Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en 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-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 Machine Design’s Products of the Week (6/15-6/22) http://machinedesign.com/gallery/machine-design-s-products-week-615-622 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Machine Design&#39;s new products of the week gallery features integrated circuit sensors, insert-able threads, absolute-position sensors, and more fascinating technologies on the market.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://machinedesign.com/gallery/machine-design-s-products-week-615-622#comments Motors/Drives Sensors Gallery Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:36:00 +0000 49701 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (6/1-6/8) http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Machine Design's new product round-up!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Medical Fasteners Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:28:00 +0000 49361 at http://machinedesign.com How to Select a DC Motor: Coreless and Iron Core Brushed DC Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-coreless-and-iron-core-brushed-dc-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Micromo </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite their simplicity, selecting a DC motor for an application can still be a daunting task. There are many other variables that...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-coreless-and-iron-core-brushed-dc-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-coreless-and-iron-core-brushed-dc-motors#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:51:00 +0000 49311 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Thu, 04 Jun 2015 12:44:00 +0000 49301 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (5/18-5/25) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-518-525 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Stainless-steel sanitary conveyors, high-force cylinders, stepper actuators for security doors, and digital meters.&nbsp;This Machine Design gallery&nbsp;features these&nbsp;four&nbsp;products and more! Who knows, you may find something&nbsp;that suits your application. &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-518-525#comments Products Controllers Linear Motion Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:00 +0000 48961 at http://machinedesign.com Applying DC Motors in Linear Motion Applications http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/applying-dc-motors-linear-motion-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek/Pittman </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/machinedesign.com/files/uploads/2015/05/Hayd-PITT-logos-150.gif" style="width: 150px; height: 84px; float: right;" />This paper describes the how to properly apply a DC motor (Stepper, Brushed or Brushless) in motion applications.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/applying-dc-motors-linear-motion-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/applying-dc-motors-linear-motion-applications#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Mon, 18 May 2015 15:34:00 +0000 48861 at http://machinedesign.com Comparing Efficiency and Capabilities of Hybrid Stepper Motor Actuators to Can Stack Stepper Motor Actuators http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparing-efficiency-and-capabilities-hybrid-stepper-motor-actuators-can-stack-stepper- <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek/Haydon Kerk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper explains the differences between Can Stack and Hybrid motor based linear motion actuators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparing-efficiency-and-capabilities-hybrid-stepper-motor-actuators-can-stack-stepper-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/comparing-efficiency-and-capabilities-hybrid-stepper-motor-actuators-can-stack-stepper-#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Mon, 18 May 2015 15:23:00 +0000 48841 at http://machinedesign.com Hypoid Gears and Gearmotors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/hypoid-gears-and-gearmotors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are Hypoid Gears? What are some advantages of hypoid gears? Are all hypoid gears the same?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/hypoid-gears-and-gearmotors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/hypoid-gears-and-gearmotors#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Tue, 12 May 2015 20:14:00 +0000 37391 at http://machinedesign.com