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What is a Chinook?


Chinook controllerThe Chinook® is a high-power magnetic bearing control system from Waukesha Magnetic Bearings. Available as a single- or dual-bay cabinet, it provides simple and fail-safe integration of the control cabinet with the machine station via the digital output/input from the digital cabinet.

The controller's high processing performance allows for complex algorithms that provide high dynamic efficiency and noise immunity. The controller also offers an automated commissioning and tuning process, built-in condition monitoring and remote adjustment capabilities.

The Chinook is recommended for machinery from 10 MW to 25 MW. Typical equipment includes centrifugal compressors and high-speed motors and compressors.