FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
Proper motor protection with IEC versus NEMA
By Brent Purdy
When selecting components, many designers stop at the two main differences between NEMA and IEC, size and cost. Although...
Six considerations for choosing the best-fit motor control technology
By Rick Anderson
Engineers have many motor control options. Considering exactly what their application requires and choosing the best fit...
System Integration & Small Electric Actuators
By Ric Leyva, Valin
Two trends that have recently emerged in the automation and motion control industry include the integration of...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- Motion Control Market in Midst of Record Year
- Growth Returns for Motion Controls in 2014
- Cost and Efficiency Make Electric Drives Indispensable in Europe
- B&R opens office in Manchester, UK
- iMCCs taking over from MCCs
- 2014 Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 5.2%
- B&R opens office in Japan
- H2W Technologies Acquires Baldor Linear Motors
- Rexroth adds CIP Safety on Sercos to its drives
- Midwest Engineering Relocates Corporate Headquarters
- TMEIC to manufacture Drives and Inverters in Houston, Texas
- Global Motion Control Shipments Grow 6.2% in 2014
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Beckhoff adds AM801x and AM811x servomotors
These two models have a flange size F1 with a 40 mm edge length and EtherCAT.
Bodine Introduces Model 2999 AC Motor Speed Control
Model 2999 is suitable for stand-alone AC gearmotor applications that require variable speed, controlled acceleration and reversing.
Servotronix introduces softMC multi axis motion control software
Operated by Linux with real-time extensions, softMC runs on an industrial PC, providing an open and modular machine control environment.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Enhancements include GMDbeat for online troubleshooting and GMDfit, which provides online condition monitoring, predictive analytics and periodic...
EPICS (Experimental Physics and Industrial Control System) is a set of open-source, distributed software tools used for scientific instruments,...
The tool helps engineers more easily specify, design and validate complete motion control systems.
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
Sogerma Composites Aquitaine uses Robotmaster software to program a rail-mounted 6-axis robot. Applications include tooling thermal protection...
ETT operates approximately 69,000 miles of pipelines. It installed a new control system based on the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture...
Control Engineering Europe
Emerson Powerdrive MD2 variable speed drives help regulate the energy consumption of a central fume aspiration system...
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