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Where does that Rexroth Repair Inventory Come From?

If you’ve ever had a car serviced at a regular old mechanic, you’ve probably had after-market parts put on that came either from a different manufacturer (other than your car maker) or something worse. Many mechanics visit junkyards and rip pieces of other cars off to repair your car. Wonder why that fan you had… Read more »

Should You Buy Used Rexroth Components?

There are two popular reasons to choose used components for your factory: It’s better for the environment. Creating new machines takes much more energy and raw materials than factory refurbishment. It saves money. Manufacturing is picking up in the U.S., but increased efficiency and cost control continue to be important. We’re in agreement, but we’d… Read more »

Should You Buy Indramat on eBay?

You can buy Indramat drives, servos, and controls on eBay, no question about it. I checked just a minute ago and found more than four thousand choices for a simple search on “Indramat.” The question is not, “Can you buy Indramat on eBay?” The question is, “Should you buy Indramat on eBay?” At first glance… Read more »

Automation is Green

Automation for lights, according to Rexroth-Bosch’s research, can save up to 60% in energy consumption. Sounds green? It is. We’re all aware that automation increases throughput and decreases staffing costs, thereby creating greater productivity with lower costs. But did you realize that automation is also good for the environment? The main reason that automation is… Read more »

What Does Indramat Mean?

Indramat means excellent drive and control technologies, right? However, it also means “Gesellschaft zur INDustrialisierung-RAtionalisierung und AutoMATisierung” or, in English, “Association for Industrialization, Rationalization, and Automation.” Indramat was born in 1958, when nobody had a computer at home, going to space was the biggest technology goal, and robots were found in science fiction, not in… Read more »

New Phone Number for Indramat Support

When something goes wrong, it’s wise to look at all the possible points of failure. Some can be repaired, replaced, or reconfigured. Some leave you feeling as though you’re at the mercy of someone or something else — in our case, the phone company. Some of our clients have been getting an out of service… Read more »

The Coldest Journey Completed

The Coldest Journey, a 2,000 mile trip across the Antarctic in winter, has been completed. The explorers are back safely — in part thanks to the special equipment created for them by Bosch Rexroth — and the work of analyzing the data they’ve gathered begins. A map of the route (showing the planned and the… Read more »

Why You Need a Pilot to Handle Your Indramat Issues

Rexroth has been making the best motion control solutions available for about three decades now, and many of their Indramat motors and drives from the 1970s are still around and in use. One of the reasons for this is quality control. And one of the manifestations of that quality control is the fact that Rexroth… Read more »