Learning Resources http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8198/more en Cogless Brush Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/cogless-brush-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon Motor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is a bell-type motor armature? What is cogging torque? What are the operational advantages of an ironless core motor?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/cogless-brush-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/cogless-brush-motors#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Wed, 15 Oct 2014 19:29:00 +0000 30501 at http://machinedesign.com How To Prevent Step Losses with Stepper Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-prevent-step-losses-stepper-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The use of stepper motors is an excellent choice. However, a key concern is step losses. 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Building a robot that can operate within the high magnetic fields generated</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/piezo-motors-power-mri-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/piezo-motors-power-mri-robot#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Thu, 09 Oct 2014 15:16:00 +0000 41201 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting Feedback Devices http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-feedback-devices <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Worldwide applications use feedback for speed and/or position control. Feedback’s important role in the machine is to make sure that the machine delivers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-feedback-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-feedback-devices#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:23:00 +0000 41191 at http://machinedesign.com High Efficiency Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/high-efficiency-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To understand the concept of high efficiency motors, you must first know how to calculate efficiency and the losses associated with the motor components themselves. This article reviews</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/high-efficiency-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/high-efficiency-motors#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:20:00 +0000 41121 at http://machinedesign.com A Comparison of DC Linear Actuators with DC Linear Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparison-dc-linear-actuators-dc-linear-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Factory automation and robotic application engineers are often faced with the challenge of requiring fast, accurate and powerful linear actuation within a small allocated volume. The two most commonly</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparison-dc-linear-actuators-dc-linear-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparison-dc-linear-actuators-dc-linear-motors#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:18:00 +0000 41111 at http://machinedesign.com Mine Rescue Robot http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/mine-rescue-robot <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reliability, ability to travel across varied terrains, and accurate operation are essential elements for the drive system and camera controls on mining rescue robots. The Intelligent Systems, Robotics, and Cybernetics (ISRC) group at Sandia developed</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/mine-rescue-robot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/mine-rescue-robot#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:13:00 +0000 41101 at http://machinedesign.com Virtual Design: A New Way to Customize, Configure, and Order Compact Drive Systems http://machinedesign.com/webinar/virtual-design-new-way-customize-configure-and-order-compact-drive-systems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Maxon </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, October 23, 2014 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">15:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">In this presentation from maxon motor, attendees will discover a simple, on-line procedure for configuring a high-precision microdrive system ideal for almost any application, from aerospace to medical to robotics. 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Recent manufacturing</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/debunking-common-myths-about-specifying-special-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/manufacturing-equipment/debunking-common-myths-about-specifying-special-components#comments Manufacturing Equipment White Papers Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:49:00 +0000 41081 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting small, precise pumps http://machinedesign.com/hydraulics/selecting-small-precise-pumps <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by The Lee Company </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the industrial world, engineers don’t need to know much more than a pressure and flow rate to properly size a pump. 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