WEG partnered with REPSOL to replace a 40-year-old ABB machine with an electric motor for the activation of REPSOL’s hyper compressor.
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.
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.
Control Techniques has been chosen to provide a new DC system for a historic cliff railway project in Aberystwyth, UK.
In this interview, Lenze CTO Frank Maier talks about how the company supports machine manufacturers in increasing the performance of their machines, in detecting problems in the machine early on and what possibilities the IoT Gateway x500 and the associated data service X4Remote offer for networking in the cloud.
For factory operators looking to save energy and costs, an obvious first place to look is compressed air. Compressed air is highly useful in many industrial applications, and some sites spend up to 30 percent of their electricity bill generating compressed air.
Nidec ASI, the commercial platform of the Nidec Group, has decided to elaborate some guidelines for a green restart inspired by concepts of sustainability and circular economy which focus on the transformation towards an “All Electric” world.
WEG Electric CIS, a subsidiary of WEG based in St Petersburg, has been awarded a critical contract to supply two flameproof motors for the primary ventilation system of the Chertinskaya Koksovaya mine in Russia.
In the coming weeks, NASA will send its fifth rover to Mars. Its main mission is to collect soil samples that will be analysed on Earth later.