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The Future of Electric Motors: Demand in The Billions, Regulatory Mandates, and Design Optimization

This session offers a deep dive into the future of electric motor market movements, technology, and design innovation. There are a number of exciting, yet complex, movements shaping up around this space. To start, the world will require an abundance of electric motors in just about every sector imaginable of a very different variety than conventional offerings.

Macro trends—such as mass electrification and automation—are pushing global demand for specialized electric motors to over a billion units annually in a sector valued at over $200 billion.

Analysts project this booming electric motor need will occur in a long list of verticals: HVAC equipment, e-mobility, consumer electronics, household appliances, robotics, medical devices, aerospace, defense, and unmanned vehicles.

Another force influencing the future of electric motors is the push for more sustainable design and performance. With an eye on energy savings, large economic blocks (such as the US and EU) continue to advance design legislation to mandate electric motor efficiency. That is largely motivated by the fact that outdated electric motor systems account

for over 40 percent of the world’s electricity consumption, while contributing significantly to carbon emissions.

This all comes together to present a critical question. How to satisfy the needs of a world projected to demand billions of electric motors annually—with very specific design and sustainability requirements—across hundreds of verticals?

From this context, ECM PCB Stator Tech EVP Rob Luchars will offer valuable context and insight on the following:

• The Eletric Motor Market: Now and Forward

oDrivers of Demand

oRegulatory Pressures

oWhy Past Practices Won’t Power The Future

• Conventional vs. Disruptive Design

oTech and Innovation Snapshot

oAxial Flux vs. Radial Flux

oCopper Wound vs. PCB Stator

• Meeting 21st Century Demand and Design Optimization

oAchieving Precise Form Factor and Spec Requirements

oEcodesign Mandates and How to Comply

oControllers and Total System Efficiency

oWhy Advanced Motor CAD and SaaS Offer the Solution


Christopher Fielding

ECM PCB Strator

ice President

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