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Description: Motors & Drives addresses engineers responsible for the design and application of motion control and machine automation solutions. Topics covered include AC, DC, servo, and stepper motors as well as associated drive types. Readers keep pace with motor/drive technology advances and their impact on energy consumption, maintenance, and overall plant reliability.
Markets Served: General Manufacturing; Industrial Machinery/Tools & Equipment; Automotive; Aerospace & Defense; Medical Equipment; Packaging Machinery; Utilities/Energy; Agriculture /Forestry; Oil & Gas; Paper, Printing & Textiles; Transportation; Food & Beverage
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 2 - Issue 5 - 05/23/2017
Hydraulic Oils and Transmission Fluids; Choose the Right Tape Technology for Automotive Exterior Bonding Applications; New High Power Linear Actuators; Precision Rotating Components and Assemblies; Over 24% More Torque Per Watt; New Universal Bluetooth® Overload Relay; Maintenance-free Gearmotor Options; Traction Motors Require Robust Insulating Material; AC Electric Motors + AC Controls: The Ultimate Power Couple
Volume 2 - Issue 4 - 04/25/2017
Protect Your Drives from Overheating; PowerFlex 755T Drives; Direct Drive Fits Tighter Spaces; Category Cables for Automation from SAB; Hi-Rel Configurable Plug and Play Motor Controller; It All Starts with
Volume 2 - Issue 3 - 03/28/2017
Easy Design for Precise BLDC Motor Control with ST's 32-bit MCU-based Motor Driver; Your Go-to Guide for AC Motors; Changing the Dynamics of Flexible Electrical Insulation; Exceptionally Versatile Thermal Protectors; Outrunner Brushless DC Motors; Precision Linear Motion; Rugged, Heavy-duty Limit Switches; The Internet of Things Now Includes Wireless Technology That Rises Above Crowded Frequencies
Volume 2 - Issue 2 - 02/28/2017
High Performance at Low Voltage; MotorSolve 6.0 Software: Powering BMW i3 Design and Simulations; High Sensorless Speed Control Performance with Lowest Volume; Through-hole Mounted Thermal Protection Switch; Epoxy has Tg of 215° C; A Single Drive for All Your Needs; Reduce Space and Weight Problems; DC Drive in IIoT Environment?; Your Go-to Guide for AC Motors
Volume 2 - Issue 1 - 01/24/2017
Sealed Thermal Control Lowers Ambient Effects; Smart Radar Solutions Made Easy with Infineon's 24 GHz Radar Chipset; Cool Muscle EtherCAT Bridge; An Environmentally-friendly Emulsion; Water-tight and Dust-proof Rotary Servo Tables; Category Cables for Automation from SAB; Low-cost Brushless Motors
Volume 1 - Issue 12 - 12/27/2016
Webinar: Finding the Right Sensor for Your Designs; Specification Guide: AC Motor Drives; CR4 Blog - Goal: Let's Elevate the Status of Manufacturing; Engineering News Brief: 12/19/16
Volume 1 - Issue 11 - 11/22/2016
Webinar - No More Shaky, Noisy Valves; Specification Guide: Hydraulic Motors; Configure and Order Mini Motors Online; Reduce Cost and Power Consumption with the High-performance FRENIC-HVAC Inverter; Changing the Dynamics of Flexible Electrical Insulation; PEPI Thermostat with Highest Contact Rating; Integrated Brushless Servo Motor; Digital Pot Works with Any Drive; Specification Guide: Brushless Motors
Volume 1 - Issue 10 - 10/25/2016
Today's Dreams Need Tomorrow's Engineering; First Dedicated Digital Hall Sensor for Torque Series; Mechatronics Engineers...Start Your Motors!; Large Selection of Metric Gears; Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000 Drive System with ArcShield Technology; Improve Motor Performance – up to 260 C!; High-amperage Thermal Protection; Webinar On-Demand: Is Your Workforce Future Ready?
Volume 1 - Issue 9 - 09/27/2016
RPM eXtreme Efficient Motor; Mini Piezo Motors: Precise and Economical; Custom-designed Modular Encoders for Motors; Larger Integrated Motor with Dual-port Ethernet; Tolerance Rings: Mounting Stators in Aluminum Housings; Compact Position Controller; Changing the Dynamics of Flexible Electrical Insulation; The Durability and Reliability You Expect; Direct Drive Rotary (DDR) Servo Tables
Volume 1 - Issue 8 - 08/23/2016
TMB+ New Torque Motors Family; High Performance Induction AC Gear Motors; What Level of Protection is Right for You?; Exceptionally Versatile Thermal Protectors
Volume 1 - Issue 7 - 07/26/2016
Fitting Motion for Your Application; Coreless DC Micro Motors; Motor Protection Sensors and Thermistors; Need Ultimate Electrical Protection? Think Co-SHIELD.; DeviceLogix Technology for Industrial Applications; Npaq 6U High-Power Drive Rack
Volume 1 - Issue 6 - 06/28/2016
Fitting Motion for Your Application; New - Reduced Size AC Servos with 23 Bit Encoders; Improve Motor Performance - Up to 260 C!; Linear Stepper Motors; Use of Motor Protection Circuit Breakers with Variable Frequency Drives; Reduce Space and Weight Problems; What Level of Protection is Right for You?; 300 A, 1140 V Vacuum Contactor; Pay Less for Your Servo Drives
Volume 1 - Issue 5 - 05/24/2016
Fuji Electric VFD is Officially a BEAST... Learn More!; Induction Hardened Gear Couplings; Exceptionally Versatile Thermal Protectors; Need Ultimate Electrical Protection? Think Co-SHIELD.; MotorSolve for Electric Motor Design; Pay Less for Your Servo Drives; New OEM SCR Drive; Custom Couplings Capabilities
Volume 1 - Issue 4 - 04/26/2016
New 10 mm Motor Doubles Output Torque; Ensure Cooler and More Reliable Drives!; Cool Your Drives Safely with Water; RD6 Intelligent Rotary Actuator for Efficient Positioning Operations; CSR-17-CM1 Integrated Electric Cylinder; Ultra ECTM Brushless DC Slotless Motors; What Protection Level Do You Need?; Ultra-fast Brushless DC Motor; Iron Core DC Micro Motors
Volume 1 - Issue 3 - 03/22/2016
Large AC Induction Motors; Multipole Strip Magnets; CSR-17-CM1 Integrated Electric Cylinder; Low Cost, Hi-Rel BLDC Motor Controllers; Precision Linear Motion; Get More Performance from Your Step Motor; Programable PRO Series Drives and Evaluation Kit; New OEM SCR Drive
Volume 1 - Issue 2 - 02/23/2016
Permanent Magnet Bonding Made Easy, Clean, Durable; Dedicated Manufacturing Automation Drives; New - Reduced Size AC Servos with 23-bit Encoders; Epoxy Offers Chemical and Heat Resistance; Cord Grips and Accessories; Low Cost, Hi-Rel BLDC Motor Controllers; New Motor Protection Relay White Paper
Volume 1 - Issue 1 - 01/26/2016
New Iron Core Linear Motor TM18; Easy, Clean, Durable Permanent Magnet Bonding; Eliminate Stepper Motor Tuning Once and for All; Coreless DC Micro Motors; Cord Grips and Accessories; PTC Motor Protection Sensors and Thermistors; High Precision Controller for Piezo Motors; Reduce Space and Weight Problems; New OEM SCR Drive