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Drives & Motors Features

Servo gear motor ensures safe operation of mobile manipulator machine

Based in Haiger, Germany, RSH Automation has more than 20 years of experience in the development of custom automation technology.

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Quarry company halts production stoppages with ABB drive

Hills Quarry Products has reduced pump failures and cut maintenance and energy costs using an ABB variable speed drive.

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The show must go on!

With the help of KEB Automation, the most famous cabaret in the world has modernised its stage technology to suit the new programme ‘Le Lido Spectacle Paris Merveilles’.

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What is four quadrant control?

The principles of four quadrant control are fundamental to process control, especially continuous process and are present in all our traditional industries such as Paper, Film, Extrusion, Steel, Printing and Wire and Cable to name but a few.

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    Everything you wanted to know about VSD functional safety(07/10/2019)

    Modern variable speed drives (VSDs) are packed full of safety features. But the sheer number of similar sounding functions and acronyms mean that they can be overlooked, leading to missed opportunities to improve functional safety. ABB’s Martin Richardson, explains.

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    How to configure an EPOS4 Positioning Controller using EPOS Studio(03/09/2019)

    The maxon EPOS4 digital positioning controller is the next generation of powerful CANopen controllers. maxon’s EPOS Studio software is used to configure initial parameters and set up drive systems for commissioning.

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    SKF dynamic motor monitoring improves equipment reliability for EDF Energy(02/09/2019)

    EDF Energy is using dynamic motor test equipment from SKF to monitor the condition of key components at Hartlepool power station.

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    Future proofing your motor management strategy(02/09/2019)

    Manufacturers sit at the cutting edge of the Industry 4.0 revolution. Technology is changing the industry as we know it – and manufacturers need to prepare for the impact advancements in tech are set to have. To do so, manufacturers need a clear vision as to how digitalisation is going to impact their sector.

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    Why motor size matters(02/09/2019)

    From common household appliances like electric toothbrushes and fans, to larger applications in locomotives and industrial plants, motors are ubiquitous. Some of the smallest motors can be found in the defence industry, where precision, efficiency, reliability and compactness are essential. Here, Stewart Goulding, Managing Director of EMS Ltd, explains why small precision motors are essential in the defence industry.

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