Servomotors bridge gap between stepper and induction motors

New Kollmorgen VLM series servomotors from Heason Technology suit value conscious applications

Ethernet communications capability added to integrated stepper motor/drives

Applied Motion Products has added six integrated drive+motors to its line of Ethernet and EtherNet/IP motion control products

USB stepper motor evaluation kit

Aimed at OEMs and machine builders wishing to assess the many benefits of Arcus’ integrated motor technology

90° mounting for ultra compact drives

Vincotech flow90 0 enables 90-degree mounting for ultra slim bookshelf inverters

Latest models increase torque flange’s capabilities

HBM has launched two new models of its T40B digital torque flange with 50Nm and 100Nm torque measurement ranges making the transducer suitable for a wider range of applications

Plastic recycler goes greener by swapping to AC drives

Recycling plant converts discarded plastic into high density polyethylene (HDPE) pellets. Amaechi Oduah reports

Micro drives – drives that can make a big difference

Compact drives that cover small industry and even household applications. They help improve everyday life by helping reduce noise, save energy, and are so easy to use. Jussi Rantanen reports

Motor efficiency depends on logic control

There is more to motors than just switching them on or off. The IEC 61131 standard provides for five general methods, some more textual and some more graphical, according to Boris Sedacca

Mini motors make swarm robots more economical

Researchers at Southampton University have used low-cost motors from mobile phones to create a swarm of miniature robots

New AC motors successfully replace 30-year-old favourites

Designing a new series of motors to replace an established range that has enjoyed global success for over 30 years can be daunting. Jon Severn finds out how SEW-Eurodrive rose to the challenge by embarking on a five-year, multi-million-euro project

Conceptual design package for gearbox and driveline

Streamlining the end-to-end planning to manufacture process with open software solutions

Custom-tailored high voltage special motors

High voltage squirrel cage motors from Menzel for a fundamental research laboratory

Variable-speed drives cut costs for vehicle parts maker

Standard drive reduced consumption from 75kW to 45kW, giving a saving of around 35 per cent

Environmental engineers grasp the energy nettle

Spiralling energy costs and mandatory compliance with energy-efficiency standards are forcing HVAC and environmental engineers to think hard about minimising their carbon footprint and to focus on air quality and its impact on human health, reports Boris Sedacca

New servo motor cable

Combines the existing structure of power conductors and break pairs with a digital-servo-link element

Drives to save £50,000 for plastic recycling company

Regain Polymers turns waste plastic into pellets for new products



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