FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Keeping Industrial Automation Fit and Healthy
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
discusses how this new development helps bring legacy systems forward.
Why Choose a Soft Starter Instead of an AC Drive
By Richard Anderson, Rockwell Automation
Significant cost savings can be realized when using a soft starter instead of an AC drive and can also...
Servo Loop Tuning – A Practical Approach
Although servo motors have an unquestionable performance capability, the final performance is mostly determined by the servo loop...
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...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- T&M Associates announces Ivica Cacic as Senior Automation Specialist
- Beckhoff to highlight IIoT hardware and software tools at IMTS
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
MMP announces Model MMP LA3-12V-5-A-SP-100 linear actuator
This design from MMP utilizes an ‘All-Steel” drive pinion, thereby increasing the force capacity, while maintaining the 5:1 Reduction Ratio...
American Control Electronics announces DCH403-10 motor control
The DCH403-10 combines a custom regen-capable switching power supply with a low voltage drive to allow control over low voltage motors without the...
Zaber introduces GSM motorized goniometers
Designed to interface with Zaber’s X-MCB1 and X-MCB2 controllers, this device is available in two stackable sizes with 40 and 60 mm centre of...
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
In order to provide smooth production processes with critical machine vision applications, building a rugged Ethernet network is...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
With the new system, SKF can organize the logistics of its bearings, lubricants and seal products more efficiently and economically. The completed...
ABB’s Dodge controlled start transmission (CST) drive system is helping prevent repeated breakdowns of a 700 meter (m) conveyor at a Norwegian...
The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools...
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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