Hall sensors for motors
The entire range of 12- to 24-V Bosch dc electric motors with Hall sensors is available to developers of commercial, industrial, and medical applications that require precise control of motor speed or positioning mechanisms. When used with dc electric motors, Hall sensors can be used to detect the direction and speed of rotation, and position of the armature. By counting the generated output-voltage pulses, it becomes possible to determine the number of rotations, and therefore the speed, of the motor. Also, if the rotational motion is converted into a linear motion, it then becomes possible to monitor the range of travel exactly. If two Hall generators are installed offset to each other at a specific angle in a motor, then the direction of rotation can also be determined.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey