FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Five ways servos improve packaging machines
By Jerry Tyson and Michael Miller
Innovations in automation are drastically changing the world of packaging. Here are five...
Various business opportunities in linear and torque motor markets
By Wilmer Zhou, IHS
Developments within the linear and torque motors market are varied amongst different countries, industries and even different...
The truth about five common VFD myths
By Paul Avery, Yaskawa America
Knowing the truth about VFD operation can simplify the selection process for choose a variable...
Accuracy and repeatability in linear motion systems
What’s New in Process Technology
By Gary Rosengren, Tolomatic
While related, accuracy and repeatability are not the same thing. Sometimes...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- HTI Technology acquires American Control Electronics
- POSITAL Joins MCMA
- Servo2Go now offers GAM EPL inline planetary gearboxes
- What happened to the low voltage motor drive market?
- BEI Kimco motors meet Inspection Class ROV requirements
- July Manufacturing Technology Orders Down
- Fuji Electric opens assembly facility in Roanoke, Virginia
- Registration Opens for Automation Fair
- Precision Electric Motors Market to be worth $52.22 billion by 2020
- Omron to acquire Delta Tau Data Systems
- China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015
- Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Magnetek
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
HS Motion announces stepIM stepper motors
With its integrated magnetic 12 bit absolute encoder and an update rate of 16 kHz, stepIM ensures accurate positioning and optimal torque...
Beckhoff releases AX8000 servo system
AX8000 multi-axis servo system delivers high-precision positioning and extremely short machine control cycles via EtherCAT
Portescap introduces Athlonix 22DCP brush dc motors
Athlonix 22DCP motors are available in 2 variations: precious metal commutation and graphite commutation with Alnico magnet inside.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
EasyTune requires no input from the user, completes in a few minutes, and provides measured verification of the servo performance when complete.
Catalyst Motion Group is a supplier of precision linear and rotary motion systems from the very simple to the very complex, and at any level of...
Engineering calculator helps users select variable frequency drive (VFD) cables that meet their application requirements.
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
By Copper Development Association
The third installment of The Copper Development Association's (CDA) Motor Management Program, Repair...
By Ian McGregor, Emulate3D
Compared with the traditional methods of testing, the benefits of virtual controls testing are both numerous and...
By Jonas Persson, Comsys
Harmonics is a major concern in many applications today. The increased use of variable frequency drives introduce more...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Sealed Air increased the production speed of the Jiffy-Lite paper-sleeve, laminated bubble wrap mailers by using Siemens Sinamics V20, Sinamics...
Technowrapp’s Runner Arm can wrap 136 pallets/hour with 10 turns per pallet, stabilising a pallet with just 76 grams of stretch wrap film.
Process & Control Today
Converting spinning frames from inefficient direct current (DC) control to alternating control (AC) has helped increase...
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
One of its kind event including Factory Automation, Industrial Automation, Electric automation, Process Instrumentation & Control Industry, Hydraulics and Pneumatic, Gears, Valves, Smart Sensor Manufactures, System Integrator, OEM and many more under one roof. Manufacturing summit, Investor summit, and award ceremony is followed with the 3 days of exhibition. Many big players are participating.
Provides a focused and intimate setting for dissemination and discussion of the state of the art in dynamic systems and control research, with a mechanical engineering focus.
The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.