Drives/Motors

Servomotors Ship Quickly

Company is offering a new service for its line of 1FK7 servomotors. Using a configurable options menu to build exactly the motor required, customers now

Servomotors Shorten Cycles

Company says additions to the 1FT7 line of high-performance servomotors result in shorter machine cycles due to higher dynamic response, gained through

Pulse Converter Offered

The APWM Series Pulse Control Converter is designed to mount directly to the input terminals on a 3-32 VDC input SSR (Solid State Relay). Converts a 4-20

Parkinson Joins Rockwell Network

WOONSOCKET, RI | Parkinson Technologies has joined the Rockwell Automation PartnerNetwork. As part of the Machine Builders segment of this network, Parkinson

Omron Launches Systems Integrator Partner Program

SCHAUMBURG, IL | Omron Electronics is launching OASIS (Omron Authorized Systems Integrator Solution), a service that introduces those with automation

How to Drive a Winding Roll

What is the best way to drive a winding roll? You have three choices: from the surface, from the center, or both.

Driving Performance

Mondi Packaging Heerlen (formerly Akrosil Europe) is a vibrant example of how change and the subsequent growth it can bring is critical to a company's

What's Driving Your Operation

Performance, safety, and user-friendly are just a few of the buzzwords coming up in conversations about today’s drive controls.

Tolerance = Tight

Retrofitting servo drives on its narrow web presses gives Discount Labels the ultimate in precision and control.

Embedded Control

Drives and controllers come together to meet user demands for high performance, greater flexibility, and cost-effective control.

Just Rolling Along

Optimize production rates and control costs with a rolling ring linear driver system.

Minimize Slip of AC Induction Motors

The AC induction motor often is referred to as the workhorse of the industry, but there are inherent limitations of the AC induction motor—no constant speed and no speed control.

Servo Savings

Ward/Kraft, a private, nationally known manufacturer of business forms, labels, and documents, also manufactures all its own machinery in-house. Five years ago, the company conducted a cost/benefit analysis comparing line-shafted and servo driven machines.

KidderComexi Demos "True" Direct Drive

KidderComexi welcomed more than 125 guests to view its FP 1808 Direct Drive gearless press this spring. Held April 23–25, 2002, at KidderComexi in Agawam, MA, the open house demonstrated what the company calls the "first true gearless press on the market, featuring "zero transmission error" technology.

Direct Answers Drive Presses

A direct answer, typically, leads to greater clarity more quickly. I want Italian, usually leads to speedier appetite satisfaction than I don't know or

Getting Off to a Smooth Start with a New Coater

With a combined 50 years of experience in the converting industry, William R. Arndt and Michael R. Nowak decided to start their own coating business,

Pressure-sensitive line utilizes all-vector drive system

A new MagneTek AC drive gives Kanzaki Specialty Papers the chance to evaluate it against DC units, and the results make AC look good.Kanzaki Specialty

Examining trends in drives and motors

AC technology is clearly the wave of the future, but its eventual displacement of DC technology is still a long way off. And what about brushless DC?

Tissue converter accrues benefits of AC servo drives

Wepa & Co., a German tissue converter, discovers firsthand the advantages afforded by electronic line shafting on its new C.G. Bretting converting machinery.

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