Motors prevent corona damage
Electric motors constructed specifically to ensure reliable operation when fed from variable speed frequency drives prevent the destructive phenomenon called "corona" from occurring.
Electric motors constructed specifically to ensure reliable operation when fed from variable speed frequency drives prevent the destructive phenomenon called "corona" from occurring. This damage exists to a greater degree when operating motors from pulse-width modulated inverters. The Simple Truth About Motor/Drive Compatibility details findings and solutions.
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Annual Salary Survey
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