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EtherCAT Motion Control Reduces Machinery Cycle Times by 80 Percent

A major agricultural equipment manufacturer reduces cycle time from 100 to 17 seconds on a machine that builds hydraulic cylinders, thanks to Omron Industrial Automation motion control technology.
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Kollmorgen: Multiple motion buses supported from a single servo drive

Kollmorgen’s AKD servo drives support the functionality of the base analog drive, indexing drive, CANopen® drive and EtherCAT® drive all from a single drive SKU, enabling machine builders to benefit from more efficient bench testing and prototyping, while helping them to smoothly transition from one bus type to another.
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Kollmorgen: Value-line servomotors

VLM servomotors from Kollmorgen are designed to provide good performance at excellent price in the torque range of 0.5Nm to 16Nm (peak or continuous) for a variety of applications.
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Oriental Motor USA: High-performance servo motor

The new NX Series servo motor, driver, gearhead and cable solution, from Oriental Motor, provides guaranteed performance in a simple package.
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ADVANCED Motion Controls: EtherCAT® servo drives with demultiplexed motion technology

As part of their Z-Drives platform of plug-in servo drives, ADVANCED Motion Controls’ powerful DZE & DZS series of servo drives for EtherCAT-enabled control networks provide precise motion but at reduced cost when applied in a multiple networked axes system.
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Portescap: Servo drive for surveillance cameras, semiconductor wafer-handling processes, medical applications

Portescap’s LVD is a high-performance low-voltage servo drive designed to support small and large Brushed DC or Brushless motors.
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Beckhoff Automation: Ultra-compact I/O terminal for servo motor control

Beckhoff Automation’s EL7201 servo terminal for the EtherCAT Terminal system integrates a complete servo drive for motors up to 200 W into a standard 12 mm I/O terminal housing, simplifying cabling and commissioning while reducing cabinet size requirements and costs.
Remote-mounted drives for modular servo machines
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Remote-mounted drives for modular servo machines

New distributed drive technology reduces cabinet space and wiring and supports modular design of packaging machinery. The remote mounted, IP 65 rated servo drives from B&R combine the benefits of integrated servo motor/drive with additional flexibility, onboard I/O, use of standard motors and extended power range.
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Machine-mounted servo drive
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Machine-mounted servo drive

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.
Sport drink cap (with Overcap) assembly system
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Sport drink cap (with Overcap) assembly system

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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