Mitsubishi’s MR-J4 series--its next generation of servo motors, servo amplifiers and motion controllers--provides 2500Hz frequency response speed time, reducing settling times to less than two milliseconds (msec) to maximize machine performance and throughput.
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Well-suited for material handling systems, Lenze’s Servo Inverter i700 features extremely short cycle times, 32-bit signal resolution and an overload capacity of more than 200% to make the new i700 equally suited for simple positioning tasks and highly dynamic, precise, multi-axis applications in handling and packaging machines or robot applications.
Acoposmulti65 from B&R is an on-machine-mounted, IP-67-rated, servo motion controller rated to 4 kilowatts that has connections for servo motor, servo encoder, network cable, and connections to on-board machine I/O.
Shibuya Hoppmann designed a Sports Cap Feed and Capper Assembly System for a major closure manufacturer. The system feeds, orients and assembles spouts and locking caps at an output rate of 200 ppm using an eight-station continuous motion assembly system. Each station had an individual servo motor to precisely torque each cap assembly to preset specifications.
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Schneider Electric’s PACDrive 3 is a fully Ethernet-based communication solution for PACDrive applications and provides a wide range of scalable performance for synchronized multi-axis motion, PLC functionally and robotic control on a single hardware platform.
In a visually stunning demonstration of ABB's motion control capabilities, three robots are shown interacting with one another while their tooling is constantly shifting and interacting on three axes with 1 mm clearance.