Tag: <span>motors and drives</span>
Motors & Drives March 9, 2023

Research: Motors, drives important to plant engineers

In this 2023 study on motors and drives, product quality was the most important factor for selecting a product

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety & PPE March 1, 2023

Plant Engineering most-viewed content, February 2023

Read the best content in February 2023 including: safety, motors and drives, product of the year, maintenance, pumps, ESG and more

By Christina Miller
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance February 20, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: February 13-19, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered maintenance, IIoT, safety, ESG and motors and drives. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Motors & Drives January 26, 2023

Benefits of repairing versus replacing a motor

Significant savings can be made by upgrading old motors to more efficient modern alternatives, but sometimes it isn't always possible, which can lead to companies repairing the motor instead.

By Thomas Marks
Digital twin platforms can provide single line diagrams in active blueprints of single phase and three phase power systems.
Energy Efficiency & Management November 28, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: November 21-27, 2022

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered digital twins, piping material, motors and drives, power systems and PPE. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Image courtesy: Advanced Energy
Motors & Drives November 9, 2022

Your questions answered: The impact of power quality events on motor driven equipment

What power quality events are, how they happen, and what to do

By Plant Engineering
Webcasts November 8, 2022

Your questions answered: Energy management with variable speed drives (VFDs)

Reducing fan speed in a variable torque load application by 20% can lead to energy savings of 50%.

By Scott Sullivan
Plant Automation October 10, 2022

How all-in-one automation platforms simplify machine building and increase design flexibility

Some typical automation challenges are addressed by having one throat to choke

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Yaskawa America Inc.
Motors & Drives June 16, 2022

Direct-drive servo tutorial, application update

Solving low speed rotary servo applications with direct-drive motors avoids hidden initial costs, while saving money over the life of the machine. Example shows $73,000 annual savings on a widget-making machine.

By Matt Pelletier
Motors & Drives April 22, 2022

Heat engine with no moving parts designed

MIT researchers have design a heat engine with no moving parts, which could help enable a fully decarbonized power grid in the future.

By Jennifer Chu