FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors- Part 2
By Harold Schaevitz, Alliance Sensors Group
The second article, of a three part series, examines the strengths and weaknesses of industrial...
Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems Cannot Wait
By Jeff Hussey, Tempered Networks
Today’s industrial control systems (ICS) represent critical operational assets across many organizations and...
True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors- Part 1
By Harold Schaevitz, Alliance Sensors
This first article, of a three part series, discusses the true cost of the utilization of position sensors...
Keeping Industrial Automation Fit and Healthy
By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation
discusses how this new development helps bring legacy systems forward.
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- ABB announces Dr. Jef Beerten as first winner of ABB Research Award
- NEMA works with CEMEP to drive new motor efficiency standards
- Beckhoff opens Texas sales and support facility
- Siemens announces mining drive system based off PES motor
- MCAA appoints Teresa Sebring as President of the Association
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Siemens introduces Sirius 3RN2 series of motor protection relays
The Sirius 3RN2 replaces the preceding 3RN1 series, and with widths of 17.5 and 22.5 millimeters these relays require less space in a control...
PI introduces 4-channel version of E-727 piezo controller
The E-727 is designed for multi-axis nanopositioning applications, such as 3D imaging in super-resolution microscopy, laser beam steering, and...
AutomationDirect introduces MXL Series of belts and pulleys for SureMotion line
SureMotion MXL series timing belts are 1/4-inch wide, have a 0.080-inch pitch, and are available in neoprene with fiberglass reinforcement and...
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...
The Android application is designed to solve linear motion calculations, with a range of velocity profiles. This helps the user understand which...
The EASY Product Finder is designed for machine designers and engineers to explore and specify Lenze engineered power drive, automation and motion...
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
By Dr. Jürgen Gallus, PI
Vacuum applications are of growing importance due to technologies that can only be applied in vacuum or cryogenic...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a...
Soffass produces a range of products including Regina, as well as a wide selection of other products aimed at the global consumer tissue paper...
The all-electric ferries operated by Fjord1 will ply the E39 Anda-Lote route on the west coast of Norway. Both will have a cargo capacity of 120...
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