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Tray sealer boasts a clever controls concoction

A clever combination of stepper drive, stepper motor, DC gear motor, DC drive, and PLC control.
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With a top speed rated at  140/min, this overwrapper uses servo motors  for six axes of motion.
OEM Application Note

New controls package bring versatility, functionality, and low TCO

Like most OEMs, Package Machinery Co. looks for ways to reduce TCO for its customers. A switch to a new controls package brought significant progress.
A servo linear conveying system similar to this one is what Delkor uses in its integrated cartoning solution.
OEM Application Note

Linear servo motor permits unique cartoning system

All in a very small footprint, this integrated packaging system forms, loads, and closes cartons thanks to its “racetrack” conveyor powered by servo linear motors.
Controls Product Brief

Siemens: Motor/drive combination package

A pre-set list of integrated Simotics motor/Sinamics drive packages from Siemens Industry, Inc. allow an OEM or end-user to select the optimum solution for a variety of heavy-duty industrial motion control applications from a single source, backed by a full three-year warranty.
WSS Series stainless steel 3-phase industrial grade washdown duty motors
Controls Product Brief

Omega Engineering, Inc: Washdown duty stainless steel 3-phase AC motors

The WSS Series stainless steel motors are 3-phase industrial grade washdown duty motors made with 300 grade stainless steel housing.
Controls Product Brief

Baldor Electric Company: Motors for sanitary washdowns

Designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry, Baldor’s Super White Washdown Duty line of motors features an autophoretic autodeposition exterior surface preparation method that makes the white epoxy finish coat of these motors five times more resistant to corrosion and chipping than previous methods.
Controls Product Brief

ABB Drives & Power Products: Transformerless medium voltage drive

The ACS 2000, ABB’s active front end drive for general purpose applications where a medium voltage installation is required-- such as pumps, fans, blowers and conveyors--is now available with higher power capabilities, up to 3000 HP.
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High performance palletizer

New Downstacker series palletizers from TopTier support from 11 to 30 high performance drives to maximize performance. The control technology, from B&R Industrial Automation, has reduced wiring, simplified startup and maintenance.
Feature Article

World record application in linear motion

Summit Publishing blogger, Keith Campbell, reports on the importance of price versus performance when it comes to investing in new technology in his article “What is appropriate technology?” He makes his point by presenting an example where B&R Industrial Automation was able to achieve world record results in linear motion.
XTS motor. The Beckhoff XTS linear motor system consists of eight straight and two curved motor modules (track sections), guide rail, and ten carriages.
Feature Article

A new breed of linear servo motor finds packaging applications

Conspicuous at Pack Expo International last fall, linear servo motors may be evolving in a manner similar to that of the coordinated multi-axis rotary servos that preceded them.


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