Motors, Drives & Controls

Gearing up Holborn Station's escalators for a reliable future

Renold Gears has won a 'prestige order' to supply seven new escalator drive packages to London Underground as part of Transport for London's (TfL) refurbishment of escalators at Holborn underground station. Each new drive package includes a heavy-duty, TW worm gear unit, a motor, brake and…

🕘 21/03/2017

Innovations in series

Under the name of SI6, STOBER presents its latest drive controller in multi-axis drive system. The most significant feature: The extremely compact design. With a width of only 45 mm, the SI6 requires extremely little space in the control cabinet. At the same time, a surprising number of useful…

🕘 28/02/2017

New drive products for materials handling

Lenze is bringing their drive technology and motion expertise to IntraLogisteX for the first time. At Stand 100 at the Ricoh Arena, March 15th – 16th, Lenze will show new drive and automation technology for materials handling. These drives combine exceptional levels of performance with…

🕘 31/01/2017

Benefits of linear–rotary motors in closure lines

A new high-performance filling and closing line for a well-known pharmaceutical company has been fitted with linear-rotary motors from LinMot, distributed in the UK and Ireland by Quin Systems. Improvements included much faster product changeover compared to traditional capping machines where…

🕘 01/12/2016

Allen-Bradley all in one Industrial PC options

The Allen-Bradley 6181 Integrated Display Computers form a dynamic portfolio, with Performance and Advanced Models that provide all-in-one industrial PC options to help meet your application needs. Performance and Advanced models are equipped with the latest features designed to meet the most…

🕘 16/06/2016

Thyristor controllers speed up production for McLaren

Thyristor power controllers from CD Automation have been instrumental in significantly improving production efficiencies for Woking-based luxury sports car maker McLaren Automotive. From modest beginnings the organisation has grown into a world renowned and respected brand and a byword for advanced…

🕘 26/05/2016

Reduce the Effects of EMI/RFI in your control panels

One of the core issues affecting the performance and reliability of industrial control systems is electrical noise emitted from devices. This electrical noise can create voltage spikes in victim wiring, affecting component performance. Proper noise mitigation and panel layout practices help to…

🕘 12/05/2016

Red Lion expands PXU PID controller portfolio

Red Lion have expanded their PXU PID controller platform to include the addition of 0-10 VDC output models. The new functionality builds on their existing 4-20 mA output models to provide customers a choice between voltage and current retransmitted outputs. Both retransmitted outputs are available…

🕘 11/05/2016

Intelligent Motor Control with Rockwell Automation's E300

The E300 Electronic Overload Relay is the next generation electronic overload from Allen-Bradley. Its modular design, communication options, diagnostic information, simplified wiring and integration into Logix make this the ideal overload for motor control applications in an automation system. The…

🕘 24/04/2016

Expand your performance capabilities with 5069 Compact I/O platform

The Compact I/O system from Rockwell Automation future-proofs your system and enables The Connected Enterprise, allowing machine builders to bring added value to their customers through a single, unified architecture, using EtherNet/IP for increased overall productivity. It is the ideal distributed…

🕘 24/04/2016