FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
AFDs Successfully Weather Extreme Temperatures
Pumps & Systems
By Matt Callahan, Eaton
High- and low-temperature extremes always provide challenges for electrical equipment, but modern...
Centralised or decentralised - which way to go?
Control Engineering Europe
By Arne Linder, Kollmorgen
When deciding between an integrated motor/drive solution or a detached motor and drive...
Implementing Adaptive Segment-Based Cams
By Carl Bostrom, Bosch Rexroth
Segment-based cam technology implement adaptive strategies that incorporate event handling directly...
Motor and Drive Efficiency
By Markus Kutny
It is well known that electrical motors use 65% of the energy consumed by industry, but a lesser known fact...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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- Lenze Opens Michigan Office
- Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 2.6% in 2014
- Electrostatic motor under development
- Motion Control Market in Midst of Record Year
- Growth Returns for Motion Controls in 2014
- Cost and Efficiency Make Electric Drives Indispensable in Europe
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- iMCCs taking over from MCCs
- 2014 Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 5.2%
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PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
AutomationDirect adds APS inductive proximity sensors
APS series inductive proximity sensors are IP67-rated rectangular compact DC sensors available in top or front sensing models with 2.5mm and 4mm...
Lapp introduces Servo Cables to Support HIPERFACE DSL
OLFLEX SERVO FD 7DSL cables meet the requirements of the emerging HIPERFACE DSL control architecture.
Phoenix Contact updates CONTACTRON hybrid motor starters
The CONTACTRON ELR-H3 and ELR-H5 hybrid motor starters now have push-in connection technology.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.
The products included are eight different series of belt-driven spindles, Mech-Tronix integrally motorized spindles, and standard spindle...
Tachometer catalog includes detailed specifications of all Servo-Tek high performance DC tachometers for precision speed control applications.
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
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.
Weiss provided a turnkey solution for Alpha‘s 6’ tall automotive parts assembly machine that allowed ease-of-loading for its 12 load stations
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