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April 2021

 Featured Podcast: Exploring the GA500 AC Microdrive

Edward Tom, GA500 AC Microdrive Product Manager, describes the unit’s various features and discusses how it is designed.

March 2021

 Motion Control Brings Flexibility to Packaging

Packaging operations need to change on a dime these days. That requires coordinated motion control hardware and software.

 Yaskawa Wins 2020 Customer Experience Award

In recognition of customer experience excellence, this is the 6th year in a row that Yaskawa America has been honored with this award.

February 2021

 Yaskawa named to Clarivate Top 100 Global Innovators

Yaskawa is pleased to announce for the 6th consecutive year, Clarivate has named Yaskawa as a Top 100 Global Innovator!

 Direct drive vs. geared rotary servomotor: A quantification of design advantage: Part 3

Direct-drive servomotors are becoming more common as range and availability expands for use in many machine and motor applications.

January 2021

 Direct drive vs. geared rotary servomotor: A quantification of design advantage: Part 2

Testing a direct drive and geared rotary servomotor shows there are some significant differences between the two when actually put into practice.

 How to size an electric-motor-driven chain-and-sprocket system

Explore the process for sizing the components (using that same software) for an electric-motor-powered axis based on chain and sprocket power transmission.

 How to choose between an ECM and a VFD

While each has its place in HVAC applications, electronically commutated motors and variable frequency drives have important differences in simplicity, flexibility, cost and other factors