Servo drives

Controls platform. Since switching to servo motors for key axes of motion and moving to a new controller, cycle times on Ilpra’s
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Servos bring speed, energy savings, and reduced maintenance

Now that side gripper chain advance and the opening and closing of both thermoforming and heat-sealing tools are servo driven, the Formpack F1 offers a number of improvements.
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WeighPack: Vf/f/s bagger
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WeighPack: Vf/f/s bagger

XPdius® i-130 is a high-speed machine designed for ease of maintenance and serviceability.
New safety functions for servo drive family
Controls Product Brief
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B&R: New safety functions for servo drive family

With SafeMOTION Release 1.9, B&R has updated the safety functions for the ACOPOSmulti servo drive family; in addition to two new functions – Remanent Safe Position (RSP) and Safely Limited Acceleration (SLA) – this update also introduces machine options for SafeMOTION parameters and improves both system availability and user-friendliness.
MTR-ECI
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Festo: All-in-one DC servo motor/drive unit

Suitable for on-machine mounting and fast, precise format adjustment, Festo’s all-in-one servo motor and drive unit, the MTR-ECI is specifically designed for automating manual changeovers.
Filler capper is transparently better
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Filler capper is transparently better

Revolution FC filler capper offers open design,reduced changeover, faster cleanup, reduced water consumption and reduced tooling costs.
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Beckhoff: EtherCAT servo terminal

Beckhoff’s new EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT Terminal with integrated resolver interface or with the One Cable Technology (OCT) solution is a complete compact servo drive with an output current of up to 4.5 ARMS at 50 V DC integrated into a space-saving, 24-mm wide terminal housing.
Controls Product Brief
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Advanced Motion Controls: Servo drives

Advanced Motion Controls announces the release of 14 new 60Amp and 100Amp servo drives to the DigiFlex Performance family.
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Servo drives. The Digitax ST drives use multi-network management via central PC and Ethernet for coordination of all production menus and motion equations on the individual process components.
OEM Application Note
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Variably-sized shippers on demand

Servo drives and motors play a key role in delivering the kind of precision and predictability necessary on a new breed of machine that forms variably-sized corrugated shippers from roll stock on demand.
Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Decentralized servo drive

Expanding on its popular Sinamics S120 multi-axis drive system, Siemens introduces the new Sinamics S120M.
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Compact drives. One thing Top Tier engineers and machine  designers like about the servo drives is that they neatly fit in a relatively small controls cabinet.
OEM Application Note
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Hybrid servo system brings positioning accuracy to palletizing

The L7 palletizer has standard AC motors and a machine control code accessed on a familiar PLC interface. But servo drives in place of VFDs bring big benefits.

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