The Times, They Are ChangingBy George Holling
Occasionally in conversation you make a reference to technology and then realize that you are old. I could talk about the first microprocessors, vacuum tubes and the first power MOSFETs, but I will not bore you with these stories. But I do notice continued changes in our industry and it often takes time and inertia for some of these trends to happen.
Motors: Cost RulesBy Alex Cannella
The motor business is seeing some new technology, and it's all about getting more bang for your buck.
"In America, cost still rules."
Dan Jones, president of Incremotion Associates, said that in a recent interview here at Power Transmission Engineering, and while he shared that sage bit of advice while specifically discussing rewinding vs. replacing motors, it's still a good summary of just about everything happening in the motor industry today.
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The Most DC Motor Choices
DC motors continue to provide the right solutions to many application requirements. Baldor can supply IEC or NEMA frame motors, stock motors from 1/50 to 500 HP or custom-designed motors to 3,000 HP to meet your specific application. If you need a DC motor anywhere in the world, call Baldor!
New! Rack Jack: Synchronous Lifting System
Rack Jack provides simple, synchronous lifting motion. The system of rack and pinion transforms linear motion to rotation and vice versa. Rack Jacks come in 3 sizes and are available with one or two pushers (racks). Four standard input options and customized designs available, universal housing with many mounting options.
Gear Expo 2017 — The Drive Technology Show
Join thousands of drive technology experts and power transmission professionals for three days of industry-related events.
Gear Expo is where gear buyers, end users, manufacturers, and engineers from power transmission industries come to discover innovative technologies, network, and build relationships.
Kuebler Optical Encoders Deliver Accuracy and Reliability
Kuebler's newest series of Sendix F58 encoders combines certified EtherNet/IP support with patented mechanical and electro-optic technologies that ensure accuracy and reliability. These new optical absolute single- and multi-turn EtherNet/IP encoders have a diameter of 58 mm.
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