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January 14, 2010  
Industry Trends & Events . . .
SiC: The Next Generation Power Semiconductors

SiC: The Next Generation Power Semiconductors Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices under development will likely be the next generation power semiconductor material. Moving beyond silicon, SiC has 10x greater dielectric breakdown. It greatly reduces power loss and can be made in smaller packages. It also works comfortably at higher temperatures, requiring less cooling. Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated a prototype 11 kW (15 hp) inverter that, in a package one-quarter the size of a conventional silicon-based inverter, cuts power loss 70%. The ultimate target is 90%. The first inverters with SiC will appear in 2010. For a more detailed description of the prototype, read this article in Tech-On!

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High-frequency Transformers Support Wind Power
Bicron Electronics Co.

High-frequency Transformers Support Wind Power Bicron high-frequency IGBT Gate Drive Transformers play important roles in wind power turbine management. Rated to 5 KVA, they provide critical control power for wind turbine blade pitch and yaw control at operating frequencies to 500 Hz. Isolation is rated up to 20 KV, assuring continuous operation under very harsh electrical environments.

Proper Sizing for Effective Thermal
Management

Pfannenberg Inc.

Proper Sizing for Effective Thermal Management Pfannenberg Sizing Software (PSS) is a Java-based software program which properly sizes filterfans, cooling units, A/W HE, and heaters for electrical enclosures. PSS accounts for both indoor and outdoor applications and can assist in calculating the heat dissipation within a cabinet, component by component.

ECOsine™ Active — The Digital Triple-duty Line Conditioner
Schaffner EMC Inc.

ECOsine™ Active — The Digital Triple-duty Line Conditioner Harmonic current compensation, inductive and capacitive power factor correction, as well as load balancing in one device. Schaffner ECOsineTM Active: with the worlds shortest response time (<300us), your Power Quality is continuously improved in the blink of an eye.

Learn more at www.myecosine.com and www.schaffner.com.

Variable Speed Drive

Delta Products Corporation

Variable Speed Drive The VFD-VE series is an advanced variable speed drive using a field oriented control (FOC) algorithm. The VFD-VE series drives are used in many applications including: CNC routers, cranes, drilling machines, elevators, extrusion machine, hoists, injection machine, lathes, and printing machines to name a few. From Delta Products Corporation.

Delivering Solutions . . .
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Parker Global Drives Meet Your Needs
Automation Group — Parker Hannifin Corporation

Parker Global Drives Meet Your Needs  Parker's global drive offering delivers the solutions you need for demanding applications in industrial automation, food and beverage, converting, alternative energy, and hybrid vehicles. Parker unbiased drive technologies include stepper, servo, AC variable speed, to high current output DC. Power ranges to over 2,000 HP.

Our featured product: The DC590+ Integrator Series 2 offers control over a range of DC motor applications, improving performance and profitability.

Motion Control Systems . . .
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Video: 'Soft' Motion Control

Video: 'Soft' Motion Control Robert Mullins of Harmonic Drives demonstrates the smooth, fast, and highly accurate motion control that can be achieved with a mechatronics combination of a PC-based servo control package and his company's high gain geared actuators. In a second video he shows a 'finger module' that replicates the motion of a human hand.

Do Motion Control Systems Need Standards?

Do Motion Control Systems Need Standards? A sign of a maturing industry, standards are appearing for machine builders to apply to motion control systems. But mass adoption isn't taking place because the value and benefit of the standards isn't very clear to end users spanning a variety of industries. It is easy for them to say, "Why change something that is already working?"

AC & DC Motor Drives . . .
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AC Convenience for DC Converters

AC Convenience for DC Converters One manufacturer adapted the functions and tools developed for its broad range of AC drives to DC drive technology. It now offers the package called Sinamics DC Master (DCM). With ranges from 15 to 3,000 A, the DCM integrates open-loop control, closed-loop control, and power unit in a single DC motor control device.

Micro Drive Handles 30 HP

Micro Drive Handles 30 HP Not much larger than a standard book, this micro drive handles three phase, 30 HP (22 kW) motors with ease. It also can supply 150% more torque for up to one minute, which eliminates one of the most common reasons for over-sizing drives. An Automatic Energy Optimizer allows the drive to consume less energy.

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M-Max Series Machinery Drive
Eaton's Cutler-Hammer Drives

M-Max Series Machinery Drive With a compact design, impressive torque response, and simple handling, Eaton's new M-Max Series offers you increased efficiency and product life. The M-Max Series is designed for today's machinery applications, including: conveyor belts, transport drives, packaging machines, as well as pumps and fans.

New 1000 BTUH Enclosure Air Conditioner
Thermal Edge, Inc.

