Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
issue: October 2009 APPLIANCE Magazine

Cover Story

page 34
Cover Story: Motors and Air-Moving Devices
Motors Moving Forward

Motors manufacturers are looking beyond gloomy economic times to the high-efficiency future.

page 35
Cover Story Sidebar: Motors & Air Moving Devices
104,000 RPM

page 36
Cover Story Sidebar: Motors & Air Moving Devices
Starting from Scratch

Feature Articles

page 18
APPLIANCE Engineer - Motor Controls
Using Field-Weakening Motor Control in Washing Machines
Patrick Heath, High Performance Microcontroller Division, Microchip Technology Inc.

Washing machine engineers can achieve high spin-cycle speeds by using a field-weakening motor control technique.

page 26
Feature: Refrigerators
Cool Energy
Tim Somheil, editor

There’s more than one way to chill a box, and refrigerator makers are showing more technological flexibility as they strive to meet the often-conflicting needs of consumers and regulators.

page 28
Feature: Ignition Systems & Gas Technology
Responsible Gas Technology
Tim Somheil, editor

Gas technology continues making efficiency and emissions inroads.

APPLIANCE Engineer®

page 16
APPLIANCE Engineer - The Open Door
Organizational Empathy, from Top to Bottom
Steve Portigal, principal, Portigal Consulting

page 18
APPLIANCE Engineer - Motor Controls
Using Field-Weakening Motor Control in Washing Machines
Patrick Heath, High Performance Microcontroller Division, Microchip Technology Inc.

Washing machine engineers can achieve high spin-cycle speeds by using a field-weakening motor control technique.

page 21
APPLIANCE Engineer - Manufacturing Technology
Error Sensing for Less

Designed as an alternative to complex multisensor systems, a vision-based sensor provides advanced error-proofing functionalities at a lower cost.

page 22
APPLIANCE Engineer - Materials Technology
Glass That Takes the Heat

Glass ceramics with near-zero thermal expansion are opening up new design possibilities.

page 23
APPLIANCE Engineer - Electronic Reports
Colorful Illumination

Available in several colors, a series of SMD LEDs achieves high-intensity illumination while remaining compact.

page 24
APPLIANCE Engineer - Technology Report
Engineering a Cost-Saving Washer Tub
Paul Roggema, Europe correspondent

Shifting structural loads and changing to a different material grade result in a washer tub that is less expensive to produce.

News Section

This Month's News Headlines

page
U.S. Appliance Unit Shipments
Statistics for the month of July 2009

This page reports the number of units shipped in the United States. It includes U.S.–made and imported appliances for the U.S. market; exports are not included. Consumer electronics are reported in unit sales.

page 39
International Report: Europe
From the Floor at IFA
Paul Roggema, Europe correspondent

APPLIANCE magazine was in Berlin for IFA 2009, September 4–9, and the second staging of Home Appliances @ IFA.

page 40
International Report: China
Vacuum Branding Strategies

Competition in China’s vacuum cleaner market has intensified. APPLIANCE looked at how major vacuum cleaner manufacturers position themselves differently.

Departments

page 8
Appliance Line
Improving the Package
Tim Somheil, editor
An unsatisfactory product is worse than an annoying package.

 

 

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Oct 30, 2014: Whirlpool Corp. reports strong third-quarter

Oct 30, 2014: Statistical Portrait of the European Appliance Industry Released by Appliance Magazine

Oct 30, 2014: New Whirlpool acquisition Indesit reports profit for year so far

Oct 30, 2014: Consumer Confidence Index rebounds in October

Oct 29, 2014: New home sales up slightly in September 2014

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

October 2014: Portrait of the European Appliance Industry
September 2014: Appliance Industry Focus: HVAC
June 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: April 2014
May 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: March 2014




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows