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July 05, 2018

maxon motor announces HPSC sensorless speed and torque control solution

his technology allows FOC (field oriented control) for brushless motors without sensors from full stop to full speed under load. This HPSC uses a signal injection algorithm which determines the rotor position for a smooth startup.

maxon motor announces EPOS4 Compact 50/8 EtherCAT and EPOS4 Compact 50/15 EtherCAT digital positioning controllers
June 26, 2018

maxon motor announces EPOS4 Compact 50/8 EtherCAT and EPOS4 Compact 50/15 EtherCAT digital positioning controllers

The devices are suitable for use with both brushed DC and brushless EC motors (BLDC) and come with comprehensive feedback options such as Hall sensors, as well as incremental and SSI absolute encoders

Lanner introduces V3G and V3S vehicle gateway controllers
May 30, 2018

Lanner introduces V3G and V3S vehicle gateway controllers

V3G and V3S feature the 14 nm Intel Atom x7-E3950 SoC (formerly Apollo Lake). V3G has I/O peripheral connectivity including 2 x serial COM ports, 2 x video output by DVI-D, USB and Digital I/O ports,

Nanotec releases NP5 plug-in motor controller
April 05, 2018

Nanotec releases NP5 plug-in motor controller

The NP5 controller can control motors with a rated current of up to 6 A via FOC, Hall sensors, or sensorless control. In addition to position, speed, and torque control, operating modes with cyclical set value specification are also available for interpolated multi-axis operation.

Aerotech releases ECO series of linear stages
April 05, 2018

Aerotech releases ECO series of linear stages

The ECO-LM series direct-drive linear motor stages are optimized with noncontact linear encoders. The ECO-SL series includes several NEMA 23 stepper motor and brushless servomotor options.

Festo introduces Festo Motion Control Package control system
March 14, 2018

Festo introduces Festo Motion Control Package control system

This prewired control solution provides the kinematics for H-portal, T-portal, 2D, and 3D Festo standard gantry systems. OEMs configure Cartesian motion applications using function blocks

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller with internal bypass
February 14, 2018

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller with internal bypass

The Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller with internal bypass from Rockwell Automation is designed to bring greater operational control over motor starts and stops. As an extension of the soft starter family, the SMC-50 smart motor controller delivers functionality and efficiency across industries.

PI introduces A-82x motion controller family
January 12, 2018

PI introduces A-82x motion controller family

The A-82x controller family integrates closed-loop digital servo control, drivers, and power supply in one rack mount design. Depending on the number of axes, total output power of 1100W to 2000W with peak power to 3900W is provided.

HARTING enhances Han-Eco 10A series as a solution for IGBT semiconductor control
November 29, 2017

HARTING enhances Han-Eco 10A series as a solution for IGBT semiconductor control

HARTING has developed a transmission principle which involves relocating the transceivers of the controller board into a pluggable module and thus integrates the optical interface according to the principle of "electrical plugging and optical transmission".

LNS introduces GT 112-E automatic magazine bar feeder
October 18, 2017

LNS introduces GT 112-E automatic magazine bar feeder

The GT 112-E automatic magazine bar feeder from LNS is designed for sliding headstock machines running unattended or lights-out production using small bar stock with diameters from 0.8 mm to 11 mm (12.7 mm with bar preparation).

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NEXCOM introduces NIFE 103 PC-based controller
September 12, 2017

NEXCOM introduces NIFE 103 PC-based controller

Latest PC-based controller from NEXCOM takes over entire processes such as sorting, labeling, packing, dispensing, and monitoring by providing more flexibility, integration, and connectivity in a compact fanless design.

ATLANTA Drive Systems introduces Economy Planetary Reducers
June 26, 2017

ATLANTA Drive Systems introduces Economy Planetary Reducers

Typical applications for these reducers include rotary axis drives, material handling axis drives, packaging machines, conveyor systems and, labelling systems. Industries served include Material Handling, Packaging, Textile, Automation, Aerospace, Machine Tool and Robotics.

Laird announces Transport Locomotive Control Unit (LCU)
June 06, 2017

Laird announces Transport Locomotive Control Unit (LCU)

The Transport LCU, which is now available for supply, is installed inside the locomotive and serves as the controlling system for remote, wireless control movement of a locomotive through a railyard and is designed as a small space solution.

Roboteq introduces RGBL1860 and RGBL1896 motor controllers
June 05, 2017

Roboteq introduces RGBL1860 and RGBL1896 motor controllers

These controllers can drive up to 500A at 60V, or 300A at 96V respectively. This power capacity makes the controllers a solution for electric vehicles, material handling robots, electric boats or agricultural robots.

Physik Instrumente (PI) introduces C-663.12 Mercury stepper motion controller
May 15, 2017

Physik Instrumente (PI) introduces C-663.12 Mercury stepper motion controller

PI’s C-663.12 motion controller is designed for 2-phase stepper motors, in open-loop or closed-loop operation commanded by USB or RS-232.

Advanced Micro Controls releases 3501-HSTP1 stepper motor controller
April 17, 2017

Advanced Micro Controls releases 3501-HSTP1 stepper motor controller

he single-axis 3501-HSTP1 stepper motor controller is designed to control the position and velocity of a stepper motor, and features discrete inputs for functions such as homing and emergency stop.

PI introduces A-81x motion controller
April 11, 2017

PI introduces A-81x motion controller

Equipped with PWM drives, the A-81x controller integrates closed loop servo control, motor drives, and power supplies in a19-inch rack mount design.

PI releases the E-754 digital controller/driver
February 27, 2017

PI releases the E-754 digital controller/driver

Applications for the E-754 controller include nanopositioning, nano-automation, semiconductor technology, photonics, bio-nano-technology, metrology, microscopy, micro-manipulation, including cleanroom applications.

Servo2Go introduces DVC series of CANopen motor controllers
February 24, 2017

Servo2Go introduces DVC series of CANopen motor controllers

Specific applications include: mobile robots, AGV’s, UGV’s, material handling and transport vehicles in both industrial and military environments.

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PI releases H-850KML & H-825KLL hexapods
December 22, 2016

PI releases H-850KML & H-825KLL hexapods

PI released two hexapods, the H-850KML, 500kg high-load hexapod and the H-825KLL, compact hexapod with load capacity to 35kg.