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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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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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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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New Range of Pad Mounting Motors from Lafert Group

January 10, 2024 The new range combines the proven robustness of Lafert’s asynchronous motors with new permanent-magnet technologies to reduce power consumption in a compact design Born from the desire to meet the application needs of axial fans, the new pad mounting range combines the consolidated robustness of Lafert’s asynchronous motors with new permanent magnet…

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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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Understanding General Motor Starting Methods

December 21, 2023 Motor starting methods and their strengths and weaknesses In industrial manufacturing, motors play a very important role in driving processes, handling or transforming materials from raw materials to finished products or services. It is equally as important for use in commercial applications, such as household appliances and industrial machinery in buildings and…

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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…

ABB Energy Appraisals of Industrial Electric Motors Reveal Potential 2.1 Twh Lifetime Savings
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ABB Energy Appraisals of Industrial Electric Motors Reveal Potential 2.1 Twh Lifetime Savings

November 23, 2023 From June to September 2023, ABB analyzed more than 2,000 industrial electric motors under its Energy Appraisal service and has identified an average energy saving of 31 percent • Audits of more than 2000 motor-driven systems found an average energy-saving potential of 31 percent per motor• Total lifetime energy savings are equivalent…

ABB Industrial Drives Diverse Range
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ABB Industrial Drives Diverse Range

November 9, 2023 ABB’s advanced drive solutions. As an authorized distributor, Proax is proud to showcase ABB’s industrial drive offerings such as the ACS880, ACS1000, DCT 880 Cabinets, and DCS880-S. These products stand at the forefront of industrial electrification, delivering custom control and heightened efficiency to elevate your operations. Join us as we delve into…

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Toshiba EQP Global SD Severe Duty Motors from AutomationDirect

November 3, 2023 Toshiba EQP Global SD Severe Duty Motors from AutomationDirect AutomationDirect recently added the EQP Global SD severe duty motors from Toshiba. The Toshiba EQP SD series motors are designed to withstand the most severe conditions. Since most AC motor failures are a result of failed bearings, these inverter-duty motors feature oversized 300-series…

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U.S. MOTORS (Nidec) Brand ACCU-Torq Motors From AutomationDirect

November 3, 2023 AutomationDirect has added ACCU-Torq motors from Nidec U.S. MOTORS to their motor category. These 3-phase motors are high-performance inverter duty motors that are an excellent cost-effective solution for applications that require 100% torque down to zero speed. These motors offer premium efficiency and are available in 230/460 VAC 1800 rpm models in…