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Are copper or aluminium windings better for electric motors?

Are copper or aluminium windings better for electric motors?

Can the quality and performance of aluminium windings compare to those comprised of copper? This is a question that has been discussed and debated over many years.

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What are the hidden costs of manufacturing combustion and electric motors?

What are the hidden costs of manufacturing combustion and electric motors?

As the tide turns in favour of electric and battery power, what does it mean for manufacturers and rising costs? As production increases, are there any costs that are going down?

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What are the key benefits of electric motors over combustion motors?

What are the key benefits of electric motors over combustion motors?

In this article, we look at some of the key advantages of electric motors over their fuel burning counterparts. With electric motor technology advancing at a rapid rate, there is a shift happening, and it's moving towards electric power.

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What is Design Thinking?

What is Design Thinking?

Much more than simply product (or service) design, Design Thinking invites us to think differently, explore options, develop and execute innovative ideas and get to the root cause of problems.

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Who makes Axial Flux motors?

Who makes Axial Flux motors?

With the comeback and increasing popularity of axial flux motor technology, who exactly is leading the charge on manufacturing them?

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Is an Axial Flux motor right for me?

Is an Axial Flux motor right for me?

With the recent rise of this technology's popularity, there may be reasons to consider an axial flux motor, depending on the requirements of your application.

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How long does a motor last for? How do you make a motor last longer?

How long does a motor last for? How do you make a motor last longer?

Electric motors should, in theory, last well if used within their normal operating conditions and limitations and are properly maintained according to the manufacturer’s guidelines. How long should washing machine motors last for?

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What kind of winding technologies are there?

What kind of winding technologies are there?

When referencing winding methods for motors at a high level, there are two main ones: direct and indirect winding. We also take a look into three key winding techniques used in motor manufacture.

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