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1. (WO2017036509) CONVEYOR DRIVE UNIT WITH INITIALIZATION OF THE ADAPTIVE POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE MOTOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/036509    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2015/069833
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Sep 01 01:59:59 CEST 2015
IPC: B66B 25/00
B66B 1/30
H02P 21/14
Applicants: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
HENKEL, Reinhard
Inventors: HENKEL, Reinhard
Title: CONVEYOR DRIVE UNIT WITH INITIALIZATION OF THE ADAPTIVE POWER SUPPLY UNIT AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE MOTOR
Abstract:
A conveyor drive unit (1a; 1b), which is configured for driving a conveyor, comprises: a motor (14); an adaptive power supply unit (20), which is configured for supplying electrical energy to the motor (14); a safety chain/circuit (30), comprising at least one safety device (32, 34, 36) and being configured for ensuring a safe operation of the conveyor. The conveyor drive unit (1a; 1b) further comprises an initialization switch (28a; 28b), which is configured for selectively connecting the adaptive power supply unit (20) electrically with the motor (14) for initialization of the adaptive power supply unit (20) without bypassing or deactivating the safety chain/circuit (30).