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Design motors to achieve energy efficiency requirements
Design motors to achieve energy efficiency requirements

The European Commission's statutory efficiency regulations for electric motors, which came into force in January 2017, require all ac industrial electric motors with a rated output of 0.75 to 375kW to operate within the Regulations' specified parameters. The most common solutions offered to achieve these efficiency... Read More

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Industrial energy training and certification
Industrial energy training and certification

The major industrial energy systems commonly found in manufacturing facilities are compressed air, ammonia refrigeration, chilled water, steam, process heating, combined heat and power, pumps, and... Read More

Four reasons why electric motors overheat
Four reasons why electric motors overheat

Many problems occur with electric motors. Including those associated with lubrication and voltage spikes. Also, over time, excessive heat occurs. Increases in the temperature of an electric motor... Read More

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Using energy management software to lower costs
Using energy management software to lower costs

Companies seek ways to save on operational costs while striving to be environmentally responsible. Energy management initiatives can help. This involves ensuring all possible energy sources and users... Read More

Robotic cable management best practices
Robotic cable management best practices

Robotic cable management, particularly for robotic welding, is a fundamental part of robotic efficiency, but it's often overlooked or saved for the last part of the design process. When it comes to... Read More

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Multi-axis positioners
Multi-axis positioners

Multi-axis positioners from LazerArc come in two, three, four, and five axis varieties. Multi-axis... Read More

Managed switches
Managed switches

The 2000 series of managed switches gives machine builders an affordable switch with multicast... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

The Sentinel system from Sensaphone uses cloud technology to provide supervised 24/7 remote... Read More

Serial device servers
Serial device servers

Mencom Serial Device Servers are designed to allow industrial devices to be directly accessible... Read More

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