Electromechanical http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25793/more en IP56-Rated AC, DC Axial Fans Withstand Harsh Environments http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments <div class="node-body article-body">Qualtek’s HPLC series of ac and dc axial fans meet international standard IEC 60529 for dust, moisture, and direct water exposure, and are certified to IP56’s harsh-environment standards (as well as IP54 and IP55). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ip56-rated-ac-dc-axial-fans-withstand-harsh-environments#comments Products Components Electromechanical Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:48:00 +0000 115171 at http://electronicdesign.com Hall-Effect Magnetic Sensors Simplify Industrial Motor Apps http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ DRV5000 family of Hall-effect magnetic sensors include digital latch, digital switch, analog bipolar output options to meet demands for 2.5- to 38-V industrial applications ranging from position detection to motor control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/hall-effect-magnetic-sensors-simplify-industrial-motor-apps#comments Products Components Electromechanical Texas Instruments Fri, 23 May 2014 15:04:00 +0000 110881 at http://electronicdesign.com Use BLDC Fans To Create The Next Generation Of Thermal Management http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management <div class="field-byline"> Robert Murphy, Cypress Semiconductor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some systems are dropping the standard PWM controlled fan in favor of direct-drive BLDC fans, which offer increased control, performance, and robustness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/use-bldc-fans-create-next-generation-thermal-management#comments Design Solutions Components Electromechanical Embedded Mon, 12 May 2014 18:04:00 +0000 109941 at http://electronicdesign.com Medical And Wellness Markets Drive Thin-Film-Sensor Growth http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thin-film sensors are projected to reach revenues of $2.38 billion in the next five years. BCC Research has studied the trends affecting this growth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/medical-and-wellness-markets-drive-thin-film-sensor-growth#comments Trends & Analysis Electromechanical Thu, 13 Mar 2014 15:28:00 +0000 105391 at http://electronicdesign.com Courtesy of BCC Research Single-Element Tooth Detecting Speed Sensor Addresses Enhanced Camshaft Needs http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs <div class="node-body article-body">First falling edge detection, high running-mode edge accuracy, and direction/orientation insensitivity over the full operating range of air gap, speed, and temperature—such attributes come with Allegro Microsystems’ ATS601LSG gear-tooth sensor IC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/single-element-tooth-detecting-speed-sensor-addresses-enhanced-camshaft-needs#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:57:00 +0000 103121 at http://electronicdesign.com Mini 3.3-V Hall-Effect IC Designed For Medium Accuracy Over Industrial Temp Range http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/mini-33-v-hall-effect-ic-designed-medium-accuracy-over-industrial-temp-range <div class="node-body article-body">Allegro MicroSystems’ A1304 3.3-V, linear Hall-effect sensor is a factory-trimmed one-time programmable (OTP-ROM) IC, thus eliminating the need to program the device to compensate for temperature effects on sensor performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/mini-33-v-hall-effect-ic-designed-medium-accuracy-over-industrial-temp-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/mini-33-v-hall-effect-ic-designed-medium-accuracy-over-industrial-temp-range#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:53:00 +0000 101731 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: 3D Printing And Scanning At CES 2014 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-3d-printing-and-scanning-ces-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">3D printers and scanners had their own section at the 2014 Consumer Electronics show. It was chock full of a range of printers and scanners happily scanning and generating 3D objects.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-3d-printing-and-scanning-ces-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-3d-printing-and-scanning-ces-2014#comments Defense Medical Mobile Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Thu, 16 Jan 2014 20:46:00 +0000 100611 at http://electronicdesign.com Digital Hall-Effect Sensors Feature Configurable Magnetic Switching Thresholds http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/digital-hall-effect-sensors-feature-configurable-magnetic-switching-thresholds <div class="node-body article-body">Factory-programmable digital Hall-effect sensors developed by Melexis Technologies integrate EEPROM memory that enables configuration of magnetic switching thresholds (including hysteresis).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/digital-hall-effect-sensors-feature-configurable-magnetic-switching-thresholds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/digital-hall-effect-sensors-feature-configurable-magnetic-switching-thresholds#comments Products Electromechanical Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:30:00 +0000 99551 at http://electronicdesign.com EtherCAT-Enabled Panel-Mount Drive Also Handles Complex Motion Profiles http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ethercat-enabled-panel-mount-drive-also-handles-complex-motion-profiles <div class="node-body article-body">Capable of 10-A continuous and 20-A peak current at up to 80 V, Technosoft’s iPOS8010 BX-CAT controller targets rotary or linear brushless, dc brush, and step motors up to 800 W and 80 V. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ethercat-enabled-panel-mount-drive-also-handles-complex-motion-profiles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/ethercat-enabled-panel-mount-drive-also-handles-complex-motion-profiles#comments Products Electromechanical Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:19:00 +0000 98781 at http://electronicdesign.com Tiny Intelligent Motor Features EtherCAT Capability http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tiny-intelligent-motor-features-ethercat-capability <div class="node-body article-body">With a 32-mm diameter and maximum length of 92.8 mm, the Faulhaber Group and Technosoft SA claims they have developed one of the smallest intelligent motors for speed and position control with EtherCAT communication (compliant with CoE—CAN application protocol over EtherCAT). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tiny-intelligent-motor-features-ethercat-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/tiny-intelligent-motor-features-ethercat-capability#comments Products Electromechanical Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:57:00 +0000 98771 at http://electronicdesign.com