Discrete Manufacturing - Motors, Drives

Top 5 Control Engineering articles, May 23-29: High-performance HMIs, salary and career survey, engineering career advice, more

Articles about high-performance HMIs, the 2016 Salary and Career Survey, engineering career advice,... » more

Rotary encoder series for motion control systems

Posital's safety-rated Ixarc rotary encoders are designed for critical applications such as... » more

Magnetic-drive regenerative blowers for boosting natural gas pressure

Ametek Dynamic Fluid Solutions' (DFS) Rotron MD101 magnetic-drive regenerative blowers are designed... » more

Angle encoder series with bearing sets

Heidenhain's MRP 2000, 5000 and 8000 are angle encoder modules are designed for metrology,... » more

Force sensors with a memory module

HBM's line of force sensors is available with a memory module designed to store sensor properties,... » more

Miniature linear positioner and ultrasonic piezomotor

The U-521 miniature linear positioner from Physik Instrumente (PI) is driven by patented ultrasonic... » more

Jaw pallet system for robotic, CNC mill/turning cells

Kitagawa North-Tech's Automated Jaw Pallet System (AJPS) is designed for robot-tended CNC... » more

Origami robot developed for healthcare applications

Researchers developed an origami robot that unfolds from ingestible capsule, removes button battery... » more

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Rotary encoder series for motion control systems

Posital's safety-rated Ixarc rotary encoders are designed for critical applications such as industrial robots or material handling equipment, where loss of control could result in hazardous situations. » more

Library for modeling pneumatic systems

The Maplesoft MapleSim Pneumatics Library from Modelon is designed for use in the modeling and simulation of pneumatic systems for system design, component sizing, and control design. » more

Magnetic-drive regenerative blowers for boosting natural gas pressure

Ametek Dynamic Fluid Solutions' (DFS) Rotron MD101 magnetic-drive regenerative blowers are designed to boost natural gas pressure for a wide range of manufacturing operations as well as gas, vapor, and fume recovery and solid... » more

Software for adding logic to compatible IO devices

Turck's Argee is designed to help manufacturers add logic to compatible I/O devices without a programmable logic controller and can turn the I/O into a field logic controller (FLC), as well. » more

PLC for demanding, hazardous applications

Idec's FC6A MicroSmart is a programmable logic controller (PLC) with up to 520 I/O that comes in three models and is designed for demanding industries such as oil and gas, chemical, material handling, original equipment... » 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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