Archive: Oct 2021

How an Electromagnetic Brake Works


There are two basic types of Electromagnetic Brakes. “Power On” (Magnetically Engaged) and “Power Off” (Spring Engaged). Most brakes (covering several markets) work with Direct Current applied (DC). 24VDC is popular. When power is applied an Electromagnetic Field is generated. This field has a normal force created by the strength of the coil (magnetic flux) […]

Automation Trends in the Robotics Industry


Robotics applications are quickly increasing and advancing, and these automation trends are being influenced by consumer demand and preference. From a modern lifestyle that prioritizes speed and convenience to companies that can’t manage the risk of a large upfront investment, there are underlying trends shaping the robotics of the future—and today.  Consumer Demand Calls for […]