WEG challenged to find energy efficient solution

In Brazil, some 43% of electric energy is consumed by industries. According to ANEEL (National Agency of Electric Energy), 64% of the installed power capacity in the country comes from hydroelectric

Expanded SMD family features DLR topology

Advanced Micro Controls has released an expansion of their SMD (stepper+motor+drive) product family that includes DLR topology, SynchroStep technology, IP67 rated versions, gearboxes, NEMA size 23 & 24 size packages,

App calculates benefits of using VSDs

An App from ABB, the AVP energy toolkit, is designed to show the benefits of using variable-speed drives (VSDs) and electric motors to replace direct-on-line starting, energy, CO2 and money saved.

Amplifiers plug and play with motors

Designed for plug and play compatibility with motors, by extending the output of its AKD series of servo amplifiers, Kollmorgen believes this opens up new areas of application. The range

Single phase soft starter device

The single phase soft starter SYMC from celduc relais improves the lifetime of mechanical elements of the systems, says the company. The device is for single phase motors 32A/230Vac and features

High performance brushless motors

An economic motor solution for high-performance applications, Portescap’s introduces the newest addition to their Ultra EC™ mini motor platform – the 16 ECH brushless motor. One of the most advanced

Variable speed drives deliver more than twice the previous rated power

WEG has more than doubled the maximum power of its air-cooled MVW01 medium voltage variable speed drives – from 6.5 MW to 16 MW for voltages from 2.3 kV to

Emerson welcomes new UK manager

Emerson Industrial Automation has appointed a new general manager for its UK & Ireland drives and motors operation. Gloria Stucchi joins the company following a period of study at London

Festo Introduces Its All-in-One DC Servo Motor/Drive Unit

Festo has introduced its all-in-one servo motor and drive unit. The MTR-ECI integrated motor is specifically designed for automating manual changeovers. With standard stainless steel shaft, IP65 protection class rating, and