People and Training - Safety Training

Preparing for a cyber attack

An incident response (IR) plan is a vital component of cybersecurity strategy. » more

Creating SIF validation procedures

Implementing safety system validation as part of the safety lifecycle is defined by IEC 61511 and... » more

Eight common causes of gear failure

The cause of gear failure can stem from many issues, but the most common is due to wear, which... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: September 19-25: Leaders Under 40, IIoT success, bolted joint best practices, more

Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, 5 steps to IIoT success, bolted joint best... » more

Technical college opens manufacturing innovation center

Greenville Technical College (GTC) has opened the Gene Haas Center for Manufacturing Innovation... » more

Appealing to the next generation of manufacturing workers

Manufacturers need to evolve to appeal to the millennial generation and help fill the skills gap... » more

The culture of successful leadership

Everything about business begins with people. » more

Avoid surprises with preventive maintenance

Preventive maintenance can help companies keep their machinery running and prevent faults, but... » 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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How Equipment Reliability Delivers Profits

Reliability programs are now standard business practice in companies that rely heavily on machines, equipment, and other physical assets. But, in today’s lean economy, companies have fewer resources...

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