Direct Drive System - Chicago Electric


Categories: Corrugating, Drives, PLC, Rockwell,

Doublebacker Direct Drive System

200 HP motor and dual gear assembly increases speed & reliability

— Doublebacker head pulley direct drive conversion
— Replaces existing bull gears or obsolete mechanical drive
— Universal shaft connection to existing head pulley drums
— New AC vector controller & motor




Over 270 systems installed throughout the Americas.


• Dual helical-bevel gear reducers; 220 HP rating
• 200 HP AC motor; Baldor RPM Series
• 200 HP AC vector controller; Emerson Unidrive Series
• Allen-Bradley MicroLogix PLC
• Custom fabricated heavy duty motor-reducer support frame
• 30 HP drive for existing slitter section


• Increased machine speed to 1000 FPM
• Improved corrugator uptime
• Two-day installation
• Most popular type of conversion in corrugating industry

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