Motion Control, Motors & Drives 

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Zaber's Gantry System for Multi-Axis Applications Zaber's gantry systems are designed for multi-axis applications that require larger load and longer travel requirements.
Zaber's Heavy Duty Stage with Dust Cover Zaber's A-LST-C Series motorized linear stages are capable of pushing loads up to 100 kg, and feature stainless steel dust covers and built-in controllers.
Beckhoff AM8000 servo motors with One Cable Technology Simplifying cable management, Beckhoff AM8000 servo motors with One Cable Technology combine power and feedback into one standard motor cable.
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RESOURCES

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  • Schaeffler publishes guide to lubrication of rolling bearings 
    Schaeffler publishes guide to lubrication of rolling bearings

    “Lubrication of Rolling Bearings” contains information for engineers who want to learn more about the principles, methods, selection and...

  • Wachendorff introduces Intelligent encoder configurator 
    Wachendorff introduces Intelligent encoder configurator

    Encoder configurator supplies a configured data sheet

  • Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog 
    Güdel publishes 2015 linear motion catalog

    Catalog covers configurations for standard modules of TrackMotion, gantry and linear motion units in virtually any size and for all robots.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • 10 Reasons to use Off-Line Controls Testing for Your Next Automation Project 
    10 Reasons to use Off-Line Controls Testing for Your Next Automation Project

    By Ian McGregor, Emulate3D
    Compared with the traditional methods of testing, the benefits of virtual controls testing are both numerous and...

  • Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques 
    Comparing Harmonics Mitigation Techniques

    By Jonas Persson, Comsys
    Harmonics is a major concern in many applications today. The increased use of variable frequency drives introduce more...

  • Group Motor Protection 
    Group Motor Protection

    By Brent Purdy, AutomationDirect
    Group motor protection provides numerous benefits. It’s economical because one protection device handles...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Gaston cuts glass scratches with improved speed control 
    Gaston cuts glass scratches with improved speed control

    Tiny scratches can occur as a result of glass being tempered without precise speed control on the oven’s drives. Glaston fixed it with Unidrive M...

  • Drive systems show their sweet side 
    Drive systems show their sweet side

    Process & Control Engineering
    Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...

  • FuelCell Energy uses  VFDs and PACs to improve grid connection 
    FuelCell Energy uses VFDs and PACs to improve grid connection

    Rockwell Automation PowerFlex 700L drives and CompactLogix PACS convert DC power to AC power within the fuel cell and connect it to the grid.

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    EVENTS

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    April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015
    Hannover , Germany


    HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.

    April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.

    April 22, 2015 - April 23, 2015
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The ISA Calgary 2015 Show is Canada's leading event for automation, instrumentation and control professionals. Gain access to technical and innovative solutions for the energy industry from instrumentation, systems and automation experts at the new ISA Calgary Show Conference. This dynamic conference puts the spotlight on case studies, technical papers and innovative solutions available in the...

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