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SEW Eurodrive Ltd

DeVilliers Way
Normanton
West yorkshire
WF6 1GX
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01924 893855
Fax : 01924 893702
Email : service@sew-eurodrive.co.uk
Web : www.sew-eurodrive.co.uk


Editorial archive;

Decentralised drives integrate into EtherCAT networks 19/05/2014
SEW-EURODRIVE is equipping its decentralised drive technology with a new EtherCAT communication module to enable its MOVIMOT decentralised drive system to be fully integrated into an EtherCAT network. Full Story...

Super premium motors offer even greater energy efficiencies 21/05/2013
Suzanne Gill reports on some ‘super premium’ motors, designed with IEC’s IE4 requirements in mind, for those looking for greater energy efficiency today. Full Story...

Car seating manufacturer’s drive to cut downtime and increase efficiency 12/03/2013
SEW Eurodrive has supplied and installed a bespoke drive system on a production line at a first-tier supplier of car seating and interiors to the 4x4 SUV market. Full Story...

Decentralised materials handling field device controller 16/10/2012
SEW Eurodrive has launched a new decentralised field device drive controller which combines complex functionality with ease of use. Full Story...

Huge energy savings realised on Coca-Cola bottling line 04/03/2011
While retrofitting a transportation system, Vienna-based Coca-Cola Hellenic Austria used a mechatronic drive which has allowed for a 75% energy saving, which is equivalent to an annual reduction of 41 tons of CO2. Full Story...

SEW Eurodrive adds to its decentralised drive technology – with ‘good and simple’ MOVIGEAR variations 09/12/2009
At the recent SPS/IPC/Drives trade fair in Nürnberg, SEW-Eurodrive was showing two new variants of its MOVIGEAR® decentralised mechatronic drive systems: MOVIGEAR® binary for stand-alone applications and MOVIGEAR® AS-Interface with a simple fieldbus connection. The company also had on hand some large new sizes of its Servomotor CMP. Full Story...

Huge Gear Plant Under Construction in Germany 22/07/2009
Said to be one of the biggest private construction sites in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, SEW-Eurodrive’s new industrial gear manufacturing plant in Bruchsal has 450 engineers, architects, technicians. and construction workers working on location. The construction project began in January 2008 and is planned to be completed in early 2010. Full Story...

Machine building: Flexibility is silver bullet for packaging machine design 12/05/2009
Predictive maintenance, online parts ordering, energy monitoring are information metrics moving to the operator level or machine level. Full Story...

Energy efficiency is more than picking the right motor 05/12/2008
High efficiency motors can save large amounts of electricity across industrial plants, but only if they are part of a system that has been carefully put together, according to Meinhard Schumacher, of SEW-Eurodrive. His company was displaying a comprehensive energy-saving concept called “effiDrive” at the SPS/IPC/Drives trade fair in Nürnberg in November 2008. Full Story...

SEW takes a turn in Liverpool 20/11/2008
SEW Eurodrive, Normanton based drive specialist, has contributed to an art project that involved turning a section of a derelict building in Liverpool inside out. The drives were supplied for Turning the Place Over, an installation that celebrated the city’s achievement in becoming European Capital of Culture for 2008. Full Story...

Servomotor series extends the top end 30/10/2008
The three new sizes of CMP servomotors—71, 80 and 100—open up applications requiring peak torque ratings of up to 164 Nm. Full Story...

Industrial motors: more torque, more integration 06/05/2008
Makers of industrial motors are quick to adapt their products to the needs of manufacturing. In this article we look at direct-drive, permanent-magnet (PM) 'torque motors,' so called 'integrated' motors where the drive is combined with the motor, servo motors large and small, and an extra rugged duty AC motor designed for the harshest environments in process automation. Full Story...

What is the difference between playing the lottery and saving energy? 01/10/2007
It’s quite simple—when you save energy you can be assured of a profit, but when you play the lottery it’s down to luck. Tim Wills of SEW-Eurodrive explains. Full Story...