Motors, Drives & Controls

Rotamec and JPS Reliability combine to boost plant uptime

Rotamec and JPS Reliability, a supplier of specialist reliability services, hve joined forces to boost equipment uptime and plant reliability for its customers. JPS’s reliability technologies will dovetail with Rotamec’s electromechanical maintenance resource, with customers able to…

🕘 22/10/2020

Flexibility as a success factor

In addition to excellent quality and reliability, drive solutions from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS also feature a great depth of production. In addition to research and development, the drive specialist produces all quality-relevant components in its own facilities. Since 1984, NORD in Aurich, East Frisia…

🕘 13/10/2020

Sumitomo Electric starts volume production of powder magnetic cores for thin and high-performance axial gap motors

Sumitomo Electric Industries has developed a powder magnetic core for axial gap motors, which help create thin and high-performance motors, in terms of output and efficiency. The company started mass production and delivery of the product in August 2020. With recent growing demand for light and…

🕘 09/10/2020

SKF and University of Twente open state-of-the-art technology center

SKF and the University of Twente are combining their research expertise to drive advances in an area crucial to rotating machinery performance: grease lubrication. They have jointly set up a dedicated SKF University Technology Center (UTC) for grease lubrication in rolling bearings. “Around…

🕘 18/09/2020

Equipmake launches range of F1-bred electric motors for marine applications

Leading electrification specialist, Equipmake, has readied a range of high performance yet cost-effective advanced electric motors for marine, bringing major benefits to multiple types of watercraft in terms of power density, packaging and reduced emissions. Based in Norfolk, UK, Equipmake…

🕘 07/08/2020

Selecting the optimum motor technology for an application

Selecting the motor for the motion portion of an application is rarely a straightforward task, with different motor technologies all having characteristics that impact on the design in different ways. Here, Dave Beckstoffer of Portescap guides us through the factors to consider. As a design…

🕘 03/08/2020

Denchi creates bespoke power design for Lemac's motor systems used in stairlifts

Always looking to provide the market with highly-optimised energy storage solutions, Denchi has secured a large-scale contract with DC motor system manufacturer, Scotland-based Lemac, which produces the motor systems incorporated into a leading brand of stairlifts. DC systems (rather than AC ones)…

🕘 07/07/2020

With precision and reliability to the top

Tacho generators in drives of mountain railways and ski lifts are exposed to enormous strain. Nevertheless, they must perform for precise and reliable speed measurement. This is why manufacturers rely on HeavyDuty solutions from Baumer Hübner. What does it take for a tacho generator to…

🕘 23/06/2020

Compact ABB drive is the perfect fit for UK contract packing company

An ABB drive installed to get a customer out of a tight spot is bringing a host of additional benefits, including more consistent end-product quality and enhanced fault finding. Framptons, a contract packing company, processes around 1.5 million litres of fruit juices and milk-based drinks each…

🕘 17/06/2020

ABB appointed to modernize Zijin Mining Group’s copper mine in Serbia

Technology leader ABB has entered into an agreement with Zijin Mining Group to install its state-of-the-art ring-geared mill drives and control systems at Veliki Krivelj Copper Mine – a surface mining operation with an annual ore processing capacity of 2.5 million tons. Veliki Krivelj…

🕘 11/06/2020