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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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Penny Pritzker on Hannover Messe

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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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