FEATURED ARTICLESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
Bill’s Top 10 Automation & Control Trends for 2017 – Convergence, Divergence, or Chaos?
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
2016 was an exciting year of innovation and exploration in industrial automation. All this cutting-edge...
Bill’s Deep Dive: Prometheus Multivendor PLC Configuration and Management Software from Wonderware
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Wonderware/Schneider Electric's Prometheus is configuration and management software for defining HMI and...
Top-Down Security Approach – The Final Stage for OT Protection and Compliance
By Shmulik Aran, NextNine
This article, the fourth and final article in a series on OT security management for the manufacturing industry, will...
True Cost of Ownership for Linear Position Sensors- Part 2
By Harold Schaevitz, Alliance Sensors Group
The second article, of a three part series, examines the strengths and weaknesses of industrial...
NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
- Siemens to deliver automation systems for Chilean mining company
- item North America announces name change to MB Kit Systems
- Global Motion Control Market to hit $22.81 Bn by 2022
- Parker Hannifin announces LINKnet capability for AC890 variable speed drives
- Physik Instrumente announces acquisition of ACS Motion Control
- Association for Advancing Automation announces Automate Launch Pad Startup Competition
- NORD engineers it's largest industrial gear unit for Moroccan phosphate mine
- Lenze Americas announces appointment of Ralph Rosa as president
- Gilman Precision announces Donald Hunkel as new application engineer
- TT Electronics announces participation in NASA mission to Mars
- ESA Automation announces acquisition of Selema.
- ABB's Dr. Roger Daugherty earns NEMA's Kite & Key Award
PRODUCT NEWSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
System Electronics introduces Multigecko Special automated packaging system
The System packaging process is a system designed also for those needing to pack special parts, and small to medium sized components, such as...
PI introduces L-402 linear stage
The stage comes with the choice of two direct-drive motors, a DC servo motor with closed-loop encoder and 2-phase stepper motor. Other encoder...
Silicon Designs announces Model 2210 series accelerometers
Model 2210 MEMS VC accelerometer modules are designed for lower frequency vibration testing requirements, including vibration analysis, machinery...
MEDIAin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
RESOURCESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The Fluke Motor and Drive Troubleshooting Course delivers critical knowledge so maintenance professionals can gain the practical diagnostic skills...
This pre-recorded webinar is designed to explain how to add and program EtherNet/IP products when using EDS files, and some short cuts that this...
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...
WHITE PAPERSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
By Dr. Jürgen Gallus, PI
Vacuum applications are of growing importance due to technologies that can only be applied in vacuum or cryogenic...
In order to provide smooth production processes with critical machine vision applications, building a rugged Ethernet network is...
By Joe Kimbrell, AutomationDirect
The decision to replace existing motors with newer premium efficiency motors can be difficult. And, a common...
CASE STUDIESin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
The product is being used as a regenerative drive on a downhill conveyor at one of the company’s limestone mining facilities. Leroy-Somer was...
To meet MAHLKÖNIG’s high-precision requirements, ELNOR ensures accurate production and assembly of its motor parts. Engineers from ELNOR perform...
The solution comprises a number of Unidrive M variable speed drives, along with motors, transformers, brake resistors, rectifier units and generators.
EVENTSin Motion Control, Motors & Drives
ABB Automation & Power World (APW) brings together professionals from utilities, industries and infrastructure for a premier educational and collaboration event in North America.
Automate showcases the full spectrum of automation technologies and solutions. From traditional industrial applications to cutting edge new technologies, you'll find ways to automate every process in your company.
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.