Metals Industry Applications

Parker Drives has more than 25 years of experience solving drive applications in the METALS Industry. Our complete line of AC drives, DC drives and servos are specifically suited for metals processing applications, and we have the software know-how and products that will help make your next application a success.

We have also developed a set of applications software including standard application blocks and winder functions that make it simple to implement and support software solutions for metals industry applications. Call our applications engineering group for details.

Our experience includes:

  • Rolling Mills
  • Run-out Tables
  • Galvanizing Lines
  • Coating Systems
  • Annealing Lines
  • Tube Mills
  • Pickling Lines
  • Controlled Coil Cars
  • Rod & Bar Mills
  • Bar Straightener
  • Slitting Lines
  • Printing
  • Slab Cooling Beds
  • Hot and Cold Saws
  • Bridle Rolls
  • Rotary Shearing
  • Slab and Billet Casting
  • Side Trimming
  • Strip Processing Lines
  • Coilers and Re-coilers
  • Coating Lines
  • Metal Finishing

Here are some of the applications advantages that Parker Engineered Drive systems have provided in metals industry applications.  Call us today to discuss the details of your next project.

  • Coordinated section control
  • Faster start-ups
  • Maximized throughput
  • Built-in metals application blocks and winder functions
  • Faster line speeds
  • Precision flying splices
  • Accurate tension control

Our product line-up has been shaped through the years to provide specific application enabling features that are customizable for metals industry applications.

AC Integrator 690+ Series  (up to 1000 hp)

  • 3-in-1 Control
    • Volt/Frequency control
    • Sensorless Vector
    • Flux Vector with encoder
  • Seamless integration with 590+ DC drives
    • Common keypad controls
    • Common communication techboxes
    • Common configuration software

DC Integrator 590+ Series  (up to 2000 hp)

  • Hi-resolution analog I/O
  • 2 and 4 quadrant types
  • Compact design

Servo drives & motors

  • Built in 1500 step motion controller
  • Fieldbus communication options
  • User-friendly software
  • Custom designed motors
  • Ready for cut-to-length, position control and more

Only Parker offers a true real-time distributed drive control network, that monitors critical machine parameters to precisely control your metals process.

Intelligent color touchscreens are provided with application-specific function blocks ideally suited for metals industry applications.

  • Machine Control & Monitoring
  • Digital and Analog I/O
  • Customize Screens to your application
  • Support Multi-page operation
  • Graphically interface buttons, meters, potentiometers and more!