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General Purpose Permanent Magnet Motor Drive without Speed and Position Sensor

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1. Power consumption by electric motors<br> Worldwide, about two-thirds of the electricity is consumed by motors used in powers industrial facilities. According to DOE report, the motor systems are responsible for 63% of all electricity consumed by U.S. industry and electric bill represents more ...

Present State and a Futuristic Vision of Motor Drive Technology

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One of the main driving force behind the industrial revolution was the invention of the electric motor more than a century ago. Its widespread use for all kinds of mechanical motion has made life simple and has ultimately aided the advancement of human kind. The advent of the inverter that ...

Detecting the 13 common causes of motor failure

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Motors are used everywhere in industrial environments and they are becoming increasingly complex and technical, sometimes making it a challenge to keep them running at peak performance. Both mechanical and electrical issues can lead to motor failure–and being armed with the right knowledge can ...

Advances in Low Voltage Motor Control Center (MCC) Technology Help Reduce ...

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Selecting the right MCC equipment leads to improved plant safety, helping protect people and capital investments.</p> <p>Measures to increase equipment and personnel safety in manufacturing are reflected in new approaches and technologies designed to help minimize the risk of workplace dangers. ...

High-Acceleration Servo Motors Create Cabling Challenges

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High-acceleration motion control applications require a new class of servo cables.

Technology Transfer Brings New Life to Electric Control Valve Actuation

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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 identified wear issues. Download this white ...

Special Report: 25 Years of Enterprise Connectivity

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In this special report celebrating Control magazine's 25 years covering the process automation industry, the editors look back at the strides made in our ongoing quest to integrate plant-floor operations with enterprise systems. Back in 1989, we called it Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, or ...

Shaft Grounding – Fulfilling the Promise of Variable Frequency Drives

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With the rising cost of energy, the use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) is growing at an increasing rate. By optimizing the frequency of a three-phase alternating-current (AC) induction motor’s voltage supply, a VFD controls the motor’s speed and torque while providing energy savings. And, ...

High Slip Braking Software

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HIGH-SLIP BRAKING SOFTWARE PUTS THE BRAKES ON TRADITIONAL LOAD-BRAKING METHODS WITHOUT EXTERNAL EQUIPMENT<br> The techniques for braking of high inertial loads to a stop traditionally involved either Dynamic Braking or DC Injection Braking technology.</p> <p>This article examines a new ...

Shaft Grounding &#8212; Fulfilling the Promise of Variable Frequency Drives

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With the rising cost of energy, the use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) is growing at an increasing rate. By optimizing the frequency of a three-phase alternating-current (AC) induction motor’s voltage supply, a VFD controls the motor’s speed and torque while providing energy savings. And, ...

Low Voltage MCC Technology Helps Reduce Arc-Flash Hazards and Minimize Risks

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Selecting the right MCC equipment leads to improved plant safety, helping protect people and capital investments.</p> <p>Measures to increase equipment and personnel safety in manufacturing are reflected in new approaches and technologies designed to help minimize the risk of workplace dangers. ...

Making Permanent Savings Through Active Energy Efficiency

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This white paper argues strongly that meeting greenhouse gas emissions targets set within the Kyoto Protocol will fail unless Active Energy Efficiency becomes compulsory.</p> <p>Active Energy Efficiency is defined as effecting permanent change through measurement, monitoring and control of energy...

Passive Techniques for Reducing Input Current Harmonics

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Events over the last several years have focused attention on certain types of loads on the electrical system that result in power quality problems for the user and utility alike. Equipment which has become common place in most facilities including computer power supplies, solid state lighting ...

Understanding the Concepts Behind Short Circuit Current Ratings (SCCR)

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The date of January 1, 2005 sits vividly in the minds of manufacturers within the industrial control panel field. That's because that's the day when the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC) 2005 Article 409 officially went into effect. The code required ...

Electronic Flow Control Valve (EFCV) with Pressure Compensation Capability

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A new concept for an Electronic Flow Control Valve (EFCV) with pressure compensation capability is introduced. Based on its embedded sensors and micro controller, the EFCV can provide flow control without the need of load/displacement/speed information from the power elements, like hydraulic ...

High Slip Braking Software

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Applicable Product: V1000, A1000, E7, F7, G7, and P7<br> (V/f Motor Control Method)</p> <p>The techniques for braking of high inertial loads to a stop traditionally involved either Dynamic Braking or DC Injection Braking technology.</p> <p>This article examines a new load-braking alternative ...

Wireless Security for Water/Wastewater Networks

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Wireless technologies have been used for decades in the water/waste water industry in a multitude of applications including tank level indication, pump and motor control, flow and pressure monitoring, etc. However, recent concerns regarding the potential for hacking and cyber-attacks into these ...

The four-fold method of noise and vibration control

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This White Paper on noise and vibration control will help control engineers get a better understanding of how passive acoustical systems can best be used to improve instrument designs at the lowest cost.

How to meet EMC Standards in industrial applications

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This White Paper reviews electromagnetic compatibility standards (EMC) and what adjustable frequency drives specifiers for global OEMs should recommend for industrial applications.

Reaping the rewards of strategic maintenance

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A Comparison of WirelessHART and ISA100.11a

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The technology advancements in measurement instruments and final control elements provide greater process insight, reduce engineering costs and contribute to improving the overall operational performance of the plant. These instruments are often collectively referred to as smart devices.

A comparison of WirelessHART and ISA100.11a

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This paper provides a brief overview of WirelessHART and ISA100.11a standards, presents key differences between the standards, and concludes with a discussion on applications and application integration.

Best of ABB Automation & Power World 2015

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Harnessing the Power of Change. From IoT and cybersecurity to robotics and managing change, here's the best conference content .

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