Patent Number: 6,294,889

Title: Process and a control device for a motor output suitable for being controlled through a communication bus

Abstract: This invention relates to a control device for a motor output (DM) comprising electrical control and protection switchgear (CD) for a motor (M) receiving contact information (a1, a2, a3) connected to the electrical switchgear (CD) and its output controlling at least one control device (KM) that controls starting or stopping the motor (M) and also receiving information from a remote sensor (C) and communicating with a "master" network controller (PLC) through a communication bus (B), characterized by the fact that the electronics (E) comprises means of locally controlling the control device (KM) stopping the motor (M) as soon as the remote sensor (C) is activated during an operating phase of the motor output and means of sending information corresponding to this stop on the bus (B) to the "master" module (PLC).

Inventors: Briant; Joseph (Marly le Roy, FR), Ganier; Andre (Chatou, FR), Gerard; Alain (Le Perreux, FR)

Assignee: Schneider Electric SA

International Classification: G05B 19/418 (20060101); H02P 5/50 (20060101); H02P 5/46 (20060101); H02H 7/08 (20060101); G05B 019/29 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018