Thursday January 17, 2013
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Optimizing servo control with an adaptive nonlinear algorithm
Optimizing servo control with an adaptive nonlinear algorithm

Servo control software improves applications requiring accurate path tracking and low settling time, such as CNC and cutting, conveyor tracking, pick-and-place operations, PCB mounting, welding, as well as painting, coating, and gluing. A gantry robotic application resulted in a 33% increase in machine throughput,...Read More

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Motion control and CNC accuracy
Motion control and CNC accuracy

CNC applications need accurate movements, rapid changes in direction, and aggressive acceleration and deceleration. A virtual sensor system can be used to improve control performance and decrease CNC... Read More

North America robot sales set new records
North America robot sales set new records

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) reported that 21,235 robots valued at $1.2 billion were sold in the first nine months of 2014, which is an increase of 35% in units over the same period in... Read More

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Machine-to-machine
Machine-to-machine

One particular area of industry that is buzzing now is the utilization of the machine-to-machine (M2M) innovation in industrial settings. M2M’s reach is so broad that we will focus on its application... Read More

Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects
Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects

Pharmaceutical companies are making a beeline to automate manufacturing. Here are four primary risk factors, most of them non-technical, which might hinder the early phases of any automation project.Read More

Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects
Four risk factors jeopardizing automation projects

Pharmaceutical companies are making a beeline to automate manufacturing. Here are four primary risk factors, most of them non-technical, which might hinder the early phases of any automation project.Read More

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Optical rotary torque sensors
Optical rotary torque sensors

The TorqSense ORT 230/240 Series of optical rotary torque sensors are designed for low torque and... Read More

Automatic volumetric screw feeder
Automatic volumetric screw feeder

The Model VMF-28 volumetric screw feeder is designed to improves dosage accuracy in water... Read More

Liquidtight conduit fittings
Liquidtight conduit fittings

4QSS liquidtight fittings feature 316 stainless steel for wet, corrosive locations and is... Read More

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Tags for harsh environments and process industries

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