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Galil Achieves Prestigious UL/CSA Certification for its Range of Controller Series

September 27, 2023 Galil Motion Control, a renowned industry leader in the motion control market, is proud to announce the successful attainment of UL/CSA certification for several of its premier controller series. This milestone exemplifies Galil’s undying commitment to advancing safety, reliability, and quality in the products it delivers to customers globally.  The prestigious certifications…

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Next Iteration of MELSERVO-J5 Flagship Servo Product Platform

September 22, 2023 The MELSERVO-J5 portfolio of servo motors and amplifiers has been expanded to include two new servo types The MELSERVO-J5 portfolio of servo motors and amplifiers has been expanded to include two new servo types, additional “High-Speed” motor models, and a number of new features and functions for enhanced capabilities and unparalleled performance…

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Kollmorgen Introduces the P80360 Stepper Drive with Closed-Loop Position Control

September 19, 2023 The newest drive in the P8000 stepper drive platform offers real-time position correction and versatile programming capabilities. Kollmorgen, a global leader in motion control systems, today introduced the P80360 stepper drive, the newest addition to the company’s flagship P8000 stepper platform. Like other drives in the series, the P80360 incorporates innovative stepless…

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Nidec Control Techniques’ Commander S Has Gone On to Win the Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Achievement Silver Award

September 7, 2023 Launched in April 2022, Commander S has gone on to win multiple awards in its short lifespan, and Nidec is pleased to announce that their reliable, easy-to-use and cost-effective electric drive has triumphed again. Breaking away from the traditional method of drive interaction, Commander S is the world’s first micro drive with…

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WEG Electric IEC Safety Contactors and Motor Controls from AutomationDirect

September 5 2023 WEG Electric IEC Safety Contactors and Motor Controls from AutomationDirect AutomationDirect has added a wide assortment of quality WEG Electric contactors and motor control devices to their lineup of motor controls and safety equipment. The CWBS series IEC safety contactors provide a safe and reliable way to control electrical power in industrial…

Omron Enhances Information Security with IEC 62443-4-1 Certification
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Omron Enhances Information Security with IEC 62443-4-1 Certification

August 24, 2023 Omron Development Team in Japan is now certified by the IEC 62443-4-1 guidelines and requirements for establishing a secure development lifecycle for its Programmable Logic Controller products. An industry-leading automation solutions provider, Omron Automation Americas, takes a significant stride towards bolstering information security for customer factories and production equipment. The company now…

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Digistart D4-D5, the New Generation of Electronic Controllers for Fixed Speed Applications

August 22, 2023 The Nidec Leroy-Somer Digistart soft starter has been upgraded and brings fresh features with the D4 and D5 ranges. The new series are designed to better meet the productivity needs of fixed-speed equipment, and incorporate the latest control and protection technologies as well as embedded intelligence functions. The new starters not only…

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Noark Electric Explains How Motor Contactors Work: A 101 Guide

August 22, 2023 Motor contactors are electrical switches used as means of control, connecting or disconnecting electric motors and other load devices to the power supply. They are typically designed for normally open contacts, which ensures the load disconnects whenever the coil of the contactor de-energizes. Because this interrupts heavy motor currents, arcing must be…

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ADVANCED Motion Controls Takes Servo Drives to New Heights (and Depths) with FlexPro® Extended Environment Product Line

Servo Drives that Withstand the Elements and Push Boundaries August 21, 2023 Advanced Motion Controls (AMC), a leading provider of servo amplifier solutions, is proud to announce the addition of six new CANopen servo drives with Extended Environment capabilities to their FlexPro® line. These new drives join AMC’s existing EtherCAT Extended Environment FlexPro drives, making…

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Powerdrive MD Smart: the Connected Variable Speed Drive Solution for High Power Process Applications

August 21, 2023 Thanks to a strong experience resulting from close partnerships with end-users and OEMs, Nidec Leroy-Somer is offering Powerdrive MD Smart, an all-inclusive ready-to-use drive in line with the expectations of the major players in the process market segment. Compact and robust, this 100%-connected new generation drive includes all equipment needed for protecting, controlling,…

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Pioneer Pump® Announces the Introduction of a New Rugged, Portable Variable Frequency Drive Solution for Temporary Applications

August 21, 2023 Franklin Electric Co., Inc. brand Pioneer Pump® announced the introduction of the ElectricPAK™ VFD, a rugged, packaged variable frequency drive (VFD) solution designed to withstand the demands of mobile dewatering applications. The platform is engineered to deliver a more intuitive operation experience via a new touchscreen interface, known as SmartPrime™. The VFD…

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Rockwell Automation Reduces Material and Labor Costs with New ArmorKinetix® Distributed Servo Drive

August 16, 2023 Industrial leader helps customers create leaner and higher performing automation machines with new, scalable drive solution, ArmorKinetix®. Rockwell Automation, Inc., one of the world’s largest companies dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, is pleased to launch, ArmorKinetix® Distributed Servo Drives. This new distributed servo drive is an extension of the Kinetix® 5700…

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ABB VFDs for Machinery ACS180/ACS380

August 14, 2023 ABB VFDs for Machinery ACS180/ACS380 The ACS180 is a compact, robust, and adaptable variable speed drive (VSD) for applications up to 22 kW. This easy-to-use compact VSD offers excellent performance and quality at superior value with all essential machinery application features embedded. And as a member of ABB’s all-compatible drives portfolio, it…

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Nidec Develops Proof of Concept (PoC) for Digital Twin-Type Intelligent Motor®

August 8, 2023 Nidec Corporation has announced that it has developed a proof of concept (PoC) to realize an “Intelligent Motor® solution,” a system that the Company defined to adapt (i) Intelligent Motors®*1 , which are equipped with microcomputers and data coupling and time synchronization functions, and (ii) products with an Intelligent Motor®, to digital…

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Orbex Offers Standard IP65 Slip Rings With Short Lead Times

August 8, 2023 The Orbex Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance electric motors and slip rings, introduces standard slip rings with an IP65 protection rating, providing washdown tolerance in many food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturing applications. Available immediately with short lead times, these washdown-ready slip rings feature stainless steel or aluminum housings, while their IP65-rated,…

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ABB VFDs for Machinery ACS180/ACS380

July 27, 2023 𝗘𝘀𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗮𝗹… 𝗙𝗹𝗲𝘅𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗲… ACS180 and ACS380 Machinery VFDs. Stay tuned for ABB’s upcoming webinar announcement, “𝗦𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗩𝗙𝗗 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲.”