FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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...
Top tips for specifying VFDs
What’s New in Process Technology
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
Variable frequency drives can reduce energy consumption, improve real-time...
Reinventing manufacturing with the latest technologies
By Bill Lydon, Editor
There is a great opportunity to leverage the latest technologies and compete in the global manufacturing landscape. The...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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- January Manufacturing Technology Orders Off
- B&R software awarded PLCopen certification for Coordinated Motion
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Bonfiglioli announces BX/MX IE3 efficiency motors
The motors meet standards of IE3 efficiency class, according to the international standard IEC 60034-30.
Mitsubishi Electric introduces iQ-F Series motion controller
The iQ-F Series offers synchronized motion control, data logging, and security features.
Siemens releases Flender N-Bipex coupling
Flender N-Bipex is available in ten sizes made of high-quality nodular cast iron.
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
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
Emotor Rewind Pilot Program promotes energy efficient rewinds for small to large companies in the industrial/manufacturing sector.
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
Siemens Sinumerik CNCs, Simotics motors and Sinamics drives were installed at each lathe, with Simatic PLC and HMI as the master of the entire line.
Tiny scratches can occur as a result of glass being tempered without precise speed control on the oven’s drives. Glaston fixed it with Unidrive M...
Process & Control Engineering
Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The 2015 Global Automation Conference will help industrial companies meet the most daunting challenges, safely, reliably and efficiently. Sessions are designed to cover the biggest global trends, showcase the newest innovations and technologies and share practical experience from Schneider Electric and its partners.
Featuring on products display, information exchange and trade purchase, Motor & Magnetic Expo has been successfully held 12 sessions, becoming the biggest and most influential industry event in south China.
The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.