Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo Demonstrating ABM DRIVES INC Gearboxes and Electric Motors
Novi, MI / USA
September 10 – 12, 2019
When the first Model T Ford rolled off the Piquette Avenue plant assembly line in Detroit, transportation was revolutionized. Henry Ford had created an affordable automobile millions of people drove every day.
Today, transportation is being revolutionized again with the creation and production of electric and hybrid vehicles that are affordable for millions.
So, it’s fitting that each year engineers, innovators, and thought leaders converge a few miles away from that assembly line for a conference and expo dedicated to the next innovation in transportation.
Come be part of today’s auto revolution. Evtechexpo.com
Choosing a Gearbox Drive and Electric Motor Supplier
When choosing manufacturing partners during a machine build, remember that there are two methods for choosing a gearbox and electric motor supplier. One is selecting a pre-engineered unit and the other is choosing a gearbox-motor combination and integrating them into the equipment.
Pre-engineered gearmotor solutions are suitable if a design engineer doesn’t have the time or engineering resources to build a gearmotor in-house — or if the design needs a quick setup. New modular approaches to support OEMs (and enable new machine tools, automation, and design software) now let engineers get reasonably priced gearmotors even in modest volumes.
It’s true that one benefit to selecting a separate motor and gearbox and then combining them can less expensive than choosing a pre-engineered gearmotor. Another benefit to this approach is that one may be able to design the most optimized gearmotor for the application at hand … because this approach also gives the design engineer the most control over the final configuration and cost.
No matter the approach to gearmotor selection, be sure to continually improve the design by comparing predictions of performance with measurements. Then use the result of the analysis to improve next gearmotor iteration.
Contact: Gabriel Venzin, President, ABM DRIVES INC, +1-513-576-1300, [email protected].