New 1000 BTUH Enclosure Air Conditioner Model CS010 features:

•  Will fit onto an 8 in. enclosure
•  Available as standard in 120 VAC or optional 24 VDC
•  Full condensate evaporation package

Also features a digital programmable contoller with alarm outputs. Available in NEMA Type 12, 4, and 4X. Available with fully integrated heat. Learn more.

Drive Advances & Applications . . .
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Deep Inside the Finnish Rock

Deep Inside the Finnish Rock Nobody wants to live near a waste water plant, so these Finns buried theirs deep in the rock below Turku, in a space equivalent to an eight-story building. The total project is controlled by 50 AC variable speed drives in the power ranges of 1.1 kW to 355 kW (2 to 478 HP).

Drives That Get Close to the Motor

Drives That Get Close to the Motor At the SPS/IPC/Drives show in Nuremberg, Germany, a manufacturer showed inverter packages designed to be mounted outside the switch cabinet and closer to the motor. The company calls it 'decentralization' of its drive systems. It works well for material handling processes in the automotive and beverage industries.

Drives for Motion Control . . .
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The Highest Power Density Drive

The Highest Power Density Drive The most power in the least amount of space is how this new ACS355 machinery drive was advertised at the recent SPS/IPC/Drives show in Nuremberg, Germany. With power ratings of 0.37 to 22 kW (0.5 to 30 HP) and macros for three-wire and PID control, it is designed for a broad range of applications in machine building markets.

Selecting the Right Stepper Drive

Selecting the Right Stepper Drive The systems most often selected for motion applications are, by default, servo drives. But there may be specific situations where stepper driven motion is not only lower cost, but makes more sense. This Motion Systems Design article give 10 tips from the experts on how to select the best stepper motor and drive system.

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Compact Power and Control in AC Drive
Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Automation

Compact Power and Control in AC Drive PowerFlex® 755 AC Drive — designed for ease-of-use, integration, application flexibility, and performance to maximize your investment and help improve productivity. Ideal for applications that require safety, high motor control performance, and application flexibility, the PowerFlex 755 is a highly functional and cost-effective solution. From Allen-Bradley / Rockwell Automation.

New Prodigy® Stand-alone Motion Card
Performance Motion Devices, Inc.

New Prodigy® Stand-alone Motion Card Performance Motion Devices, Inc (PMD) is the recognized world leader in motion control ICs, cards, modules, and software. They specialize in providing cost-effective, high-performance motion systems to OEM customers in the medical device, material handling, robotics, test and instrumentation, industrial automation, motion control, and textile industries.

Careers & Commentary . . .
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Controlling the Processes' Temperature

Controlling the Processes' Temperature In industry, if we make an error in temperature, we lose a batch of product. But on a global level, our global climate is very complex and we should be careful about theories telling us how to control the temperature. We have a hard time controlling the temperature of a batch of chemicals to within one degree. So why do we think we can control the temperature of the whole earth? John Salls, president of Vision ICS, presents his views in the InTech op-ed. He suggests providing the facts, but he cautions on which facts may be presented.

Diversions . . .
Video: Going 500 MPH in a WWII Plane

Video: Going 500 MPH in a WWII Plane It is the ultimate motor racing sport: going nearly 500 mph in a piston-powered plane, many of WWII vintage, around an eight mile course. Machine Design magazine shows us some of the technical tricks these aviation hot rodders use to achieve their amazing speeds. The BBC gives us a race overview via this video.

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About This Month's Topic Cell Phone Marketing Gone Mad

Worldwide, over a billion new cell phones are produced each year, and because of clever marketing, hundreds of millions of them end up in landfills. Is this the way to sustain a sophisticated electronics industry?


