February 2017

 Understanding Permanent Magnet Motors

A permanent magnet (PM) motor is an ac motor that uses magnets imbedded into or attached to the surface of the motor’s rotor. This article provides an elementary understanding behind the terminology, concepts, theory, and physics behind PM motors.

 Yaskawa named as a "First Team Honoree" in Automation World's 2016 Leadership in Automation recognition program

Automation World’s Leadership in Automation program, Yaskawa has been named as a "First Team Honoree" in the drives category.

January 2017

 The Fundamentals of Matrix Variable Frequency Drive Technology

The January 2017 edition of Control Engineering features an article by Larry Gardner, Yaskawa Product Manager about the Matrix variable frequency drive technology.

 Troubleshooting VFDs: "No-Power" Checks

Before ripping down that variable frequency drive (VFD) and sending it in for a rebuild, stop. Here's how to make the necessary inspections wih a multimeter.

 Yaskawa named to Clarivate Analytics Top 100 Global Innovators

Yaskawa is pleased to announce for the 2nd consecutive year, Clarivate Analytics (formerly Tomson Reuters) has named Yaskawa as a Top 100 Global Innovator!

 Yaskawa to Exhibit at AHR Expo 2017 Booth# C1140

Visit us January 30 - February 1, 2017 at Booth# C1140 to see the Latest Technology in Variable Frequency Drives