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Success story: higher quality and more silent automatic doors

Puertas automáticas

A leading company in the manufacturing of operators, automation devices, motors and accessories for various types of automatic doors – including sliding and swing doors – contacted us with the purpose of developing higher quality, more silent automatic doors. The company manufactures high-quality, long durability operators for pedestrian, sliding, swing, evacuation and glass automatic doors. … Read more…

Tips to keep in mind when buying gears

Consejos para comprar engranajes

Buying gears can be a difficult task if you don’t have the basic knowledge on the types of devices out on the market and the characteristics that set them apart from each other. There is a wide range of gears that can be categorized based on the material that they are made of, their design … Read more…

What is a bevel gear and how does it work?

Gears or cogwheels are devices made of toothed wheels that transfer mechanical power between two elements. They are commonly used in machines employed in numerous industrial processes, such as production lines and drive systems, but also in sectors as diverse as mining, aeronautics, pharmaceuticals or textiles. The purpose for which they are manufactured determine the … Read more…

2019 trends in the world of automation

tendencias automatización

The SPS IPC Drives exhibition was held from 27 to 29 November – an international gathering place for automation experts to learn about the sector’s innovations and trends. As a company that focuses its efforts in finding the perfect motion using actuators and precision components, CLR could not miss this meeting specialized in gear motors. … Read more…

Success stories: Residual current devices in industrial switches

Reconectadores diferenciales

One of the leading companies in the field of electromechanical engineering, with a track record of over 60 years in design, manufacturing and sales, had a large alternating current residual current device.

With the objective of minimizing the cost of a component of the circuit board, they considered reducing its size and modifying it so that it would use direct current. To accomplish this, they decided to rely on CLR, who studied their case and offered them a reliable and cost-effective solution.

Would you like to know more about this job? Keep reading! And don’t miss the main challenges we faced and how we addressed them.

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Single-phase, two-phase and three-phase motors: all you need to know

motores monofásicos, bifásicos y trifásicos

Electric motors let us obtain mechanical energy in the simplest and most efficient manner. Depending on the number of supply phases, we can find single-phase, two-phase and three-phase motors with coiled startup winding and with coiled startup winding with a capacitor. And choosing one or the other will depend on the necessary power.

If you are involved in a project and don’t know what type of motor you should use, this post will interest you! In it, we tell you about each motor and their differences. Let’s get to it!

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Linear vs. rotary actuators

actuadores lineales o rotativos

Thanks to technological advances and the onset of the automation era, human-powered devices increasingly became a thing of the past, giving way to their automation through the use of actuators. With the purpose of improving people’s wellbeing and comfort, today linear and rotary actuators are widespread and on high demand, but before taking a closer look at them, we will give you an overview on what an actuator is and the different types in existence. Let’s get to it!

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