PTDA’s 2014 Membership Directory Release

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its 2014 Membership Directory. The Directory is the ideal resource for connecting with the top decision-makers of the global power…

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Integrated Actuators – The CSR-17

The CSR-17 integrated actuator is an excellent choice for automating 3D printing and scanning, actuating values in hot runners, accurate placing cutting tools in labeling equipment, and as…

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BLDC motor EC 19 and planetary gearhead GP 19 M

With its modular construction, this new brushless DC motor is available in three performance classes: the cost-optimized EC 19 at 60 Watt, the strong and high-speed EC 19…

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Costa Concordia Update

The Costa Concordia is back in the news again. Last fall, I posted about the enormous engineering effort to right the 1,000-foot long ship stranded off the coast…

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Brochure Highlights Open Gearing Engineering Capabilities

The new brochure provides an overview of Boston Gear’s open gearing design and engineering capabilities. A wide array of gearing solutions are available including spur gears, worm and…

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B&R introduces premium IP65-rated helical gearboxes

Smoother operation for absolute precision B&R introduces premium IP65-rated helical gearboxes B&R is adding two new helical members to its premium family of gearboxes: the 8GP70 series with…

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Japanese R&D Firm Develops Energy-efficient Motors

i-Motor Co., Ltd. of Kyoto, Japan has developed a new variable flux brushless permanent magnet (PM) motor currently undergoing testing at the nationally recognized test laboratories Advanced Energy’s…

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FactoryMation expands its product offering from Teco Westinghouse

Teco Westinghouse’s CV7300 Series is a compact sensorless vector AC Drive with built-in PLC functionality. The CV7300 Series allows the use of one device for applications typically requiring…

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New Integrated Motor-Drive-Control from ElectroCraft

ElectroCraft’s new family of PRO IMDC products features a fully programmable motion controller embedded within a rugged and compact motor and controller package. PRO IMDC is based on…

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AutomationDirect Releases White Paper on Group Motor Protection

AutomationDirect announces the release of a new White Paper, “Group Motor Protection”, that explains how the usual way of preventing a small motor from drawing too much current…

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Mosolver Technology Enables Harsh Environment Operation

The Mosolver, a combined motor and resolver, uses the existing motor magnetic structure and drive elements, in combination with a unique sensor within the motor to deliver 32,000…

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Integrated Software Provides Motor Designers with Complete Solution

CD-adapco has integrated SPEED with STAR-CCM+. SPEED is a leading electric machine design tool and STAR-CCM+ a powerful all-in-one tool that models heat transfer, fluid dynamics, structural stresses,…

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Frameless, Brushless Motor Kits in New Smaller Sizes

ULT, UTH, and UTS frameless brushless motor kits from Applimotion cover a wide range of applications in direct-drive motion control. New sizes recently introduced have large center through-holes…

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Danfoss Introduces Unprecedented Reverse Displacement Motor (RDM)

Danfoss is pleased to introduce the innovative Reverse Displacement Motor (RDM). The open circuit piston motor offers reverse circuit functionality without external valves — an unprecedented hydraulic system…

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Baldor’s St. Louis Facility Chosen as Top Workplace

Baldor Electric Company is honored to be named a 2014 Top Workplace by The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Top Workplaces are selected based on employee feedback provided during a…

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Enhanced Functionality for a Better User Experience

Yaskawa America, Inc. is excited to announce the launch of the next generation website for www.yaskawa.com. Our goal for this project was to provide a better user experience…

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Baldor Introduces Large AC GPM Induction Motor Product Line

Baldor Electric Company is proud to announce a new line of energy efficient electric motors. The Large AC GPM induction motor is available up to 1,500 HP. Large…

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Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ Interface With Model 600 Encoder

Leine & Linde introduced the use of Siemens DRIVE-CLiQ communication protocol into its rotary encoder product line in 2012, and is now offering this interface in its inductive…

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MICROMO Launches the FAULHABER FDM0620 Series

With the new FDM0620 series, MICROMO presents a high performance FAULHABER stepper motor with minimal size. Setting new standards for compact drive systems, all components (including connections) are…

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Lenze Adds New g700 Planetary Gearbox Series

Global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, Lenze Americas has unveiled its g700 series of purebred planetary gearboxes designed for servo applications with…

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Plastic Seals For Vehicle Driveline Applications

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics custom formulates high performance plastics to meet specific vehicle applications. Materials include PEEK, Aurum, Ultem and Amodel. MR&P utilizes over 65 years of experience…

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Microcontrollers Simplify Motor Control Design

Specialized microcontrollers (or MCUs) are making it easier for engineers to design motor controllers. A new addition to Texas Instruments’ (TI) line of 32-bit MCUs is said to…

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“MT” Series Integrated Servo System from Moog

Moog Animatics is proud to announce the availability of the Multi Turn Absolute Encoder options for our “MT” series motors. This option is a hardware-specific internal change with…

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Parker Hannifin launches economical AC10 series drives

The new Parker AC10 Micro Drive is a simple, reliable and economical AC motor speed control for 0.25 HP to 30 HP applications. With compact size and features…

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Parker Hannifin expands AC30 series drives’ power and functionality

Parker Hannifin’s AC30 series of variable frequency drives has been extended to cover the range from 1 HP to 100 HP and is now available with a pulse…

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