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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Although I generally use stepper motors for positioning, I did complete a project using a stepper motor to provide a precise velocity profile for acceleration, constant velocity travel, followed by deceleration...
My sense is that it has become easier, as smarter controllers have become available at lower prices than in the past. Companies like Pololu here in the states offer some very compact intelligent dc motor...
Answer must be "yes", but what do you mean by "to and fro", do you want to move the whole sprinkler across a large field, greenhouse or garden lawn or something else?
I was amazed back in year 2000 what was available if you were prepared to pay for all the knowledge, experience and design that was available in commercial servo controllers. Plug in your motor, plug in...
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Is it feasible to make a sprinkler powered by a motor and can move to and fro?How will the hose be controlled?
ROHM’s Arduino-based evaluation kit (EVK) supports the evaluation of its motor driver devices and enables, facilitates and accelerates customers’ developments. The EVK is designed as a ‘shield’ to plug directly into the Arduino main board, integrates
The smart approach to starting industrial AC motors.
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.
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.
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.
I am sharing the advice I gave recently to a student in India, on ideas for Induction Motor monitoring.
BLDC motor control in 5 minutes with PsoC 4 Pioneer and motor control eval kit.
Discover all the advantages of brushless motors and find out why machine designers have come to rely on them.