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Volume 9 - Issue 4 - 04/10/2014
FN3258 Ultra-compact EMC/RFI Filter; There are Differences; Sensorless Control Within Smallest Space; New DC Motor Speed Control with Dynamic Braking; Digital Drive Accessories; Low-voltage Motors ; High Performance Air Movers: Fans and Blowers; DC Drives, Vairable Speed Drives
Volume 9 - Issue 3 - 03/13/2014
FN5040/FN5045 LC Sine Wave Filter; Dedicated Manufacturing Automation Drives; ACB Drives; Servo Motor Drive for AGV; FRENIC-MEGA Series from Electric; Compact, Energy Saving VFD Solutions; Eliminate Harmonic Distortion and Meet IEEE-519; Four Channel Portable Data Loggers
Volume 9 - Issue 2 - 02/13/2014
FN258 Series Three-phase Book-style EMC/RFI Filter; One Drive to Control Two Motors; VFD Cables: Powering Your Machines; High-reliability Programmable BLDC Motor Controllers; Acquires SymCom; All the Right Moves for Ultimate Precision; Servo Motor Drive for AGV; New Low Voltage DC Drive NEMA4X; Gear Drive Repairs
Volume 9 - Issue 1 - 01/09/2014
Drives: FN350 Single-phase Filter for Motor Drives; Servo Motor Drive for AGV; One Drive Does It All; Arc Flash Solutions; Brushless DC Motor Drivers Controller; Eliminate Harmonic Distortion
Volume 8 - Issue 12 - 12/12/2013
Low-voltage Motors ; Compact, Energy Saving VFD Solutions; Incremental and Absolute Rotary Encoders; FRENIC-MEGA Series; High Performance Air Movers: Fans and Blowers
Volume 8 - Issue 11 - 11/14/2013
Oldham Coupling Serves as a Torque-overload Clutch; Electronic Overload Relay; Reduce Amplifier Costs and Improve System Performance; All the Right Moves for Ultimate Precision; BGS Linear Rails; New NEMA 4X Drive from Dart; Servo Motor Drive for AGV
Volume 8 - Issue 10 - 10/10/2013
Economical AC Drive with Just Enough Control; FN5040/FN5045 Sine Wave Filter for Motor Drives; Incremental Encoders Provide Options for the Drives Industry; Cable Optimized for Motors and Drives
Volume 8 - Issue 9 - 09/12/2013
Power Analyzer with 1 MHz Bandwidth; Firefighting Humanoid Robot; New Motion Control Technology; New NEMA 4X Drive; We Have Your Gearbox; All the Right Moves for Ultimate Precision; Custom Stepper Motor Drives; Brushless DC Motor Drivers (Controller) in 3X Motion; Product of the Month
Volume 8 - Issue 8 - 08/08/2013
Powerful Performance, Flexible Control, Innovative Drives ; BGS Linear Rails; Servo Motor Drive for AGV; NEMA Frame AC Servo Motors Shipped in 2 Weeks; High Performance Air Movers: Fans and Blowers; Economical AC650G Variable Frequency Drive Launched
Volume 8 - Issue 7 - 07/11/2013
FN3418 ECOsine 60 Hz Passive Harmonic Filters; High-performance Pancake Servo Motors; Rugged, Accurate, and Programmable - An Industry First; High Performance Air Movers: Fans and Blowers; Economical AC650G Variable Frequency Drive Launched; Economical Advanced Soft Starter ; Custom Stepper Motor Drives
Volume 8 - Issue 6 - 06/13/2013
FN5040/FN5045 Sine Wave Filter for Motor Drives; Great Things Come in Small Packages; NEMA Frame AC Servo Motors Shipped in 2 Weeks; High Performance Air Movers: Fans and Blowers; Servo Motor Drive for AGV; Economical Advanced Soft Starter
Volume 8 - Issue 5 - 05/09/2013
FN3258 Ultra-compact EMC/RFI Filter; Great Things Come in Small Packages; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; New Motion Control Technology; New NEMA 4X Drive; Low-voltage Motors; FRENIC-MEGA Series
Volume 8 - Issue 4 - 04/11/2013
FN3418 ECOsine 60Hz Passive Harmonic Filters; New Automation Controller; Medical Braiding Systems; ANT130-L Direct-drive Linear Stage; Made in USA Precision Gearheads 48-hour Shipping; Right Angle Gearboxes and Gearheads;
Volume 8 - Issue 2 - 02/14/2013
FN5040/FN5045 Sine Wave Filter for Motor Drives; Flat Precision 74:1 Ratio Gearbox; Cable Optimized for Motors and Drives; Optimizing Delta Robots with the alpha TP+; New NEMA 4X Drive; New Equipment Promotes Innovation;
Volume 8 - Issue 1 - 01/10/2013
FN5040/FN5045 Sine Wave Filter for Motor Drives; New Range of Euro-style PFC Capacitors; Detect Low Level Ground Faults; High Load Capacity Spherical Roller Bearings; Miniaturized Gripper Rotary Unit;
Volume 7 - Issue 12 - 12/13/2012
Inrush Current Limiters UL and CSA Recognized; Dedicated Manufacturing Automation Drives; High-speed Rollbag 1075-S Auto Tabletop System; Made in USA Precision Gearheads 48-hour Shipping;
