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Feature rich compact drive series

Parker Hannifin has extended the AC10 series of compact drives to offer power ratings in 230V three-phase drives category up to 15kW.



High servo power in a compact design

JVL Industri Elektronik has added the 1.5kW rated MAC1500 to its integrated servo motor range, and is now available in the UK through Mclennan. The MAC1500 sits in the MACmotor range of brushless ...


Making bearing conversions easy

Cooper Bearings has introduced the SNQ pedestal, a range of plummer blocks for split roller bearings. The angled SNQ pedestal is claimed to simplify the fitting of bearing units as the angled joint ...





Dust and splash proof drives

Mitsubishi Electric has launched the FR-A846 range of IP55 enclosed variable speed drives that are suited for use in harsher environments than conventionally packaged inverter drives.


Heavy-duty linear positioning

Thomson’s Electrak HD series electric linear actuators are suitable for demanding positioning applications in agricultural machinery, utility vehicles and construction site equipment.



One-finger control miniature encoder

Rotary Switches Online is now stocking the compact multi-function Elma Multi Wheel rotary switch. The Multi Wheel is a miniature encoder with an 8+1 joystick function for one-finger control. This ...




Compact underwater DC drives for ROVs and AUVs

Maxon motor has worked closely with research institutes and universities to provide solutions that meet the many demanding challenges for electrical and mechanical components required for underwater ...


All Nord inverters given an upgrade

Nord Drivesystems has equipped all its motor-mounted and cabinet-installed frequency inverters with more versatile microcontrollers and firmware. This architectural upgrade is said to enable the ...


Small and precise servo drive

Elmo Motion Control’s Gold Oboe direct-on-line networking servo drive is said to offer continuous power capability to 5.7kW and is claimed to be the smallest servo drive in its class. Running on ...


Flexible, ultra-compact 40mm frame servo motor

Parker Hannifin has introduced a 40mm size to its highly-dynamic and compact SMH/SMB Series brushless servo motor range. The 40mm variant not only extends the torque capability in its smallest size ...


Improved planetary gear accuracy

Harmonic Drive UK has launched the HPN range of planetary gears targeted at users that require accuracy and low backlash. The range is designed for applications including packaging, printing, machine ...


Variable speed drives for low-power motors

WEG has launched a series of compact variable speed drives (VSDs) to enhance energy efficiency in applications requiring low motor power. Designed to drive motors with power from 180W to 4kW, the ...



LG Motion expands position stage range

LG Motion has added a miniature rotary stage to its LG-Series precision positioning mechanics range. With a table-top diameter of 45mm and a profile height of 35mm, the LGR-50 joins a modular family ...