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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AC Gear Motors: Basic Operating Principles

AC Gear Motors Makita RP0900X Plunge Router: In Action!AC gear motors are designed to have a lot of force, or torque, while operating at low speeds. They have an output of 1,200 to 3,600 revolutions per minute, or RPMs, and use the power of a magnetic field. Examples of items that use gear motors include cranes, power tools, garage doors openers and small appliances, such as electric can openers. Continue reading

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Sand Casting vs. Investment Casting: Manufacturers Offer Pointers

investment castings Engine PartsNot all casting is the same. As one of the oldest manufacturing techniques, the casting process involves pouring liquefied material—like metal or plastic—into a mold. The material hardens in the mold and the finished piece undergoes different treatments. Because each type of casting process has its own benefits, customers often ask investment casting manufacturers about the difference between sand casting and investment casting, also known as the lost wax process. Knowing the difference between the two can help you choose the best technique for your application. Continue reading

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The Automotive Die Stamping Process

Automotive Die Stamping The All-New Range Rover | Manufacturing ShotsAutomotive die stamping is a metalworking process in which a machine punches, coins, bends and manipulates metal in an automatic feeding system. Automotive die stampings help streamline the manufacturing process and ensure precision and quality. Parts that use an automotive die include fenders and hoods. By knowing how the process works, you can better determine if die stamping is right for your application. Continue reading

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BLDC Motor Manufacturers Discuss Ensuring Motor Quality

BLDC Motor Manufacturers The RacingBoat Manufacture:engineWhen something goes awry during the manufacturing process, it can hurt your bottom line and affect your company’s reputation. Brushless DC motor manufacturers agree that the best ways to ensure a high-quality motor is to contract the right factories and audit the manufacturing process. Hands-on involvement with the BLDC motor manufacturers you choose is not just cost-effective, but it can help prevent delays
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BLDC Motors: Costs Competitive with High-Grade Brush Motors [Infographic]

Our latest infographic examines how BLDC motors should be compared with high-grade DC brush motors and not less expensive commodity brush-type motors with shorter lives. When you consider the direct costs of a motor in addition to the savings in other parts of a system, BLDC motors can definitely compete with the costs of high-grade brush motors.  For little or no price premium, motor life increases, efficiency improves, the motor runs cooler, and gearboxes and encoders may be eliminated.

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BLDC Motors & Their Use in Motion Control Systems

BLDC MotorsThe challenge in many motion control systems doesn’t always stem from the sensor. Instead, the mechanical interface’s design can produce reliability problems. For this reason, companies often turn to brushless DC motor manufacturers for their motion control applications because of the advantages offered over brushed motors. Continue reading

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AC & DC Gear Motors: Gear Types & Limitations

AC & DC Gear MotorsEven though they all consist of speed reducers and motors in an assembly, DC and AC gear motors aren’t all the same. They come in a range of sizes and the speed reducers use different types of gears based on their application. By knowing the different types of gears used in AC and DC gear motors, you can have a better idea about the best kind to use in your application. Continue reading

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Investment Casting Manufacturers Talk Production Advantages

Investment Casting ManufacturersInvestment casting is a proven metal-forming technique that ancient civilizations developed. Today, investment casting manufacturers make molds to produce items like jewelry, vehicle and aircraft parts, medical equipment and turbine blades. Thanks to technologies like 3D printers, it’s possible to do investment casting for large and complex objects. Continue reading

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