rise, high-speed elevators and is a leading independent supplier of digital motion control systems for underground coal mining applications. Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., in the greater Milwaukee area, Magnetek operates manufacturing facilities in Pittsburgh, Pa., and Bridgeville, Pa., as well as Menomonee Falls.