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Best Practices for Installing AC Drives

In this interview with drives industry expert Jim Kluck, you will learn about important factors to consider when installing drives. Also,

Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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  • GAM releases Gearbox Sizing Tool 
    GAM releases Gearbox Sizing Tool

    Sizing Tool makes it easy to find the right gear reducer, coupling, or linear mount product compatible with a motor. MORE

  • GAM announces on-line Product Sizing Tool 
    GAM announces on-line Product Sizing Tool

    The sizing tool helps users quickly find precision gear reducers, servo couplings, and linear mounting kits compatible with their motor. MORE

  • NEMA Publishes Adjustable-Speed Drives guide

    NEMA ICS 7 provides practical information concerning ratings, construction, test, performance, and manufacture of industrial control... MORE

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  • Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques 
    Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques

    By Jonas Persson, Comsys
    Harmonics is a major concern in many applications today. The increased use of variable frequency drives introduce more... MORE

  • Group Motor Protection 
    Group Motor Protection

    By Brent Purdy, AutomationDirect
    Group motor protection provides numerous benefits. It’s economical because one protection device handles... MORE

  • Top 10 Tips: Specifying VFDs 
    Top 10 Tips: Specifying VFDs

    By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
    Variable frequency drives — or VFDs — can reduce energy consumption, improve realtime control, and lengthen... MORE

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  • Bottero grinds glass with half the motors 
    Bottero grinds glass with half the motors

    Bottero ground out a solution that is based on a single Kollmorgen AKD servo-converter for driving two servo-motors that are not simultaneously... MORE

  • Motor overcomes reliability challenges 
    Motor overcomes reliability challenges

    Control Engineering Europe
    Synseal, a company producing extruded PVC-U profiles for double-glazing product applications, is using ABB’s... MORE

  • Galil motion controller moves Instrument for Leaf Analysis

    Galil's DMC-4020 is used to position perfectly aligned beams from white light confocal displacement sensors and to scan a leaf surface in a... MORE

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    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America

    Rockwell Automation welcomes industrial professionals, media, analysts, and technology and service providers to its Automation Fair® event. Through exhibits, labs, technical sessions and forums, attendees will learn how to leverage the connected enterprise to optimize production, improve machine performance, and manufacture products in a safer, more sustainable manner.

    November 25, 2014 - November 27, 2014
    Nuremberg , Germany

    SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.

    February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
    Mumbai , India

    SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.

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