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Drives and Control Solutions' e-Newsletter is distributed on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
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2018 & 2019 Drives and Control Solutions Issues

Motor Controller Adds Safety/ Preventative vs. Predictive Maintenance/ What happens if you don’t grease your motor

October 16, 2019

Powertrain for the future/ Improving Equipment/ Safety Becomes Standard

October 2, 2019

Powertrain and Drivetrain Operations/Machine Safety/Downtime Prevention

September 18, 2019

Cost Saving with VFDs/ Rolling Motion Industries/ Low-Voltage Motors and Drives

September 4, 2019

Discussing Automation/ Potash Mining/ Low-Harmonic Drives

August 21, 2019

Machine Gears/ Safety/ Advanced Motion Technology

August 7, 2019

Savings with VFD's/ Looking Back at Electric Motor Use/ Global Motion Industries Market

July 17, 2019

New Direction/ Industry 4.0 Hydraulics/ SEW-Eurodrive Pushes Boundaries

July 3, 2019

Industry Insights/ Process Standardization/ Market Report

June 19, 2019

Industry Insights/ Simple Motor Control/ Ring Drives

June 5, 2019

Industry Insights/ Rotary Indexers/ Eramosa Engineering

May 15, 2019

Improving Beer Production/ Cicular Connectors/ Stopping Distances

May 1, 2019

Yaskawa Case Study/Cost Reducing Pneumatics/Bridging The Skills Gap

April 17, 2019

Yaskawa Matrix Drives/ Why Sizing Matters/ Stellar Power & Control Solutions

April 3, 2019

Turbines or Drives/Linear Motion Technology/ABB Introduces ACQ580 VFD

March 20, 2019

Servo Motor Torque Ripple Explained/ Pneumatic Valves/ Cabinet-Free Drive Technology

March 6, 2019
Pneumatic Air Cushioning/ JMP Solutions/ Advanced Certification from Fanuc February 20, 2019
Mulit-tasking motion/ CSA webinar/ VFD's use in greenhouses

February 6, 2019

Efficiency and Connectivity/ Partnerships/ Hazardous Locations January 16, 2019

2018 Product Review

January 2, 2019
Maximizing Throughput/ Learning from Nature, Holiday Gift Guide December 19, 2018
Products and Trends from SPS IPC Drives 2018/ Automation and Education/ Festo videos December 6, 2018
Product Efficiencies/ Multi-tasking/ Schneider Demo Trailer November 21, 2018
 Drive Efficiency/ Waste Water Facility Upgrade/ New ProductsDrive Efficiency/ Waste Water Facility Upgrade/ New Products  November 7, 2018

 

 


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


Powerflex 755tThere’s a contaminant that has long troubled water and wastewater operations, and you won’t find it in the water.

Harmonic distortion is like a pollutant on a power line. It can cause electrical equipment to act erratically or shut off, resulting in unplanned downtime. And it can frustrate workers by making water treatment systems more difficult to optimize.

The IEEE 519 standard gives industry a target to achieve: a total harmonic distortion of 5% or less. The question is, how do you hit this target with minimal risk or impact to your operations?

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Motor Feature


ABB Waste To Energy PlantHow can society meet its increasing demand for energy while reducing carbon emissions? Swedish utility Mälarenergi has achieved something significant as it faces this challenge head-on with its waste-to-energy plant Unit 6, one of the biggest in the world.

Mälarenergi’s waste preparation facility, boiler and smoke stack sit alongside Lake Mälaren’s pristine waters. The lake spreads out, still as glass, to the far horizon. On its shore lies Västerås, Sweden’s fifth largest city and home to 150,000 people.

 

 

Product News

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Festo’s latest vision sensor, the economical SBSI, provides quick and easy installation and ...
Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced that its family of absolute IXARC ...
POSTIAL-FRABA’s newly introduced Hollow Shaft Kit encoders have been selected as a ...
Festo has created the Simplified Motion Series of electric drives for jobs requiring very simple ...
The V1000 is a world-class compact current vector drive that defines a new world standard. Demands ...
ProSense VFS series vortex flow sensors offer a very cost-effective solution optimized for ...
Zettlex position sensors (IncOders) use non-contact, inductive technology for precision angle ...
Eaton XT series self-powered electronic overload relays are self-contained units available at up to ...
Two fundamental development directions are currently discernible: On the one hand, the trend ...
The R16MTCPU, R32MTCPU, and R64MTCPU motion CPUs are dedicated motion control processors designed ...

Latest News

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Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) is proud to announce the release of their newly redesigned website. ...
  WEG / VJP is a proud sponsor of the upcoming IEEE Petroleum and Chemical Industry (PCIC) ...
Introducing enhanced programmability and functionality for AC drives and control systems, thanks to ...
At Hannover Messe, ABB showcased its low-voltage MNS innovations that enable safe, flexible and ...

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