Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Gear motors for high torque automation applications

Yaskawa America's line of gear motors are based on its Sigma-7 servo motors. The line brings is... » more

Power quality and motor analyzer

The Fluke 438-II Power Quality and Motor Analyzer is designed to analyze three-phase power quality... » more

Six tips for testing motor insulation systems

Insulation resistance (IR) tests are useful for motor insulation systems and users should take... » more

Matrix drives reduce energy consumption for transporter system

Inside Machines: Industrial matrix drives were used for a transporter system retrofit to reduce... » more

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...

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Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in line with any drivetrain or test bed using either a spline or keyway shaft.

Rotary position sensor series for harsh, critical applications

TT Electronics' PHS family of rotary position sensors are designed to provide precision sensing in harsh environments and in critical applications. » more

Polycarbonate enclosure for harsh operating conditions

Fibox's ARCA IEC is a polycarbonate enclosure designed as an enclosing alternative to steel, impact resistant polycarbonate and can be used in harsh operating conditions. » more

Piezo stages for 3-D positioning accuracy

Aerotech’s QNP3 series of XYZ piezo positioning stages combine sub-nanometer resolution, high dynamics, and geometric performance in a compact three-degree-of-freedom (DoF) package.  » more

Photoelectric sensor series for packaging, material handling applications

Carlo Gavazzi's PD30CN series of photoelectric sensors with PointSpot Beam are designed for packaging, material handling, plastics, and machine tool applications. » 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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