Marine engines, the use of electric propulsion

Marine engines, the use of electric propulsion

To imagine the energetic reality of the last century without associating it to oil and burst engines is pretty hard. In the last 25 years, however, thanks to the development of power electronics applied to marine engines, the interest and use of propulsion systems based on the use of electric motors and electrical systems are…

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PMDC or Permanent Magnet Direct Current Motor

PMDC or Permanent Magnet Direct Current Motor

Permanent Magnet DC motors are useful in a range of applications, from battery powered devices like wheelchairs and power tools, to conveyors and door openers, welding equipment, X-ray and tomographic systems, and pumping equipment, to name a few. They are frequently the best solution to motion control and power transmission applications where compact size, wide…

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The offshore wind power boom

The offshore wind power boom

Wind energy is one of the most ecologically interesting energy sources and the offshore wind power is becoming the object of particular interest from the market and the media. Offshore wind power refers to the plants installed a few miles from the coast of the seas or lakes. One of the main advantage of offshore…

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The rare earth elements and their use in the construction of electric motors

The rare earth elements and their use in the construction of electric motors

From the Community Research and Development Information Service, news on three strategic projects that aim to deal with the problem of the presence of rare earth elements in the construction of permanent magnet motors. From the geopolitical problems resulting from the almost monopoly of Chinese rare earth elements, to the engineering solutions for the reduction…

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5 reasons to choose direct current motors in the 21st century

5 reasons to choose direct current motors in the 21st century

Have you ever wondered why despite there being several industry experts to label them as being based on a disused technology, the DC motors are still widely requested? Or why, for example, they are being used on ultra sophisticated equipment and advanced technological applications as can be seen from Sicme catalog? Why choose a DC…

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