Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en Ironless and Iron-Core Brushless Linear Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ironless-and-iron-core-brushless-linear-motors <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new line of standard and customizable brushless linear motors, also called AC servo linear motors, features long stationary magnet assemblies and short moving coils. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ironless-and-iron-core-brushless-linear-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/ironless-and-iron-core-brushless-linear-motors#comments Products Motors/Drives Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:06:00 +0000 45641 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Actuator Features Continuous Force Rating of 10,000 lbf http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced the expansion of the Exlar FT Series of universal electric rod style linear actuators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf#comments Products Linear Motion Motors/Drives Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:03:00 +0000 45331 at http://machinedesign.com How to Select a DC Motor: Brushless DC Motors http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-brushless-dc-motors <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When considering utilizing a Brushless DC motor (versus a brush, or coreless, DC motor) in an application, it’s important to know and understand how Brushless DC motors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-brushless-dc-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-dc-motor-brushless-dc-motors#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 30 Dec 2014 22:24:00 +0000 45291 at http://machinedesign.com 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