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Baldor -DODGE Limited

Mint Motion Centre
6 Bristol Dist.Prk,Hawkley Drv
Bristol
BS32 0BF
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01454 850000
Fax : 01454 859002
Email : sales.uk@baldor.com
Web : www.baldor.co.uk


Editorial archive;

ABB-Dodge to show easy maintenance bearings at Hillhead 25/05/2012
ABB-Dodge will be showing its range of maintenance-friendly bearings on stand G12 at this year’s International Quarrying and Recycling show at Hillhead Quarry, 19-21 June.Read more... Full Story...

ABB-Dodge to show easy maintenance bearings at Hillhead 2012 25/05/2012
ABB-Dodge will be showing its range of maintenance-friendly bearings on stand G12 at this year’s International Quarrying and Recycling show at Hillhead Quarry, 19-21 June. Full Story...

High efficiency motor range expanded 03/01/2012
Baldor has expanded its RPM AC range of high-efficiency, permanent magnet based motors, to power output levels of 900 kW. Full Story...

Multi-axis coating machine handles high volume throughput 15/02/2011
A real-time Ethernet motion control system has helped Advanced Coating Robotics (ACR) to create a new conformal coating machine that combines exceptional three-dimensional spraying accuracy with high throughput. Full Story...

ABB to acquire Baldor Electric Company 30/11/2010
In a bid to become a global leader in industrial motion ABB has announced that it is to acquire Baldor. Full Story...

Baldor drafts HMS for drive flexibility 10/08/2010
Baldor has opened up communication for its range of smart drives with HMS. The drives can now communicate with a PLC and offer users consistent communication interfaces. Full Story...

European-style speed reducer gains traction in USA 27/07/2010
Some American machinery builders are providing a new market for the shaft-mounted speed reducer, which follows the European design concept of motor-gear combination. Full Story...

Smart Ethernet drives add new flexibility to advanced motion control system building 01/06/2010
Powerlink-compatible drives now feature onboard motion control programming as standard. Simplifies automation for processing and manufacturing sectors. Full Story...

Baldor uses Total as European launch pad 11/03/2010
Baldor will unveil new ‘smart’ drives to the European market at the UK’s Total Processing and Packaging show, May 25 – 27. The company says the drives will provide space and cost savings for single-axis automation requirements in an Ethernet compatible form. Full Story...

Baldor anticipates IE3 standard 06/08/2009
Baldor is anticipating the new IE3 minimum efficiency standard for new electric motors with its IEC frame range. The IE3 standard will become part of Europe’s mandatory requirements in 2015 and is effectively the same as the USA’s NEMA Premium standard. Full Story...

Exporting machinery to USA? Something new to worry about 22/07/2009
If you’re exporting machinery to the USA, take note: next year the border guards will start inspecting your products to see if you are using an appropriate energy-saving motor. The new Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), passed in 2007 and taking effect on 19 Dec. 2010, sets stringent efficiency standards for a broad range of three-phase motors – including explosion proof, severe duty and brake motors – with power ratings from 0.75 to 375 kW. Full Story...

Metric mounted bearings catalogue for automation builders 27/01/2009
This 380-page reference work details Dodge's comprehensive ranges of metric mounted bearings, from Baldor. Full Story...

Important considerations when transitioning to Higher Efficiency Motors 20/01/2009
Changing motors to reduce energy cost is good for the bottom line and will be good for the environment, so what could be a problem? Full Story...

Motor caught in time warp 12/01/2009
Mark P. Hodge, Maintenance Supervisor at Whirlpool Corporation's Evansville, Indiana USA plant, where top-mount refrigerators and large ice-makers are manufactured, was amazed when he found an old motor still running up on the roof of the building. As it turned out, it was very old — an artifact of the 1940s. Full Story...

More flexibility for large machinery builders 06/01/2009
Baldor's 3-phase motor drives introduce the flexible Ethernet-compatible Powerlink protocol and TCP/IP connectivity to the high-power machinery sector. Novel design features provide major cost savings potential. Full Story...

Variable speed drives lower automation costs 06/08/2008
Baldor's new frequency inverters can reduce total cost of ownership substantially for common process automation applications, and are available in standard and dust- or splash-proof housings (IP20/55/66). 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...

An Electric Motor Heavyweight: Baldor's 2008 Catalogue 06/05/2008
Baldor has published its first catalogue of stocked electric motor products following its acquisition of Reliance. Full Story...

Servo System Application Tips 01/04/2007
Successful electric servo motion applications require attention to detail, from the system down to specific components. Some helpful tips and rules-of-thumb guidance can ease the way. Full Story...