Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en Machine Design’s Products of the Week (8/24-8/31) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-824-831 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Machine Design's newest Products of the Week gallery features compact XY Stages, control knobs, and absolute-position rotary encoders, along with other technologies on the market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-824-831" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-824-831#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:56:00 +0000 51321 at http://machinedesign.com Modular and Flexible Conveyor Meets Most Needs http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/modular-and-flexible-conveyor-meets-most-needs <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s conveyor systems have to deal with a wide variety of products and smaller batches, yet still be easy to reconfigure for handling new tasks. To address those demands, Bosch Rexroth Corp. developed the VarioFlow plus chain-conveyor system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/modular-and-flexible-conveyor-meets-most-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/modular-and-flexible-conveyor-meets-most-needs#comments Motors/Drives Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:10:00 +0000 51341 at http://machinedesign.com 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? How does a matrix drive system achieve...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/faqs-yaskawa-matrix-drives#comments Design FAQs Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:14:00 +0000 51051 at http://machinedesign.com 5 Common Motor Myths http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-common-motor-myths <div class="node-body blog-body">The average consumer, and even a few non-electrical engineers are unaware that what they think they know about motors and efficiency just isn’t true. Here are five of the more common myths about motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/skeptical-engineer">A Skeptical Engineer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-common-motor-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/blog/5-common-motor-myths#comments Motors/Drives Community A Skeptical Engineer Thu, 06 Aug 2015 17:54:00 +0000 50961 at http://machinedesign.com Noise Prediction for Moving Mechanisms Using Coupled MBD-Acoustics Analysis http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Diego Copiello and Yijun Fan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Multi-body dynamics modeling and acoustic engineering can provide insight into the acoustic behavior of mechanisms. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reducing the time and resources needed to design quality products is a constant industrial challenge. Integrating different computer aided engineering (CAE) tools is one way...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/fea-and-simulation/noise-prediction-moving-mechanisms-using-coupled-mbd-acoustics-analysis#comments CAD FEA and Simulation Motors/Drives Sensors Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:12:00 +0000 50811 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Spur, Helical, Bevel, and Worm Gears? http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some basic types of gears and how they are different from each other. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-spur-helical-bevel-and-worm-gears#comments What's the Difference Between... Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:20:00 +0000 50731 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/27-8/3) http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week,&nbsp;Machine Design&#39;s Products of the Week range from a high speed camera, to an easy-to-use&nbsp;IoT platform. </p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/machine-design-s-products-week-727-83#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures IoT Motors/Drives Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:30:00 +0000 50621 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (7/13-7/20) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Here are some more products from Machine Design.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-713-720#comments Products Technologies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Fasteners Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Thu, 16 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 50421 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between a Motor and a Drive? http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-motor-and-drive <div class="node-body article-body">A motor is the mechanical or electrical device that generates the rotational or linear force used to power a machine. A drive is the electronic device that harnesses and controls the electrical energy sent to the motor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-motor-and-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-motor-and-drive#comments Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:12:00 +0000 49881 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting the Best Electric Drive http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive <div class="field-byline"> Alby King, Electromechanical Products Manager, Lenze SE </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive#comments Manufacturing Equipment Robotics Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 49871 at http://machinedesign.com