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Drives & Motors Features

Keyhole surgery using robots

The Bristol Robotics Laboratory are incorporating maxon products as part of a project to develop Robot Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery (RAMIS).

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Why DC? It’s not dead yet

Thirty years ago, as AC inverters improved their reliability, several well-known companies and big names in the automation business announced that DC was dead.

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Brushless motors: All you really need to know

Oriental Motor have been trading since 1885 when they were founded in Tokyo. The company is now a well-established worldwide business with experience in the development, manufacture and marketing of compact electrical motors and drive systems.

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Suppress interference and ensure your drives work smoothly, safely and in harmony

To ensure the stability and safety of drive assemblies, OEMs and machine builders can choose from a variety of mains- or motor-side suppression accessories – or combinations of the two – to ensure drives comply with specific EMC requirements of the application, says Mark Checkley of KEB Automation.

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