Tag: <span>drives</span>
Motors & Drives November 17, 2023

More answers on motors and drives: Examples of how to optimize industrial energy usage

In an October 30 webcast on optimizing energy usage for industrial motors and drives, Advanced Energy’s Michael Lyda discussed the basics of energy conservation standards for industrial applications of motors, variable frequency drives (VFDs), fans, pumps and compressors.

By Plant Engineering
Motors & Drives September 28, 2023

Plant Engineering most-viewed motors and drives articles in 2023

Read the best articles about motors and drives including motor nameplates, electric motors, evaluating noise and more.

By Tyler Wall
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Motors & Drives August 31, 2022

Acquisitions reveal motor supplier strategies

The top three suppliers of low voltage ac motors made waves in the motor and drives space with a string of acquisition announcements in early August. First, WEG announced its acquisition of Gefran’s motion control business.

By Blake Griffin
Awards April 25, 2022

Plant Engineering 2021 Product of the Year Winners

The 2021 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the May/June 2022 issue of Plant Engineering magazine.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Motors & Drives January 6, 2022

Growth expected for motor, industrial gear markets

Pent-up demand due to challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic are expected to result in strong growth for the motor and industrial gear markets in the next few years.

By Shirly Zhu
Courtesy: Virtual Training Week from CFE Media and Technology, SEW Eurodrive
CNC, Motion Control October 18, 2021

Understand total system efficiency for motion control

Motion system efficiency, more than induction motor efficiency, also depends on electrical input power, variable frequency drives, gearboxes and transmission elements like chains and belts. Learn more in an Oct. 22 CFE Media and Technology Virtual Training Week course.

By Mark T. Hoske
Awards April 26, 2021

2020 Product of the Year Winners

The 2020 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the May 2021 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Awards November 12, 2020

2020 Product of the Year Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your votes at www.plantengineering.com/NP4E.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Motors & Drives September 6, 2019

2019 Motor Drives Study research

Five trends on buying and, specifying motor drives for industrial automation applications.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Optalign touch, Pruftechnik
Awards April 9, 2019

2018 Product of the Year Winners

The 2018 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the April 2018 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.

By Bob Vavra