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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Motor systems are a critical operation in almost every plant & can account for 60 to 70% of all electrical energy used in the plant, so understanding the efficiency and performance can result in energy savings & extended life of the motor.
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