Motors, Drives & Controls

Drives & Controls Exhibition and co-located shows rescheduled

An announcement from Ian Atkinson, Event Director at DFA Media: DFA Media, organiser of Drives & Controls Exhibition and co-located shows, has been actively monitoring and following advice regarding the Coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19) over the past weeks. It has been decided that Drives &…

🕘 20/03/2020

First decentralised IP66 frequency inverter with IO-Link launched by Lenze

Lenze is pleased to announce the latest addition to its i500 inverter range. The i550 protec has been designed for decentralised drive tasks and comes with IP66 protection class, IO-Link connectivity and a power range of up to 75kW. It is the first of its kind to offer this level of communication…

🕘 28/01/2020

Raising the bar in partner excellence

As part of Mitsubishi Electric’s commitment to providing customers with the highest level of expertise and support, it has developed an elite ‘Innovation Partner’ status. The ‘Innovation Partner’ status is awarded to partners that demonstrate a higher level of…

🕘 23/01/2020

Wieland Electric has added three new input modules to its​​​​​​​  samos PRO COMPACT safety controller for reliable analogue value processing

In many applications it is essential that analogue variables such as pressure, flow, and temperature are monitored in order to ensure safe automation so Wieland Electric has added three new input modules for analogue signals to it’s samos PRO COMPACT safety controller. With three new input…

🕘 13/12/2019

Sensata’s Slim 22.5mm Hybrid Motor Starters Extend Motor Life and Save Space

Application sectors include robotic, industrial, manufacturing and material handling systems. Expanding on its extensive product line for motion control applications, Sensata Technologies has launched the Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters. These new hybrid starters integrate the benefits of…

🕘 17/05/2019

ABB launches UK-wide variable speed drives hire fleet

ABB has invested significantly in the rollout of a variable speed drive hire fleet across the United Kingdom and Ireland, with units extending from 3kW up to several megawatts. Hire drives can be delivered the same day, and installed and commissioned within a matter of hours by engineers from one…

🕘 12/03/2019

Wide-ranging safety solutions – Wieland’s samos range

The expanded functions within Wieland’s samos PRO COMPACT PLUS module enables comprehensive motion monitoring. Increasingly profound digitalisation and automation allows companies to respond more efficiently, more quickly and more flexibly. The progressively dynamic nature of processes and…

🕘 04/03/2019

Safe Brake Management is more than just Safe Control!

STOBER Drives has produced two short videos that highlight the benefits of their new SD6 drive controller with the SE6 advanced safety module. Created in partnership with safety experts Pilz, STOBER’s new, integrated system maximises the safety, efficiency and flexibility of your automated…

🕘 21/01/2019

Launch of Engineering Design Apprenticeship programme

Dematic has launched an Engineering Design Apprenticeship programme this September with a cohort of four students – two starting a four-year course in Mechanical Engineering Design and two in Controls Engineering Design. Under the scheme, arranged in collaboration with Warwick Trident College…

🕘 15/01/2019

Play it safe with the SD6 drive controller

Powerful new SE6 ‘advanced safety module’ from STOBER integrates into SD6 drive controller for drive integrated safety functionality. In cooperation with Pilz-Safe Automation, leading international power transmission and motion control specialists, STOBER, has designed a new SE6 safety…

🕘 12/11/2018