Articles on Motors and Drives
Report: Manufacturers Need to Prepare for Geared Motor Market's Return to Strong Growth in 2021
COVID-19 will cause industrial gearbox market to contract by over 7% in 2020, but it’s not all doom and gloom. A swift recovery has been predicted for the sector in most regions, with global sales surpassing 2019 levels as early as 2022.Learn More
Digitalization Helping Shape Market Dynamics for Soft Starters
New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Soft Starters market reveals that the leading suppliers are striving to differentiate their products through deep application knowledge and increased intelligence and connectivity.Learn More
COVID-19 will cause industrial gearbox market to contract by over 7% in 2020, but it’s not all doom and gloom. A swift recovery has been predicted for the sector in most regions, with global sales surpassing 2019 levels as early as 2022.
New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Soft Starters market reveals that the leading suppliers are striving to differentiate their products through deep application knowledge and increased intelligence and connectivity.
Applied Motion Products broke ground for its new corporate headquarters on Aug. 6, marking another important milestone in the construction phase of the new building.
Combining their respective strengths, Comau and Tecnomatic offer customers a double benefit: a single source for fully-integrated electrical motor and transmission assembly solutions, as well as access to an engineering approach designed to meet current and future production needs.
Decentralization is becoming favorable across a range of industries and applications.
The first controller has been completed at Rolls-Royce in the Purdue Research Foundation’s Discovery Park District adjacent to the Purdue University campus in West Lafayette, Indiana, and will be installed onto a Rolls-Royce AE 3007H engine, manufactured at the company’s facilities in Indianapolis.
A solution for developers and application engineers, information, such as speed and torque, is sufficient in order to determine the appropriate solution. A list with the most important parameters shows the choices calculated.
The disruptive growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) and next-generation smart manufacturing, also known as Industry 4.0, is placing demands on designers to develop motion-enabled solutions that are powerful, small, precise and efficient.
Many applications use one or more motors operating in parallel at the same desired speed. Using one Variable frequency drive (VFD) to control these multiple motors provides a host of advantages
The term "multi-axis synchronization" refers to the motion which requires coordination, and the techniques used to achieve control of the motion. With today's increasing automation and machine sophistication, the control applications have become more demanding, and the control techniques have improved.
Optimum motor control packages start with a drive to provide the most control, flexibility, and protection. Adding a bypass with an integral soft starter provides a backup system to run the motor should the drive fail. Large drive systems should have soft starters in the bypass, otherwise the application risks negatively affecting the power system, damaged bearings, or bent shafts once the bypass is engaged.
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