Tag: <span>motors</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
Mechanical & Electrical October 2, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: September 25 to October 1, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered electric vehicle manufacturing, adjustable speed drives, Leaders Under 40 and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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
Predictive and Preventive Maintenance September 13, 2023

The market for predictive maintenance in motor driven systems

Methods for performing predictive maintenance are evolving rapidly. As a result, the market for enabling technology of predictive maintenance is set to boom.

By Blake Griffin
Motors & Drives September 12, 2023

Ultra-low voltage motor, drive industries overcoming supply chain, semiconductor challenges

The ultra-low voltage motor and motor and drive industries are projected to have strong growth and is overcoming supply chain issues due to COVID-19 and semiconductor shortages. See video.

By Chris Vavra
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
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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