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Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor


By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy into rotary kinetic energy, powering many diverse processes like a drive, fan, pump or conveyor belt. Each process requires a specific motor, with specialised characteristics for each unique function. This article explores the best ways of reducing costs related to running a motor.

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NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide


The handbook is resource for learning the basics about current sensing theory, current transducers and switches, and choosing a solution for an application.

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Benshaw announces acquisition of Aucom Electronics

Benshaw announces acquisition of Aucom Electronics


The combined organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., offers a full range of applied motor control solutions, and is a supplier of low and medium voltage soft starters. Global operations now include facilities in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Middle East and Asia.

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Getting Your Money's Worth: Reducing the cost of owning a motor

By Jonathan Wilkins, EU Automation An electric motor is a device that converts electrical energy into rotary kinetic energy, powering many diverse processes like a drive, fan, pump or conveyor belt. Each process requires a specific motor, with specialised characteristics for each unique function. This article explores the best ways of reducing costs related to running a motor.

NK Technologies announces Motors and Pumps Tech Guide

The handbook is resource for learning the basics about current sensing theory, current transducers and switches, and choosing a solution for an application.

Benshaw announces acquisition of Aucom Electronics

The combined organization, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., offers a full range of applied motor control solutions, and is a supplier of low and medium voltage soft starters. Global operations now include facilities in the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, Germany, Middle East and Asia.

Fives DyAG announces opening of Center of Competency for Controls Engineering in South Carolina

The facility replaces Fives DyAG Corp.’s previous operations in Charlotte, North Carolina, bringing automation support closer to existing customers, while expanding visibility within the region’s commercial manufacturing

NUM announces opening of Indian office

NUM AG has opened a branch in Bangalore in November 2019. With this expansion in Asia, the international company with headquarters in Teufen, Switzerland, intends to reinforce its position in the field of CNC controls.

Valcor Engineering announces solar energy effort to enhance environmental protection

Their most recent endeavor involves the installation of 2,194 solar panels on the building’s recently replaced roof.

Interact Analysis Report: Motion Control Market to Exceed $15B by 2023

Despite a small decline in 2019 (-3.8%) the report outlines how the market for motion control products will grow strongly, ultimately exceeding $15bn in 2023.

Calculating Acceleration for Linear Motion

Every motion control problem begins with a need to move a certain payload over a certain distance. However, there are many types of moves possible, and determining the right motion control solution may require some calculations to match the specifications found on a given motors data sheet.

The Industrial Automation Transformation Change Agent - Inside Inductive Automation's ICC 2019 Conference

By Bill Lydon, Automation.com The 2019 Inductive Automation Ignition Community Conference was another high energy, creative, and stimulating leadership event. With the company illustrating the power of the next level of software technology and leveraging this with a new business model, Inductive Automation illuminated their progression to be more responsive to industry and customer requirements.

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