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ABB Achieves World First with Liquid-Cooled IE5 SynRM Motor That Sets the Benchmark for Energy Efficiency and High Power Output

February 9, 2024 ABB has achieved another world first for its IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series with the launch of a new version that combines the benefits of ultra-premium energy efficiency with highly effective liquid cooling. The new design sets a new benchmark for high power output and reliability in a compact footprint. Customers…

HPS dVdT Filter Research Accepted in IEEE
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HPS dVdT Filter Research Accepted in IEEE

February 8, 2024 “Comprehensive Study of DVDT Filter for Motor Drive System with Long Cable Lead,” published at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Haider Razak, HPS Principal Engineer in Power Quality and Power Conversion Solutions, alongside Manish Saraf, VP Design Engineering have had their paper, “Comprehensive Study of DVDT Filter for Motor…

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ABB to Support New H2 Green Steel Plant in Sweden with Around 1,200 Energy-Efficient Drives

January 29, 2024 The Boden plant is on course for large-scale production from 2026 and by 2030 it is expected to supply 5 million tons of green steel a year SMS group, a specialist in plant construction and mechanical engineering for the metals industry, has selected ABB’s latest generation of drives to provide process technology…

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Advanced Motion Controls Unveils Next-Generation FlexPro® EtherNet/IP Servo Drives

January 29, 2024 The FlexPro® drive series is AMC’s latest family of digital servo drives designed for high power, small size, and reliable servo motor control. The drive architecture allows for higher power densities while still maintaining reliability and versatility. The advanced processing and storage capabilities ensure that the drives are more intelligent and operationally…

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Comparing Eight Different Types of Servo Motors to Stepper Motors

January 25, 2024 While servo motors are often chosen as a high-performance alternative to stepper motors, their variety and specialized applications are less commonly understood. This article aims to explain the differences between the types of servo motors, enhancing your understanding of when and why to use each type. AC Servo Motors AC servo motors…

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ACS580-01 UL Type 4X/IP66 Drive Provides Superior Performance and Reliability in Extreme Indoor and Outdoor Environments 

January 24, 2024 ACS580-01 UL Type 4X/IP66 Drive Provides Superior Performance and Reliability in Extreme Indoor and Outdoor Environments  ACS580 UL Type 4X drive is a new member in ABB’s all-compatible drive portfolio. It is designed for the most demanding industrial environments to withstand extreme rain, heat, cold, salt spray, dust, and humidity. ABB’s ACS580…

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Precise Machining of Small Parts with TwinCAT CNC

January 22, 2024 Open and flexible – right to the core Producing large parts with precision is not easy. But how do you produce the smallest components, such as gears and screws for the watch industry or contact pins for connectors, with micrometer-level accuracy and in large quantities? Swiss companies Esco and Affolter achieve this…

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Siemens Innovates SINAMICS S210 Servo Drive System with New Hardware and Software for An Even Larger Range of Applications

January 22, 2024 Siemens is innovating the well-established Sinamics S210 servo drive system with a new hardware architecture and new V6 software generation that expand the system’s range of applications. The servo drive system is especially suitable for applications with high dynamics in the power range between 50 W and 7 kW: for example, machines…

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SINAMICS G220 – The Variable Frequency Drive for All Industries

January 18, 2024 SINAMICS G220 is the new high-performance variable frequency drive designed to meet current and future challenges in every industry. Thanks to improved hardware and software, SINAMICS G220 takes digital drive technology to a new level, making your applications more efficient, secure and future-proof. Innovation in every detail Thanks to a broad range…

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Align Production Systems Partners with Kollmorgen to Advance AGV Technology

January 8, 2024 Align Production Systems, a leading innovator in material handling solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Kollmorgen, known for their pioneering of vehicle control solutions. This collaboration is set to revolutionize the manufacturing AGV landscape, to provide efficiency, reliability, and versatility across various industries. The collaboration of Align Production Systems’ expertise in…

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Rockwell Automation Streamlines Machine Design, Development and Deployment with Micro800 Controllers and Automation Software Enhancements

January 4, 2024 Rockwell Automation streamlines machine design, development and Deployment with Micro800 Controllers and Automation Software enhancements. Manufacturers can commission standalone machines more efficiently with Allen‑Bradley Micro820 controller firmware revision 14, and Micro850 2080-L50E and Micro870 2080-L70E controller firmware revision 22. The latest Connected Components Workbench software version 22 is the required minimum to support the expanded controller capabilities and improvements….

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Motor Starting Methods 101: Across the Line Motor Starting Method

December 22, 2023 Throughout industrial manufacturing, motors play a very important role in the advancement of processes and the handling or transformation of materials from raw materials to finished products or services. To ensure a reliable and efficient start-up of a machine, the correct starting method should be chosen to minimize stress on the motor…

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Electronic Drives and Controls Earns Prestigious CSIA Certification, Exemplifying Excellence in Control System Integration

December 22, 2023 Electronic Drives and Controls successfully renews its CSIA benchmark certification, reaffirming their commitment to maintaining the highest level of technical and business performance standards in delivering innovative control system integration solutions for industrial automation and drive technology. Electronic Drives and Controls, Inc. (EDC), a leading control system integrator and field service company for…

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MENNEKES Releases Multi-Gang SLPX Disconnects with Sloped-Top Clean Design

December 22, 2023 MENNEKES, a global manufacturer of  wiring devices, switch products and customized power distribution, announces its new SLPX Series of sloped-top motor disconnects. These devices will enable plant operators to more easily prioritize sanitation while meeting requirements for multiple disconnects. Available in three multi-gang enclosure sizes, the stainless steel SLPX Series features a…

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The New SINAMICS S200 Servo Drive System from Siemens: Move Beyond!

December 21, 2023 By Krystie Johnston Siemens recently released their new SINAMICS S200 servo drive system. It is designed to address a wide range of standard applications, including battery, packaging, handling and robotics, metal forming, and other general machinery. The S200 has been optimized for performance, is easy to use, and is fit for the…