Maxon Motor spending $30 million on new Innovation Center

Maxon Motor is investing roughly $30 million (CHF 30 million) to add a new Innovation Center to its headquarters in Switzerland. The expansion construction of the new Innovation Center is set to begin in February and expected to be completed and ready for use by summer 2018. The construction of the new Innovation Center is

Types of linear motors

The following was excerpted from Aerotech’s Linear Motors Application Guide, which is available for free download from the Aerotech website. A linear motor can be flat, U-channel, or tubular in shape. The configuration that is most appropriate for a particular application depends on the specifications and operating environment. Cylindrical moving magnet linear motors In these

Positioning peristaltic rollers allows more precise dispensing

David Bach / BST-Bach Solutions & Technology, LLC Accurate dispensing affects a great deal of drug development and delivery. For instance, leading-edge pharmaceuticals, bio-tech “designer molecules” and high-potency compounds are tremendously expensive and come with difficult safety concerns that require accurate dispensing and aspirations. Many of these compounds are composed of proteins or synthetic molecular chains

Continuous 225W with natural convection for medical type BF power supply

Powerbox, a European power supply company, introduces new Medline 225 series ac and dc single output open frame converters for medical type BF applications. The new OFM225 with its 3 x 5 in. footprint and 1.5 in. height is designed for a continuous output power of 225W with natural convection and 40°C ambient temperature, increasing to

Kollmorgen exhibits leading hygienic design solutions at PACK EXPO 2015

Kollmorgen will exhibit its industry-leading motion solutions at PACK EXPO, September 28 to 30, 2015, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. PACK EXPO attendees are invited to register online using Kollmorgen’s complimentary pass code: 79K95. In addition to product demos of the company’s innovative servo motors and stepper motors, Kollmorgen will highlight new enhancements to

GlobTek presents its latest level VI AC/DC adapter and connverter

T-43086-WWVV-X.X-Q Model is an addition to GlobTek’s Level VI compliant GT-43086 family and represents GlobTek’s 6 Watt wall plug-in series of AC/DC adapters (power supplies and chargers) with International Interchangeable blades. GlobTek’s changeable input blade system with individual field replaceable input plugs, including: North America and Japan NEMA 1-15P, Australian, UK BS 1363, European CEE

Webinar: The Best Motor for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrains

The live webinar was April 10, 2014. Fill out the form below to watch on demand.  There is growing interest in hybrid-electric vehicles and OEMs are developing hybrid electric vehicles on a number of different platforms including cars, trucks, boats and construction equipment. When it comes to choosing a motor for the powertrain, the choice

High-Performance Brushless Servo Systems Tech Tip

Topics covered in this Tech Tip: Comparison of DC servomotors and brushless servomotors Sinusoidal and trapezoidal brushless servos Sinusoidal EMF and sinusoidal current Sinusoidal control for brushless and induction motors Closed-loop control for high performance Sponsored by: Download Design World’s Tech Tips E-Book Please complete the form below to unlock Design World’s Tech Tips E-Book.

Dunkermotoren USA Inc Launches New e-Shop

Elgin, IL – Dunkermotoren USA has launched its new e-Shop, making ordering from its extensive Stock Program of sub-fractional integral brushless and brushed DC motors a snap. More than 400 motion solutions can be delivered in 2 weeks, and soon, Dunkermotoren will make most of those available for same-day shipping. The new e-Shop answers OEMs