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MFG DAY 2014: A Celebration of Quality and Success


On a daily basis, American manufacturers of all sizes are creating products necessary to worldwide consumers, and are each doing their part to support and bolster our country’s economy. Their efforts and contributions are often unseen, but are always significant. They do this without the need for recognition, but for one day each year, the … Continued

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Dart Controls Featured in ‘Manufacturing In Focus’


Dart Controls was featured in a recent article published by Manufacturing in Focus.  Learn more about the company, the early movers and influences.  Many Dart associates have been here for decades, which helps explain why we are able to serve so many customers above and beyond their typical supplier experience on a daily basis.  The … Continued

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Dart Controls Featured in ‘Manufacturing In Focus’


Dart Controls was featured in a recent article published by Manufacturing in Focus.  Learn more about the company, the early movers and influences.  Many Dart associates have been here for decades, which helps explain why we are able to serve so many customers above and beyond their typical supplier experience on a daily basis.  The … Continued

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Serial Interfaced Controls – Now Available From Dart!


Dart Controls has developed a ModbusRTU Serial Interface option for the 731BDC (brushless DC) and the 153D-25C/-200C (brush DC/SCR) motor speed controls.  We chose ModbusRTU for many reasons, not limited to: Significant North American installed base of plc’s, HMI and other controllers that support this protocol Low cost, simple installation (twisted pair) proven to withstand … Continued

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Dart Controls Recognized (Again) as Outstanding Supplier by Grainger


Dart Controls was presented with Grainger’s Partners in Performance Award for 2016 at Grainger’s annual supplier recognition event held recently in Chicago.  Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, presents the award annually to a select group of suppliers for outstanding performance throughout the year. Grainger’s … Continued

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How Small Drives Can Play in IIot Environment – and Beyond


The Internet of Things (IoT) is generating a lot of buzz.  Basically, the IoT concept is to add ‘smarts’ to a device for the purpose of getting it connected to the internet.  Once connected the benefit is the ability to monitor or control it. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is a more specific application … Continued

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Motor Speed Control Basic Training


This video describes in basic terms how the various types of motor speed controls work. SCR, PWM, AC VFD, brushless DC and Digital Closed Loop are all covered in this session, with the goal of establishing for the viewer a fundamental understanding of how each control type works, the advantages/disadvantages of each, and why one may … Continued

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The Value of Digital Motor Speed Control


Digital motor speed controls (‘digital controls’) are for the purposes of this discussion microprocessor based, user configurable speed controls for DC permanent magnet (DCPM) motors or digital speed potentiometers¹ for use with AC VFD’s.  The digital concept was developed in the mid-80’s to solve a customer need for accurate, repeatable speed control of a pizza … Continued

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Dart Awarded 3rd Top Performance Award in 5 Years


Dart Controls was presented with a 2015 Partners in Performance Award as part of Grainger’s annual supplier recognition event in Chicago March 14, 2016. Grainger, the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, presents the yearly award to a select group of suppliers for outstanding performance throughout the … Continued

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What Is the Big Deal About Closed Loop?


Closed Loop in the vernacular of motor speed control involves the verification of the motor’s actual speed back to the drive, for automatic adjustment to maintain constant speed under changing motor load, ambient and drive supply voltage conditions. Phew! So what is the big deal about closed loop? There are many applications where speed accuracy … Continued

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