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19 September 2018

Now available from Martindale Electric, the new Drummond MTL15 Test Lamp is designed to extend safe isolation procedures into higher voltage applications.

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13 September 2018

The integration of the power electronics in a brushless DC motor (BG motor) not only enables the motor to be controlled in a very simple and elegant manner, but also offers a large number of control algorithms that can be implemented, writes Dr. Bruno Basler, head of R&D predevelopment at Dunkermotoren.

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31 August 2018

Allied Motion Technologies will exhibit its latest product innovations, including Megaflux housed and frameless brushless direct drive torque motors at SPS IPC Drives.

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13 September 2018

Motion Control Products has introduced a new range of Coreless DC motors that, says the company, have some distinct advantages over standard DC motors. These include longer life expectancy, light weight, high acceleration, less vibration, less noise and operation at very low speeds.

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13 August 2018

With torque capabilities from 10 to 23000Nm and a simplified range of products based on various motor technologies, Leroy-Somer offers a wide choice of reliable and effective electromechanical drive solutions for extra performance and efficiency.

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13 August 2018

With monthly electricity bills in excess of £50,000, Engineering Manager at BioCity, the former Boots R&D centre in Nottingham city centre, Colin Whitelock consulted industrial energy efficiency experts from Luton based Dalroad Norslo to with the aim of reducing costs.

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13 August 2018

The iPOS4808 VX intelligent servo drive is a plug-in card from Technosoft’s iPOS line of drives that can control any DC brush, rotary/linear brushless, or step motor up to 400W.

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06 August 2018

In keeping with its commitment to centralise and streamline industrial automation and control, Unitronics has announced a new VFD line.

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13 August 2018

Nanotec now offers captive linear actuators with short design in sizes NEMA 11 (28mm) and NEMA 17 (42mm). With the LGA28 and LGA42 series, the overall length of the guide is just 10 mm longer than the working stroke, therefore they are particularly suitable for use in small installation spaces.

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17 July 2018

With the introduction of its EES37 single turn encoder and EEM37 multiturn encoders, Sick has completed its product portfolio for Hiperface DSL standard servo motor feedback systems, while achieving an important step forward for drive technology, particularly well-suited to robotics and packaging machinery designs.

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18 June 2018

Parker Hannifin has extended its AC30 series of variable speed AC drives up to 450kW output rating to cater for high power applications.

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14 June 2018

LinMot has announced a new advanced version of its combined Linear Rotary motor in a very compact form. The PR01 and PR02 series feature a linear motor, a rotary motor and force compensation for the vertical load mass integrated in a compact housing.

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11 June 2018

Portescap offers two more new length sizes under its ECT range of Ultra EC Brushless Slotless motors – the 35mm 22ECT35 and the 48mm 22ECT48. As well as offering higher torque capacity, the new 22ECT motors are light in weight and come in a compact package which helps in further miniaturisation of the customer application.

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20 June 2018

Developed for applications in modern, networked intralogistics systems, NORD Drivesystems’ NORDAC LINK series provides a convenient drive solution for flexible, decentralised installation.

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11 June 2018

When a utility company based in Saudi Arabia experienced operational problems with the starting hub of a critical synchronous motor drive (that the OEM deemed obsolete), Quartzelec was approached for technical support.

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04 June 2018

Portescap has expanded the Ultra EC range of brushless DC slotless motors with the introduction of the new 30ECT motor. This 4 pole motor offers ultra high torque and power (up to 245W, max continuous) without compromising on smooth operation and long life.

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10 May 2018

If you want to gain experience in using maxon products, feel more confident in your product selection or become a maxon specialist for your company, we are now offering the following training sessions below at our offices in Berkshire.

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18 June 2018

Panasonic has expanded the MINAS A6 servo drive series with the MINAS A6V – a low voltage, high performance version of the Minas A6 Series servo drive system for operation with input voltages of 24VDC or 48VDC.

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30 April 2018

WEG has released the latest addition to its WG20 family of geared motors. The new helical, parallel-shaft and helical bevel gear units were developed by WEG’s subsidiary Watt Drive in collaboration with the main plant in Brazil.

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30 April 2018

Elmo Motion Control's new Double Gold Twitter ultra high-power servo drive for low footprint, high power industrial applications was showcased at the recent Drives & Controls exhibition.

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FEATURES

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12 June 2018

Together with two of its subsidiaries, WEG has developed a complete drive with a synchronous motor at its core. The result: a powertrain based on a permanent magnet motor that can be customised precisely to customer needs. WG20 gear units and CFW11 variable speed drives complete the drive system

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24 April 2018

Control Techniques is launching a new 400V servo drive range within the Unidrive M family. Tentatively unveiled at the SPS show in Germany at the back end of 2017, and one of the early launches from the company since its purchase from Emerson Electric by Nidec, they were initially available in Germany and Italy, and are scheduled for UK launch summer 2018

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17 April 2018

The new WEG Motor Scan enables real-time monitoring of motors via a smart device App in order facilitate preventative and predictive maintenance, and so maximise uptime

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20 November 2017

Energy consumption is a major factor for most industries. From reducing the financial burden to minimising their environmental impact, companies are constantly seeking ways to increase efficiencies within their processing and manufacturing operations. This article from Invertek Drives looks at the role variable frequency drives can play in achieving this

