Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

The EC Titanium integrated motor drive by ABB promises ‘synchronous reluctance and permanent magnet technologies for a sustainable, wirelessly connected solution that improves customers bottom line.’ According to Global Product Manager, Mark Gmitro, the product was inspired by direct customer feedback requesting an IE5 efficient product, that could function as a drop-in replacement for standard NEMA mounted motors.

 

 

 

LKAB ThumbnailGlobal technology company ABB has signed a long-term agreement with LKAB to provide service to twelve mine hoists and now of hoisting motors at the Kiruna mine. Kiruna in Northern Sweden is the largest underground iron ore mine in the world, producing more than 85,000 tonnes per day.

C. & A. Veltins, one of Germany’s largest breweries, has set itself the goal of becoming one of the most modern and sustainable breweries in Germany by the time it celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2024.

 

 

 

Water utilities are just the latest industry to experience high-profile cyber incidents. Earlier this year, a hacker breached a California water treatment plant and removed programs used to clean water.

 

 

 

DCS-29-ABB-4ReasonsToUpgrade-400.jpg

Although modern motor technologies offer significant potential energy savings to business owners, the majority of motors currently in use are outdated and inefficient. In fact, a recent survey of the US market found that over 60% of industrial motors are over a decade old.

 

 

 

DCS-29-ABB-PONANTsPolarExplorer-400.jpg

The hybrid-electric exploration cruise vessel Le Commandant Charcot became the first vessel of its kind to reach the geographic North Pole on September 6, 2021, as it was completing the sea trials in preparation for welcoming guests for the maiden voyage later this year.

 

 

 

PB-49-Wesco-logo-400.jpg

WESCO Distribution Canada LP recently announced that it has earned the Bosch Certified Excellence Partner designation. The Certified Excellence (CE) designation is an international program in the Partner Management of Bosch Rexroth.

 

 

Authorized employee training is one of the most important aspects of a complete energy control program. Training delivers the knowledge that employees need to effectively lock out equipment for servicing or maintenance.

 

 

 

There are many reasons companies in the food and beverage industry choose collaborative robots when they increase the level of automation in their operations. Here are three factors for you to think about when considering automation in your own facility.

 

 

 

EIN Rittal fan filter 400

As electronic components become increasingly smaller and are positioned closer together in the enclosure, they become ever more sensitive to external factors such as dust, oil, and temperature.

 

 

 


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


Made In Canada for CanadaABB is an international company with a large global presence, but did you know that a significant percentage of the products sold in Canada are also designed and manufactured locally? As part of its sustainability 2030 strategy, ABB is focused on energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

ABB is committed to Canada’s vision for a green, safe, and affordable infrastructure and to supporting the country’s value chain. With supply chains as local as possible, ABB ensures adaptability to sudden shifts, opportunities for new jobs and economic growth. 

 

Read More


 


 

PackfeederSpanish company Packfeeder has developed a family of automatic, robot-supported bottle unscrambling machines for the packaging industry. The so-called Pickfeeder uses the eXtended Transport System (XTS) from Beckhoff to implement a machine concept that is highly flexible and suitable for the most demanding sorting jobs in packaging with virtually no changeover effort.

Headquartered in Barcelona with global presence and service, Packfeeder specializes in systems for unscrambling and positioning bottle-shaped containers. Such machines are frequently used in the cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, household cleaner and chemicals industries where products must be filled into bottles. 

Read More


 

Product News

  • Prev
Fluke Process Instruments, a global provider of infrared imaging and thermal profiling solutions ...
The complex global supply chain has a an ever-stronger demand for customization along with the ...
The Type 3 safety light curtains in accordance with EN/IEC 61496-1/-2 are specially ...
Obtain a fast, comprehensive overview of a plant: that’s the purpose of Pilz’s web-based ...
AutomationDirect has added Stahl hazardous location alarm buzzers to their lineup of control and ...
The VariaPro line of Cable Glands is made for enduring extremes. It could be hot, cold, ...
AutomationDirect has added WON linear bearing and rails to their line of mechanical power ...
A new UL-approved product enhancement from Rockwell Automation helps increase workplace safety in a ...
Siemens LDA has received an order from a Chinese customer to deliver a special machine with dual ...
Littelfuse, Inc., an industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, ...

New Product

Large Stepper MotorsAutomationDirect has added new SureStep motors, now available in NEMA 42 frame sizes.  Six new motor sizes are available with single or dual shafts. These twelve models extend the torque range of the SureStep line up to 4532 oz-in.

The mating extension cables are available in 6, 10, and 20-foot lengths, and an encoder adapter plate option allows the attachment of CUI Devices AMT132/AMT332 encoders and US Digital E6 encoders.

 

 

 

Read More


 

Latest News

  • Prev
In cooperation with TÜV NORD, Pilz offers the qualification to become a CMSE – Certified Machinery ...
The ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance (ISAGCA) and the Incident Command System for Industrial ...
Machine safety is one of the most important requirements in factory automation and it can also be ...
Allied Electronics & Automation has strengthened its robust roster of more than 500 world-class ...
Keeping workers safe and keeping the production line going may seem contradictory, but in most ...
The design of HVAC systems poses unique challenges for things like motor control and circuit ...
ABB has provided electrification, connected control and operations management systems, ...
With interest in driverless cars increasing all the time, and with car manufacturers looking for ...
Tundra was recently excited to announce that they’re now a part of the Wajax Corporation. Be sure ...
In October of 2020, orders in the mechanical and plant engineering sector matched the previous ...
Kerrwil Publications Great Place to Work. Certified December 2019 - December 2020

538 Elizabeth Street, Midland,Ontario, Canada L4R2A3 +1 705 527 7666
©2021 All rights reserved

Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of our Privacy Policy (effective 1.1.2016)
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Kerrwil