FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Stopping Power of Function Blocks
By Derrick Stacey, B&R Industrial Automation
To understand the basis for safe motion control, the first place to look would be the...
Voice Coil Actuators vs. Solenoids: What is the difference?
By H2W Technologies
The question of whether to use voice coil actuators or solenoids for small displacement motion control applications comes up...
Trends in Pneumatic Linear Actuators
By Stephen Mraz
Pneumatic actuators have a place in industry, but electromechanical alternatives are putting the squeeze on them....
Five ways servos improve packaging machines
By Jerry Tyson and Michael Miller
Innovations in automation are drastically changing the world of packaging. Here are five...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- HMS to supply Netbiter to Rockwell Automation
- September Orders See Monthly Growth, but Lag Behind 2014
- Lenze appoints Mark Collins director of engineering
- Posital opens office in Shanghai
- Electric Motors Market to Reach $129 Billion by 2020
- August Manufacturing Technology Orders Down
- Siemens supplies gearless conveyor drive system to Peru mine
- HTI Technology acquires American Control Electronics
- POSITAL Joins MCMA
- Servo2Go now offers GAM EPL inline planetary gearboxes
- What happened to the low voltage motor drive market?
- BEI Kimco motors meet Inspection Class ROV requirements
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
BEI announces LP Series encoders
Rotary encoders provide precise motion control feedback in a compact, low profile encoder package for harsh applications.
Technosoft releases iPOS4808 motor drive
Brushed DC, brushless DC, stepper or linear motors can be controlled by the drive.
Rockwell Automation introduces PowerFlex 7000 medium-voltage drive
PowerFlex 7000 50-kA, arc-resistant medium-voltage drive features full regeneration capabilities.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Calculators determine how much force and acceleration are necessary to achieve the desired motion profile, and even in selecting which is the best...
Enhancements to the voice coil actuator kit include an upgraded controller with I/O Board and straightforward connections that eliminate soldering.
Simatic Migration Services help companies migrate to the latest Simatic technologies.
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
White paper discusses DC motor characteristics, key differences between AC and DC motors, and when to choose one over the other.
While there are...
This application note shows how to assemble a four-wheeled robot that can move in any direction via wireless control. It includes code for the...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The Met is a highly automated opera house, with multitier stages using automated transitioning for major scenery and stage elements. Güdel built a...
Sealed Air increased the production speed of the Jiffy-Lite paper-sleeve, laminated bubble wrap mailers by using Siemens Sinamics V20, Sinamics...
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.
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. Meet suppliers of electric automation technology from around the world. Inform yourself about all products, trends and innovations within the industry. Trade fair and adjoining conference offer you the perfect platform to search the right solutions for your automation tasks.
ENGIMACH is acclaimed as India’s largest manufacturing & technology show with a gross area of more than 35000 sq. mtrs. & participant from over 500 top companies.
With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.