Volume 7 - Issue 11 - 11/08/2012
Rack and Pinion Drive - Planetary Reducers; New Automation Controller; Cable Optimized for Motors and Drives; Modern DC Drives Built with AC Drive Technology; Old Gearing? Get 90% Efficiency and 2x More Torque; Drive Optimized For Metering Pump Applications; Customized Lead Screw Services;
Volume 7 - Issue 10 - 10/11/2012
Laser Engraving Machine; Rugged, Accurate, and Programmable - An Industry First; AC Variable Frequency Drives - Savings to 50%; High-speed Rollbag 1075-S Auto Tabletop System; Made in USA Precision Gearheads - 48-hour Shipping; Industrial Clutches and Brakes;
Volume 7 - Issue 9 - 09/13/2012
Made in USA Precision Gearheads - 48-hour Shipping; What Is a Digital DC Drive?; Reduce Costs with Custom Motor Drives; High-speed Belt Drive Actuators; PMDC Motor 80 Series;
Volume 7 - Issue 8 - 08/09/2012
Forget the Pens. Think Meter.; Tough Drives for Tough Applications; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Hybrid AC Drive Installation Demo; Motorized Goniometer Stage; Precision Ring Drive;
Volume 7 - Issue 7 - 07/12/2012
HS35 Encoders with Enhanced Monitoring System; Forget the Pens. Think Meter.; A Single Drive for All Your Needs; Customized Lead Screw Services; New! Compact Cooling Units with Greater BTU!; Dedicated OEM Motor Drives - Reduce Cost; Save Energy Costs Up to 60%; Position Control Motor Drive; 316 Stainless Collars and Couplings Resist Corrosion; Top Performing All-purpose AC Vector Drive; Custom Stepper Motor Drives;
Volume 7 - Issue 6 - 06/14/2012
Compact, Energy Saving VFD Solutions; Reduce Energy Costs Up to 60%; AC Motor Controller for Pallet Trucks; Dedicated OEM Motor Drives - Reduce Cost; Eliminate Harmonic Distortion and Meet IEEE 519-1992; Linear Brake; Top Performing All-purpose AC Vector Drive;
Volume 7 - Issue 5 - 05/10/2012
Drive Optimized For Metering Pump Applications; Reduce Cost with a Custom Motor Drive; FN3258 Ultra-compact EMC/RFI Filter; Is Plant Downtime Costing You?; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Dedicated OEM Motor Drives Reduce Cost; Precision Pointing and Stabilization Platforms; 316 Stainless Collars and Couplings Resist Corrosion;
Volume 7 - Issue 4 - 04/12/2012
Is Plant Downtime Costing You?; New Automation Controller; Dedicated OEM Motor Drives Reduce Cost; Sensorless Vector Drives - SG Series; ETH Series Next-generation Electric Cylinder; Custom Stepper Motor Drives;
Volume 7 - Issue 3 - 03/08/2012
AC890PX-C Liquid Cooled Variable Frequency Drive; New! MagCoders Samples Available Now; Dedicated OEM Motor Drives - Reduce Cost; Eliminate Harmonic Distortion and Meet IEEE 519-1992; ETH Series Next-generation Electric Cylinder; Right Angle Gearboxes and Gearheads; Precision Pointing and Stabilization Platforms;
Volume 7 - Issue 2 - 02/09/2012
Dedicated OEM Motor Drives - Reduce Cost; Vacon 20 - Possibilities and Performance; STD - Spiral Bevel Gearboxes; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Sensorless Vector Drives - SG Series; IEEE-841 Chemical and Process Motors; Integrated Drive / Programmable Display Save Money; Belts, Chains, Sprockets, and Pulleys;
Volume 7 - Issue 1 - 01/12/2012
Is Plant Downtime Costing You?; AC and DC Motor Drives; Hard Cut and Lapped Klingelnberg Spiral Bevel Gears; Medical Braiding Systems; Variable Frequency Drive;
Volume 6 - Issue 12 - 12/08/2011
Is Plant Downtime Costing You?; Power Quality for Drive Applications; Your Genius, Their Motor; Custom Stepper Motor Drives; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Drives; Indexing Motor Drive; DC Drives, Vairable Speed Drives;
Volume 6 - Issue 11 - 11/10/2011
Is Plant Downtime Costing You?; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Your Genius, Their Motor; cymex Sizing Software for Servo Drive Technology; Motor Driven Rotary Tables; Variable Frequency Drive;
Volume 6 - Issue 10 - 10/13/2011
Camera Positioning Systems at Affordable Price; Loose Bearings? Find Out More!; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Adaptable Tape Encoders Mount Directly to Large Shafts; Size 11 Linear Actuator Measures Just 1.1 in.; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; Lenze/AC Tech Drives;
Volume 6 - Issue 9 - 09/08/2011
