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Equipment that aids the control of industrial processes subject to continuous changes in position. Includes drives, motors, gears, chains and belts, bearings, actuators, brakes and clutches.

First fully refurbished and retrofitted envelope printing machine

Case study: foresight proves invaluable to envelope manufacturer download

Bosch RexrothTue, 30 Jun 2015

The Rexroth IndraDrive was selected for its versatility, compactness and multi-protocol support offering.

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Technical article: why use a DC motor controller? downloadweblink

maxon motorThu, 2 Jul 2015

For most applications involving a DC or brushless DC motor, it is advisable to use a motor controller. In fact, if you are using a brushless, electrically commutated motor, then you have to use a controller to fire the correct phase winding at the right time. This article from maxon motor explains some of the common reasons why.

'Oil contamination identified as a major cause of machinery failure'

Technical article: oil contamination identified as a major cause of machinery failure download

Bosch RexrothMon, 15 Jun 2015

Between 70 and 80 per cent of all hydraulic failures, which can lead to machinery failure, can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to drives and controls manufacturer Bosch Rexroth.

Hydraulic motor showing damaged internal parts, as a result of poor maintenance and contamination

Technical feature: give your hydraulic and electrical systems a health check downloadweblink

Bosch RexrothMon, 8 Jun 2015

Electrical and hydraulic systems need regular check-ups in order to maintain peak operational performance. Paul Hickman, an expert in drive technology at Bosch Rexroth, says that all too often end users neglect to give these vital pieces of equipment the TLC they deserve.