FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Screw-driven vs. belt-driven rodless actuators
By Igor Glikin, Tolomatic
Most electromechanical rodless actuators commonly use one of two main drive trains to convert rotary motion of the...
Collaborative Robots Transform Industry
By Bill Lydon, Editor
I am convinced that collaborative robots are the highest impact automation development to improve manufacturing since the...
Using a motion network for external positioning
Industrial Ethernet Book
By Derek Lee, Yaskawa
By moving as many tasks as possible away from the controller and into the field devices like...
Feedback for machine motion
By Dave Perkon
Closing servo-motor loops with feedback devices improves performance, but care must be taken with design and...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Parker announces mSR miniature linear motor positioners
The mSR’s low profile and high precision make it ideal for life science applications like microscopy or digital pathology.
Maxon releases three EC-i 40 DC brushless motors
The iron-core internal rotor drive is available with a diameter of 40 mm and up to 234 mNm of torque.
Yaskawa Introduces U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive
The U1000 returns regenerative energy directly back to the power supply, increasing energy efficiency and saving money.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Brochure covers PiezoMike high-precision miniaturized opto-mechanical piezo-motor actuators.
Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.
20 page specifications guide covers two series of Crouzet’s DCmind Brushless Motors and gearmotors
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
By Brent Purdy, AutomationDirect
Group motor protection provides numerous benefits. It’s economical because one protection device handles...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The linear guidance systems form part of the assembly jigs for the Airbus A350 wings, which are currently being assembled at the Airbus site in...
The highest power-rated medium voltage (MV) drives ever used in a reversing roughing mill were commissioned by ABB at Tata Steel’s Port Talbot...
The move was driven by the introduction of phase two of the EU’s IE3 efficiency level legislation for electric motors in Europe.
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