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New safety functions for servo drive family
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
WestPack 2014: Capping Machine
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WestPack 2014: Capping Machine

Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine that applies and torques closures onto containers at speeds to 60 cpm. Track feeds cap to machine. Floats cap onto bottle, allowing for fewer crossthreads. Uses servo technology for repeatable, consistent running. Incorporates a user-friendly Allen Bradley touchscreen.
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B&R: High-power servo motors

Available in two sizes with speeds up to 3,000 rpm, B&R’s highly-efficient 8KS series servo motors provide up to 140 kW of power and stall torque up to 555 Nm.

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