ABB to acquire Baldor Electric Company

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

ABB (NYSE: ABB), a leading power and automation technology group, and Baldor Electric Company (NYSE: BEZ), a North American leader in industrial motors, have agreed that ABB will…

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Rockwell’s new component servo drive

Monday, November 29, 2010

Rockwell Automation (www.rockwellautomation.com) is proud to announce the release of its component servo drive that avoids the complexity of traditional servos. Capable of delivering an instantaneous torque of…

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WAGO’s new Ethernet fieldbus controller platform

Monday, November 29, 2010

WAGO Corporation (www.wago.us) is now offering a new Ethernet fieldbus controller that can process 1,000 instructions in just 235 μS. Using the company’s second generation Ethernet platform, it…

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JVL launches world’s shortest stepper motor

Monday, November 29, 2010

Danish motor specialist JVL (www.jvl.dk) is proud to launch an integrated stepper motor – which it says is the world’s shortest stepper motor with a built-in controller. The…

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Standalone EtherCAT Master Controller can handle complex machine control tasks

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The new EtherCAT master controller can operate high-level machine control tasks like application systems, communication with the host HMI or PC, multi-axis motion profile generation, error and safety…

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Prior Scientific introduces LF210 system: stepper motor focus control

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Prior Scientific (www.prior.com) is proud to announce the release of its all-new LF210 Laser Auto Focus system that is intended for use with a wide variety of reflective…

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Yaskawa Launches New Single Axis Motion Controller

Monday, November 22, 2010

The Drives & Motion Division of Yaskawa America announces the release of the MP2600iec motion controller. The controller provides motion control of 1 or 1.5 axis along with…

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How to Increase Ball Spline Load Capacity

Monday, November 22, 2010

by Naoki Yamaguchi, Assistant Technical Manager, NB Corporation of America, Hanover Park, Ill. With an understanding of how to manipulate six factors, you can increase a ball spline…

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Baldor’s new DODGE ISAF Bearings prolong life and reduce assembly time

Monday, November 22, 2010

Baldor Australia Pty Ltd (www.baldor.com.au) is launching a new range of pillow block bearings. Developed by DODGE, these large-bore pillow block bearings initially have SAF dimensions and feature…

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NovaTorque Introduces 2 and 3 HP Premium Plus+ Motors

Friday, November 19, 2010

Sunnyvale, Cal. – NovaTorque, Inc. has released the 2 and 3 HP @ 1800 RPM motors of the company’s line of Premium Plus+ high efficiency electric motors.  These…

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