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Drives & Motors Features

WEG supplies electric motor for REPSOL hyper compressor

WEG partnered with REPSOL to replace a 40-year-old ABB machine with an electric motor for the activation of REPSOL’s hyper compressor.

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Going beyond IE5 – the ‘gold’ standard in compressor electric motor efficiency

Andy Pulley, Team Leader and Product Specialist at Atlas Copco Compressors, examines IE5, regarded as the IEC’s gold standard in motor efficiency, and how it has been exceeded by the company’s in-house designed motor for air compressors.

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Fast-reacting optical encoder feedback system for miniature motor-driven applications

Motor rotation information such as position, speed and direction must be accurate to produce precise drivers and controllers across a wide variety of emerging applications; for example, in pick-and-place machines that mount microscopic components in the limited PCB area.

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Control Techniques Mentor drive chosen for Cliff Railway project

Control Techniques has been chosen to provide a new DC system for a historic cliff railway project in Aberystwyth, UK.

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