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Hannover notes, Day 2: Poland to be 2017 Partner Country, U.S. generating buzz

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Technology changes promise “to reinvigorate manufacturing”

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Manufacturing organizations need a succession plan

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High voltage differential probes

The Elditest voltage differential probes make safe, accurate measurements between two voltage... » more

Selling Ohio on the ground in Germany

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor leads her state’s contingent as part of the USA pavilion at Hannover Messe. » more

Strange days, indeed, as Hannover Messe gets started

Hannover Messe 2016 has had some unexpected challenges with weather, transit, and security as the... » more

Obama praises ‘spirit of innovation’ as USA Pavilion opens at Hannover Messe

President tours state economic development booth as part of two-day visit to global trade event. » 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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Tailored, individualized production becoming the norm

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

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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
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