Motors, Drives

Courtesy: Beckhoff Automation
Motors, Drives January 17, 2022

Top 5 Control Engineering articles January 10-16, 2022

Articles about the most-viewed articles of 2021, machine learning, motor nameplates, the IT/OT relationship and LV drive trends were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 10-16, 2022. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Yaskawa America
Motors, Drives January 13, 2022

Hot Control Engineering motors and drives articles in 2021

The most-viewed articles about motors and drives posted over the last year include servomotor types, electric motors, motor types and more.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Motors, Drives January 6, 2022

Growth expected for motor, industrial gear markets

Pent-up demand due to challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to result in strong growth for the motor and industrial gear markets in the next few years.

By Shirly Zhu
Courtesy: AEMT
Motors, Drives December 22, 2021

Decoding your motor’s nameplate

The most relevant information of a motor should be recorded on the nameplate, which includes frame size, voltage, power and more.

By Karl Metcalfe
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Motors, Drives November 19, 2021

Trends in the LV drives market

Market research shows three trends influencing the drives market: functional safety, predictive maintenance and efficiency regulations.

By Blake Griffin
Courtesy: Honeywell Process Solutions
Motors, Drives November 8, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering articles November 1-7, 2021

Articles about benefits of auto-tuning VFDs, how tomorrow's automation technology will transform workforce, and benefits of cloud-based historian software were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from November 1-7, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Motors, Drives November 2, 2021

Solid growth rate projected for the LV drives market in 2021

EMEA regions suffered the greatest drives market decline in 2020, shipping costs and supply issues continue to pose problems, and global revenues will recover to pre-pandemic levels by 2022.

By Interact Analysis
Courtesy: AutomationDirect, CFE Media's New Products for Engineers Database
Motors, Drives November 2, 2021

How variable speed drives save energy for manufacturers

Using a variable speed drive (VSD) can help save money and the environment in many different manufacturing applications.

By Marek Lukaszczyk
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Motors, Drives October 28, 2021

Low-voltage drive market projected to have slow, steady recovery

Labor shortages and supply chain disruptions are all coming together to cause a much slower recovery in the low-voltage drive market according to a report by Interact Analysis.

By Blake Griffin
Courtesy: Nidec Motor Corporation
Motors, Drives September 28, 2021

Integrated motor drive for OEM users

Motor drive featuring 1 to 10 HP UL-certified induction motors and customizable variable speed drives (VSDs). 

By Nidec Motor Corporation