Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en PDR: Corvette’s Riskiest Option? http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option <div class="field-deck"> The Performance Data Recorder (PDR) seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners to push themselves dangerously past their driving limits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2015 Corvette is another sweet-looking sports car in a long line of well-engineered and iconic roadsters. It’s chock full of high-tech features and well-thought-out options. But one option, the Performance Data Recorder (PDR), seems like it might tempt some Corvette owners...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/editorial-comment/pdr-corvette-s-riskiest-option#comments Editorial Comment Motors/Drives Tue, 09 Dec 2014 03:51:00 +0000 45081 at http://machinedesign.com DCX Motors and GPX Gearboxes Come in Expanded Sizes http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">maxon motor’s latest addition to the maxon X drive family includes several long versions of brushed DC motors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/dcx-motors-and-gpx-gearboxes-come-expanded-sizes#comments Products Motors/Drives Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:49:00 +0000 44821 at http://machinedesign.com Baldor Shines at Chicago with Speed Reducers, Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors <div class="field-byline"> From Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One company that made its presence known at Pack Expo 2014 was Baldor, debuting its Ultra Kleen Stainless Quantis and Tigear speed reducers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/baldor-shines-chicago-speed-reducers-motors#comments Motors/Drives News Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:18:00 +0000 44591 at http://machinedesign.com Bosch Debuts Secondary Packaging Solutions http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-debuts-secondary-packaging-solutions <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At this year’s Pack Expo International, Bosch Packaging Technology debuted several secondary packaging technologies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-debuts-secondary-packaging-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/packaging/bosch-debuts-secondary-packaging-solutions#comments Products Packaging Motors/Drives Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:58:00 +0000 44391 at http://machinedesign.com Oil-Shear Clutch-Brake Lets Lacrosse Stick Swing Realistically http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/oil-shear-clutch-brake-lets-lacrosse-stick-swing-realistically <div class="node-body article-body">Shear-oil clutch brake lets lacrosse stick swing realistically.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/oil-shear-clutch-brake-lets-lacrosse-stick-swing-realistically" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/oil-shear-clutch-brake-lets-lacrosse-stick-swing-realistically#comments Recreation Motors/Drives Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:41:00 +0000 44321 at http://machinedesign.com How to Choose the Right Control Method for VFDs http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds <div class="field-byline"> Steve Peterson, Technical Training Engineer, Yaskawa America Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For motors controlled by a variable frequency drive (VFD), the control method used in large part determines a motor’s efficiency and performance in an application. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-choose-right-control-method-vfds#comments Motors/Drives Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:12:00 +0000 41651 at http://machinedesign.com AC Drive Improves Flow Control for Multi-Pump Applications http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ac-drive-improves-flow-control-multi-pump-applications <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VACON’s 100 FLOW AC drive is specifically designed to help improve flow control for multi-pump applications in which several pumps are used in place of a single one.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ac-drive-improves-flow-control-multi-pump-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ac-drive-improves-flow-control-multi-pump-applications#comments Products Motors/Drives Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:23:00 +0000 41471 at http://machinedesign.com Micro Stepper Motors: Key Features and Benefits for Diverse Applications http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/micro-stepper-motors-key-features-and-benefits-diverse-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designers turn to stepper motors when they need to move a load a precise position and hold that position without jitter. Stepper motors focus microscopes, position lasers, keep CNC</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/micro-stepper-motors-key-features-and-benefits-diverse-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/micro-stepper-motors-key-features-and-benefits-diverse-applications#comments Basics of Design Motors/Drives Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:22:00 +0000 41461 at http://machinedesign.com 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 New Linear Motor http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor <div class="node-body article-body">ANCA Motion introduced its Australian-designed and manufactured LinX Linear Motor at IMTS. The motor is a cylindrical motion system providing improved performance. The LinX is fully sealed and </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor#comments Products Linear Motion Motors/Drives Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:50:00 +0000 41381 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of ANCA Motion