January 2018

VARIABLE-SPEEDDRIVES: Our annual round-up of VSDs and their applications GEARS ANDGEARBOXES: Revealing the secrets of ageing crane gearboxes RENEWABLE ENERGY: Devising motion controls for a novel wind turbine Drives & Controls rives & Co t ols JANUARY 2018 www.drivesncontrols.com THE LEADING MAGAZINE FOR AUTOMATION, POWER TRANSMISSION AND MOTION CONTROL INSIDE DRIVES & CONTROLS www.drivesncontrols.com JANUARY 2018 EXTENDED CUBE67 SYSTEM DECENTRALIZATION AT ITS FINEST • Flexible • Modular • Multiple protocols • IO Link & Safety • Gateway using OPC UA