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WEG Electric Motors (UK) Ltd

Broad Ground Road
B98 8YP
United Kingdom

Telephone : +44(0)1527 513800
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Article archive for WEG Electric Motors (UK) Ltd;

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WEG releases technical features of WG20 gearbox range 09 November 2020

Selecting a geared motor requires countless technical considerations. To simplify purchasing efforts for buyers, global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, WEG has released 20 Reasons for Choosing WG20 Geared Motors. The guide explores the essential considerations for selecting a geared motor and why, in today’s manufacturing landscape, choosing a future-proof gearbox is essential....

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WEG completes multi-million-euro investment 21 October 2020

WEG has significantly expanded capacity at its WEG Centre of Excellence for Drive Development in Markt Piesting, Austria. Construction work for the new facilities on the grounds of WEG subsidiary Watt Drive Antriebstechnik GmbH is now complete, while modernisation of the machine pool will continue apace until 2023....

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Getting to know WG20 13 October 2020

Leading electrical and mechanical equipment manufacturer, WEG, has expanded the torque range of its WG20 series of geared motors to cover torque between 50 and 18,000 Nm. Comprising helical, parallel shaft and helical bevel gear units, the WG20 is the first geared motor range to be entirely developed in-house at WEG....

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WEG acquires AI and machine vision start-up 21 August 2020

As part of its increasing investment in digital technologies, global motor and industrial equipment manufacturer, WEG has acquired control of a new artificial intelligence (AI) business. Mvisia is a Brazil-based machine vision start-up that specialises in applying AI tools in industry....

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WEG explains new ecodesign standard 16 July 2020

WEG has released a visual guide to explain the impending stricter requirements for motor ecodesign, which have been approved by the European Commission (EC). The scope of the updated regulations now covers more motor types, including motors for hazardous areas, and will hold them to higher standards of efficiency....

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WEG wins contracts for Oman refinery project 19 June 2020

Manufacturer of rotating electrical machines and drives, WEG has gone on to secure the contract of phase two of the Duqm refinery project and a new phase of Ras Markaz Crude Oil Park in Oman, after winning phase one of the Duqm project in 2018....

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Hazardous area motors are no longer exempt 26 May 2020

Strict regulations are synonymous with hazardous environments. Despite this, changes to legislation can still cause disruption. Marek Lukaszczyk, European and Middle East marketing manager at WEG, explains the changing regulations for hazardous area motors and how the new energy efficiency requirements could provide significant financial gain....

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Improving jaw crusher safety 21 May 2020

According to the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance for the safe operation and use of mobile jaw crushers, equipment operators may be subject to multiple risks including exposure to dust, noise, whole body vibration and being struck by objects ejected from the crusher. Here's how, WEG’s premier distributor Technidrive, developed an energy efficient automatic jaw crusher unblock system using entirely WEG products....

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WEG awards Premier Partner status to distributor 06 May 2020

WEG has awarded Irish parts supplier, Technidrive with its prestigious premier distributor status. Having supplied WEG’s products for over 15 years, Technidrive has expanded significantly in recent years, now stocking a complete range of WEG electric motors, drives and automation products....

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The step-by-step guide to storing, handling and installing flameproof motors 16 December 2019

In this article, Marek Lukaszczyk from WEG outlines a number of steps to ensure the safe storage, handling and installation of flameproof motors and how failure to heed this advice could have serious consequences....