You Require Global Drive Engineering Because; One-stop Source for Drive Packages; Loose Bearings? Find Out More!; New! MagnetCoders Samples Available Now; Top Performing All-purpose AC Vector Drive; ACS350 Industrial AC Drive; Silencer Series Electronic Drives; Packaging: Servo Drives and Motion Control Drives;
Volume 6 - Issue 8 - 08/11/2011
Power Quality for Drive Applications; Loose Bearings? Find Out More!; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; Lenze/AC Tech Drives; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive;
Volume 6 - Issue 7 - 07/14/2011
Loose Bearings? Find Out More!; ACS350 Industrial AC Drive; Top Performing All-purpose AC Vector Drive; Silencer Series Electronic Drives; Packaging: Servo Drives and Motion Control Drives;
Volume 6 - Issue 6 - 06/09/2011
ECOsine Active - Power Quality for Drive Applications; Take the Cost and Complexity Out of Vibration Analysis; New! 5-Year Warranty! Mitsubishi D700 Series Micro Inverter; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls
Volume 6 - Issue 5 - 05/12/2011
M4870 170 Watts in Small Package; Take the Cost and Complexity Out of Vibration Analysis; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Next Generation Variable Frequency Drive; Round Belt Pulleys; Packaging: Servo Drives and Motion Control Drives
Volume 6 - Issue 4 - 04/14/2011
IGBT Gate Driver Optocoupler Family; Mega Series AC Drive; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; Get Ready for the BLDC Question; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; AMP-205x0 4-axis Servo Drive;Take the Cost and Complexity Out of Vibration Analysis; Parker Global Drives Meet Your Needs;
Volume 6 - Issue 3 - 03/10/2011
M16P Gearmotor Cost-effective Drive System; ECOsine Active - Power Quality for Drive Applications; Parker Global Drives Meet Your Needs; Drive Modules - Buy Only What You Need; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; Lenze/AC Tech Drives; Packaging: Servo Drives and Motion Control Drives;
Volume 6 - Issue 2 - 02/10/2011
IGBT Gate Driver Optocoupler Family; Stop Inrush Current; Get Ready for the BLDC Question; Precision Power Measurement; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Wireless Integrated Servo or Stepper Motors from 50-3000 W; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls;
Volume 6 - Issue 1 - 01/13/2011
IGBT Gate Driver Optocoupler Family; New Slimline DTS Series 3000-5000 Btu; ECOsine Active - the Digital Triple-Duty Line Conditioner; Electrical Enclosures with Temperature Control Solutions; Variable Torque AC Drive for Fans and Pumps; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications; Lenze/AC Tech Drives;
Volume 5 - Issue 12 - 12/09/2010
AMP-205x0 4-axis Servo Drive; Packaging: Servo Drives and Motion Control Drives; Drives Division - Industrial AC Drives; DS Basic Drive and SI Controller/Drive; Zero-backlash Rack and Pinion Drives; ANT130-L Direct-drive Linear Stage;
Volume 5 - Issue 11 - 11/11/2010
Slimline DTS Series 3500-4500 Btu Range; ECOsine Active - the Digital Triple-Duty Line Conditioner; IGBT Gate Driver Optocoupler Family; SmartFan Stratus II Varialbe Frequency Drive; Wire and Cable for Motors and Drives; Round Belt Pulleys; Custom AC and DC Drive Solutions;
Volume 5 - Issue 10 - 10/14/2010
ECOsine Active - the Digital Triple-Duty Line Conditioner; General Purpose NEMA 1 Drive; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; M-Max Series Machinery Drive;
Volume 5 - Issue 9 - 09/09/2010
Get Ready for the BLDC Question; ECOsine Active - the Digital Triple-duty Line Conditioner; NEW - Mega Series AC Drive ;Unmanned Ground Vehicles Powered by DC Motors; AC Drives - 650/650V Series; Silencer Series Electronic Drives; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive;
Volume 5 - Issue 8 - 08/12/2010
Two-speed Gearbox; SmartFan Stratus II Varialbe Frequency Drive; General Purpose NEMA 1 Drive; Slimline DTS Series 3500-4500 Btu Range; New EDC Series AC Servo Drive Picture; AC Drives with Safe Torque Off Reduce Hardware; Add-A-Shaft - Mini 1:1 Right Angle Gear Drives
Volume 5 - Issue 7 - 07/08/2010
Improved Reliability with HOG 86; New EDC Series AC Servo Drive Picture; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; ACD Servo Drive for Battery Operated Applications;
