Permanent Magnet Motors in Direct-Drive Applications
Features 1/11/2011 Post a comment Cooling towers are common systems design applications for a variety of facilities. Investigating such an application helps clarify how recent advances in motor technology allow for replacement of the gearbox, NEMA motor, driveshaft, and disc couplings with a permanent magnet motor.
The amount of plastic clogging the ocean continues to grow. Some startling, not-so-good news has come out recently about the roles plastic is playing in the ocean, as well as more heartening news about efforts to collect and reuse it.
Some of our culture's most enduring robots appeared in the 80s. The Aliens series produced another evil android, and we saw light robot fare in the form of Short Circuit. Two of the great robots of all time also showed up: The Terminator and RoboCop.
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