Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, July 18-24: Flowmeter calibration, wireless transmitters, skills gap, more

Articles about flowmeter calibration, information from wireless transmitters, the oil and gas... » more

Hydraulic motors provided for deep space mission

Bosch Rexroth provided A2FM45 hydraulic motors designed to control 70-m diameter antennas on NASA's... » more

Direct drive motors for moving payloads

Electromate's Infinity Series is designed to enable OEMs to move light payloads in smooth and... » more

Safety light curtains with optoelectric protective device

ABB's Orion safety light curtains are available in three models, each with a different light... » more

Servomotors for demanding motion control applications

Siemens' 1FT7 family is a line of high-performance servomotors for machine tool CNC interpolation,... » more

Germany exceeds U.S. in IoT investment

A recent survey suggests that Germany is investing more in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)... » more

Power lock plugs for industrial manufacturing and hospital environments

Eaton's power lock plugs, connectors, and receptacles are designed for industrial manufacturing and... » more

Ethernet-based motion modules and servo drives

Mitsubishi Electric Automation's RD77GF simple motion modules and MR-J4-GF-RJ servo drives are... » more

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Front locking nut technology for M12 connectors

Mencom's front locking nut technology for M12 connectors are designed for thread mount applications that need specific keyway orientations due to the space constraint or any other unexpected engineering situations. » more

Direct drive motors for moving payloads

Electromate's Infinity Series is designed to enable OEMs to move light payloads in smooth and accurate arc-shaped and full 360-deg rotary motion profiles. » more

Safety light curtains with optoelectric protective device

ABB's Orion safety light curtains are available in three models, each with a different light curtain or light grid configuration.  » more

Servomotors for demanding motion control applications

Siemens' 1FT7 family is a line of high-performance servomotors for machine tool CNC interpolation, production machine web handling and other demanding motion control applications.  » more

Power lock plugs for industrial manufacturing and hospital environments

Eaton's power lock plugs, connectors, and receptacles are designed for industrial manufacturing and hospital environments. » 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

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

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Which industrial Ethernet protocol is most used in your facility, machines, or installations? (A June CE article looks at networks.)
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