Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en Choices in servomotion control and drive systems for machine builders http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by AMK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are some older servomotion control and drive-system choices? What do manufacturers of servomotion control and drive systems offer machine designers today? Get the answers to these questions and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/choices-servomotion-control-and-drive-systems-machine-builders#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:14:00 +0000 34351 at http://machinedesign.com Replacing Pneumatics with Electronic Motors Enhances Construction Gripper http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/replacing-pneumatics-electronic-motors-enhances-construction-gripper <div class="node-body article-body">Replacing the pneumatic cylinders in a robotic gripper with linear motors enabled the robot to safely pick up objects ranging from bricks to champagne glasses and tissue packs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/replacing-pneumatics-electronic-motors-enhances-construction-gripper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/replacing-pneumatics-electronic-motors-enhances-construction-gripper#comments Linear Motion Motors/Drives Pneumatics News Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:30:00 +0000 56621 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (1/25-2/1) http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This biweekly product gallery includes rotary encoders for washdown environments, along with sensitive springs, and switching elements for human-machine interfaces. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/batteriespower-supplies/machine-design-s-products-week-125-21#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Cables, Connectors, Enclosures Controllers Motors/Drives Springs Temperature Sensors Gallery Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:44:00 +0000 56601 at http://machinedesign.com Inside an ETT Linear Motor http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/inside-ett-linear-motor <div class="node-body article-body">This tubular linear motor consists of a stator with integrated analog Sin/Cos feedback and a stainless-steel rod with neodymium magnets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/inside-ett-linear-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/inside-ett-linear-motor#comments What's Inside? Packaging Linear Motion Motors/Drives Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:01:00 +0000 55661 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between a Pump and a Compressor? http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-pump-and-compressor <div class="field-deck"> A closer look at different types of pumps and compressors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A closer look at different types of pumps and compressors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-pump-and-compressor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/whats-difference-between/what-s-difference-between-pump-and-compressor#comments What's the Difference Between... Hydraulics Motors/Drives Pneumatics News Fri, 18 Dec 2015 18:51:00 +0000 54321 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (12/14-12/21) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1214-1221 <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week's product roundup showcases mini high-torque gear units, "smart motors", PLCs with Ethernet connectivity, and rugged temperature sensors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1214-1221" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1214-1221#comments Products Controllers Fasteners Motors/Drives Temperature Sensors Gallery Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:04:00 +0000 54291 at http://machinedesign.com STEPPER MOTOR DRIVES SOME FACTORS THAT WILL HELP DETERMINE PROPER SELECTION… http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motor-drives-some-factors-will-help-determine-proper-selection <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek / Haydon Kerk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper will discuss methods of selecting the best Stepper Drive for motion control applications requiring a...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motor-drives-some-factors-will-help-determine-proper-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/stepper-motor-drives-some-factors-will-help-determine-proper-selection#comments White Papers Motion Control Motors/Drives Mon, 07 Dec 2015 17:28:00 +0000 53891 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design’s Products of the Week (11/30-12/7) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>This week&#39;s products include a laser-etching&nbsp;machine, food-grade rubber, and an ionizing air knife that prevents static discharge.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-design-s-products-week-1130-127#comments Products Batteries/Power Supplies Motors/Drives Thu, 03 Dec 2015 23:41:00 +0000 53861 at http://machinedesign.com The Best of the Automation Fair 2015, Part 2 http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Part 2 of our coverage of Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair highlights the other companies in attendance at the fair. Rockwell Automation hosted a variety of industry partners to display devices that will enable the future connected IoT systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-2#comments IoT Motion Control Motors/Drives News Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:20:00 +0000 53751 at http://machinedesign.com The Best of the Automation Fair 2015, Part 1 http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Automation Fair hosted by Rockwell Automation took place in Chicago this year. It hosted some of the latest technology focusing on IoT-connected systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/iot/best-automation-fair-2015-part-1#comments IoT Motion Control Motors/Drives News Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:31:00 +0000 53741 at http://machinedesign.com