Modern Swiss-type lathes have evolved from simple screw machines to
high-precision, high-production machines and are now widely used
across many industries to completely machine small parts, even...
On July 24, 2018
Hazardous locations are operating environments in which explosive
or ignitable vapors or dust are present, or are likely to become
present. It is normal for various processing applications where
On May 2, 2018
The automotive vehicle industry has experienced introductions of
several new technologies and upgrades. One significant example is
the rising amount of electrical content per vehicle. Testing...
On April 19, 2018
With its high power density and flexible mounting capabilities,
permanent magnet direct drive servo motors like the Parker PM-DD
series have a proven track record in many manufacturing
On January 10, 2018
The basic theory of operation for brushless servo motors revolves
around the principles of magnetism where like poles repel and
opposite poles attract. There are two magnetic sources found within
On October 5, 2017
Most engineers recognize that gearheads can be used to create a
better inertia match between the object that is being moved and the
motor being driven. Put simply, it is dictated by the gearhead
On June 8, 2017
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
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
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
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
On December 1, 2015
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
On July 10, 2015
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
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
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.
On June 11, 2014
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
On April 22, 2014
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
On April 15, 2014
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
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
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
On August 29, 2013
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
On June 26, 2013