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How 3D printed motor nodes became a gamechanger in e-bikes

How 3D printed motor nodes became a gamechanger in e-bikes
Motor nodes are one of the hardest e-bike parts to manufacture. When GSD Global turned to Sandvik’s experts in metal powder and additive manufacturing, to 3D print their motor nodes in titanium, they found they could achieve a lighter, more durable and much more energy efficient solution.
22nd September 2020

Achieving high power motors in small packages

Achieving high power motors in small packages
There was a time when we could only measure in centimetres and millimetres, now we can measure at sub-micron and nano level. Our yearning for ever smaller technology is driving big innovation in aerospace, medical and manufacturing technology. However, can space limitations prevent the small from delivering mighty power? Here, Dave Walsha, Commercial Development Officer at EMS, shares his insights in achieving high power motors in small packages.
9th September 2020

WEG gas turbine generators on way to offshore locations

WEG has been selected to deliver generators to several Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) ships in Brazil. The FPSOs will include eight gas turbine generators and a cohort over 60 medium voltage and low voltage motors manufactured and delivered by WEG.
21st August 2020


Using micromotors to provide dental patient relief

Using micromotors to provide dental patient relief
If you’ve ever suffered from a toothache, you know that the pain it causes can be life-disrupting. Alarmingly, there are growing numbers of people across the UK waiting for dental treatment in pain. The increasing sophistication of micromotors is having a major impact on dentistry, leading to faster and improved treatment.
6th August 2020

Hydrogen fuelled car drives for efficiency world record

Hydrogen fuelled car drives for efficiency world record
A team of Dutch engineers competing to develop the world’s most efficient hydrogen fuelled car has used a British torques sensor to determine that their next generation vehicle needs a custom designed and built hub motor. To measure the efficiency of the car's drivetrain, Green Team Twente has built a bespoke test rig based on the TorqSense torque sensor made by Sensor Technology Ltd of Banbury in the UK.
29th July 2020

New servo drive and motor package increases performance

New servo drive and motor package increases performance
Kollmorgen has released a new servo drive, motor and cable motion package, designed to increase machine performance and reduce footprint. The new Kollmorgen 2G Motion System, distributed by INMOCO and aimed at OEMs and system integrators, features integrated safe motion and is easy to install for existing and new machine designs.
23rd July 2020

Discover double insulation dielectric composite tubing

Discover double insulation dielectric composite tubing
Polygon Company has highlighted its Double Insulation Dielectric Composite Tubing for electric motor applications. Polygon Tube double insulation tubing is customisable to an individual application’s needs, thus ensuring the highest possible quality and greatest safety benefit in each individual motor design.
20th July 2020

Smart farming, precision agriculture and Agriculture 4.0

Smart farming, precision agriculture and Agriculture 4.0
Smart farming, precision agriculture and Agriculture 4.0 involve the integration of advanced technologies into existing farming architecture to increase production efficiency and product quality, as well as reducing overall costs. Inclusion of Smart technologies into Irish agriculture is inevitable with increased pressure placed on farming practices to remain profitable, as well as adhere to environmental regulation. By Martin Leahy, maxon Sales Engineer for Ireland
6th July 2020

Mitsubishi Electric drives achieve iFLY high

Mitsubishi Electric drives achieve iFLY high
When iFLY, operator of indoor skydiving tunnels worldwide, needed new drives to continue delivering its unique experience at the company’s facility in Milton Keynes, it chose a powerful and highly reliable solution from Mitsubishi Electric. The upgrade, implemented in record-time, avoided unplanned down-time and offered improved system control for maximum customer enjoyment.
25th June 2020

High voltage GreenPAK IC for motor drive applications

High voltage GreenPAK IC for motor drive applications
Dialog Semiconductor has announced the SLG47105, its first motor drive CMIC that delivers the unique benefits of both configurable logic and configurable analogue with high voltage outputs, all encapsulated within a tiny 2x3mm QFN package.
10th June 2020


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