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Miniature Aircraft Have More Useful Functions

Have you heard about a non-piloted miniature helicopter that provides high definition video and imaging? A new miniature aircraft intended for commercial and industrial aerial photography and video is launched and known as the Draganflyer X6 Helicopter. This miniature helicopter has the capability of autonomous operation, is easy to fly but doesn’t look like any …

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AC Generators Power Small Motors

AC Generators Power Small Motors

How are AC motors different from AC generators? AC Motors AC motors are electromagnetic devices whose power source comes from an alternating current. AC motors convert electrical energy into mechanical energy and torque is generated on the coil when current is passed through it. AC motors can be synchronous or induction type. Synchronous Motor The …

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Gearhead Motors: Basic Selection Criteria

Gearhead Motors: Basic Selection Criteria

Do you know what to consider when choosing the right gearhead for a specific motor? There are two common designs of a gearhead – spur and planetary. Which one would be more suitable for your requirements – the simpler and less expensive spur gearheads or the more complex and expensive planetary gearhead? The Need for …

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Brushless DC Motors: Everything you Need to Know

Brushless DC Motors: Everything you Need to Know

Why do Industries Prefer Brushless DC Motors Over Brushed Motors? BLDC motors or brushless DC motors perform numerous functions originally intended for brushed DC motors. But because of the many disadvantages encountered with the use of brushed DC motors, brushless DC motors were developed for industries that have more specific requirements to comply with. What …

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