Motors/Drives http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8238/more en Supersonic Car Sets Sights on Land-Speed Record http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record <div class="node-body article-body">Richard Noble’s Bloodhound project recently announced that its Bloodhound supersonic car (SCC) will attempt to break the land-speed record in October 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/automotive/supersonic-car-sets-sights-land-speed-record#comments Automotive Metals Motors/Drives Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:30:00 +0000 64871 at http://machinedesign.com <p>The Bloodhound SSC is expected to reach 1.4 Mach speed, covering a mile in just 3.6 seconds.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of the Bloodhound Project Choosing Integrated Automation Solutions http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bison Gear </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What are integrated automation solutions? What are the benefits of...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/choosing-integrated-automation-solutions#comments Design FAQs Bearings Motion Control Motors/Drives Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:39:00 +0000 63601 at http://machinedesign.com Simple Electromechanical Solutions for Machine Design http://machinedesign.com/webinar/simple-electromechanical-solutions-machine-design <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Festo Corporation </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-webinar-details"><legend>Webinar Details</legend> <div class="field-webinar-date"> <span>Date &amp; Time:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Thursday, July 14, 2016 - <span class="date-display-start">14:00</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">16:00</span></span> </div> <div class="field-webinar-type"> <span>Event Type:&nbsp;</span> Live Webinar </div> <div class="field-webinar-cost"> <span>Cost:&nbsp;</span> Free </div> <div class="field-webinar-speakers"> <span>Speakers:&nbsp;</span> <table align="center" border="0" style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;" width="350"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="left" style="font-size: 11px;" width="108"><img height="110" src="https://event.on24.com/event/12/00/87/8/rt/1/logo/register/tom_worsnopp_1.jpg" width="110" /></td> <td align="left" class="style2" style="font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;" width="238"> <p><span class="style3" style="font-size: 12px; font-weight: bold;"><strong>Tom Worsnopp</strong><br /> Product Manager for Electric Automation&nbsp;<br /> <em>Festo Corporation</em></span></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <p style="font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal;">Tom Worsnopp is Product Manager for Electric Automation at Festo Corporation, a worldwide automation company.&nbsp; He is responsible for EA products including electromechanical actuators, motors and drives, PLCs, HMIs, motion controllers, vision systems, and servo pneumatics products.&nbsp; Tom has been a Product Manager at Festo for 5 years.&nbsp; His background is in control theory and robotics.</p> </div> </fieldset> <div class="node-body webinar-body">When considering how to move products and actuate mechanisms, machine designers have a vast array of actuators to choose from. Designers often consider...</div><fieldset class="fieldgroup group-registration-form"><legend>Registration Form</legend> <div class="field-accela"> http://pages.machinedesign.com/SimpleElectromechanicalSolutions?partnerref </div> <div class="field-accela-form-length"> <span>Embedded Form Length:&nbsp;</span> 550pixels </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-display-promo-image"> <span>Display Promo Image:&nbsp;</span> Display Promo Image on Page </div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/webinar/simple-electromechanical-solutions-machine-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Webinars Mechanical Drives Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:11:00 +0000 63721 at http://machinedesign.com Finding the Right Motor-Gearbox Combination to Optimize Performance http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ametek </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When paired with a motor, gearboxes offer a number of mechanical and economic advantages. This white paper discusses the steps necessary to...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/finding-right-motor-gearbox-combination-optimize-performance#comments White Papers Mechanical Drives Motors/Drives Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:08:00 +0000 52841 at http://machinedesign.com Compact Coupling Widens Torsional Stiffness Range and Offers High Torque Transmission http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/compact-coupling-widens-torsional-stiffness-range-and-offers-high-torque-transmission <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Ringfeder </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engine flywheel couplings have to strike a delicate balance when it comes to stiffness. On one hand, they have to be...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/compact-coupling-widens-torsional-stiffness-range-and-offers-high-torque-transmission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/compact-coupling-widens-torsional-stiffness-range-and-offers-high-torque-transmission#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Wed, 08 Jun 2016 21:09:00 +0000 62941 at http://machinedesign.com Understanding the Advancements in Modern Servos http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/understanding-advancements-modern-servos <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Yaskawa </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When choosing a servo motor, why is resolution so important? When choosing a servo motor, why is...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/understanding-advancements-modern-servos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/understanding-advancements-modern-servos#comments Design FAQs Motors/Drives Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:53:00 +0000 62631 at http://machinedesign.com High-Acceleration Servo Motors Create Cabling Challenges http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-acceleration-servo-motors-create-cabling-challenges <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In automated production machines, faster acceleration and deceleration of motion axes can lead to...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-acceleration-servo-motors-create-cabling-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/high-acceleration-servo-motors-create-cabling-challenges#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 31 May 2016 18:53:00 +0000 62491 at http://machinedesign.com Reliable VFD Cables Boost Productivity, Minimize Downtime http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/reliable-vfd-cables-boost-productivity-minimize-downtime <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Lapp Group </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From fans and blowers to 24/7 production line equipment, variable frequency drives (VFDs) are a mainstay of the...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/reliable-vfd-cables-boost-productivity-minimize-downtime" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/cables-connectors-enclosures/reliable-vfd-cables-boost-productivity-minimize-downtime#comments Cables, Connectors, Enclosures White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 31 May 2016 18:47:00 +0000 62481 at http://machinedesign.com What’s the Difference Between Turbine Engines? http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines <div class="field-deck"> Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Similarities exist in the basic composition of turbine engines ranging from turbojet to turbofan, but the differences are obviously stark in terms of delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/what-s-difference-between-turbine-engines#comments What's the Difference Between... Defense Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 25 May 2016 14:50:00 +0000 62471 at http://machinedesign.com How to Select a Brushless DC Motor http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by MICROMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If an application requires high speed, quiet operation, low EMI and longevity, then...</div> <p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/how-select-brushless-dc-motor#comments White Papers Motors/Drives Tue, 10 May 2016 21:24:00 +0000 45291 at http://machinedesign.com