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21 November 2017

Rulmeca UK presented innovative drive solutions, including hygienic drum motors, energy efficient 24VDC RollerDrives, conveyor rollers and conveying elements at this year's PPMA show.

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21 November 2017

From post WW2 mechanical drive technology and frequency inverter drives in the ‘90’s, to today’s networking, automation and Industry 4.0, Lenze has specialised in using the latest technology to bring efficiency and relability to its global customer base.

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21 November 2017

For harsh environments and rough handling conditions, the nsd tupH Sealed Surface Conversion System from Nord Drivesystems provides corrosion protection that penetrates deep below the drive surface.

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21 November 2017

As motors used in robotics must be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically, Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is offering a new solution – the tried and tested brushless flat motor as a frameless kit.

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22 November 2017

Nord Drivesystems showcased innovations in drive electronics at the 2017 SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg.

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21 November 2017

A plastic bottle maker is benefiting from a 60% fall in energy use and a 30% increase in the number of useable bottles it produces following the installation of an ABB motor and drive package.

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10 November 2017

Following the successful introduction of the 45BLW, Fulling has extended its platform of BLDC motors with the launching of a new 15W flat brushless motor; the 32BLW.

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05 October 2017

The new version Fluke 438-II Power Quality and Motor Analyser also supports measurements for inverter driven motors.

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28 September 2017

Anglian Water is saving £2000/year on a borehole pump’s electricity costs following installation of an ABB variable speed drive on a submersible pump motor.

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29 September 2017

Nord Drivesystems will be in Shanghai in November – at CeMAT Asia and at CIIF IAS. The company will present various new developments, including Nordac Link field distribution systems, which are designed for easy installation, commissioning, operation, and servicing in conveyor applications.

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07 August 2017

Nord Drivesystems has expanded its range of high-efficiency smooth-surface motors.

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27 July 2017

RULMECA will present drive solutions including hygienic drum motors, energy efficient 24VDC RollerDrives, conveyor rollers and conveying elements at PPMA 2017.

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18 July 2017

Samuel Taylor, manufacturer of bimetallic strips, has improved the reliability of its production line by retrofitting two applications with ABB variable speed drives (VSDs).

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10 July 2017

Nord Drivesystems will showcase industry-specific drive solutions at the drinktec exhibition in Munich.

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27 June 2017

WEG's SSW900 series of soft starters replace the company's current SSW06 soft starter series and are designed for industrial and commercial applications.

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07 June 2017

A servo drive small enough to be placed onto a moving load – such as a robot, automated guided vehicles (AGV) or aerial drone – has been launched by Elmo Motion Control.

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10 June 2017

ABB’s range of fully-certified aluminum motors for dust ignition and increased safety protection is now extended with frame sizes 160 up to 280.

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05 June 2017

Nord Drivesystems has introduced two new gearboxes for nominal torques of 15 and 20 kNm.

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05 June 2017

The performance and safety of industrial ovens at Acrivarn in Leeds has improved following installation of an ABB variable speed drive on the motor controlling the ovens’ turntable function.

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16 May 2017

The TATA Steel plant at Shotton has eliminated cut downtime on its steel slitting line by about five days a year following installation of an ABB variable speed drives (VSD) system.

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FEATURES

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31 May 2017

Marchwood Power Station, a combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) site has operated efficiently since its commercial operations began in December 2009. When its three main water cooling pump systems started having reliability issues, Siemens provided a solution

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14 February 2017

2017 is set to be the year that the fourth industrial revolution comes of age. So what is it and how is it going to transform industry? ABB’s Stuart Melling shares an insight into what to expect with a warning to handle the new data with care.

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22 June 2016

Looking to save energy within its factory chilled water system, Codd Mushrooms in Tullow, Co. Carlow turned to Mitsubishi Electric and its systems integrator partner MPAC for a solution. The resulting PLC-based control system using Mitsubishi Electric variable speed drives to control the various pumps and systems, has the potential to deliver up to €40,000 per year in savings, depending on seasonal variations

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14 June 2016

One of the many potential causes of motor failure is an electrical fault. Michael Herring, channel and platform development manager, electric motor condition monitoring at SKF, explains how these can be detected and corrected through a proper testing and maintenance regime

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27 May 2016

Kevin Brown, director of ABB authorised value provider, Quantum Controls, offers a simple guide to determining whether or not to repair or replace an electric motor

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15 July 2015

Drives have been a key technology for industrial engineers for many years. However, Matt Handley of Mitsubishi Electric, thinks they can be underappreciated. Here he highlights just a few of the interesting facts about them

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12 January 2015

Standard induction motors use about 30% of all the electricity generated in the world. Armed with that statistic, it is not hard to realise why increasing efficiency is a crucial R&D strategy among manufacturers. Sebastião L. Nau and Daniel Schmitz of WEG consider what can be done

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30 July 2014

Modern variable-speed drives (VSD) can readily incorporate safety functions, ensuring that machines and applications are always operated safely, as ABB explains

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05 June 2014

As the world economy starts to recover, industry is investigating and implementing methods and technology to ensure long-term profitability and reliability. Here, John Inskip of Siemens Industry looks at how completely integrated drive trains can provide a solution for industrial plants

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17 December 2013

An electric motor is a key piece of equipment in modern manufacturing processes and, with businesses under pressure to reduce costs and increase productivity, the emphasis on care and maintenance of such equipment is rising. Part of that maintenance involves choosing the right grease, explains Umut Urkun, industrial marketing advisor – EAME – ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties

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28 October 2013

With continued uncertainty surrounding energy prices and increasing demand for resources globally, manufacturers are under huge pressure to reduce energy usage or face the consequences of spiralling costs. John Guthrie, energy manager for drives & controls, ABB Ltd., explains how businesses can manage rising costs through adopting variable-speed drive technology

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04 September 2013

Richard Hale, managing director of Deritend Industries, explains how a more holistic approach to the maintenance of electrical and mechanical equipment can deliver tangible benefits to the bottom line.

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24 July 2013

Are you getting the best from your drives? Replacing them with more modern products that offer better efficiency and more capable software could transform your process and save even more energy, as Neil Ritchie, local business unit manager, drives & controls, ABB explains explains

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09 July 2013

For OEMs of continuous driven equipment such as pumps, fans or compressors, design engineers could be incorporating into products motors that will offer customers significant operating savings, as well as enabling them to design products that could be smaller and lighter, as Nigel Evenett, motor specialist at Lafert Electric Motors, explains

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COMPANIES

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23 November 2016

Available as Single, Double or Four Row.

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23 November 2016

Thrust ball bearings are divided into single and double direction types.

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23 November 2016

JTEKT manufactures a large range of deep groove ball bearings.

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23 November 2016

Needle roller bearings are an economical alternative for applications requiring minimal space to carry a given load at a desired speed.

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23 November 2016

Ball bearing units consists of pre-lubricated sealed ball bearings and a housing which varies in shape.

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23 November 2016

Available as Single or Double row, Matched Pair and Four Point Contact.

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23 November 2016

The Ceramic and EXSEV Bearings are designed for applications operating in extreme special environments where conventional bearings are not suitable for.

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23 November 2016

JTEKT offers a vast range of bearings for the automotive industry including various types of tapered roller bearings.

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23 November 2016

Available as single or double row, in metric and inch sizes, they can be produced as either TDO (one double cup and two single row cones) and TDI (one double cone and two single row cups).

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23 November 2016

These types of bearings are self-aligning and feature a large load rating capacity.

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