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Rockwell Automation: Multi-axis drive systems

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has released the Allen-Bradley 1394 multi-axis drive systems with a SERCOS fiber-optic interface for use with Control– Logix PLC with em-bedded motion.

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The 1394 system and ControlLogix controller allows users to control more axes at a lower cost, simplify interconnection and improve open-system integration, according to the company. System will support up to 8 axes from a single-motion module.

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