Engineering Notes by Oriental Motor

Welcome to Oriental Motor's "Engineering Notes" Blog:

Products and technology are only valuable when coupled with skilled people and services to support them. ORIENTAL MOTOR U.S.A. CORP. has dedicated over 33 years to establishing a service and support system to better serve customers. It is our goal to provide the best product and service from the design phase, through the sale and beyond.

Our blog will feature:

  • Introductions to New Products and Technology
  • Application Examples, Improvements and Problem Solving
  • Tips and Recommendations for Motor Selection, Installation and Use

Show & Tell: Wiring AC Motors Part 1

Fan Basics: Air Flow, Static Pressure, and Impedance

Understanding Stepper Motor Vibration

Incremental vs Absolute Systems

The Power of the AlphaStep Family

Understanding Preventive vs Predictive Maintenance: Which is More Efficient?

How Easy Is It to Make a Robot? (VIDEO)

Why Rack & Pinion Systems Should Be Considered for High Load, Long Stroke Applications (VIDEO)

Eliminate Motor Speed Fluctuations Caused By Input Voltage or Load Variance

Improve Motor Performance With Redesigned Compact BLDC Drivers (VIDEO)

Improving Stop Accuracy for Start/Stop Conveyors (VIDEO)

Better Motor Alternatives for Variable Speed Pumps (VIDEO)

Right Angle Gearheads: Why are Hypoid Gears Better Than Worm Gears?

Simple Method to Limit Motor Operation Range for Robotics Safety (VIDEO)

Introduction to MEXE02 Support Software (VIDEO)

Torque Limit Application Example - Bottle Capping with BLDC Motors (VIDEO)

Flexible Mounting Options for Compact Stepper Motor Drivers (VIDEO)

Improve Gripping Operation with Multiple Torque Limit Settings (VIDEO)

Simplified Position Control for Index Tables Operating in Absolute Coordinates (VIDEO)

Shorten Design Cycles for Mobile Robot Applications With Built-in Features & Functions

Improve Stepper Motor Performance Further with Advanced Driver Features (VIDEO)

Choosing the Right Type of Stepper Motor for Your Application (VIDEOS)

Smart System Performs Reciprocating Motion & Force Sensing Without a PLC or External Sensors (VIDEO)

Easily Synchronize Speeds of Multiple Motors (VIDEO)

Designing Lighter Equipment by Reducing Motor Mass

Minimize Machine Footprint with Right Angle Gear Motors (VIDEO)