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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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4 months agoThanks for the nice write-up Karl, I enjoyed it.
4 months agoHi, the moment I read software on a device description it gets the delete button........this might seem Neanderthal but if by experience you go 5 years down the track and then have a problem, the chances...
7 months agoTo expand on this :- the whole motor drive system is operating in a continuous closed loop mode with a default sampling frequency of 8KHz. It needs to do this in order for the field oriented control algorithm...
7 months agoNice article, very clear informative.
Will this drive handle closed loop systems?
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October 17, 2017 08:55
In October 2017 Siemens will start to phase out the popular Micromaster inverter drives. With their new SINAMICS drives the replacement is already available in the market. RS helps customers to migrate smoothly.
October 17, 2017 08:19
This article outlines the elements needed to safely control and protect the multiple AC motors that power today’s industrial facilities. This includes short circuit protection and isolation.
October 17, 2017 08:16
Inverter drives offer more than just torque and speed control to motors. They are essential for reducing energy costs through increased efficiency and also place less stress and loading on key drivetrain components, thus increasing service life.
August 25, 2017 11:35
I am sharing the advice I gave recently to a student in India, on ideas for Induction Motor monitoring.
May 23, 2017 15:17
BLDC motor control in 5 minutes with PsoC 4 Pioneer and motor control eval kit.
April 13, 2017 07:41
Discover all the advantages of brushless motors and find out why machine designers have come to rely on them.
April 13, 2017 07:38
From 1 January 2017, a new phase of the Regulation will be implemented. IE2 and IE3 motors (0.75 kW to 375 kW) can only be marketed or integrated into machinery if they are equipped with a variable speed drive.
March 6, 2017 08:49
We take you through the process of setting up and driving a brushless 3-phase permanent magnet motor using the Renesas YROTATE-IT-RX23T kit.
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.