FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Reducing Production Time With Smart Devices
By Amanda Eason, Rockwell Automation
In industry, there’s always a growing need to find ways to increase throughput without increasing...
Dispelling the Myths Surrounding Linear Guidance Systems
By Bob Love, Schaeffler UK
Linear systems are a key part of production machinery and plant automation. If your linear systems are not providing...
The Era of Mass Connectivity: Why Industry Cannot Neglect ICS Network Infrastructure
By Loney Crist, NexDefense
Today’s ICS networks still generate our power and water, move people and make the products we demand; yet, they have...
The Linear Motor: How Does It Work?
By Alexander Hinds, W2Tech
If you're new to automation, this article will help describe the different types and inner workings of linear motors.
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- Koch Industries announces strategic agreement with AC Kinetics to provide VFD software
- Festo to introduce several tools and products at Semicon West 2016
- HTI Technology acquires Klauber Machine & Gear
- Smart Machines market bolster as it provides high accuracy without humans
- Global Motion Control market gradually returns to growth in 2016- IHS Report
- Exar appoints Ryan Benton as CEO, Keith Tainsky as CFO
- Data Device Corporation purchased by Transdigm Group for $1B
- NovaTorque and Wolong Electric announce manufacturing partnership
- Festo demonstrates SupraMotion technology at Hannover Messe
- Rockwell announces acquisition of Magnemotion
- Servotronix supplies controls for Gleason machines
- Physik Instrumente to Build $13M Technology Center
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
SEPAC announces Thin Spring Engaged Brake
The TSEB is ideal for a wide range of OEM applications, including: servo motors/systems, medical apparatus, robotics and imaging equipment,...
Texas Instruments releases DRV10970 motor drive
Using adaptive drive angle adjustment, the DRV10970 is designed to achieve optimized efficiency regardless of the motor parameters and load...
Schneider announces CANopen version of Lexium Motion Module
The product’s CANopen interface supports CiA DS301: CANopen Application Layer/Communication Profile and DSP402: Device Profile for Drives/Motion...
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The EASY Product Finder is designed for machine designers and engineers to explore and specify Lenze engineered power drive, automation and motion...
CIMdata estimates that based on end-user payments, the worldwide CAM software and related services market grew by 2.8% in calendar year 2015. The...
By David W. Spitzer
The book presents the electrical, hydraulic, chemical, and instrumentation information necessary to technically evaluate and...
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
By Adriano De Rosa, Micronas
Today’s brush-type DC motor solutions can be replaced 1:1 by a BLDC motor system, that on the outside, looks like...
White paper discusses DC motor characteristics, key differences between AC and DC motors, and when to choose one over the other.
While there are...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The two three-phase squirrel cage motors with 1,700 kW, 992 min-1 and 6000 V required especially adapted housings to match the desired motor...
In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of performance events. Thomson...
Sirayooth looked to limit risk by selecting motors for their compressor systems from a reliable manufacturer. It was decided that a number of...
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The 22nd annual NIWeek conference brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries, from automotive and telecommunications to robotics and energy, will discover the latest technology to accelerate productivity for software-defined systems in test, measurement, and control.
Featuring the cutting-edge in factory, process, and building automation, this event has established itself as the place to see the automation industry’s most innovative solutions and technologies. Industrial Automation will stand alongside four additional shows from Germany's HANNOVER MESSE and provide an exceptional opportunity for business development.
Attend industry forums, hands-on labs, and technical sessions to expand your knowledge and use of the latest control, power and information technologies. With over 170 exhibits, take advantage of automation expertise from Rockwell Automation and members of our PartnerNetwork