Electric Motors

Technology Trend - eSteering Enables Greener Buses and Coaches

The world is quickly moving towards more hybrid and electric vehicles, which reduce toxic emissions. This trend is leading to an overall improvement in the quality of the air we breathe, especially in...
On March 14, 2017

Tube Bending OEMs Embracing All-Electric Automation

The tube bending industry is seeing a migration from more traditional manual hydraulic process equipment to fully automated "all electric" machinery. Historically, tube bending operations have been...
On July 18, 2016

How to Select the Right Motors & Drives for High Speed Spindle Applications

Need some tips for selecting the optimum motor & drive combination for your latest high-speed spindle application? Read on to find out why this oft-misunderstood process is far simpler than you think....
On February 10, 2016

5 Reasons to Control your Compressor with a Variable Frequency Drive

Recent improvements to Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) feature sets mean they now offer more than just their well-known energy savings capability, particularly when paired with a motor/compressor...
On December 1, 2015

How Engineers Helped Ohio State Win EcoCAR3 Phase 1

We’ve updated you on how Parker’s global vehicle motor has been applied in various motor vehicle competitions, but this post makes us particularly happy.  Being an Ohio-based company that also has a...
On July 10, 2015

Parker's GVM Electric Motor Competes in Isle of Man Electric Motorcycle Race

Parker’s high performance Global Vehicle Motor (GVM) electric motor has been tested through many electric vehicle competitions, but one race happening June 10, 2015 on the Isle of Man in the Irish...
On June 8, 2015

Let Automation Come to You

In today’s modern, fast-paced business environment it is becoming ever more challenging for engineers to spare the precious time needed to visit trade shows. With more and more business being...
On March 18, 2015

What You Should Know About Frameless Motors

Before discussing frameless motors, let's first take a look at the components that go into them. A frameless motor consists of a stator assembly and rotor assembly with permanent magnets.  Hall...
On June 11, 2014

Advantageous Series Hybrid Technology Applications

A variety of practical series hybrid vehicles applications are currently available. Parker has partnered with customers to design light weight, efficient power conversion devices that enhance savings....
On April 22, 2014

Series Hybrid Vehicle Electrical Systems

Previously, we discussed the advantages of the series hybrid vehicle architecture over parallel hybrid designs that results in superior fuel savings and reduced emissions. Now we will examine the...
On April 15, 2014

IFPE 2014 Showcases Innovative Products and Systems for Heavy-Duty Vehicle Design

The co-located IFPE and CONEXPO-CONAGG show, which occurs every three years in Las Vegas, Nevada, is among the largest tradeshows in the world. This year the international expo attracted...
On March 24, 2014

Top Innovative Products and Systems for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

From tiny seals and filters to powerful hydraulic systems, new advancements are improving the safety, reliability and performance of heavy-duty vehicles. These trending technologies solve...
On February 14, 2014

GVM Motor Gives Traction to Brammo's Winning Motorcycles

If you want to find  machines representing two of the highest performance electric racing motorcycles on the planet, look no further than the Brammo Empulse RR and Empulse TTX bikes. This summer you...
On August 29, 2013

Calculating Winding Temperature of Servo Motors

So, you want to know how to calculate the actual winding temperature of a Parker permanent magnet (PM) servo motor? In the course of applying rotary motors in applications, it sometimes becomes...
On June 26, 2013

Why Choose an Electric Starter for Your Gas Turbines?

For many years, gas turbines have been started by hydraulic or even high flow air systems. Hydraulic technology is the current prevalent method in traditional gas turbine starter applications; the...
On June 7, 2013

Electromechanical Technologies and Key Markets

Electromechanical is the technology of controlling mechanical devices via electricity. Parker electromechanical systems and components improve precision and increase productivity. Electromechanical...
On January 20, 2010