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Transmission units offer increased torque for high-mileage vehicles

Suitable for use in open or closed hydraulic circuits and comes in nine different sizes with a torque range of 10 to 130kNm

High-voltage, wide temperature range Hall effect latch family

Provides various operating magnetic thresholds to address motor control, rotational position and speed sensing requirements

Linear motor rod-style actuators

Recently expanded ETT linear motor series from Parker offers high performance combined with precise control

To repair or to replace

Tony Young explains the key points to consider when deciding whether to repair or replace a servo motor

A piezo-based tool for every task

Doris Knauer discusses miniaturised precision stages with piezo-based inertia drives

New ‘heart’ for inverters

Highly dynamic drive tasks can now be executed even without encoder feedback

Severe-duty cooling tower motors with bearing current protection

These NEMA Premium Severe-Duty motors feature quality 100% cast iron construction for rigidity and reduced vibration

New electric drive technologies

GKN develops new eDrive technologies for advanced powertrain research project

Smaller motor sizes and 400 step motors

Suit motion automation applications such as medical and laboratory equipment, camera controls, pumps and consumer electronics

Synchronous motors are tough and dynamic

Suitable centrifugal compressors in air separation plants or the oil and gas industry, large fans in the steel industry or power plants, and high-power pumps and pulp mills

Top 10 tips for industrial gearbox inspection and maintenance

To prolong the operational life of your industrial gearboxes, regular inspections and maintenance is essential

Customisable drives for precision applications

Users can specify gears, motors, encoder feedback systems, output bearings, sensors, windings, protective coatings and ingress protection ratings

Part-turn gearbox advancement

AUMA's latest part-turn gearboxes boast enhanced flexibility for sizing

IE4 savings for hazardous chemical process

Improving the energy efficiency ratings of electric motors is a worldwide goal, but exemptions in the regulations mean that for applications in potentially explosive atmospheres there is no obligation to implement the latest technology

Explosion-proof motors with high efficiency

Suitable for applications where harsh environmental conditions demand high reliability and robustness without compromising on energy efficiency

Desktop piezo drive

Networkable for seamless integration with piezos and servos

How efficient are your motors really?

Around the world, legislation relating to electric motor efficiency is tightening in an attempt to reduce carbon emissions and damage to the environment. However, far less attention is paid to some of the practicalities. Here, Lucie Hodkova looks at how best to determine the efficiency of an installed motor

25 things you may not know about drives

Drives have been a key technology for industrial engineers for many years but Matt Handley thinks they can be underappreciated. Here he highlights some of the interesting facts about them

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