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Versatile new controls for brushless DC motor

January 17, 2019

Minarik Drives has introduced the MDBL Series, a new family of versatile, feature-rich, configurable controls for brushless DC motors. MDBL drives control motors ranging from 90 to 280 VDC, up to 5 amps/1.5 HP, using either 115 VAC or 230


EFSD electric stopper delivers upfront, downstream savings

December 13, 2018

Festo’s new EFSD electric stopper provides exceptional stop-and-release functionality in the movement of product from station to station in assembly and transfer systems. With benefits such as a lower installation cost, faster commissioning and operational energy savings, it is the


Internationally-certified stepper motor for hazardous locations

December 11, 2018

Applied Motion Products introduces the first commercially-available step motor internationally-certified for use in hazardous locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Offering high-performance motion control in the challenging environments of oil, gas, printing, and paint finishing applications,


Stepper motors serve as replacements for NEMA 23, 24 & 34 frame motors

December 4, 2018

To upgrade machine performance or address stalling problems, manufacturers often resize motors with greater torque to achieve greater accelerations for proper operations. Retrofitting a stepper motor, however, is time-consuming and expensive as it requires machining new mounting brackets and increasing