Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Inverter with advanced integration

Fuji's Frenic-Ace is a versatile drive with advanced integration capabilities such as applied power... » more

Linear motor for high-density applications

Nippon Pulse America's L250SSS is a linear shaft motor designed for high-density applications and...

The drivers of flexible automation

Technology advances designed specifically for industrial automation have made it easier to design... » more

Microstepping motor drive

Testra Corporation's SS483 microstepping drive is designed for insertion into CNC and automation...

Applications in automation and motion control

The terms accuracy, repeatability, and resolution can be found on the spec sheets of many... » more

Linear drives with fine stroke option

Amacoil's Model RG linear drives feature a fine stroke option for fine adjustment of maximum travel... » more

Process market opportunities for pump suppliers expected to decline in 2017

IHS Markit reports that destocking trends and consolidated end-user markets will continue to place... » more

Motor and power generation companies acquired

Nidec Corporation has completed the acquisition of Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques, Emerson... » more

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Inverter with advanced integration

Fuji's Frenic-Ace is a versatile drive with advanced integration capabilities such as applied power ratings, sensorless dynamic torque vector control, and customer customizable logic. » more

Mounted spherical roller bearings with IIoT

Rexnord's Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Smart PT select mounted spherical roller bearings are designed for conveyor and fan and blower applications in the aggregate, air and fluid handling, cement, and material and package...

Carrier system for customized batch sizes

Festo's Multi-Carrier System is designed to enable customization of batch sizes and embodies Industrie 4.0 manufacturing concepts of modularity, communications, and diagnostics. » more

Angle ring encoder for safety-related applications

Heidenhain's ECA 4410 angle ring encoder series is designed for use in safety-related applications and can be used in dangerous automation conditions. » more

Safety laser scanner for industrial applications

Idec Corporation's SE2L safety laser scanner is certified for use in safety applications including AGVs, forklifts, robots, and other items of moving equipment found in industrial facilities.  » 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


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

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