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Second generation of safety

Second generation of safety
SPS Nuremberg represents KOLLMORGEN as a sign of complete drive solutions, including for the growing demand for collaborative robots and automated guided vehicles. The AKM2G-series servo motors were therefore also expanded for applications in the low-voltage sector. Also a topic at the three-day automation trade fair: the second-generation functional safety technology, which has found its way into the AKD2G series servo inverters.
14th October 2019

Deliver drop-in replacements for hard-to-source motors

Deliver drop-in replacements for hard-to-source motors
With a number of manufacturers having dropped the availability of DC servo motors from their catalogues, designers of critical equipment in areas such as medical, military and industrial applications have had to face the prospect of rethinking their designs around an alternative motor. 
8th October 2019

Protecting food safety with new hygienic hardware

Protecting food safety with new hygienic hardware
Food and pharmaceutical makers can better protect the integrity of their products using new hygienic industrial control hardware from Rockwell Automation. The new Allen-Bradley Kinetix VPH hygienic servo motors and a new stainless-steel version of the Allen-Bradley PanelView Plus 7 graphic terminal both help minimise contamination during production and ease compliance.
9th September 2019


New chainflex hybrid cables for SEW and Siemens motors

New chainflex hybrid cables for SEW and Siemens motors
A new hybrid cable for SEW and Siemens motors has been developed by igus, the CF280.UL.H, which is designed for use for use in energy chains. Engineers working in intralogistics, machine tool construction or the automotive industry have the added benefit of purchasing the chainflex cable with a 36-month guarantee, either bought by the metre or supplied as a ready-to-connect readycable.
22nd August 2019

Simple co-engineering extends servomotor options

Simple co-engineering extends servomotor options
INMOCO is now offering the Simple Co-Engineering (C0-E) options on the Kollmorgen AKM2G servomotor range, so that users can order motors optimised to their applications without increased cost or lengthened lead times. Furthermore there is no minimum order quantity nor any non-recurring engineering charge. 
25th July 2019

Three-phase brushless motor controller ICs with sine wave drive

Three-phase brushless motor controller ICs with sine wave drive
Toshiba Electronics Europe has released two new three-phase brushless motor controller ICs based upon InPAC, Toshiba’s original automatic phase adjustment function. This eliminates the need for phase adjustment and achieves high levels of efficiency at a wide range of motor rotation speeds.
26th June 2019

MPW Series expands the MobilePower product offering

MPW Series expands the MobilePower product offering
ElectroCraft has expanded its MobilePower traction system offer with the MPW52 and MPW86. The MobilePower Wheel-Drive (MPW) features a high torque-density brushless DC motor with an integrated single-stage planetary gearbox and wheel drive assembly. 
18th June 2019

BG series matches with SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE servo drive system

BG series matches with SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE servo drive system
As part of the BG series the brushless DC motors (24-48V) the BG 45, BG 65(S), BG 75 and BG 95, Dunkermotoren had a presence in the market within the 20-1100W power range for years. As part of a product partnership with Siemens, the motors are now also available in specific versions compatible with the new SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE servo drive system.
28th May 2019

Precision rotary motion control in measuring system

Precision rotary motion control in measuring system
Compact ring drive systems from Nexen are used in industrial rotary applications where high positional accuracy and dynamic performance are required. The custom rotary indexer CRD350 was developed jointly with the metrology specialist Mahr for a French automotive manufacturer.
22nd May 2019

Hybrid motor starters extend motor life and save space

Hybrid motor starters extend motor life and save space
Expanding on its extensive product line for motion control applications, Sensata Technologies has launched the Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters. These hybrid starters integrate the benefits of both solid state and electromechanical relay technologies to produce a compact device that can control electrical power delivery to motors as large as 4kW. Applications range from access control, packaging equipment, lifts and escalators to industrial process control and machine tooling systems.
15th May 2019


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SPS IPC Drives 2019
26th November 2019
Germany Nuremberg Messe