Control Concepts is committed to delivering exceptional service and support for KB Electronics drives, a brand renowned for its innovation and quality in industrial automation.

Control Concepts provides 24/7 service and support. Contact us today.

Who is KB Electronics?

KB Electronics, established in 1967 and originally based in New York, later relocated to Coral Springs, Florida, in 1995. Known for its innovation in motor control technology, KB Electronics offers a diverse range of products tailored to various industrial applications.

What Do KB Electronics Drives Do?

KB Electronics offers a comprehensive selection of drives, including:

  • AC Drives: Offering variable speed for 3ph AC Induction motors from 1/8 through 5 horsepower. Available in several power configurations and enclosure types, including Chassis / IP20, NEMA 1 / IP20 & IP50, and NEMA 4X / IP65.
  • DC Drives: Providing variable speed for DC motors from sub-fractional up to 5 horsepower. Available in standard off-the-shelf configurations as well as custom designs for specific applications.
  • Triac Fan Controls: Covering a range of voltages and current ranges, suitable for various installation types from embedded to stand-alone units.

Control Concepts has extensive experience in the repair, service, and support of KB Electronics drive products.

KB Electronics Products We Service

Control Concepts services a broad spectrum of KB Electronics products, including but not limited to:

  • Chassis / IP20 Drives
  • KBVF Hybrid Drives
  • AC Drives
  • DC Drives
  • Triac Fan Controls
  • And More...
Don't see your product line listed here? Contact us and ask about our drive service and support.

Industries Using KB Electronics Drives

KB Electronics drives are utilized across various industries, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Industrial Automation
  • Food & Beverage
  • HVAC
  • Knife Grinding
  • Livestock
  • Packaging Machinery

KB Electronics Drive Repair Services

Control Concepts offers comprehensive repair and maintenance services for KB Electronics drives, including:

  • Repair and Refurbishment: Specializing in KB Electronics drives to ensure they perform optimally.
  • Preventive Maintenance and Diagnostics: Regular checks to extend the lifespan of your equipment.
  • Component Replacement: Using high-quality parts for optimal functionality.
  • On-site Support and Troubleshooting: Providing direct assistance at your facility to address operational challenges.

Common Drive Failures

Common drive issues include:

  • Software or programming problems
  • Non-functional cooling fans
  • Loose connections
  • Drive keeps blowing fuses or tripping breakers
  • Drive doesn’t run motor
  • Circuit board failure

Over-current faults are a common cause of drive shutdowns, necessitating a detailed examination starting from motor dynamics.

The Control Concepts Repair Process

Our repair process for KB Electronics drives encompasses:

  • Thorough inspection of the drive and terminals.
  • Comprehensive tests before powering the unit to prevent further damage.
  • Diode and IGBT tests on the input/output power sections.
  • Powering up the unit and performing amp readings and output frequency tests.
  • Using the drive to run a motor through basic jog functions after backing up existing programs.
For expert KB Electronics drive repair and maintenance services, contact Control Concepts. We provide 24/7 service and support.