Automotive Die Stampings: Understanding Presses & Operations

Automotive Die Stampings by SinotechManufactures classify automotive die stamping presses by the type of drive mechanism. The machines perform specific operations to form the metal. The top members of an automotive die attach to the side of a press, while the lower members are bolted or clamped to the press’ bed or bolster. When the upper and lower parts of the die come together in the press, they create the size and shape of the respective component. Continue reading

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Top 5 Benefits of Using AC Motors with Adjustable Speed Drives

AC Motors by SinotechAdjustable speed drives in AC motors are popular in applications that power mechanical equipment because they offer better control. While custom motor manufacturers may have initially developed the AC motor for process control, the additional benefits of using a variable drive have proven equally attractive. Continue reading

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BLDC Motors: Flying High in the Aerospace Industry [Infographic]

The following infographic examines the aerospace industry, history of the aircraft engines and the role of BLDC motors. Brushless DC motors offer accuracy and vital characteristics needed in this field, such as the ability to withstand extreme temperatures and high shock loads. Take a look to learn how BLDC motors are used in outer space, aircraft and military applications.

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The Gear Motor Revolution Responds to New Demands

60 Watt 90mm Heavy-Duty AC Gear motors

AC Gear Motors: 60 Watt 90mm

While there are plenty of motor-driven systems, only about 30 percent use gearing. With new standards and demands continually developing across industries, the technologies behind AC gear motors are keeping up to help them increase productivity and save money. Continue reading

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How Investment Casting Works

Investment Casting ManufacturersSometimes called the “lost-wax process,” steel investment casting is one of the oldest known metal-forming methods. The technique dates to as far back as 2500 B.C., when ancient civilizations used it to create idols, tombs, artwork and jewelry. In the early days of investment castings, metalworkers used beeswax to create patterns for the molds. Today, a modern investment casting manufacturer uses engineered wax. Continue reading

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Custom Motor Manufacturers Discuss Facility Efficiency

Custom Motor Manufacturers Automatic Machining of Motor ShaftsWhen designing any type of plant or facility, regardless of the industry, energy is one of the top concerns in regards to cost and environmental impacts. Motors contribute to energy costs as much as they do productivity, efficiency and quality, so it’s vital for facilities to ensure the correct power measurements when using custom motor manufacturers. Continue reading

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Travel Transformed: 3D-Printed Cars, Electric Vehicles & BLDC Motors

BLDC Motors A charging station at ODOT Fleet reenergizes the Leaf.Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot created the first automobile, the Cugnot Steam Trolley, in 1769. It took over 100 years for Karl Benz to create the gas-powered Benz Patent-Motorwagen. Over the next century, automobiles underwent drastic technological changes, from the incorporation of electric ignition systems to the use of BLDC motors in various applications. Some of today’s cars run on alternative energy sources and the global community even recently assisted with the first 3D-printed vehicle. Continue reading

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Custom Motor Design & Motor Consultancy by Sinotech

Custom motor Manufacturing On-site Audit - Testing of Motor ComponentsSome custom motor manufacturers require you to have completed schematics before they provide you with service. At Sinotech, our custom motor design starts with project preparation and ends with shipping and logistics support. Bring us your idea and we’ll help you get your application off the ground. Continue reading

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Sensored & Sensorless BLDC Motors Mean Longer Life & Lower Maintenance

BLDC Motors ConsttructionBLDC motors, or brushless DC motors, have similar speed performance and torque as brushed motors. Their increasing popularity keeps BLDC motor suppliers busy because of the various benefits that they offer over their brush-type counter parts. Among brushless DC motors are those with and without sensors. Continue reading

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Automotive Stamping is Hot, Produces Safety-Critical Structural Parts

Automotive Stamping The All-New Range Rover | Manufacturing ShotsHot stamping began in the 1990s and soon grew in popularity in the automotive industry. The process of hot automotive die stamping involves heating metal to temperatures of 900° C or more, forming it and then quenching it, a process that cools the metal quickly. This technique transforms metal with a low tensile strength into a high-strength material. Continue reading

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