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Motor Laminations: Nickel & Cobalt Alloys

The core material used in a motor lamination is one of the most important aspects of its design. A couple of popular materials used include nickel and cobalt alloys. Continue reading

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Tips for Selecting Your DC or AC Gear Motor

By selecting an AC or DC gear motor based on the application’s requirements, you can ensure it is the perfect one for the job. Continue reading

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New Generation BLDC Motors Replace Servomotors in Some Applications

A new generation of small BLDC motors is bringing performance benefits that once only expensive servomotors offered. Continue reading

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Cost Saving BLDC Motors Compete with High-Grade Brush Motors

While embedded controller BLDC motors are initially more expensive than high-quality brush motors, they end up being more cost efficient when one considers the direct and indirect savings. Continue reading

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The Evolved Motion Technologies in Automotive Die Stamping

Though automotive die stamping is common, other industries are taking advantage of benefits offered by die stamping to create items like electronic products and medical devices. Continue reading

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Benefits of AC & DC Gear Motors

A gear motor—whether it’s an AC gear motor or DC gear motor—is a small motor that’s designed to work with a gear reducer. The design of DC and AC gear motors makes sizing the gear reducer and motor simpler. Continue reading

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BLDC Motors vs. Brush DC Motors: Understanding the Differences [Infographic]

As the market moves away from brushed DC motors to BLDC motors, it is imperative to weigh the options of both in order to find the best fit for your application. Continue reading

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Capacitive Technology & BLDC Motors

The latest applications to take advantage of the benefits of BLDC motors are capacitive-sensing technologies that use capacitive touch switches, like elevator buttons, digital calipers and MP3 players. Continue reading

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Understanding Stepper Motor Driver Circuits

Diver circuits directly influence the performance of stepper motors. Stepper motor manufacturers generally use driver circuits to optimize a motor’s driver system, meet winding parameters and make the best use of the winding space available. Continue reading

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AC & DC Gear Motor Lubrication Best Practices

The life of a lubricant in AC or DC gear motors is directly related to its temperature. Consider the following tips to keep your machinery running at an optimal level. Continue reading

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