Cutaway View of Mechanical Torque Limiter

Mechanical Torque Limiters with Servos?

Why Use Mechanical Torque Limiters in a Servo Drive System? Electronic current limiting is not a 100% effective way to prevent overloads in a mechanical system. On a servo drive system it is relatively easy to set torque limits in the parameter programming of the …

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Graphical Representation of Harmonic Distortion

Harmonic Distortion Explained

Variable Frequency Drives are becoming more and more popular in both heavy industry and in commercial applications as they provide both process improvements and potential for energy savings.  This statement is particularly true where the load is of a variable nature such as a fan …

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Cowern Papers

Electric Motor Basics – A Reference

Since electric motors consume far more than half of the electric power used in manufacturing plants around the world, it is a good idea to be well versed on electric motor basics – their selection, use, and optimization. One of Baldor Electric’s district managers named …

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