Technologies http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8221/more en How to Select a Brushless DC Motor http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If an application requires high speed, quiet operation, low EMI and longevity, then...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:24:00 +0000 45291 at http://machinedesign.com Stepper Motors: Microstepping Myths and Realities http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motors-microstepping-myths-and-realities <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The lure of microstepping a two-phase stepper motor is compelling and the promise of increased resolution is enticing, so where’s the catch? </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motors-microstepping-myths-and-realities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motors-microstepping-myths-and-realities#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:44:00 +0000 49301 at http://machinedesign.com Misconceptions about Stepper Motors Explained http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/misconceptions-about-stepper-motors-explained <div class="field-byline"> Cabe Atwell </div> <div class="field-deck"> Understanding bipolar stepper motors will give engineers the confidence they need when selecting a driver. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even veteran engineers often suffer from a lot of misconceptions about stepper motors and how to drive them. This article will focus on clearing up just a few of these misunderstandings...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/misconceptions-about-stepper-motors-explained" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/misconceptions-about-stepper-motors-explained#comments Motors/Drives Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:14:00 +0000 69811 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (2/16-2/23) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-216-223 <div class="node-body gallery-body">New products to market include programmable power sources, integrated steppers with a combined drive and motor unit, and an atomizing spray unit. </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-216-223" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-216-223#comments Products Motors/Drives Gallery Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:49:00 +0000 69781 at http://machinedesign.com The Market Outlook for Motors and Drives through 2022 http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/market-outlook-motors-and-drives-through-2022 <div class="node-body article-body">The market for servo motors and drives is expected to grow from $10.26 billion in 2015 to $15.92 billion by 2022.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/market-outlook-motors-and-drives-through-2022" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/market-outlook-motors-and-drives-through-2022#comments Motors/Drives Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:07:00 +0000 69761 at http://machinedesign.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock</p> 5 Ways to Keep Your Machine Shop Competitive in the Digital Age http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Markforged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In many ways, the manufacturing world has gone digital, with computers controlling everything from</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-keep-your-machine-shop-competitive-digital-age#comments 3D Printing White Papers Plastics and Composites Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:37:00 +0000 68651 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Ways to Increase Bandwidth on Your CNC Mill with a Desktop 3D Printer http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Markforged </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No matter the size of a machine shop, the right 3D printer can help keep expensive tools free</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/5-ways-increase-bandwidth-your-cnc-mill-desktop-3d-printer#comments 3D Printing White Papers Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:22:00 +0000 68641 at http://machinedesign.com High-Load Ball Screw Actuator http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/high-load-ball-screw-actuator <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper spells out the affect of design on capacity, precision and...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/high-load-ball-screw-actuator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/high-load-ball-screw-actuator#comments White Papers Linear Motion Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:08:00 +0000 48731 at http://machinedesign.com New All Stainless Steel Slide Way Ends Slippage http://machinedesign.com/bearings/new-all-stainless-steel-slide-way-ends-slippage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper unveils the design features that have made crossed roller bearings popular in...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/bearings/new-all-stainless-steel-slide-way-ends-slippage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/bearings/new-all-stainless-steel-slide-way-ends-slippage#comments Bearings White Papers Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:50:00 +0000 48721 at http://machinedesign.com Low-Cost 3D Printers Are Growing Up http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing <div class="field-byline"> Joshua M. Pearce, Michigan Technological University </div> <div class="field-deck"> But can consumer versions compete with industrial 3D printers? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 3D printing community can be roughly divided into two groups: the high technology and the accessible technology sectors. Machine designers have embraced the high technology side... </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/3d-printing/low-cost-3d-printers-are-growing#comments 3D Printing Wed, 15 Feb 2017 20:43:00 +0000 69731 at http://machinedesign.com