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5 Top Tips for Selecting DC Motor Brakes

In a world of 'just enough' finding 'just right' is increasingly difficult. Many options will fit your needs but there's always a trade-off in cost and performance. Rather than pay for features and performance you don't need, learning the features of DC motor brakes eliminates waste.  When you understand what a product offers, you can [...]

2021-08-17T06:07:39-05:00August 30th, 2021|General|

Electric Motor Uses and Maintenance: Choosing the Right Motor For You

Are you looking for an electric motor, but you don't know which one to get?  Choosing the right electric motor is a challenging task if you are unfamiliar with them since there are a few different types.  This electric motor guide can help you differentiate the different types of motors and get you back to [...]

2021-08-06T05:23:16-05:00August 26th, 2021|General|

A Simple Guide to Lathe Brakes

Despite its presence as a pillar of modern manufacturing, lathes have existed for thousands of years. The power and ease of use have both benefitted from technology upgrades but improvements to safety are most prominent. Smoothing out the torque of a lathe, even when shaping dense materials pales in comparison to these safety advancements. A [...]

2021-08-17T06:09:19-05:00August 23rd, 2021|General|

The Electric Motor Invention and Where We Are Today

Did you know that the Electric Motor Market is projected to surpass 175 billion USD by the year 2030? This is mostly due to increased demand for electrical energy in the face of growing environmental concerns.  But how did this multi-billion dollar industry begin? And how instrumental is the electric motor to society today? It all [...]

2021-08-06T05:24:58-05:00August 2nd, 2021|General|

The ABCs of AC Motor Braking: A Guide for Beginners

Electric motor sales are a $142.7 billion industry with components ending up everywhere from forklifts to lathes. These engines for manufacturing come in two primary forms, the AC motor and the DC.  However, the AC motor dominates the electric motor market with a 70.7 percent share. These types of motors are small, lightweight, and effective. Furthermore, you'll find [...]

2021-06-23T08:30:27-05:00July 6th, 2021|General|

Electric Motor Brakes for Fans: Understanding Your Options

Industrial fans are high in power and velocity, it's important that when trying to slow one down you use the right electric motor brakes. Failure to alleviate these braking systems can cause damage to the fan and even severe injury or death. To avoid these dangers, be sure to research the correct electronic motor brakes [...]

2021-06-09T21:17:06-05:00June 30th, 2021|General|

Types of Electronic Braking Systems: What Type of Brakes Do You Need?

Motor brakes are a fascinating piece of technology that have played an important role in space exploration and other historic events.  Like a lot of technical fields, there's a lot of complexity when it comes to differences between one type of brakes and another. It can be hard to know exactly which brake is the right choice for your [...]

2021-06-23T08:31:42-05:00June 29th, 2021|General|
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