Tag: <span>motors</span>
Figure 3: Coupler inertia, length, inner and external diameter and material.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 8, 2023

Important considerations when sizing linear and direct-drive technologies

Linear motors and direct-drives can be overlooked due to a rotary servo motor, but manufacturers could miss out on the benefits a linear or direct-drive could provide

By Dulce Maria Varela
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance February 6, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: January 30-February 5, 2023

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

By Christina Miller
motion control
CNC, Motion Control September 1, 2022

Market opportunities emerging in motion control market

Our last insight into the motion control sector looked at prospects for overall market growth up to 2026. We commented on the breadth of the market for the technology owing to its universal applicability.

By Tim Dawson
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
Anodizing system batch: an application where multiple chemicals (used for pickling, agitation, filtering, rinsing and waste treatment systems) require transfer to and from multiple tanks to facilitate the process.
Sensors, Actuators April 12, 2022

Why mag drive pumps are chosen for corrosive chemical transfer

It’s seal-less technology, for one

By Pete Scantlebury
Courtesy: Advanced Energy Corp.
Motors & Drives March 22, 2022

Your questions answered: Motor management and troubleshooting techniques for ac induction motors

Best practices and tips for motor management included advice on variable frequency drives (VFDs), motor efficiency, motor standards and more.

By Michael Lyda, Ronnie Alford
Courtesy: Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology
Plant Automation March 12, 2022

Robotics, motion control, machine vision, AI

Think Again: Business is strong for automation, as explained by speakers at the A3 Business Forum in February.

By Mark T. Hoske
Courtesy: Rockwell Automation, New Products for Engineers Database
Motors & Drives February 21, 2022

How drives can help with predictive maintenance

Modern low-voltage drives are able to offer predictive diagnostic capabilities for manufacturers and reduce downtime.

By Jonathan Smith
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