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Motor shaft grounding can enhance reliability in your inverter-fed motor
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While variable frequency drives save energy, they sometimes lead to premature bearing and motor failure when not properly grounded and programmed. Beware of this “new” cause of bearing failure and know how to prevent it by eliminating common mode voltage. Read More

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PAT adoption allows for safety in electrical testing
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European system seeing wider adoption in U.S. marketsRead More

Additive manufacturing used for hydraulic workholding
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James Tool Machine & Engineering Inc. uses 3D printing for workholding manufacturing. North Carolina shop uses additive manufacturing to assist in the engineering and building of hydraulic... Read More

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Pneumatic components market: Changes stir tranquil waters
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IHS reports that the pneumatic valve market landscape is starting to radically change as Chinese suppliers start to expand into the U.S. and Europe.Read More

Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors
Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors

Two mistaken ideas about how to dry wet windings have persisted for years. One is that heating the windings with a welding machine is good way to dry out an electric motor. The other is that windings... Read More

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Foot mount resolvers for pulp and paper and steel mill environments
Foot mount resolvers for pulp and paper and steel mill environments

Dynapar's Northstar brand R56 foot/C-Face mount and RF25 flange mount resolvers designed for pulp &... Read More

Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration
Industrial matrix drive with reduced harmonics, power regeneration

Yaskawa's U1000 Industrial Matrix Drive has 9 bi-directional switches that are arranged in a matrix... Read More

Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions
Push buttons and signaling devices for harsh conditions

Siemens' Sirius Act are of 22 mm IEC push buttons, indicator lights, and selector switches are... Read More

Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression
Laser contrast sensor with fixed background suppression

Banner Engineering's Q3X LD50 laser contrast sensor has fixed background suppression as well as... Read More

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