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Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Editorial Director: Ryerson Polytechnical Institute electronic engineering technologist with over a decade of manufacturing experience and 20-plus years in technical publishing, is also trained in hydraulics, electro-pneumatics, bearings, mechanical CAD software, sensors, motor drives and electric motors.

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Tuesday, 21 June 2005
Product news from the world of Motion Control. This issue: Magnetek, Nexen Group, Advanced Motion Controls, Elmo Motion Control, Beckhoff, Applied Motion Products, Rockwell Automation, Trust Automation, Oriental Motor, Festo and Divelbiss.
Friday, 03 June 2005
DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: AllMotion Inc. has announced the EZSV10 programmable dc brush servo driver. The unit is 24 x 35 x 15.24 mm ñ- smaller than a standard quadrature encoder ñ and requires little or no tuning when used with most motor diameters measuring less than 1.5 in.
Monday, 30 May 2005
Movidrive compact ac drive inverters from SEW-Eurodrive are available in standard and application versions.
Friday, 18 March 2005
DPN WEB EXCLUSIVE: Pittman brand series 6000 22mm brush-commutated iron-core dc motors use a skewed 5-slot armature design and bonded neodymium iron boron magnets and are said to provide more power than most other dc motors of similar size.
Monday, 31 January 2005
Galil Motion Control has announced DMC-31x3 Flexible-Distributed controllers designed for machines requiring multi-axis controllers operating in a distributed network.
Tuesday, 01 February 2005
Uhing ìrolling ringî drives now feature two design options for fine adjustment of linear speed, neither of which requires electronic controls or programming. A control lever/dial provides 100 discrete settings, permitting changes to the driveís linear pitch (distance traveled per shaft revolution) in 0.01 in. increments.
Tuesday, 01 February 2005
Bishop-Wisecarver has introduced the  HepcoMotion DLS5 belt driven linear transmission unit. The DLS5 is produced with a 50 mm wide belt and manufactured on a aluminum beam of up to 6 m and fitted with a HepcoMotion GV3 precision ground slide.
Monday, 31 January 2005
Danaher Motion has introduced IDC URS-Series ballscrew positioning tables. The tables feature a U-shaped steel guide rail, and a recirculating bearing module that provides the dual functions of a guide block and ballscrew nut.
Friday, 07 July 2006
Constant torque applications require motors that can continuously produce full load torque at low speeds, according to V.J. Pamensky Canada Inc. The company adds that conventional methods of over sizing the motor or adding a blower can be replaced by using a standard WEG motor and WEG CFW09 drive. A NEMA Premium Efficiency TEFC WEB motor can provide a 1000:1 speed range with the CFW09 inverter. WEG motors include a 1.25 service factor up to 100 hp (1.15 >100 hp) as standard.
Thursday, 11 May 2006
Brush dc motor from Magmotor suitable for X-Y positioning systems, medical equipment, pharmaceutical equipment, machine tool spindles and centrifuge applications, has the ability to accelerate rapidly with limited impact to the system. It features internal brushes and Nd magnets. The 1.5 in. diameter design produces a continuous torque up to 25 oz in., and a peak torque up to 150 oz in.

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