Volume 5 - Issue 6 - 06/10/2010
Silencer Series Electronic Drives; AC Drives - 650/650V Series; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; Run Your Winder at Higher Speeds;
Volume 5 - Issue 5 - 05/13/2010
Big Merger. Small Changes.; High Speed Servo Motors Without Feedback; 40ZYT Series Permanent Magnet Brushed DC Motor;
Volume 5 - Issue 4 - 04/08/2010
Big Merger. Small Changes.; Complete Small Machine Automation in a Box; Digital Drive Convenience Without the Hassle; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; EBL Brushless Driver
Volume 5 - Issue 3 - 03/11/2010
High Function Low-cost VFD; AC Drive Solutions from Fuji Electric; Indoor/Outdoor Filter Fans with NEMA 3R Rating; Low-cost DC Motor Speed Controls; Silencer Series Electronic Drives
Volume 5 - Issue 2 - 02/11/2010
Brushless DC Drives Low Cost of Ownership; Matrix Filters; Efficient Cooling Using Compact Cabinet Coolers; L200 Series Micro Variable Speed Drives; Low Capacity EDC Series AC Servo Drive; EBL Brushless Driver; Motors and Drives Solutions; ACS350 Industrial AC Drive
Volume 5 - Issue 1 - 01/14/2010
Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; New 1000 BTUH Enclosure Air Conditioner; Variable Speed Drive; The Digital Triple-duty Line Conditioner; Proper Sizing for Effective Thermal Management; High Frequency Transformers Support Wind Power
Volume 4 - Issue 12 - 12/10/2009
L200 Series Micro Variable Speed Drives; New CD1-k Servo Drive with Canopen; High-performance General Purpose Inverters; A Leading Compact Drive; Drive Modules - Buy Only What You Need
Volume 4 - Issue 11 - 11/12/2009
Best Optocoupler for High Output Current Applications; Revolutionary Drive/Brake Systems for Wind Power; Silencer Series Electronic Drives; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; Variable Speed Drive; Right Angle Gear Drives
Volume 4 - Issue 10 - 10/08/2009
Baldor Cooling Tower Motor and Drive System; ECOsine Active - Digital Harmonic Filter Technology Offers Great Benefits; Drive Integrated Safety Category 4 Built-in; ABB Low Voltage Drives Complies with ARRA; L200 Series Micro Variable Speed Drives; DC Servo Drives, Small, Operates at Up to 190 VDC; Lenze/AC Tech Drives; New Brochure of Pronet Series Servo System
Volume 4 - Issue 9 - 09/10/2009
BLDC Finding Way into Traditional Applications; AC Drives - 650/650V Series; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; ACD Series Servo Motor Drive for Electric Vehicles; Double End Stator Lacing Machine Model 941/942; Silencer Series Electronic Drives
Volume 4 - Issue 8 - 08/13/2009
Drive Modules - Buy Only What You Need; Adjustable Speed Drives Provide Infinitely; Lenze/AC Tech Drives; Optidrive E2 - A Leading Compact Drive; New Brochure of Pronet Series Servo System; P7 Drive Lowers Your Operating Cost; Variable Speed Drives with Embedded PLC; Linear Actuator White Paper Download;
Volume 4 - Issue 7 - 07/09/2009
Variable Speed Washdown Drives Cut Energy Costs; Industrial and Green Energy Drive Components; Compact Power and Control in AC Drive; ACD Series Servo Motor Drive for Electric Vehicles; Parker's New Single-axis Servo Drive/Controller and High-power Modular AC Drive; L200 Series Micro Variable Speed Drives
Volume 4 - Issue 6 - 06/11/2009
Portescap High-torque Housed Hybrid; Configurable Filtering Brushless AC Servo Drive; Stand-Alone Motion Card; Digital Harmonic Filter Technology Offers Great Benefits
Volume 4 - Issue 5 - 05/14/2009
Ethernet Powerlink Motion Control Components; Single Axis Motion Control System; Spiral Bevel Gearboxes; ACS350 Industrial AC Drive
Volume 4 - Issue 4 - 04/09/2009
Variable Speed Washdown Drives Cut Energy Costs; Intelligent Precision in a Compact, Economical Package; Active â?? Digital Technology Offers Great Benefits; Right Angle, Single and Dual Output Shaft Drive; Efficient Cooling Using Compact Cabinet Coolers; Web Air Turns; Vector Motor Drive; EM Technologies
Volume 4 - Issue 3 - 03/12/2009
Line/Load Reactors; Enclosure Air Conditioners; Efficient Cooling Using Compact Cabinet Coolers; PS9552 IGBT/MOSFET Driver Optocoupler; Parker's New Single-axis Servo Drive/Controller and High-power Modular AC Drive; Zero-Backlash Rack and Pinion Drives
Volume 4 - Issue 2 - 02/12/2009
