THE CMG SpeedMaster Integral Motor-Drive is the 2005 winner of the Victorian Engineering Excellence award in the category of engineering innovation presented by Engineers Australia, Victoria division.
The SpeedMaster includes a unique and patented new development, bringing a powerful yet simple speed control of electric motors to the hand of the user.
Cutting-edge control technology is incorporated inside a normal sized motor, allowing a user to plug the motor into a standard single phase power point and have simple speed control straight away with no additional cabling or programming.
It is the first truly integrated motor-drive unit with a design that overcomes associated heat, vibration and electromagnetic interference issues.
The environmentally friendly motor-drive uses modern VVVF drive technology to minimise energy consumption and has a competitive price tag matched against existing motor-drive systems, offering significant startup and ongoing cost savings.
AC induction motors are widely used by industry globally. This simple device is combined with powerful VVVF drive technology providing the SpeedMaster with unmatched versatility to speed up or slow down any process.
These prestigious awards are held every two years and showcase engineers and leading edge engineering projects and products being developed and delivered in Victoria.
The award recognises innovative uses of technology that have achieved significant business, general economic or community benefits. They provide eligibility for entry into the National Awards held annually in Canberra.