This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Drives & Motors Features

Top motor trends in the continuing evolution of robots

Robots depend on miniature motors for their motion, so evolution within robotics relies on technological advances in motor design. Dave Beckstoffer of Portescap highlights the key trends in miniature motor development for robots.

Article image

South African retread specialist productivity boost

A leading tyre retreading firm is enjoying significant increases in energy saving, productivity and uptime thanks to drives from Control Techniques.

Article image

Miniature DC motors drive tattoo machine design forwards

Tattooing has grown dramatically in popularity in recent years, driven in part by new generations of tattoo machines that offer increased levels of flexibility, comfort and performance for artists.

Article image

PAT analytical sensor evaluation platform uses Mclennan's motion & machine control sub-system

When ExpoPharma designed a new Process Analytical Technology (PAT) powder-stream conditioning chute – a full-scale development platform for characterising analytical sensors for use in continuous pharma or similar manufacturing processes – it turned to Mclennan for a standalone Ethernet-based three-axis micropositioning sub-system, complete with planetary gear units, pre-programmed HMI and a temperature controller.

Article image

More Drives & Motors Features Features

Digital Issue

Igus - Tech Up, Costs Down