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New! Motion Control Components & Technology Added 6-20-2015
NEW COMPONENTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
"Gotcha Stick" from STI Features New Dimensions for Human Arm
Is Your Work Place Safe? ... STI introduces the new "Gotcha Stick" Safe Distance Scale. This three-segment safe distance stick accurately tests the allowable barrier opening size. It is based on the distance from the point of operation. It features English measurements on one side, and Metric measurements on the other.
Connection of absolute encoders with SSI-interface
Birkerød, Denmark and Morrow, OH (USA) -- The firmware of JVL’s Motion Control QuickStep motors has been extended with yet another function: an SSI encoder interface. It is thus possible to integrate absolute encoder functions in the QuickStep integrated stepper motors and in the stepper motor controller SMC75. Typically, motion absolute-encoders are used when there is a need to continue operation immediately after power is re-applied to a machine or system without first having to perform a zero-search reset. Another major reason for using absolute encoders is to correct motor position in relation to the actual physical absolute position measured by the SSI encoder.
New DMC-30019 Controller for the Piezo LEGS® Motor Series from MICROMO!
The DMC-30019 Single-Axis Controller - Controlled by Galil Technology
Clearwater, Florida - MICROMO is pleased to announce that PiezoMotor Uppsala AB (Sweden), leading provider of linear and rotary high end motion control positioning systems, is announcing the latest drive option for the high precision Piezo LEGS® motor series. The new DMC-30019 is a single-axis controller based on architecture from Galil, Inc.
“Galil makes high end motion controllers that are widely used within areas like semiconductor, medtech, automation control, optics and research” says Olle Lindkvist, Marketing Manager (PiezoMotor). “Engineers worldwide can now benefit from familiarity of the Galil interface when they design control systems using piezoelectric motors. The Piezo LEGS® motor, together with the new DMC-30019, gives outstanding motion control performance in high precision applications.”
"3 Axis" Single Rail Positioning Stage from H2W Technologies!
Santa Clarita, CA -- H2W Technologies' single rail positioning stage utilized in a six axis demo, which coordinates three linear motor driven axis with three rotary motor driven axis. It utilizes AMC's Click&Move® automation solution software along with AMC's servo control drives to achieve the desired motion profiles. There is no external controller or hardware used..
The multi-axis SRS-EX series stage is ideal for closed loop positioning applications that require independent multiple motions on a single travel plane in a compact, small footprint. Each moving table has an independent motion encoder head reading a single encoder scale.
ADVANCED Motion Controls Expands their EtherCAT Product Offering!
The full family of high performance EtherCAT Servo Drives from ADVANCED Motion Controls is Available from Servo2Go!
Greenville, DE -- ADVANCED Motion Controls announce the release of a full family of high performance EtherCAT Servo Drives. Models are available with AC (single or three phase) or DC inputs, from 7.5amp continuous (15A pk) to 50amp continuous (100A pk).
ADVANCED Motion Controls provides products for the fastest, most flexible form of industrial Ethernet control - EtherCAT®. High speed, deterministic control with standard 100 base-T hardware, EtherCAT is industry proven to achieve blazing fast, consistent results in demanding applications.
Low Cost, High Precision Linear Voice Coil Stages from Moticont!
Van Nuys, CA - Van Nuys, CA Moticont's VCDS-051-089-01 series linear voice coil stages feature a voice coil motor, a ball bearing linear slide, home switch, and an integral optical quadrature encoder with differential outputs. Measuring 13.5 in (342.9 mm) long x 4.00 in. (101.6) wide x 3.755 in. (95.4 mm) high, the VCDS-051-089-01 series stages have a linear travel of 2.20 in. (55.9 mm); a continuous force of 6.0 lbs (26.7 N) and a peak force of 19 lbs (84.3 N) (at a 10% duty cycle). The high speed, high accuracy, and smooth of the VCDS-051-089-01 series linear motion voice coil stages are found in manufacturing, medical, aerospace/defense, and inspection applications such as: Measuring, optical and electrical inspection, assembly, packaging, semiconductor handling, scanning, sampling, and pick -and-place robotics.
High Torque DC Brushless Motors from Maxon Are Internal Rotor Drives With Incredible Power!
For applications demanding very high torque, drive specialist maxon motor is now launching its EC-i 40 DC brushless motor in a High Torque version. The iron-core internal rotor drive is available with a diameter of 40 mm and delivers up to 234 mNm of torque.
Fall River, MA - Brushless DC Motors - When it comes to powerful movements, maxon delivers with its EC-i 40 High Torque series of DC motors. The Swiss drive specialist presents three powerful iron-core internal rotor drives. The drives have a diameter of 40 mm and are equipped with an innovative rotor. They feature high dynamics, a low cogging torque, and extremely high output torque. The strongest motor in this series offers a maximum nominal torque of 234 mNm and is 56 millimeters in length. It exceeds the performance of its precursor model by up to 70 percent.
E. Longmeadow, MA Linear Tiger Bearings from LM76 are a tough maintenance-free option to traditional PTFE lined or injection molded plastic linear bearings. Available as 3/4 inch and 1 inch closed bearings, these are the ideal bearings for high load applications up to 35,000 lbs. such as: Backhoes, front end loaders, marine davits/sheaves, valve stem bushings, hitches, hydraulic cylinder pivots, graders, and mining equipment.
BURLINGTON, MA -Rotary Table -Steinmeyer, Inc. announced another addition to its extensive family of motion control positioning stages. Rotary stages are usable in a broad range of applications. They can be combined with their linear and XY-stages and can be offered with direct reading rotary encoder depending on the application. The new Motion Control DT65-NM is driven by a 280V Nanomotion piezo motor with 9N holding force . The stage body is manufactured from a low distortion aluminum alloy (black anodized) and includes high stiffness, Backlash-free preloaded four-point ball bearings, made of stainless steel.