Highly-configurable to suit a wide variety of applications, Generation II Simotics 1FK7 servomotors from Siemens feature seven shaft heights, Quick-Connect power connector, and high-accuracy 20- and 24-bit field replaceable encoders in 10 styles, all combined with a four-week lead time.
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Festo’s EPCO electric cylinder and CMMO-ST closed loop servo drive combination is designed to quickly assist in machine changeover, while delivering low total lifecycle costs through minimum energy consumption, and streamlined selecting, commissioning, and installing.
Offering easy upgrade to its MR-J3 and MR-J4 servo platforms, Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Q170MCPU-EIP motion controller allows end users to operate their existint third-party control systems that incorporate Add-On-Instructions (AOI).
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.
Delivering up to 128 axes of complex, fully programmable and synchronized motion, the AKD PDMM and AKD BASIC servo drive family from Kollmorgen provide high-performance, scalable motion solutions that enable OEMs to simplify the design, reduce the size, and improve the performance of machines.
Control Techniques' Unidrive M is a comprehensive family of AC and servo motor controls that enhances machine performance, reduces commissioning and diagnostic times, lowers machine costs, and provides flexibility.
Need to divide into 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5 lanes? It’s no problem with Kinsley’s new swing divider. Dual-drive servos and controls from B&R make it easy to set up, compact, flexible and maintainable. It can fill on demand to equipment running at different speeds, it can turn containers, and can be used with single or stacked timing screws for unstable containers.
Package Machinery Company exhibited a 6-axis servo-driven overwrapper with a B&R control system that includes a 10-inch touch panel providing operational controls, safety, diagnostics, temperature, changeover videos, status, and even a complete machine manual.