Articles about motor and generator service conditions, smart manufacturing, smart pneumatics, asset maintenance and digital transformation trends were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 22-28, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
EASA's Electromechanical Resource Center lets plant maintenance and reliability professionals access a range of technical resources relating to the operation and maintenance of electric motors and other electromechanical equipment.
It is important to understand the differences between the usual service conditions most motor designs assume and unusual service conditions that lead to unreliable operation and costly shutdowns
Stepper motor systems deliver more precision than standard variable-speed motors without the expense and complexity of servo motors, and newer high bus voltage options provide additional flexibility. See 5 motor technologies, common uses.
Direct-drive servomotors are becoming more common as range and availability expands for use in many machine and motor applications.
Articles about improved mask filtration, motors and drives tips, effective plant turnarounds, the factory of the future and machine learning were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 1-7, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.
Webcast presenter answers additional questions on motor management tips and tools.
Testing a direct drive and geared rotary servomotor shows there are some significant differences between the two when actually put into practice.
A team of Texas A&M University researchers are investigating a class of metals, called refractory high entropy alloys (RHEAS), that can withstand higher operating temperatures.
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