Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Power distribution boxes for long cable runs

Phoenix Contact's M12 power distribution boxes are designed for field-based power supply voltages... » more

Vertical solid shaft motors for harsh environments

Siemens' HP100 and LP100 Simotics vertical solid shaft (VSS) NEMA premium motors are designed for... » more

Interactive 3D-printed robot developed for educational purposes

Liberty Science Center in New Jersey has created an exhibition with a robot named SARA (Stevens... » more

Servo motor and amplifiers for designers and end users

The Sigma-7 rotary, linear and direct drive servos and amplifiers from Yaskawa are designed for... » more

Serial EtherNet/IP linking device

HMS Industrial Networks' serial EtherNet/IP linking device allows users to connect any serial... » more

Rotary encoder series for extreme temperature and harsh environments

Leine and Linde's 600 and 900 series of absolute rotary encoders are designed for environments... » more

Three-phase pump soft starter for water treatment applications

Carlo Gavazzi's RSWT Series is a self-optimizing 3-phase pump soft starter, in which all three... » more

Meter, mix, and dispense system with flow control, servo motor options

Graco's PR70 Meter, Mix and Dispense Systems are configurable with flow control and servo motor... » more

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Vertical solid shaft motors for harsh environments

Siemens' HP100 and LP100 Simotics vertical solid shaft (VSS) NEMA premium motors are designed for harsh environments in industries such as oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, water and wastewater treatment. » more

Multiple axis system with enhanced safety functions

KEB America's multiple-axis system Combivert H6 features a TÜV-certified module that operates the standard rpm-dependent safety functions and all functions can be used in applications up to SIL3. » more

Servo motor and amplifiers for designers and end users

The Sigma-7 rotary, linear and direct drive servos and amplifiers from Yaskawa are designed for system designers and automation end users and features dual-axis amplifiers that mount in smaller spaces and regenerate power for... » more

Serial EtherNet/IP linking device

HMS Industrial Networks' serial EtherNet/IP linking device allows users to connect any serial device and can automation devices with a serial RS-232/422/485 application interface in an EtherNet/IP-based network architecture. » more

Rotary encoder series for extreme temperature and harsh environments

Leine and Linde's 600 and 900 series of absolute rotary encoders are designed for environments where temperature, strong magnetic fields, shock or vibration are extreme. » more

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Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Motors and Drives Video Series

Overview

Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes...

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