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Touch monitor series for industrial applications

Advantech's IDS31 industrial touch monitor series with flexible mechanical design ranges is ideal... » more

Machine vision devices in high I/O applications

The BitBox is controlled solely by a BitFlow frame grabber, using the same API, driver and manual. » more

Family of cordless tools

LiveWire™, a family of cordless tools, provides real-time wireless capabilities in demanding... » more

Smart manufacturing: What if they threw a revolution and nobody came?

Let’s face it: The majority of manufacturing organizations just isn’t realizing the promises of... » more

PMI shows growth for third straight month

Manufacturing index climbs 0.5 percentage points to 51.3% to continue positive streak. » more

Food grade HMI solution

The eTOP4FOOD has been designed and proven to solve the industry wide problem of HMI failures and... » more

Input DIN rail signal conditioner

The DRSL-U isolated universal input DIN rail signal conditioner provides technology for galvanic... » more

New trends in automation and controls

Interview with Rick Dries, Director of Engineering Support at Siemens Industry USA at Hannover... » more

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Overview

Part 1 of the Motors and Drives Series describes key terminology surrounding motors and differences between general motor types, including: ac induction motors, dc motors, servo systems, and stepper motors.

AC Induction Motor--How It Works

Part 2 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard ac motor; a standard squirrel cage motor is highlighted.

DC Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 3 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard dc motor.

Stepper Motor--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 4 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard stepper motor.

Servo Motors--Advantages and Disadvantages

Part 5 of the Motors and Drives Series details the advantages, disadvantages, and different components that make up a standard servo motor.

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White Papers

SPONSORED White Paper: The Top 8 Reasons to Choose...

Aging electrical infrastructure is an increasingly common issue.... » more

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Videos

Tailored, individualized production becoming the norm

Interview with Rod Emery, VP of RedViking,... » more

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Poll of the Week

How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
We already are using these on our plant floor and plan to expand
We are just implementing our first IIoT strategies
We are still evaluating IIoT strategies
We have no plans to implement IIoT strategies
We don't know about IIoT


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