FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
What's LVIT Technology And What's So Good About It?
By Edward E. Herceg, Alliance Sensors Group
Linear Variable Inductance Transducers (LVITs) offer the performance of contactless sensors...
Today's AC Servo Systems Are Smarter and Faster
By William Nieves, Panasonic
Thanks to ongoing advances in control algorithms and processing power, the best AC servo drives can now...
Machines for Extreme Environments
By Leslie Gordon
Machine builders designing systems for installation in hazardous areas must carefully consider the safety of the...
Selecting and applying VFDs
By Chip McDaniel, AutomationDirect
Clear understanding of the application, noise sources, and configuration parameters...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- Servo2Go carries Spring Applied Brakes
- Manufacturing Technology Orders up 3.1% in 2014
- Chinese market for medium-voltage (MV) motors falling
- Güdel Acquires Sumer
- Boulting Technology to automate Thames Water
- IE4 “Super Premium Efficiency” motors gaining ground
- Lenze Opens Michigan Office
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 2.6% in 2014
- Electrostatic motor under development
- Motion Control Market in Midst of Record Year
- Growth Returns for Motion Controls in 2014
- Cost and Efficiency Make Electric Drives Indispensable in Europe
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Siemens introduces Simatic S7-1511C and S7-1512C controllers
Simatic S7-1511C and S7-1512C combine CPU (including front display) with inputs and outputs in one enclosure.
Yaskawa Releases Z1000U HVAC Matrix Drive
Z1000U provides harmonic mitigation, power factor control, and energy savings in a single package.
Bell-Everman introduces ServoSpline positioning stage
ServoSpline positioning stage provides backlash-free motion and simplified control.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Encoder configurator supplies a configured data sheet
Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.
The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle...
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
By Brent Purdy, AutomationDirect
Group motor protection provides numerous benefits. It’s economical because one protection device handles...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Process & Control Engineering
Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...
Rockwell Automation PowerFlex 700L drives and CompactLogix PACS convert DC power to AC power within the fuel cell and connect it to the grid.
Weiss provided a turnkey solution for Alpha‘s 6’ tall automotive parts assembly machine that allowed ease-of-loading for its 12 load stations
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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Automate is the largest solutions-based showcase of automation technologies in North America. Formerly the International Robots, Vision & Motion Control Show which dates back to 1977, Automate now demonstrates the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions for a broad array of industries.