Introducing 4th Generation Filterfans; Repair Your Drives and Save Money; Yaskawa V1000 Current Vector Drive; Your One Source for Servo Drives; Efficient Cooling Using Compact Cabinet Coolers; The Best Drive for the Times; Industrial Drives and Gearboxes; Servonut Zero-Backlash Driven-Nut Ballscrew Drive
Volume 4 - Issue 1 - 01/08/2009
Washdown Inverter Drive; Harmonic Filters: High Performance and Compact Size; Repair Your Drives and Save Money; Couplings For Washdown Applications; CPX9000 Clean Power 18 Pulse Drives; Right-Angle Cam Indexing and Oscillating Drives; High Power Modular AC Drive
Volume 3 - Issue 12 - 12/11/2008
A Practical Technology Guide; Now Selling Direct in North America; Easily Size and Select Linear Slide Tables; Synchromesh Cable Drives, Positive Traction; Zero-Backlash Rack and Pinion Drives; Motion Control Made Simple Textbook
Volume 3 - Issue 11 - 11/13/2008
Precision Planetary Servo Gearheads Combine Innovation, Quality, and Value; Custom Medical Leadscrews from Noll Incorporated; Meet IEEE-519 in as Little as Two Weeks; Parker's New Single-axis Servo Drive/Controller and High-power Modular AC Drive; Right-Angle Cam Indexing and Oscillating Drives
Volume 3 - Issue 10 - 10/09/2008
Take a Closer Look at ABB Variable Speed Drives; Low-cost Compact DC Motors and Gearmotors; Digital Drive Convenience Without the Hassle; CPX9000 Clean Power 18 Pulse Drives; ECOsine(TM) Power Quality Filters Calm Down Harmonic Waves
Volume 3 - Issue 9 - 09/11/2008
Motion Control Made Simple Textbook; Ethernet Powerlink Motion Control Components; Danaher Motion: Your Single Source for Servo Drives; Industrial Drives and Gearboxes; New Drive for Multi-axis Applications; DC Fractional HP Gearmotors
Volume 3 - Issue 8 - 08/14/2008
Filters Calm Down Harmonic Waves; DC Drive System for Precise Pump and Machine Process Control; Reliable and Efficient Motors and Motor Drives; Motion Control in Semiconductor Industry; Your Single Source for Servo Drives; Ethernet Powerlink Motion Control Components; Ruggedized Digital Drives
Volume 3 - Issue 7 - 07/10/2008
10 Benefits Adjustable-Speed AC Drives Provide; Hitachi Large Capacity AC Drives; Eliminate Expensive Repair Costs and System Down Time; High-Performance Servo Drives in a Small Package; Vector Motor Drive; Built-in Maintenance Makes AC Drive Care Easy
Volume 3 - Issue 6 - 06/12/2008
Power Quality Filters Calm Down Harmonic Waves; Motion Control Solutions; Eliminate Expensive Repair Costs and System Down Time; Easily Size and Select Linear Slide Tables; Connect with ETHERNET Powerlink; Motion Control Made Simple Textbook
Volume 3 - Issue 5 - 05/08/2008
They Do Lubrication for Those Who Don't, Miniature Ball Screws -- From 3 mm to 63 mm, Servo and AC/DC Variable Speed Drives Offer Power and Modularity, L200 Series Micro Variable Speed Drives
Volume 3 - Issue 4 - 04/10/2008
Save up to 50% on Variable Frequency Drives; Gearheads Shipped Within 48 Hours; Cost-effective Solutions for Factory Automation; Xenus R-Series â?? Ruggedized Digital Drives; High-Performance Servo Drives in a Small Package; Ethernet Powerlink Motion Control Components; Servo and AC/DC Variable Speed Drives Offer Power and Modularity; Motion Control in Semiconductor Industry
Volume 3 - Issue 3 - 03/13/2008
ACCel 500 AC Vector Drives: High Performance and General Purpose; Reliable and Efficient Motors and Motor Drives; Matrix Filters; Line/Load Reactors; Online ServoExpert Solves Real-World Problems; Servonut Zero-Backlash Driven-Nut Ballscrew Drive; #1 in Lead Screw Positioning; DC Motors and Gearmotors
Volume 3 - Issue 2 - 02/14/2008
Introducing 4th Generation Filterfans; Compact Digital Torque Transducers; Aries Drive: A Drive with Multiple Faces; Precise Moves Depend on Ball-Screw Threads; High-Performance Servo Drive Great For Low Power Applications; 160-1; Complete Product CD
Volume 3 - Issue 1 - 01/10/2008
DC Fractional HP Gearmotors; Single-Axis Drive Controller; Superior Torque Overload Protection - New Industrial Flange Unit; Introducing New PiCPro Software and the MMC-D64 Control ; High-Performance Servo Drive Great For Low Power Applications; The Building Block Drive; Industrial Drives and Gearboxes; New h3 Stepper Provides Industry Leading Torque Output
Volume 2 - Issue 12 - 12/13/2007
