FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The truth about five common VFD myths
By Paul Avery, Yaskawa America
Knowing the truth about VFD operation can simplify the selection process for choose a variable...
Accuracy and repeatability in linear motion systems
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By Gary Rosengren, Tolomatic
While related, accuracy and repeatability are not the same thing. Sometimes...
Commission machines with the swipe of a finger
By Niko Glaub, Glaub Automation
At first, smartphones and tablet PCs were considered to be toys for geeks. But they have...
LVDT Position Sensors: Connectors vs. Lead Wire
By Michael Marciante, Macro Sensors
Connectors and lead wires provide the electrical connection between the coils of an LVDT position sensor and...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- Precision Electric Motors Market to be worth $52.22 billion by 2020
- Omron to acquire Delta Tau Data Systems
- China’s MV drive sales drop in 2014 and 2015
- Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Magnetek
- Low-voltage motor suppliers unsure of impact of energy efficiency regulations
- Global Electric Motors Market Favored by Regulatory Scenario, Consumer Trends, and Positive Outlook of Manufacturing Sector
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Down 7.9% in 2015
- Mixed landscape forecast for world medium-voltage motors market in 2015
- Date Device acquires Emrise Electronics
- Powerful Controller Can Drive Devices up to 2.5 A/phase
- Diakont Now Delivering a New Product Line of Advanced Roller Screw Actuators
- Madison Area Technical College Partners with Rockwell Automation
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Haydon Kerk introduces WGS Screw/Slide System
WGS Linear Slide has a screw-driven carriage that offers reliable, continuous linear speed, while maintaining accurate positioning.
Crouzet adds CANopen to its brushless dc motors
The CANopen interface permits connection of up to 127 brushless DC motors with a single, shielded two-wire cable.
Ruland releases thin line shaft collars for encoders
Thin line shaft collars with a narrow profile and reduced weight meet the requirements of encoder applications.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Catalyst Motion Group is a supplier of precision linear and rotary motion systems from the very simple to the very complex, and at any level of...
Engineering calculator helps users select variable frequency drive (VFD) cables that meet their application requirements.
A ProCheck inspection takes less than three hours and includes a detailed report, all for $600 per machine.
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
By Copper Development Association
The third installment of The Copper Development Association's (CDA) Motor Management Program, Repair...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Technowrapp’s Runner Arm can wrap 136 pallets/hour with 10 turns per pallet, stabilising a pallet with just 76 grams of stretch wrap film.
Process & Control Today
Converting spinning frames from inefficient direct current (DC) control to alternating control (AC) has helped increase...
Process & Control Today
Celsa Manufacturing’s existing roller table drives were obsolete. The roller table has 80 rollers to transport finished...
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
One of its kind event including Factory Automation, Industrial Automation, Electric automation, Process Instrumentation & Control Industry, Hydraulics and Pneumatic, Gears, Valves, Smart Sensor Manufactures, System Integrator, OEM and many more under one roof. Manufacturing summit, Investor summit, and award ceremony is followed with the 3 days of exhibition. Many big players are participating.
Provides a focused and intimate setting for dissemination and discussion of the state of the art in dynamic systems and control research, with a mechanical engineering focus.
The annual event brings together Rockwell Automation and its comprehensive global network of partners in a single venue exclusive to manufacturers. Attendees from around the world have an opportunity to learn about smart, safe, sustainable solutions that can help manufacturers optimize their plants, improve performance of their machines, and produce products in a more sustainable manner.