Mechanical Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8235/more en FAQ's on Yaskawa Matrix Drives http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Yaskawa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are the benefits of matrix drives and how are they different from conventional drives? When does harmonic distortion become important? 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