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Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Yaskawa Quality

At Yaskawa, Quality is more than numbers - it's the total experience of purchasing and owning Yaskawa products and working with Yaskawa application specialists that understand your business. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Yaskawa Application Engineering

Yaskawa application engineers are certified on the products they support, experienced in the industries they serve, and ready to assist you in achieving the best solution for your application. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Value Added Manufacturing

The unique design of our value-added manufacturing facilities in Oak Creek, WI and Columbus, OH enable easy access to people and products throughout the engineering and manufacturing process. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Systems Integration Capability

The Yaskawa Engineered Systems Group is capable of providing complete drive and motion solutions for industrial manufacturing challenges. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Industrial AC Drives

This group of Adjustable Frequency Drives and Inverters control the speed of AC induction motors in factory automation processes and industrial OEM machines. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - A1000 Drive

3/4 - 1000 Horsepower - A Single Drive For All Your Needs With Outstanding Performance

The A1000 600V drive is the replacement for the G5 600V and P5 600V drive series. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - U1000 Industrial MATRIX Drive

Yaskawa's greenest drive ever, the U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive, enhances performance beyond that of a conventional AC drive.

Enjoy extremely low harmonic distortion and regeneration in a space-saving design, completely without the need for additional components. Unlike conventional drives, Yaskawa’s Matrix technolog... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - P1000 Drive

The P1000 drive provides simple, reliable, cost-effective control for variable-torque loads through 1000 HP. Specific application features, energy savings, and network connectivity make the P1000 a great choice for industrial fans and pumps. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - V1000 Drive

1/8 - 25 Horsepower

V1000 is a world-class compact current vector drive that defines a new world standard. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - V1000-4X Drive

1/8 - 25 Horsepower

The V1000-4X is a version of the standard V1000 in an integral enclosure that meets NEMA type 4X/12 indoor use requirements, UL type 4X/12 standards, and the IP66 rating of IEC 529. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - J1000 Drive

1/8 - 7.5 Horsepower

Yaskawa drives have earned a reputation for high performance, high functionality, and high quality. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - G7 Drive

This amazing AC drive is the ultimate performance solution with increased speed and torque response to provide servo-like performance from an induction motor. In addition, the G7 drive includes the world's first Inverter architecture that eliminates or minimizes the installation problems associated with IGBT switching on 480 volt systems and protects the entire motor-drive system. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000 Drive

3 to 500 HP

Check out our latest "Patent Pending Technology"! (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000 Bypass

1 to 500 HP

Check out our latest "Patent Pending Technology"! (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000 Configured

1 - 500 Horsepower HVAC-Specific AC Drive with Disconnect Switch (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000U Matrix Drive

The HVAC Matrix drive (Z1000U) provides an extremely low harmonic distortion in a space-saving design, along with the same HVAC-specific features as the standard Z1000. This single component solution achieves excellent low distortion levels all by itself, completely withou... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000U Matrix Bypass

7.5-350 HP
The Z1000U Bypass package provides a Z1000U Matrix drive in a NEMA 1 enclosure with an input circuit breaker and a 2-contactor style bypass to allow motor operation from the drive or across the line. The drive incorporates matrix technology to directly convert input AC voltage to output AC voltage.

Bypass Features

  • Low input distort...
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Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Z1000U Matrix Configured

7.5-350 HP
The configured package provides a Z1000U Matrix drive containing HVAC application-specific software macros, a real time clock, and Hand/Off/Auto LCD keypad with an input disconnect switch and space for several power options inside a NEMA 1 enclosure. The drive incorporates matrix technology to directly convert input AC voltage to output AC voltage.

Feature H... (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - iQpump1000

Yaskawa designed the iQpump®1000 with pump service operators and pump system owners in mind. iQpump1000 offers ease of setup and comprehensive pump and motor protection features. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - iQpump Micro Intelligent Pump Drive

Simple, Reliable, Cost-Effective Control for Variable-Torque Pump Loads up to 25 HP (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - U1000 iQpump Low Harmonic Intelligent Pump Drive

Power Technology Provides Harmonic Mitigation, Power Factor Control, and Energy Savings in a Single Compact Package (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Creating New Opportunities with Single-phase Power

Introducing the Single Phase Converter (SPC) which converts single-phase power to DC power for use by Yaskawa variable frequency drives. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - Medium Voltage Drives

Yaskawa has been supplying Medium Voltage (MV) Drives to the global market for more than 15 years. They have a proven track record of performance and reliability unmatched in the industry.

