Motors, Drives & Controls

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

New fully automatic robotic assembly plant to manufacture the LeanMotor built using all STOBER drive technology

Motion Control expert, STOBER Drives, has used products from its own range to design and build a robotic component mounting system to manufacture the new LeanMotor, an encoderless drive that is a world first in the market. The LeanMotor is a brand new energy-efficient drive system that STOBER says…

🕘 07/06/2018

ABB launches TruONE - a true ATS for critical power

ABB has launched 'TruONE', an all-new automatic transfer switch (ATS) with connectivity and monitoring functions for critical power applications. TruONE is the world’s first true ATS to package all the necessary sensors and controllers into a single easy-to-install device that helps improve…

🕘 27/03/2018

Miniature servo drive packs a big punch

An ultra-high power servo drive for demanding industrial applications is to be showcased by Elmo Motion Control at this year’s Drives & Controls exhibition, Birmingham, stand D332. With a weight of only 33 grams and continuous currents of 160° (80V) and 140° (100V), Double Gold…

🕘 26/03/2018

Opto 22 announces world’s first Edge Programmable Industrial Controller: groov EPIC

Opto 22 unveils its forthcoming groov EPIC controller, designed to integrate IT and operations technologies by combining I/O, real-time control, local and remote HMI, and industrial/IT data exchange in a compact, industrial package. One of the primary appeals of the Industrial Internet of Things…

🕘 21/02/2018