Motors, Drives & Controls

Water-cooled marine motor set to conquer new markets on shore

You don’t want large motors to take up precious floor space – you need it for more productive purposes. ABB’s water-cooled M3LP 500 motor solves the space problem in a surprisingly elegant way. Highly appreciated by marine, and many other industries, too. When launched for the…

🕘 15/01/2018

PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card powered by 7th/6th Gen Intel Xeon/Core processors

IBASE, a manufacturer of application specific industrial embedded computing platforms, launches its new IB990 PICMG 1.3 full-size CPU card. The board supports the latest 7th/6th Generation Intel Xeon®/Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors with speeds up to 4.0GHz. Based on the chipset family formerly…

🕘 27/10/2017

New generation of hollow shaft motors

The EZHD synchronous servo motor with hollow shaft with its new bearing technology in all versions can offer a far higher shaft load than to date as well as an integrated brake. With the newly added size 4, Stober is rounding out the bottom end of the program. The outstanding feature of these…

🕘 25/10/2017

New machine tool two-speed gearbox is impressive with SensorShift digital shift control

The two-speed planetary gearbox PS was extensively further developed by STOBER and is now newly presented as the PS SensorShift design to the machine manufacturing markets. The name SensorShift refers to the special feature of this innovative further development. A high-resolution magnetic sensor…

🕘 20/10/2017

Smart sensor for low voltage motors arrives in the UK

A device that cost efficiently monitors the condition of low voltage (LV) motors to increase their performance, efficiency, reliability and lifespan is now available in the UK. The ABB Ability Smart Sensor for motors is a pocket-sized device that is retrofitted to the frame of LV induction motors.

🕘 21/06/2017

Geared motors have high power density and higher torque ratings

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has expanded their relatively young WG20 family of geared motors with helical, parallel-shaft and helical bevel gear units featuring rated torques from 820 to 1,550 Nm. Available in two frame sizes, they enhance the existing product…

🕘 12/06/2017

Elmo launches world’s smallest, most powerful servo drive

Elmo Motion Control’s newest Gold Twitter servo drive offers the highest power yet, while remaining compact enough to fit inside a motor. A servo drive small enough to be placed onto a moving load – such as a robot, automated guided vehicles (AGV) or aerial drone – has been…

🕘 06/06/2017

Smart and small power distribution for first time

Rittal, the leading global provider of solutions for industrial enclosures, power distribution, climate control, is offering manufacturers of small control panels and switchgear an innovative and tested power distribution system. The new RiLine Compact allows the user to mount different types of…

🕘 09/05/2017

Lenze doubles torques of geared motors

More power on the shaft: Lenze geared motors now deliver up to 20000Nm. Lenze has substantially increased its g500 gearbox range with totally new cast iron models which achieve torques up to 20000Nm. The new helical and bevel gearboxes are compact, highly efficient with alternative mounting…

🕘 06/04/2017

Highly scalable graphite edge controller for extreme industrial environments

Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the new Graphite® Edge Controller. The compact rugged industrial controller offers highly scalable I/O and combines networking and data visualisation with…

🕘 26/03/2017