Motor controllers

Stepper motor terminals (above) do a good job of controlling  the four stepper motors used on the Model Ceflex-21.
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Stepper motors for actuation on bag-in-box machine

Speed, flexibility, and cost—few machine characteristics are in demand to the extent that these three are. Pattyn meets this trend head on with a PC-based control platform.
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Controls Product Brief
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Schneider Electric: Integrated all-in-one motion systems

Now available for EtherNet/IP systems, MDrive integrated motor products from Schneider Electric Motion provide a compact, low-cost package that is ODVA conformance tested and will interface with many manufacturer systems including Rockwell and Omron.
Feature Article
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7 tips on servo motor control topologies

Discussed in a new white paper are functional and economic factors to be considered in choosing integral control and fieldbus-enabled brushless servo motors.
V-Series AC Motor Line offers 2x more torque
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V-Series AC Motor Line offers 2x more torque

The new V Series from Oriental Motor uses a gear cut and an extra machining step with the motor's output shaft, which produces minimal noise.
Controls Product Brief
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Rockwell Automation: Micro-level controller family

The Allen-Bradley Micro800 PLC family from Rockwell Automation, together with the Connected Components Workbench software, is customizable, convenient, and easy to use, while providing control capability to nano- and micro-level controller applications.  
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Schneider Electric: Soft start/soft stop motor controller

Schneider Electric's Enclosed Altistart™ 22 soft start/soft stop motor controller includes an integrated circuit breaker disconnect and soft starter in a stand-alone enclosure and helps to reduce voltage starting and soft stopping of standard 3-phase asynchronous induction (squirrel cage) motors.
 

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AutomationDirect: Manual motor controllers/disconnects

The Bryant® line of manual motor controllers (MMC) from AutomationDirect is UL listed as “suitable as motor disconnects,” providing the convenience of 1 device fulfilling 2 needs. 

 
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Oriental Motor USA: Universal controller

The SCX10 universal controller from Oriental Motor is a single-axis universal stepping motor controller that operates any motor via three serial communication protocols: RS-232C, CANopen, and USB interface.
Controls Product Brief
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Oriental Motor USA: Universal controller

The SCX10 universal controller from Oriental Motor is a single axis universal stepping motor controller that operates any motor via 3 serial communication protocols: RS-232C, CANopen and USB interface.
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Harsh-environment controls

Now rated NEMA/UL Type 4X/12, the new Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 40 AC drive (shown) and ArmorStart NEMA 4X from Rockwell Automation are suitable for harsh environments, including food and beverage industries.

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