Motors Drives and accessories

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Easy-to-use, safe electric chain hoist

VERLINDE has released the VARIO, the inverter version of its EUROCHAIN VR electric chain hoist, designed for handling loads of from 100 to 2500kg.


Small motors pack big features into limited spaces

Motion Control Products Ltd has introduced what it claims is the smallest Lexium MDrive integrated motor, a 42mm NEMA size 17 stepper motor with built-in electronics, delivering a large range of ...


Tough dynamic synchronous motors

WEG has introduced a series of robust and efficient synchronous motors, the SM40 series, for the power range from 5 to 35MW. The motors are claimed to provide reliability in demanding applications ...


Lightweight vertical energy chain system

Igus has developed its guidelok slimline system further with the GLSL-P, guidelok slimline P. Made entirely of plastic, this vertical energy chain system is said to be characterised by its light ...


Mclennan distributes expanded stepSERVO range

Applied Motion Products has expanded its range of stepSERVO integrated motors to include an Ethernet/IP networking series and an IP65 rated series for wet and dusty environments. Available in the UK ...


High performance networked desktop piezo drive

Aerotech has released the Ensemble QDe, a high-performance desktop nanopositioning piezo drive designed for use with the Ensemble family of drives and controllers. The QDe enables coordinated motion ...


The benefits of using metal belts and drive tapes

Belt Technologies Europe claims its stainless steel belts and drive tapes have several characteristics which present design opportunities not found in other drive components. One of the newest ...


High performance drive in a small package

Maxon's EC 4 brushless DC motor is said to be the smallest micromotor to come from the Swiss manufacturer, with a diameter of 4mm. It is available in 12.4, 17.4, 21 and 24.4mm lengths, with power ...


Fast and easy to integrate motors

Emerson industrial Automation's Dyneo product portfolio has been completed by the LSRPM series of permanent magnet synchronous motors, that are said to be directly mechanically interchangeable with ...


Large frame size flameproof motors

WEG's W22Xd hazardous area motors are designed to work in aggressive and explosive atmospheres, while exceeding IE4 energy efficiency levels with minimised noise, vibration, and low operating ...


Compact and simple servo motors

Lenze has extended its range of servo products with the MCM synchronous motor. The MCM series is compact, economic and characterised by its smooth running. The synchronous servo motors are suited to ...


Easy maintenance gearbox series

Bonfiglioli has developed the FDK and FZP versions of its 300 Series planetary gearbox. The 300 Series is a robust and versatile solution suited for harsh applications where shock loadings and ...



One-piece direct-drive motion solution

Allied Motion has launched the Megaflux MFH170i series brushless torque motors, available through Heason Technology. The compact direct-drive solution for high-torque applications in robotics, ...


Making light work of lifting applications

Igus has introduced e-spool power for its e-spool cable management system. Fitted with a quiet-running electric motor to drive the spool and electronic control system integrated with limit switches, ...


Robust and efficient brushless DC motor

Dunkermotoren has added the BG 95 to its range of rotary brushless DC motors. It provides 1100W of continuous output power and can be overloaded by up to four times. With nominal voltages down to ...


WEG expands CFW11 variable speed drive range

WEG has added a frame size H variable speed drive to its CFW11 series to help optimise processes and boost productivity in high power level applications. Available in two versions, covering the ...


Compact servo drive from LTi

Optimised for the lower power output range LTi's ServoOne Junior servo drive, available from Motor Technology, combines cost effectiveness and minimal size with the performance features of the ...


Energy-efficient drive solutions

WEG introduced its latest energy-efficient drive solution, the W22X explosion-proof motor, which is available in IEC 800 frame size and has efficiency of up to 97.4%.


Space saving water-cooled motors

The frame size of WEGs ultra compact water-cooled motors are up to two times smaller than standard water-cooled motors. WEG claim that the UTTW and USTW series motors deliver 1.5 to 2.6 times the ...





Configurable PSD servo drives reduce build costs

Standalone and multi-axis servo drives from Parker Hannifin, meet the needs of material forming, textile, paper, converting and plastics machinery and food and packaging industries, says the company.