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Motor Sizing Unusual Loads - February 2020

Don Labriola

The article "Motor Sizing Unusual Loads" appeared in the February 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
One of the fun parts of the motion industry is involvement in popular movies! Motor specifications can be a bit rough: "I need to spin a 120-pound actor (and chair) 180 degrees in one-half second. He will be sitting up-right."

Keywords
motors, design, motion control, movies, servomotors, Quicksilver Controls

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