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Our (Humble) History

2020-06-15T13:56:20-05:00

By Rebecca Hart, Marketing Manager Our beginning is humble but lends to the reason our eddy current products have stood the test of time. The following research comes from many sources, including our own archives, Wikipedia pages, The Wisconsin Historical Society, and The Kenosha News. 1885-1913 Let’s start with eddy current, the reason we exist. Eddy current, also known as Foucault current, was discovered by French physicist Jean Bernard Leon Foucault in 1885. He discovered that eddy currents were electrical currents induced within conductors by a changing magnetic field and he initially used it in his telescopes. Right around the [...]

Our (Humble) History2020-06-15T13:56:20-05:00

Why Upgrade from Mark-III to EC-2000?

2020-06-15T13:57:14-05:00

by DJ Smith, Industrial Market Manager The Mark-III family of eddy current controls has been the mainstay control for Dynamatic® variable speed clutches since 1970. Many of these controls are still in operation today. Did you know that DSI-Dynamatic® still produces the Mark-III controls? Direct, drop-in replacements are still manufactured in southeast Wisconsin and are typically available within a week or less. The EC-2000 family of controls is our newest digital drive, which has all the features of the Mark-III, as well as additional newer features. The EC-2000, in most cases, will have the same footprint as the Mark-III for easy [...]

Why Upgrade from Mark-III to EC-2000?2020-06-15T13:57:14-05:00