FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Reinventing manufacturing with the latest technologies
By Bill Lydon, Editor
There is a great opportunity to leverage the latest technologies and compete in the global manufacturing landscape. The...
Actuators Undergo Inventive Transformations
By Rob Spiegel
Actuators are getting a makeover with new materials, smoother performance, and greater energy efficiency. They may...
Motion Control Joins the Efficiency Revolution
By Jim Montague
Smart machine builders are using innovative designs, components, software and production methods to save energy,...
Using industrial Ethernet gateways to optimise VFD systems
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By Caspar Yang and Edward Lin, Moxa
Industrial Ethernet gateways can be used to create a communication gateway...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Midwest Motion introduces 24V DC Planetary Gearmotor
Model # MMP TM40-285C-24V GP42-169 BR-003 EC-032 (whew!) has an integral Failsafe Brake and optical encoder.
Bosch Rexroth updates Hägglunds CA hydraulic motors
CA 10 to 40 motors are now smaller and lighter, yet nothing has changed in their output.
B&R updates 8LS motor series for safety
With the digital EnDat 2.2 interface, the most common safety functions can be used with hybrid motor cables.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
“Lubrication of Rolling Bearings” contains information for engineers who want to learn more about the principles, methods, selection and...
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.
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
Tiny scratches can occur as a result of glass being tempered without precise speed control on the oven’s drives. Glaston fixed it with Unidrive M...
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.
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.
Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.
The ISA Calgary 2015 Show is Canada's leading event for automation, instrumentation and control professionals. Gain access to technical and innovative solutions for the energy industry from instrumentation, systems and automation experts at the new ISA Calgary Show Conference. This dynamic conference puts the spotlight on case studies, technical papers and innovative solutions available in the...