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V/Hz Control

FAQ: What is V/Hz control mode for AC drives?

AC motors are commonly paired with variable frequency drives (VFDs), which control motor speed by regulating the frequency of the supplied voltage. Depending on the application and level of…

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22

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Motion controllers help planes take precision aerial photos of disasters

Quick response to catastrophes such as floods and fires is critical, but disaster sites are often inaccessible and unsafe for inspectors and adjusters who come after first responders….

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Dunkermotoren website has a new design

As oftheend of June the Dunkermotoren website now appears with a new design. The site features a new, fresh look which goes well withthe corporate philosophy. The new…

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Four of the top mechanical coupling technical updates for July 2016

Couplings are simple devices that connect two shafts together — usually to fix motor output shafts to other rotating equipment to transmit motion. Dictating the most suitable coupling…

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21

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Low-profile motors for arc segment and large diameter motion from Applimotion

The Infinity Series of low-profile, direct drive motors from Applimotion lets OEMs move light payloads in smooth and accurate arc-shaped and full 360-degree rotary motion profiles. Ultra-thin arc-shaped…

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Basics + FAQs

V/Hz Control

FAQ: What is V/Hz control mode for AC drives?

Friday, July 22, 2016

AC motors are commonly paired with variable frequency drives (VFDs), which control motor speed by regulating the frequency of the supplied voltage. Depending on the application and level of…

01-new-Pictometry-C172s-AllMotion-controller-application

Motion controllers help planes take precision aerial photos of disasters

Friday, July 22, 2016

Quick response to catastrophes such as floods and fires is critical, but disaster sites are often inaccessible and unsafe for inspectors and adjusters who come after first responders….

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FAQ: What is PLC ladder logic and what are some other programming options?

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The most common way to program early PLCs was using so-called ladder logic programming. Basically, a ladder logic diagram was a graphical way of representing the functions in…

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Six FAQs about bearings and choosing between oil and grease

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Rotary bearings consist of smooth rollers or metal balls and inner and outer surfaces (races) against which the rollers or balls travel. These rollers or balls carry load…