Thanks to our loyal followers for all of the interest in the topics
covered in this blog over the past year. In examining the most-read
blog posts over the course of 2019, it becomes obvious that...
On January 14, 2020
This is the final of a three-part series that spoke to the various
feedback devices that are provided as options on Parker Servo
Motors. Part 1 & Part 2 provided the basic theory of operation
On July 31, 2019
Although the basic recipe for the solid soap bar has not varied
much for decades, the process of making this basic commodity has
changed significantly since the advent of industrialisation....
On February 1, 2019
Throughout the world, various types of metrology applications share
a common need for increased precision. Metrology is the scientific
study of measurement. Metrology applications take some type...
On October 11, 2018
When it comes to gearbox test rigs deployed in the automotive and
aerospace industries, one thing is certain - there is no margin for
failure. A test rig or system that is unreliable or...
On September 24, 2018
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