Compact Digital Torque Transducers; Commander SK; High-Performance Servo Drive In a Small Package; In-Line Planetary Gearboxes; Higher-Power Compax3 Servo Drives; Industrial Drives and Gearboxes
Volume 2 - Issue 11 - 11/08/2007
Right Angle Servo Solutions; Digital Torque Transducers; In-Line Planetary Gearboxes; DC Fractional HP Gearmotors; High-Performance Servo Drive Great For Low Power Applications; Fixed and Variable Displacement Hydraulic Motors; Servo and AC/DC Variable Speed Drives Offer Power and Modularity; New Online Gear Design Guide
Volume 2 - Issue 10 - 10/11/2007
New Pulse Width Modulated DC Speed Control; In-Line Planetary Gearboxes; Easily Size and Select Linear Slide Tables; Complete Product CD; Programming in IEC61131-3 and High-Performance Modular Drive Units Available; 160-1 Pitch Drive Spindle
Volume 2 - Issue 9 - 09/13/2007
Motion Control Solutions; Motion Control Products Catalog; Easily Size and Select Linear Slide Tables; Higher-Power Compax3 Servo Drives; Complete Product CD; New Range of Voice Coil Actuators
Volume 2 - Issue 8 - 08/09/2007
TORQUE That Makes Mother Nature WEEP WITH ENVY; New Range of Voice Coil Actuators; Live Edge Design Challenge; New h3 Stepper Provides Industry Leading Torque Output; 24 VDC DIN Rail Mounted LVDT Signal Conditioner; A Global and Innovative Mechanical Integration
Volume 2 - Issue 7 - 07/12/2007
Emerald Series Servo Motors and Drives; Digital Servo Drive for Brushless or Brush Motors; TORQUE That Makes Mother Nature WEEP WITH ENVY; Modular Drive Systems; Velocity Control Brushless DC Drives; M2232U Low-cost Powerhouse
Volume 2 - Issue 6 - 06/14/2007
Nexdrive AC Motor Drives; Schneider Electric Introduces Altivar; High-Performance Servo Drive; Customized Drive Solutions; Programmable Servo Drive; Semicon West
Volume 2 - Issue 5 - 05/10/2007
Single Phase Matrix Reduces Harmonics; Digital Servo Drive for Brushless or Brush Motors; Online ServoExpert Solves Real-World Problems; Higher-Power Compax3 Servo Drives; Modular Drive Systems; MA34000 Brushless Motor/Drive
Volume 2 - Issue 4 - 04/12/2007
SDU DIN Rail UPS; RPC Board Technology; Preview of New High-Performance Drive: S700; 160-1; Motion Control for the Automotive Industry; MAC 5000 Automation Controller
Volume 2 - Issue 3 - 03/08/2007
High Performance and Compact Size; The Uptime Experts; Nexdrive AC Motor Drives; HPD30 Hi Pa Drive; Stepper Provides Industry Leading Torque Output; Stratus Variable Frequency Drive; QMAC; Graphical Programming Software;
Volume 2 - Issue 2 - 02/08/2007
Industry Leading Torque Output; Parker Bayside Catalog; High Performance Servo Drive; New Motors Replace A-B's Discontinued N-Series; Hybrid Positioning Z-Stage w/ Piezo and DC Drives; Adjustable Speed Control
Volume 2 - Issue 1 - 01/11/2007
High Performance and Compact Size; High Energy Brushless Servomotor; Miniature Digital Servo Drive; AC Drive; Cymex Software; ACR Controller
Volume 1 - Issue 6 - 12/14/2006
SDU DIN Rail UPS; AC Servo Systems; PiCPro Software; Three-Phase Motor Reverser; Universal AC Drive; Microprocessor based AC Inverter
Volume 1 - Issue 5 - 11/09/2006
Bipolar Microstepping Chopper Drive; Industrial AC Drives; Helping You Build a Better Machine, Faster; Mining Vehicle Motor Controllers; 7-Axis Servo/Stepper Motor Controller; Industrial AC Drives
Volume 1 - Issue 4 - 10/12/2006
AC Drives; Motorized Stage Systems; Helping You Build a Better Machine; Variable Frequency AC Drives; Servo Drive with Resolver Feedback; Brushless Motor Controller
Volume 1 - Issue 3 - 09/14/2006
Micro Drives; Digital Drive Controllers; A4-Series Digial Servo; Hollow Shaft / High Performance Reduction Gear; High Performance Servo Drives Offer Broad Power Range, Flexible Design; Micro Variable Speed Drives; High Energy Brushless Servomotor; Allegro Motor Drive
Volume 1 - Issue 2 - 08/10/2006
AC Servo Systems; Microprocessor Based AC Inverter; New Direct Drive Technology Cuts Engineering Time; Simple Servo; Built-in Maintenance Makes AC Drive Care Easy; Solid State Three-Phase Motor Reverser
Volume 1 - Issue 1 - 07/13/2006
Drive and Motion Solutions; Systemax 1U P4 Server; Plastock Mechanical Drive Components; Adjustable Frequency Drive — F7 Drives 1/2-500 HP; High Performance Servo Drives Offer Broad Power Range, Flexible Design; New Adjustable Speed Control; Linear Motor Actuator (LMA) Series