e-Power Technology

VAC Focuses on Future of Current Sensing for Electrification 

The electrification of the world is advancing in almost every industry, which has led to a rapid increase in the demand for high precision current sensors. VAC, a leading manufacturer of magnetic materials and products refined from them, has recently set up a new product management team at headquarters in Hanau, Germany and developed a new line of sensors to address these market demands. […]

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Researchers at Aichi Steel & Tohoku University Design Lighter, Smaller e-Axle 

Using its molded MagFine alloy, Aichi Steel reports that it has developed in collaboration with Tohoku University an experimental e-axle that is 40% lighter and smaller than conventional designs. It combines a newly developed compact high-speed reducer with a compact and lightweight 34,000 rpm motor. For the first time, says the company, it has succeeded in proofing the technology of a high-speed, high-reduction next-generation electric axle with high-speed rotation and high deceleration that contributes to weight reduction. […]