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The importance of motion and control can never be understated, it forms the building blocks for many applications in today’s world. We need its precision for robotics and multi-axis CNC machines, it’s ruggedness for conveyors and packaging systems and its overall adaptability to meet the industrial demands of today.
Whether it’s electrical, mechanical, pneumatic or a combination of all three, deployment of effective motion control delivers cost savings, system efficiencies and is the key differential in the competitive industrial world.
In this hub you will find application related content together with insightful commentary and hints and tips for industrial solutions.
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11 months agoI think to add to this is that the precision , speed and response of control needs to be considered
With Electric actuators (Direct Screw or Belt), the significant latency in the control loop...
January 16, 2017 16:21
With compatible dimensions, cable plugs, cable lengths and set-up software tools it is easy to replace the well established VLT 2800 with the new innovative VLT Midi Drive FC280.
January 16, 2017 14:07
Festo have developed an electric actuator for simple applications that perfectly builds the bridge between easy installation and an affordable price.
January 11, 2017 11:56
The Sanyo Denki SANMOTION stepper motors and drivers offer precision control with high torque and
November 4, 2016 13:39
ON Semiconductor is driving energy efficiency innovations, providing a comprehensive portfolio of Smart Power Modules (SPM) that enable designers to develop high-performance, and highly efficient solutions for every motor control application.
September 19, 2016 17:59
Motors represent a staggering 45% of all of the world's energy consumption.
August 26, 2016 08:25
Recap on topics and suppliers at Drives and Controls 2016
July 19, 2016 09:34
IE3 – the new EU minimum energy performance standard – seeks to reduce and minimise our global energy consumption.
May 5, 2016 12:20
Focus on the different types of motors used in industry.
May 3, 2016 10:26
Pneumatic or electric actuators - how to decide
April 28, 2016 16:16
Six tips to shrink downtime on conveyor systems and reduce unplanned maintenance.
April 27, 2016 15:01
Increasing the efficiency of motion control system can potentially provide significant energy savings, but it can also improve productivity by making the system more reliable.