Drives and Control Solutions

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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 - 2020 Drives and Control Solutions Issues

Featured Products of 2019

January 1, 2020

2019 Holiday Issue: Articles and Products of 2019

December 18, 2019

Convention centre VFD retrofit/ Automation Fair/ Proper Labelling

December 4, 2019

A New Age of OEM Value/Open Source Automation/Servo Drives

November 20, 2019

Motion Controllers/ Plant Safety/ Answering Your Questions

November 6, 2019

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


Cost Saving With VFDBy Elmir Rahimpour, Former Automation & Integration Specialist, WEG Canada

In conventional applications, pumps or fan should be run at full speed, then pressure or flow should be controlled with a control valves hence some energy will be wasted when you throttling control valves. One of the major usages of VFD is cost saving through energy saving.

But we want to look from different angle of cost saving which is capital saving through removing some instrumentation and control valves and utilize VFD with built-in PLC.

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Product News

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Parker Hannifin has launched its robust Universal Push-to-Connect (UPTC) connector system. Designed ...
The B&R drive technology portfolio now offers a Blackout mode that ensures safe machine control ...
New compact soft starters and micro VFD drives have been added to the AutomationDirect motor ...
VFD-SC series VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) / Servo cable offers 4 conductors, available in 16 AWG ...
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced the release of Exaquantum R3.20, an enhanced version of its ...
Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, ...
In the last quarter of 2019, FLIR Systems, Inc. announced an initiative to honor and support United ...
HARTING is taking the next step in the direction of the mobility concepts of tomorrow with the ...
Size matters, and in the world of industrial automation, providing exceptional performance in a ...
Single Phase Power Solutions introduces the 50 HP 1-to-3 Microgrid Power Source featuring a ...

Latest News

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Siemens is introducing SINAMICS G120X, a new generation of cost-effective, reliable and easy-to-use ...
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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