Motors Drives and accessories

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Batch controller for flowmeters

Titan Enterprises’ batch controller, Metra-Batch, is specifically designed for flowmeters or machinery with pulse or frequency outputs.


World's most powerful synchronous drum motor

Automation firm Interroll has launched a powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems. The motor has an output of up to 1.1kW, torque up to 100Nm and allows for belt speeds up to 3.34m/s.



Food safe PowerGear gearboxes

Drive Lines has released a food safe version of its PowerGear spiral bevel gearbox manufactured by MS Graessner. It has a gear housing coated with Duralloy-TDC (thin dense chrome), a material which ...





Precise, hygienic and dynamic switching and control

Bürkert has expanded its range of electromotive process valves to include diaphragm valves. The Type 3323 shut-off valve and the Type 3363 control valve are two additions to Bürkert’s line ...


Plug-in EMC filter for WEG’s CFW100 Mini Drive

WEG has launched an easy-to-install plug-in EMC filter to enable engineers to deploy the CFW100 Mini Drive in a wider range of simple engineering applications. The CFW100 Mini Drive is said to be the ...


Flexible and safe explosion-proof motors

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies explosion-protected motors worldwide. Drawing on an extensive SAP-managed modular product range, the global manufacturer is able to quickly and comfortably configure drives ...



Safety for compact stepper motors

B&R Industrial Automation's compact ACOPOSmicro Stepper drive is now available with Safe Torque Off (STO). A safety function that will be added to all ACOPOSmicro drives over time.


Miniature motor performance and durability

Portescap’s 22ECP series brushless and slotless miniature motors feature optimised speed/torque performance characteristics in two length versions with 80 or 120W continuous output power.


Services slip through ring

The SVTS B Series (SRC 032M) series IP65 sealed slip ring assembly is specifically designed to meet the needs of latest technology flowpack packaging machines. Available from Heason Technology, the ...




Fully integrated microstep motor controller

Arcus Technology has developed the DMX-K-SA-11, the world’s first all-in one NEMA 11 microstep motor with driver, controller and encoder integrated into the motor’s back cap, minimising external ...




Microstep drive for OEM applications

Mclennan has released a miniature microstepping drive, aimed at OEM applications requiring step and direction control of smaller 2-phase stepper motors. The STR3 from Applied Motion Products (AMP) ...


New benchmark for standard valves

Festo has extended its range of VUVS and VUVG standard single valve technologies with the launch of its ‘blue star’ VUVS-LK…-S and VUVG-LK…-S products. These valves have been designed to meet a wide ...



Economically efficient power recovery

Lenze has unveiled the Smart Energy Recovery r700, said to take power recovery to new levels of economic efficiency, practicality and simplicity. Available in two power versions: 12/24 and 26/48kW it ...


Flexible and efficient geared motors

WEG has launched the WG20, a range of modular geared motors that is claimed to offer worldwide interchangeability and up to 96% energy efficiency across a range of industrial applications requiring ...