A report from IHS Markit indicates that the goal of reducing energy use and costs remains the same regardless of industry though the methods do differ.
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The Cu Grounding Strap from Helukabel is ideal for eliminating EMC interference from ground loop for industrial applications such as the automotive industry and robotics.
AutomationDirect's 325 frame size IronHorse cast iron worm gearboxes are available in several ratios with outputs in left hand shaft, right hand shaft, dual shaft, and hollow shaft.
An Indonesian geothermal power plant opted for a quick rotor repair for their steam turbine, which was reinstalled with immediate improvement on performance.
Manufacturers should consider open architectures when designing new automation products for greater flexibility, innovation, and greater competitiveness.
Select the right oscilloscope to fit a variable frequency drive (VFD) application. Consider scope types, probes, and options. See eight factors to consider when choosing an oscilloscope.
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The Yaskawa GA800 drive is designed to control traditional and emerging motor technologies through 600 HP and handles simple and precise applications.
Temperature, power quality, and torque all are strong indicators of a motor's health.