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Food Grade Gearhead Motor Solves Problem for Packaging Manufacturer
Gearhead motors can be ideal for the food and packaging industries if they are selected with several key features. A manufacturer of machines for gluing, fill, sealing and diverting food...
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Overcoming Motor Inertia - The Five Things You Need to Know
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 ratio...
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Gearheads | 4 Things to Manage Heat Generation
Design engineers developing applications using servo motors and gearheads must lend consideration to thermal issues. Machine performance requirements have become significantly more demanding, making...
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The Power of Gears to Lower Motion System Cost
Gearing is used in only one-third of the motion control systems currently in service. Gearless system owners take note: using a gearhead with a servo motor or using an integrated gearmotor can enable...
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What You Should Know About Gearhead Sealing
Applications involving machines for gluing, fill, sealing and diverting of food containers for the food processing industry often use planetary gearheads. The motor and gearhead need to be...
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When to Use Gearing in Motion-Control Designs Part 2 of 2
The appropriate use of gearing in your motion control application can make it run at lower rpms and provide more torque. Should you decide to use a gearhead, available configurations include...
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When to Use Gearing in Motion-Control Designs Part 1 of 2
Estimates say that only about one-third of the motion control systems in service use gearing, although there are good reasons for doing so. For example, when your motion control system must run...
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How Gearheads Reduce Inertial Mismatches Solving Design Challenges
Gearheads can solve inertial mismatches created by design updates and changes. It's interesting how improving designs can sometimes create a whole different set of challenges. For example,...
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Basic Facts About Gearhead Backlash and Lost Motion
When it comes to gearheads, any lost motion contributes to position error, can complicate control efforts, and can introduce magnified dynamic loading on components. Many reduction technologies try...
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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...
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