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In today's highly competitive world, the better someone understands the advantages and benefits of direct drive technology, then the more they will have an advantage in machine building, giving them an edge over their competition.
The following article is a round-up of the latest linear motion product and industry news items featured at www.powertransmission.com and on social media.
With the addition of Industrial Automation North America (IANA) as well as Motion, Drive & Automation North America(MDA NA), IMTS 2014 has greatly expanded its range of manufacturing technology services. These co-located shows complement the metalworking solutions found at IMTS by bringing in key suppliers from around the world.
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When talking about high-end machining or manufacturing applications that include direct-drive technology, one of the key advantages of utilizing this particular transmission method is its endurance. Because of the very nature of direct-drive motors they are able to operate at peak performance levels indefinitely â” without any kind of wear or aging â” as long as the motor isnâ™t pushed past its capacity. Unfortunately, because this isnâ™t a perfect world, unexpected things can happen which can cause the motor to overheat. Whether the heat source is due to a parameter being input incorrectly, or an unexpected external force causing more resistance than expected â” it is important to have certain forms of thermal protection in place. Since torque motors are built in such a way that they cannot be repaired and yet maintain their efficiency, it is vital to prevent any overheating â” thus precluding the need to purchase a new one.
Over the many years, there have been many technical papers and articles about which motor is the best. The short and sweet answer is - let's talk about the application. More recently a number of papers and articles have appeared that compared each motor's advantages and disadvantages in generic or specific terms. Many times, the methods used to drive and control these motors are not completely described due to the many control schemes available for use. A few articles focus on just the open loop step motor and the closed loop servo motor advantages and disadvantages in a laundry list format. This article is attempting to "drill down" into the reasons why and to describe how it is done.
The Magnetic Gearing and Turbine Corp. (MGT), founded by Australian inventor Andrew French in 2000, manufactures injection molded gears and couplings based entirely on magnetic technology. The repulsive magnetic forces are used to transmit power without losing any energy, and drive shafts rotate completely independently of each other.
Artist Tom Longtin adds completely non-circular planetary gears to his unique portfolio.
News Items About ETEL
1 IMTS Preview: ETEL (July 18, 2014)
ETEL will exhibit its full range of torque motors at this year's IMTS 2014 show in Chicago's McCormick Place (September 8-13). &n...
2 ETEL Offers Ironcore Linear Motor Series (January 9, 2014)
ETEL is proud to introduce the latest in linear motor technology, the LMS ironcore linear motor series. Boasting a patented anti-co...
3 ETEL Presents TMB+ Series in North America at IMTS (September 21, 2016)
ETEL unveiled the newest advancement of their torque motor family, the TMB+ during IMTS 2016. In order to keep up with the high...
4 Etel Thermal Module Ensures Motor Protection (June 16, 2015)
Etel has recently introduced the IMTHP, a thermal module that serves as an accessory to Etel’s torque motors, and is designed to pr...
5 Semicon 2018 Preview: Heidenhain and Etel (June 12, 2018)
Visitors to this July’s Semicon West 2018 trade show will have the rare opportunity to learn about “Where Accuracy Meets Th...
6 Etel Offers IL+ Motors for Electronics and Semiconductor Manufacturing (November 19, 2019)
Etel, a direct drive motor manufacturer of the Heidenhain Group, now offers updated ironless linear motors optimized for electronics and ...
7 Etel's TMB+Torque Motor Now Integrated with Cooling System (March 5, 2019)
In order to greatly simplify the implementation of liquid cooling with torque motors and ease the mounting into direct drive machine appl...
8 Etel Expands Charon2 Motion Platform (February 5, 2020)
Etel of the Heidenhain Group has extended its motion systems product offering with the expansion to nine standard versions of Charon2, it...