FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
How to Choose the Right Control Method for VFDs
By Steve Peterson, Yaskawa America
Many people in the industry think control methods are the sequencing methods that control VFDs,...
Screw Drive Survival and Actuator Life
By Igor Glikin, Tolomatic
A host of factors influence how long a screw actuator will operate properly. Here are some tips on...
How to Specify and Apply Precision Gearboxes with Servosystems
By Pat Phillips and Chip McDaniel, AutomationDirect
A servosystem and gearbox can provide precise motion control, but care must be...
Applications of the IEEE 519 Standard for VSDs
By Jonathan Wilkins,European Automation
There are two issues that concern engineers when applying the IEEE standard to variable speed...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- H2W Technologies Aquires Baldor Linear Motors
- Rexroth adds CIP Safety on Sercos to its drives
- Midwest Engineering Relocates Corporate Headquarters
- TMEIC to manufacture Drives and Inverters in Houston, Texas
- Global Motion Control Shipments Grow 6.2% in 2014
- IMTS show report
- Danfoss to acquire Vacon
- Patti Engineering supports Real Ale Brewing upgrade
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down in July
- Integrated Gearboxes and Gear Motors market increasing
- Servo2Go carries 14 more Servo Drives from Advanced Motion Controls
- Rockwell Automation grants Beckhoff a license to linear motor patents
NOVEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Rockwell adds safe torque option to PowerFlex 7000 drives
Safe torque off technology allows users to reliably remove power from the motor without removing power to the drive, enabling a faster re-start of...
ACS introduces SPiiPlusEC motion controller
SPiiPlusEC motion controllers and EtherCAT masters are comprised of a powerful processor and two EtherCAT ports supporting ring topology.
Sprint Electric introduces XLV DC servo controllers
XLV is designed for use with permanent magnet brushed DC servo motors rated from 4 to 12 Amps, offered in a compact, easy to use DIN rail mounting...
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The apps require iOS6.1 and can be purchased through the Apple App Store in iTunes. They are compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Sizing Tool makes it easy to find the right gear reducer, coupling, or linear mount product compatible with a motor.
The sizing tool helps users quickly find precision gear reducers, servo couplings, and linear mounting kits compatible with their motor.
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
Variable frequency drives — or VFDs — can reduce energy consumption, improve realtime control, and lengthen...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Kuka and Kollmorgen were able to reduce the installation volume of the motors compared to standard models, implement robot-specific applications...
Four PowerFlex 755 Variable Frequency Drives operate motors that run the hydraulic emulsion pumps responsible for advancing roof supports at an...
Ridgeline Pipe manufactures about 125 different PVC pipe products that vary in length, diameter, color, markings and other requirements....
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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.
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.
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.