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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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Motion module for embedded and industrial applications
Motion module for embedded and industrial applications

Microchip Technology's MM7150 Motion Module combines the SSC7150 motion co-processor combined with... Read More

HVAC matrix drive provides low harmonic distortion
HVAC matrix drive provides low harmonic distortion

Yaskawa's Z1000U HVAC Matrix Drive is designed to provide low harmonic distortion without the need... Read More

Infrared cameras for predictive maintenance, oil and gas operations
Infrared cameras for predictive maintenance, oil and gas operations

Fluke's TiX560 and TiX520 infrared cameras are designed to allow thermographers to easily navigate... Read More

Software upgrade for remote communications
Software upgrade for remote communications

Kepware Technologies' KEPServerEX version 5.17 features a scheduler plug-in as well as updates to... Read More

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