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Productivity series controllers equipped with multiple communications ports

P3-550E high-performance CPU is equipped with multiple communications ports, including two USB, two... » more

Modules for PROFIBUS controllers

The SST™ PB3-CPX modules for PROFIBUS controllers enable high-performance, low cost solutions for... » more

Honoring manufacturing’s future

Infor receives Product of the Year Grand Award, Phoenix Contact accepts Top Plant, Leaders Under 40... » more

IIoT’s power found in controllers, HMIs

Technology used to deliver information to the operator’s fingertips. » more

Advanced motion control applications integrated in the Engineering Framework

Siemens is launching a matched package for motion control applications on the market, comprising... » more

Trip amplifier

The Sentry is a universal voltage trip amplifier for industrial monitoring and alarm applications.  » more

Adaptive antenna for RFID applications

Simatic RF680A variable-polarization antenna simplifies the commissioning and planning of RFID... » 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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