POSITAL introduces absolute multi-turn kit encoders for stepper motors

  • POSITAL - Fraba Inc.

POSITAL’s absolute kit encoders are available with multi-turn measurement ranges, which can be useful when a motor is connected to a screw shaft, cable drum or gear reduction system.

Microchip Technology releases MXT1067TD, MXT1189TD and MXT1665TD maXTouch touchscreen controllers

The TD family of touch controllers features a differential mutual signal acquisition method that increases the Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR).

PI introduces U-723 XY positioning stage

  • PI Vision

The U-723 XY stage provides 0.8” travel per axis, with a footprint of 42x42mm (1.6x1.6”). Its profile of 21mm (~0.8”) and design allows for integration into tight spaces. In addition to high resolution (10 nanometer linear encoders) it provides motion up to 200 mm/sec and rapid step/settle performance.

Nanotec introduces SCA5618 stepper motor

The SCA5618 is available in three lengths and with two different windings. Depending on length, the holding torque of this stepper motor is 0.6 to 2.3 Ncm; it has a resolution of 1.8°.

AutomationDirect announces eight I/O expansion modules to BRX Micro PLC product line

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

Eight analog input and combination analog I/O modules are available. 16-channel current input (0-20 mA / 4-20 mA) and 16-channel voltage input (+/- 10VDC, +/- 5VDC, 0-5 VDC, 0-10 VDC) modules provide higher density analog I/O.

Rockwell Automation introduces enhancements to Kinetix 5700 servo system

  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation

The Kinetix 5700 regenerative bus supply regenerates excess energy, putting it back on the facility’s grid or making it available for plantwide use. The Kinetix 5700 large frame drive is designed for machines with large axis counts and higher power requirements. An added large-frame inverter extends the power capability up to 112 kW.

Zaber introduces X-LRT-AEC Series of computer-controlled, motorized linear stages

  • Zaber Technologies

An integrated linear encoder combined with stage calibration provides high accuracy positioning over the full travel of the device. Devices have low pitch, roll, yaw, and runout and a long lifetime.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation announces CNC Total Care Package service for its CNC systems

  • Mitsubishi Electric Automation

The service package is tailored for Mitsubishi Electric’s M800 Series, but it also supports CNC products including the M600 Series.

Han’s Motion introduces HMHD-II Harmonic Gearing Reducer for robot and automation equipment applications

  • Shenzhen Han's Motion Technology Co., Ltd.

HMHD-II series Harmonic Gearing Reducer pursues the flat limit —Super Flat Hollow Shaft type— design. Compared with HMHS series, the axial length is only half.

Hayden Kerk Pittman releases EC042B IDEA Motor Series

The programmable IDEA Motor integrates a brushless servo motor with an IDEADrive controller in a package designed to reduce design time, wiring needs, and cabinet space.