Motors & Motor Accessories

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

August 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque 17 mm Brush DC Motor has energy efficient design.

August 22, 2016

Featuring coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit, Athlonix™ 17DCT offers torque carrying capabilities up to 6.14 mNm and efficiency up to 85%. Torque per ampere performance promotes battery life, and constant force spring design for carbon brush provides consistent performance. This 17 mm dia motor is available in variations that include precious metal commutation and graphite commutation with neodymium magnet inside. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Supplies Multiple Motors to a Petchem Plant in Mexico

August 16, 2016

Following the corporate strategy of serving the petrochemical market with premium stand-alone products and electric solutions, WEG has delivered over 150 electric motors to a grassroots ethylene plant in Mexico. In cooperation with the EPC contractors and global mechanical rotating equipment vendors, WEG motors will drive pumps, compressors and fans, which will allow the production of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

August 11, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Environmentally-friendly, Economical, Reliable and Simple: Parallel Hybrid Propulsion Offers Nothing But Advantages.

July 29, 2016

  • Environmentally-friendly, economical, reliable and simple: parallel hybrid propulsion offers nothing but advantages.
Electric propulsion generates no emissions and is extremely user-friendly: the vessels that use it are silent, experience much lower levels of vibration and are easier to handle. Last but not least in terms of its advantages: parallel hybrid represents an... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Induction Motors feature liquid cooled design.

July 27, 2016

Available in 315–500 mm frame sizes, IMfinity® LC Series is rated 400 V for 315–450 mm sizes and 690 V for 500 mm size. Motors range from 150–1,500 kW with frequency of 50/60 Hz. Use of water circulation over frame housing for cooling maintains thermal efficiency and enables use with variable speed drive for heavy-duty applications that require constant torque. Offered with optional IP56 or IP65 protection, LC Series is fitted with water leakage detector to control water circuit reliability. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Outboard Engines combine output power and regulation compliance.

June 29, 2016

Covering 150–200 hp range, Evinrude E-TEC G2 models 150, 150 HO, 175, and 200 are optimized for delivery of torque and fuel efficiency as well as regulated emissions reduction. Motors, available with integrated Dynamic Power Steering and i-Trim (intelligent trim system), promote handling confidence and performance at any speed or in any sea conditions, and steering mechanisms in mid-section simplifies rigging for clean transom. Pushbutton automatic winterization is also standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor and Drive Package delivers up to 610 lb-in.

June 29, 2016

Available with 200 Watt (¼ hp) or 400 Watt (½ hp) motor, BMU Series features flat speed torque curve, compact design, and digital speed indicator. Motor rated at 200 W is available in 100-120 Vac input and existing 200-240 Vac input, while 400 W model produces approximately 40% more starting torque and provides 100% more continuous running torque. Offered in inch or metric geared output shafts, package includes 9.8 ft motor cable. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Brush DC Motor features coreless design.

June 14, 2016

Measuring 16 mm in diameter, Athlonix™ 16DCP features energy-efficient coreless design with optimized self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit. Unit is available in precious metal and graphite commutation variations, both featuring Alnico magnet inside. Constant force spring design for carbon brush ensures consistent performance. With max continuous torque up to 2.63 mNm, motor is suited for medical and industrial pumps, gas analyzers, power tools, mesotherapy guns, and tattoo machines. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hybrid Motor exceeds NEMA Premium efficiency levels.

June 10, 2016

Utilizing hybrid motor design, RPM XE achieves efficiency performance 2–4 efficiency bands above NEMA Premium® efficient levels (IE3). Design specifically exceeds premium efficiency performance on sine wave power while meeting IE3 as combined motor and drive package. Along with technology that combines starting attributes of induction cage with permanent magnets, features include laminated finned frame construction. Available configurations include power dense and standard NEMA frame. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Protected Motor Controllers protect multi-motor applications.

June 8, 2016

Series KTV7 combination motor controllers are intended for use with VFDs featuring output frequency of 400 Hz or less in multi-motor installations for such industries as food and beverage, material handling, and factory automation. With fixed magnetic trip and interruption ratings available up to 65KaIC at 400 and 480 V, these current limiting devices provide disconnect function for motor branch circuits, branch-circuit short-circuit protection, and manual (ON/OFF) switching. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Direct Drive Hollow-Shafted Motors deliver speed and accuracy.

