Mechanical - Gears and Bearings
The SDLM-025-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor from Moticont is designed for applications such as manufacturing, semiconductor handling, inspection, medical procedure tables, antenna positioning, and agricultural equipment.
Portescap's 24DCT range of Athlonix brush dc motors has an energy-efficient coreless design with a self-supporting coil and magnetic circuit and is designed for battery-driven applications such as medical and industrial pumps.
From minor modifications to major overhauls, an automation system will significantly change during its lifecycle. Good planning, research, and following these guidelines can ensure a successful upgrade.
Heidenhain's redesigned LIDA 400 series linear encoder is designed for several applications including coordinating measuring machines, linear motion stages, wafer inspection, waterjet cutting, and other related applications.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 14-20: Cognitive computing, predictive maintenance and Hannover Messe, getting the right data, more
Articles about cognitive computing, predictive maintenance, getting the right data, asset performance monitoring, and preventing VFD faults and failures were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March...
Lenze Americas' MCM synchronous servo motors are designed for a range of positioning tasks including robotics, packaging equipment and handling systems and feature IP65-rated protection class housings for food processing and...
When setting up a collaborative robot, users should be aware of software functions such as safety plane functions and programming standards that are designed to improve the robot's function and safety features on the plant floor.
Top 5 Control Engineering articles, March 7-13: Engineers' Choice, IEC 61131-3, FDI integration, more
Articles about the 2016 Engineers' Choice Awards winners, IEC 61131-3, FDI integration standards, process models facilitating feedback control, and what to consider when specifying a servo system were Control Engineering’s five...