Target markets include Oil and Gas, Water and Wastewater, Power Generation, Rubber and Tire and other industrial applications. (read more)

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division - MV1000 Drive

The MV1000 is a Medium Voltage (MV) AC drive that takes a generational leap in ease of application and installation. With Yaskawa's Smart Harmonics™ Technology input isolation transformer and 9 level output for 4kV drives (17 level line-to-line), the biggest traditional issues with the application of MV drives all but disappear. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives Division:

09/12/2017

EHS Today has named 13 companies, including Yaskawa America Inc., to the list of 2017 America’s Safest Companies!

09/11/2017

Here we cover the specifics of how variable frequency drives (VFDs) operate and ways to simplify their installation and setup.

08/26/2017

Oklahoma City-based Reel-O-Matic is a manufacturer of wire, cable and flexible material handling machines for a variety of industries including aerospace, government, oil/gas, medical, automotive, crane, plastics and telecommunications.

04/18/2017

Spartan Controls Ltd. is pleased to announce it is now the exclusive AC drives representative in Western Canada for Yaskawa Electric, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of electric drive technology, industrial automation and robotics.

03/23/2017

Yaskawa Electric Corporation has completed a strategic investment in Helsinki-based Teraloop, a startup grid- and utility-scale kinetic energy storage company.

03/16/2017

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. has received the NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from Omega Management Group Corp. in recognition of achieving excellence in customer service and support in 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012.

03/07/2017

Power Technology Provides Harmonic Mitigation, Power Factor Control, and Energy Savings in a Single Compact Package

01/13/2017

Yaskawa is pleased to announce for the 2nd consecutive year, Clarivate Analytics (previously Thomson Reuters) has named Yaskawa as a Top 100 Global Innovator!

09/15/2016

Waukegan, IL. The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. Is pleased to announce that the Z1000U Matrix Drive has been awarded 2016 Product of the Year by Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine.

03/29/2016

Yaskawa America Inc. (YAI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Mike Knapek, President and COO of the Drives & Motion Division, to the position of CEO.

02/11/2016

Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive has been selected as the winner in the "Motion Control - Drives, Servo Drives" category in the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards hosted by Control Engineering magazine!

01/27/2016

Yaskawa has been listed in Thomson Reuter's Top 100 Global Innovators list, showcasing the world's top 100 most innovative organizations.

01/04/2016

Yaskawa introduces self-guided video training that combines existing e-Learning modules with direct product interaction via the web.

08/07/2015

Yaskawa Aquires Wermac Electric, Ltd. The acquisition of Wermac continues Yaskawa’s growth in key vertical markets.

06/16/2015

Yaskawa Electric Corporation (Yaskawa) headquartered in Kitakyushu, Japan, will commemorate their 100th anniversary during 2015 across all global locations in 28 countries.

02/20/2015

Join host Butch Stearns of The Pulse Network & co-host Kai Petzelt from SAP as they discuss essential DOs & DON'Ts to effectively deliver a positive service experience and meet their customers’ expectations.

10/23/2014

Yaskawa's Tom Sasada was interviewed by WaterWorld Magazine at the WEFTEC conference. This interview and video features the Yaskawa M1000 Medium Voltage drive.

07/17/2014

Partnership Expands Presence in Renewable Energy Market

04/30/2014

Yaskawa America Inc. Drives & Motion Division Reaccredited as an Authorized Provider of IACET CEUs Prestigious Accreditation Demonstrates Commitment to High-Quality Lifelong Learning

02/01/2014

Advanced VFD technology delivers cost and space savings by providing protective features and minimal programming.

12/21/2011

A New Standard for HVAC and Building Automation Applications

09/21/2011

Yaskawa America Inc. manufactured its one millionth inverter in the United States this month marking a significant milestone for the drives and motion control company.

05/27/2011

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America, Inc. announces the release of the A1000 variable speed drive, a full featured drive, providing outstanding quality, performance, flexibility, and environmental friendliness through 1000HP.

05/07/2011

This 6-7 minute segment focuses on the biggest difficulties manufacturers face with automation.

12/13/2010

The new Yaskawa A1000 is a full featured drive, providing outstanding quality, performance, flexibility, and environmental friendliness through 1000 hp.