June 8, 2016

Offering alternative to motor-driven mechanical arrangements, direct drive hollow-shafted motors increase speed and acceleration while promoting accuracy and response times for industrial processes. Move time may be reduced to <10 msec in applications appropriate for direct drive hollow motors. In addition to industrial automation processes, these products can also be made for such challenging environments as vacuum/space, waterproof/deep sea, and radiation resistant. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Motor (600 rpm) serves low-speed direct drive applications.

June 6, 2016

Available from 0.75–3 hp, 600 rpm versions of PremiumPlus+® Electronically Commutated Permanent Magnet (ECPM) motors are suited for directly driving larger-diameter fans at low speeds. Geometry allows use of ferrite (versus rare earth) magnets, and overall design contributes to energy conservation by eliminating maintenance and efficiency losses associated with belts and pulleys. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

WEG Presents New Geared Motor Product Line

May 31, 2016

WEG presents the new WG20 geared motor product line, which boasts worldwide interchangeability along with extremely high efficiency and reliability, at this year’s Hannover Messe. WEG, a leading global vendor of drive technology, is presenting the new WG20 geared motor product line at Hannover Messe 2016. It includes helical, parallel-shaft and helical bevel gear units with rugged... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Automation Delivers 75% Energy Savings for Extrusion Application

May 26, 2016

For many manufacturing plants, the opportunities to achieve savings on energy consumption are plentiful. Businesses consider options ranging from simply adopting best practice in terms of switching off energy sources when not required, to making significant changes to machinery. Maintenance personnel are often the individuals tasked with making the savings. However these teams often come up... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

AC Motor Output Filters increase service life, reliability.

May 19, 2016

To increase service life and system reliability, FN5060 dv/dt filters protect AC motors from destructive effects of peak voltages and inrush amps. Design does not employ capacitors or resistors, which facilitates installation. Reducing high-output dv/dt from IGBT motor drives and eliminating over-voltages caused by line reflections on motor cables, products offer typical dv/dt reduction by factor of 8–12. Filters suit loads up to 760 Vac, 30–1,200 A, and motors up to 60 Hz. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Direct Drive Rotary Servo Motors provide 3-160 Nm torque.

May 13, 2016

Suited for demanding OEM and end-user applications, Series PM-DD includes 13 models covering 5 frame sizes of 135, 175, 230, 290, and 360 mm. Motors provide rated speeds of 150 and 200 rpm with accuracy of ±30 arc sec and repeatability of ±1.3 arc sec. Equipped with 20-bit, BiSS-C absolute encoder, motors are suited for robotic, indexing table, and inspection equipment applications. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Burn Protection System safeguards patients during laparoscopy.

May 4, 2016

Based on Active Electrode Monitoring (AEM®) Technology, EndoShield® 2 Burn Protection System safeguards patients and hospitals from potentially tragic outcomes and complications of stray monopolar energy burns during standard laparoscopic surgical procedures. Plug-and-play system features reposable design that provides flexibility for hospitals to perform laparoscopic procedures in any open operating room without need to move capital from room to room. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Safety & Security Equipment

Trident LC Column Protection System Redesigned for Ruggedness and Ease of Use

May 2, 2016

BELLEFONTE, PA – Unlike “one size fits all” guard systems, the Trident LC column protection system gives you the power to select the right level of protection for your analysis (filter only, guard cartridge only, or filter and guard cartridge). With three levels of protection and a variety of guard cartridges and cap frits, you can select the best combination to match your specific... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature BLDC Motor balances high speed and high torque.

May 2, 2016

Available in 45 and 60 mm lengths with Hall sensors and 3 different coils to match speed and voltage requirements, Ultra EC™ model 22ECP utilizes Ultra coil technology for optimized torque and power density from low to high speed. This brushless slotless 2-pole mini motor, suitable for medical and industrial markets, supports customization via gearbox, encoder, coil, and mechanical interface options. Read More