Shafts are a key component in most rotating equipment. Considering the best material for your electric motor shaft. There are several considerations: Cost and Material Deficiencies. Most Common Shaft Material Most motor manufacturers use SAE 1045 in either cold-rolled (CRS) or hot-rolled steel (HRS). Forged or normalized, C1045 is a medium carbon, medium tensile steel. This steel shows good strength, toughness and wear resistance. Axles, bolts, forged connecting rods, crankshafts, torsion bars, light gears, guide rods etc use Other materials include sulfurized SAE 1117, SAE 1137, SAE 1144, hot-rolled SAE 1035, and cold-rolled SAE 1018. A ground stock of any…
Investment Casting & Heavy-Duty Truck Parts: What Should You Know?
Each year, heavy-duty commercial vehicles move more than 9.2 billion tons of goods across the nation. The irreplaceable trucking industry is vital to the economy, and custom investment castings keep it moving. By understanding investment casting for truck parts, you’ll gain a better understanding of how not all aftermarket parts are created equally and what to look for in an investment casting manufacturer. What is Investment Casting? Investment casting is a time-proven metal-forming technique used for more than 5,000 years. The technique involves making a wax pattern to create a three-dimensional mold, or investment. Specialists then melt the wax and…
Brushless DC Motor (BLDC) Industry Continues Growth Through 2020
The brushless DC motor industry is hot and expected to get hotter into 2020. Many manufacturers prefer BLDC motors for a variety of applications because of their greater efficiency, lower maintenance and high torque. Since their inception, the motors have experienced remarkable growth. Brushless DC motor manufacturers can look forward to a compound annual growth rate, or CAGR, of nearly 13 percent, which will bring the industry $49.28 billion (USD) by 2021. Top Revenue-Generating End-User Segments in the Global Brushless DC Motor Market Automotive Driving the growth of custom BLDC motors is the evolving electric vehicle industry, which has been…
The Gear Motor Revolution Responds to New Demands
With new standards and demands continually developing across industries, the technologies behind AC gear motors are keeping up to help them increase productivity and save money.
The Automotive Die Stamping Process
Find out if automotive die stamping is right for your application. Automotive die stampings help streamline the manufacturing process and ensure precision and quality.
BLDC Motor Manufacturers Discuss Ensuring Motor Quality
BLDC motor manufacturers agree that the best ways to ensure a high-quality motor is to contract the right factories and audit the manufacturing process.
Motor Maintenance: Caring for Commutators and Brushes
To prevent costly motor problems and unnecessary downtime, don’t overlook the commutators and brushes when performing motor maintenance. Use the following tips to help ensure the longevity of these essential parts.
7 Tips for Working with DC & AC Gear Motors
To help ensure that your DC or AC gear motors perform to the best of their abilities, we’ve compiled some handy tips to keep in mind.
Importance of Quality Audits of Offshore AC Gear Motor Component Factories
When you need custom AC gear motors, perfection and quality are vital to the success of your product. Seeking an offshore solution is a common option that allows companies to reduce costs, but it comes with the risks associated with cultural and language barriers as well as inexperience. When clients seek an offshore solution for their AC gear motors, items from the DC motor catalog and other motor components, Sinotech always audits the factories it works with from beginning to end to ensure a successful offshore experience. The Components and Importance of a Quality Offshore Audit The best offshore auditor…