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.
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.
Read the best articles about motors and drives including motor nameplates, electric motors, evaluating noise and more.
Methods for performing predictive maintenance are evolving rapidly. As a result, the market for enabling technology of predictive maintenance is set to boom.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.