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New! Motion Control Components & Technology Added 10-1-2014
NEW COMPONENTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
"Gotcha Stick" from STI Features New Dimensions for Human Arm
Scientific Technologies, Inc. (STI), introduces the new "Gotcha Stick" Safe Distance Scale. This three-segment safe distance stick accurately tests the allowable barrier opening size based on the distance from the point of operation. It features English measurements on one side, and Metric measurements on the other.
New ATEX and UL Class I, Div. 2 Hazardous Location Certified HMI Solutions from Exor!
Series eTOP500 Glass. No Limits HMI
BGreenville, DE -Factory Automation, Motion Control - The eTOP Series 500 Glass is the ideal choice for Oil and Gas applications and installation in harsh environments. IP69K - extended temperature range (-20°C +60°C), ATEX, UL and DNV approvals.
Series 500 Glass is the ideal solution for harsh environments and for extreme, factory, outdoor, marine, and automotive applications.
Application Story - 3-D Laser Scanner Uses JVL's MAC Motors!
Scantech´s newest portable 3-D scanner utilises 2 JVL MAC motors
Birkerød, Denmark and Morrow, OH (USA) -Motion Control Application - Laser scanning is used to measure an object by scanning it with a laser and digitalising the data. Using this information, it is possible to copy or modify the scanned object in various ways using Scantech´s CAD/CAM system CARSO. The scanner system is used for restoration work, scaling models, and creating industrial moulds. For example, it is possible to scan a marble figure that is deteriorating, and use the CAD/CAM system and a 3-D lathe to produce a true copy of the pristine original. It is thus possible to save a lot of manual work.
Application Story - Shakespeare In a New Light With Flat, Brushless Motors!
Since 2011 audiences can see plays in a whole new light after a literally revolutionary development in theatre lighting with flat, motion control brushless motors playing a leading role.
Fall River, MA -Motion Control Application - The RSC Lightlock was developed by Vince Herbert, head of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Lighting Department, to address a problem that has plagued lighting designers for years the momentum of heavy, remote-controlled spotlights. Until now using flexible, lightweight support structures for these lights was out of the question, since attempting to stop would set the whole gantry swinging after each motorized movement, sending spotlights all over the stage and ruining the performance.
MicroE Systems Releases the New Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS™) Series!
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada -Motion Control - MicroE Systems has recently released it’s the new Optical Positioning Sensor (OPS™) Series, which delivers high performance and advanced positioning system features. The OPS™ sensor is equipped with MicroE’s patented optical design and features built-in interpolation and AGC ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
OPS™ can be configured with optical limits to reduce cabling and works with MicroE’s cut-to-length linear tape, cost-effective linear glass, and rotary glass scales, minimizing total cost of ownership.
510 Series DC and Brushless Servo Motor Drivers from MotiCont!
Van Nuys, CA - Motion Control - This series of drivers is a high performance, cost effective servo motor driver to implement intelligent motion control. The driver incorporates an advanced architecture and surface mount technology to achieve an exceptional power density. This series is designed to drive motion control voice coil, brush-type and brushless DC motors at a high switching frequency.