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30 August 2017

The new SSW900 soft starter series from WEG provides gentle starting and stopping of three-phase induction motors along with comprehensive motor protection

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08 May 2017

While variable speed drives provide an important energy saving technology, Mitsubishi Electric’s Matt Handley questions how many of the installed base of drives are actually set up to run at their maximum efficiency

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20 February 2017

When Pro-Roll's 2-high rolling mill became increasingly unreliable, the specialist metal finisher turned to Softstart for a high duty digital soft starter, replacing an Edison liquid resistance starter that was installed when the mill was electrified in 1957

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09 January 2017

Modern electric motors may be more efficient and reliable than their ancestors, but they can still fail sometimes. Martin McGuffie, service manager of Euroserv, explains the three common causes of electric motor failure and how maintenance staff can reduce the impact equipment failure can have on business

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22 October 2016

In more demanding operating environments, it can be difficult for complex electronic assemblies to continue functioning correctly. Exposure to the elements such as moisture, salts, and corrosive chemicals such as oils or fuels take their toll, reports Andy Pye

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23 August 2016

Variable speed drives (VSDs) and soft starters can both be used to protect expensive equipment and extend the life of the motor and coupling devices. Andy Pye reviews information supplied by Fábio Gonçalez, European Automation manager at WEG and James Archer of Aucom

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24 June 2016

Europe’s first Dodge controlled start transmission (CST) drive system, is helping prevent repeated breakdowns of a 700m conveyor at a Norwegian mine, saving up to NOK 1 million ($120,000) in lost production each time.

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24 June 2016

The next phase of the Energy-related Products Directive (commonly referred to as ErP), which comes into force in January next year, is set to play a pivotal role in ensuring energy efficiency across the industrial and process sectors, as Mark McCall, product marketing manager at Newey & Eyre, explains

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22 April 2016

After bearing problems, electrical faults are the most common cause of motor failure. Yet many organisations ignore electrical testing when they select condition monitoring strategies for the motors that run their plants. Michael Herring, Channel and Platform development manager, Electric Motor Condition Monitoring at SKF explains why they shouldn’t

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04 March 2016

There are many misconceptions about motor starting. It is often believed that the start current of a motor under full voltage conditions depends on the driven load, but this is totally incorrect

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16 February 2016

Sixty years ago, when Raaco started manufacturing plastic drawers and mobile storage solutions in Nykøbing Falster, Denmark, pneumatic actuators were the technology of choice for injection moulding and semi-automatic welding line automation.

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11 January 2016

Permanent magnet brakes offer a safe, lower cost option for servo motors

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01 January 2016

As any regular reader of CDA will know, when it comes to drive technology energy efficiency is one of the biggest issues to be addressed.

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15 December 2015

Development work by leading manufacturers is centring on the customisation of both the mechanical and electronic elements of electric motors, as well as the advancement of high efficiency motors. Furthermore, the introduction of special inverters, frequency converters and other electronics that fit directly into the electric motor is ongoing, resulting in intelligent motor technologies

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15 December 2015

For many years stepper motor drive systems were bedevilled by high levels of noise and vibration. David Melder of Astrosyn International Technology describes advances in stepper motor and drive electronics designs that promise to eliminate these unwanted side-effects

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22 October 2015

Mitsubishi Electric's latest pump and fan inverter, the FR-F800, offers new performance levels in terms of energy saving, optimised speed control, simple start-up, connectivity and the versatility of its features

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COMPANIES

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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13 May 2016

Looking for a compact low cost linear positioning stage? LG Motion has the answer with XSlide™

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04 April 2017

Datalogic’s Matrix 120™ is the smallest ultra compact industrial 2D imager on the market (23mm x 31mm x 45mm), along with small dimensions it also offers the flexibility of embedded Ethernet/Serial or USB/Serial connectivity.

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20 September 2017

UNIVERSAL SI and SMI worm gear units from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS provide a high power density and are extremely compact.

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29 November 2013

As from January 2013, the Directive 2009/125/EC for Energy related Products (ErP) came into effect with significant impact upon compressors, fans and pumps

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15 February 2013

Industry’s Most Compact All-In-One Linear & Rotary Motion Actuators

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02 March 2016

Control and I/O system in pocket format

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08 February 2013

PM Motors - Stand-alone

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31 January 2018

The alpha Value Line is universally suitable: it represents the most economical solution whatever the requirements for driving any axis in virtually any industry.

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23 June 2016

Portescap is introducing a new compact and accurate magnetic coder, M Sense B

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10 June 2016

Series 260 is a Low Profile Encoder with a Flexible spring mounted up to 2540 PPR and with Up to 12 pole commutation available

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13 March 2015

STOBER is surprising the industry with its presentation of the new EZS and EZM servo ball screw motors. Their ultra compact construction is based on the technology of the EZ and EZF servo motors introduced last year.

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11 August 2017

From the simple and compact TNC 320 to the sophisticated TNC 640, there’s a HEIDENHAIN machine tool control for any application.

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23 July 2013

Fulling presents the new range of 3 phase stepper motors.

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02 March 2016

Ergonomic lightweight for mobile HMI tasks

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08 February 2013

Standard Efficiency

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