e-Power Technology

AAM Creates Versatile Electrification Platform for Auto & Truck Manufacturers with Configurable Motors, EDUs & e-Beam Technology 

Tier-1 automotive supplier American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) has built a versatile, configurable platform for auto and truck manufacturers to employ in electrifying their model lineups. The electric drive units incorporate permanent-magnet or induction motors with power up to 800V and can be fully integrated with the company’s e-Beam Axles. AAM’s 3-in-1 e-Drive technology features an integrated motor, inverter and gearbox into a single assembly for advantages in packaging, performance and simplified integration.  […]

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Curtiss-Wright Applies Canned Motor Technology to Offshore Oilfield for Petrobas 

While advancements in electrification often conjure up visions of electric vehicles, they also take place in many industrial applications as electromechanical systems increasingly replace hydraulic power. A fresh example is electrification of legacy hydraulic apparatus in the offshore oilfields of Brazil. Curtiss-Wright announced in February that is has signed a technology cooperation agreement with Petroleo Brasileiro, known as Petrobas, to design, manufacture, test and provide operational support for a Subsea Canned Motor Boosting System, to be deployed mudline at a Petrobras production field in the Campos Basin. […]

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Latest Advancements in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (Plus the Beer Magnet) Coming to Monterey for ENC 2024 

Leading researchers in nuclear magnetic resonance will be converging at this year’s Experimental Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Conference, ENC 2024, April 7-11, at Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California near Monterey. Always with a busy […]

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AKM Goes Into Mass Production with Coreless Fast-Response Current Sensors 

Asahi Kasei Microdevices Corporation (AKM) has started mass production of its CZ39 series of current sensors for automotive applications that feature a compound Hall element, package and circuit technologies to realize high-speed response, low heat generation and noise-proof properties sought by design engineers. Compatible with SiC/GaN power devices, they can contribute to the miniaturization of on-board chargers and DC/DC converters that are installed in automobiles. The high-speed response also makes them suitable for use as electronic fuses. […]