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  • Technology Transfer Brings New Life to Electric Control Valve Actuation

    Author: Exlar

    The limitations of traditional electric actuators have an impact on the life of the system. The most common problem is exceeding the rated duty cycle, causing the motor to burn out. A study done by ExxonMobil and presented in October 2012 at Coking.Com ide

  • Know Your TCO: A Look at Medium-Voltage VFDs

    Author: Siemens

    In this white paper, we analyze what factors contribute to TCO (total cost of ownership) of a drive, how to calculate the NPV (net present value), explain the inverse relationship between reliability and TCO and how longevity of product and customer servic

  • Drivers - The Unsung Hero of Automation

    Author: Kepware

    What features should you look for in a driver? It isn't just about getting data from point A to point B. Drivers need to be designed for performance, ease of use, reliability and optimum operation in the event of a disruption in operation. The latter being

  • 10 Essential Technologies for High–Performance Motion Control

    Author: National Instruments

    Motion controllers have incorporated key technologies over the years to meet the increasing demands of high-performance applications such as profile cutting and wafer inspection. This document covers the top 10 key technologies that impact your high-perfor