Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en 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 News 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 How to Select the Right Brushless Motor http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-right-brushless-motor <div class="field-byline"> Michael J. Turner, Technical Director, Nidec S R Drives Ltd. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here are some guidelines for choosing between induction motors, permanent magnet motors, synchronous reluctance motors, and switched reluctance motors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers have several choices to make when selecting brushless motors for their latest designs. Making the wrong choice can doom the design to mediocrity and failure in the marketplace. So to ensure engineers and design teams choose the right brushless motor for their projects,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-right-brushless-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-right-brushless-motor#comments Motors/Drives Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:35:00 +0000 41271 at http://machinedesign.com