Motor Systems Controls

Controls & Controllers

Stepper Controller supports 1-4 axes.

October 11, 2010

Supplied complete with drives, power supply, I/O, enclosure, and software, Model iMC-P1 provides eight 24 Vdc inputs and eight 24 Vdc outputs. Rugged enclosure includes Start, Stop, and Reset buttons. Step size function can be changed, via dip switches, from full to half to micro-step. Able to perform linear and circular interpolation, controller includes PalPC motion control software and is... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Control Driver Card suits sub-nanometer resolution stages.

October 1, 2010

Designed for piezoelectric stack-based NanoPositioning line of sub-nanometer resolution stages, XPS-compatible Model XPS-DRVP1 eliminates need for XPS pass-through card or independent piezo-stack driver. Single-axis unit operates from -10 to 130 V with 60 mA peak current and internal loop rate of 4 kHz. For added flexibility, Model XPS-DRVP1 can drive both open loop and closed loop... Read More

Controls & Controllers

DC Motor Controller targets mobile robot and AGV applications.

September 29, 2010

Accepting commands from analog joystick, R/C radio, USB, or RS232 interface, Model HDC2450 directly drives 2 DC motors up to 150 A each at up to 50 V. Basic Language Interpreter executes over 50,000 Basic instructions/sec, while intelligent current sensing automatically limits power output. Housed in 9.0 x 5.5 x 1.6 in. extruded aluminum case, which also serves as heat sink, controller includes... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Drive includes output flange.

September 24, 2010

Adaptable to both Servo and NEMA frame motors, Model RG features true double enveloping worm gear technology. Unit offers output torque up to 8,540 lb-in., gear ratios from 5:1 to 60:1, and backlash from 6-32 arc-min. Available with center distances of 1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 3.00, and 3.50 in., drive provides solid, hollow, and shrink disk output options. Unit is factory filled with synthetic oil and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Universal Stepping Motor Controller has single-axis design.

September 23, 2010

Operated via RS-232C, CANopen, and USB interface, SCX10 universal controller uses internationally recognized periphery standards for consistency over range of applications. Device includes Immediate Motion Creator for CM/SCX Series software for control via PC. Unit can store 100 sequence programs and can be used either in open- or closed-loop system. Function for external encoder inputs, enabling... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Component Servo Drive suits machines requiring less than 1.5 kW.

September 9, 2010

Allen-Bradley Kinetix 3 component servo drive, offered in models as small as 50 W, is designed for machines that require up to 12.55 Nm of instantaneous torque. Configured using Allen-Bradley UltraWare, product includes online vibration suppression and auto-tuning for fast settling time. It can index up to 64 points via Modbus or through its digital inputs and perform indexing operations for 3... Read More

Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

UK Based DSPRobotics 'FlowStone' Supports the Whole Phidgets Product Line!

September 8, 2010

A powerful combination: Phidgets Plug and Play hardware with FlowStone DSP Drag and Drop graphical programming language. CALGARY, Alberta, Augus 17, 2010 - Phidgets Inc and UK based DSPRobotics are announcing that FlowStone now supports the complete Phidgets product line. A free copy of FlowStone can be downloaded from www.dsprobotics.com which can be used by students for small projects at home... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remy and MotoCzysz to Start Production of a Revolutionary Electric Drive System - the D1g1tal Dr1ve

September 7, 2010

PENDLETON, Ind. - Remy International, Inc. announces that its subsidiary, Remy Electric Motors, LLC, has entered into an agreement with MotoCzysz LLC to bring a revolutionary, new generation electric drive system to market. The unique drive system leverages Remy's patented High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) electric motor technology and patent-pending cooling and integration technology from MotoCzysz.... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Embedded Servo Drives withstand use in harsh environments.

August 30, 2010

Designed to handle applications in outdoor, mobile, and other rugged environments, Advanced Motion Controls' AZX series can control brushed, brushless, or voice coil motors. These 3.35 oz plug-in modules, operating from -40 to +85°C, feature heat sink temperature shutdown at 115°F and full temperature range cycling under 2 min. Able to withstand shock and vibration, drives offer 10-80 Vdc... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Components and Assemblies, Mechanical Power Transmission

NORD Integrated Solutions to Save Energy

August 26, 2010

NORD employs a wide range of technologies to provide customized cost efficient and eco friendly drive solutions. They include regenerative braking, automatic magnetization adjustment, copper rotors, 87 Hz operation, and intermediate circuit coupling. When machine motions must be slowed down repeatedly or regularly, the released braking energy is not utilized in conventional frequency inverter... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

National Instruments Releases New High-Performance Servo Drives and Motors

August 18, 2010

New Products Provide a Distributed Motion Solution with EtherCAT Technology August 5, 2010 - National Instruments today announced new AKD Servo Drives and AKM Servo Motors that make it possible for engineers and scientists to easily build scalable, distributed motion control systems. The new products simplify setup and configuration for deploying custom motion applications to any NI real-time... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Consistent Communication Interfaces for Baldor

August 17, 2010

Baldor Electric Company has upgraded its range of smart drives with HMS. This range is now able to communicate with a PLC, it is much more open to communication standards and its communication interfaces are consistent throughout the entire range. "We wanted to develop enhanced versions of our MotiFlex e100 three-phase drive ranges, able to communicate with any PLC and to comply more easily with... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Wire Rope Hoist Drives offer lifting capacities to 3,200 kg.

August 17, 2010

Classified FEM 2m, Series GH 3201 is suitable for drum diameter of 140 mm and can reach speeds of 8 m/min with 4/1 reeving. Units feature high grade helical gears in parallel shaft gearbox that promote smoothness and minimize wear. With outputs from 0.37/2.5 kW to 0.6/4.0 kW, hoist motors operate reliably even with unstable power supplies and in tough environments. Drives are adaptable to crane... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Rexroth's IndraDrive Cs Economy Version Compact Servo Drive Provides Higher Value, More Flexibility for Low Power Machine Applications

August 12, 2010

Rexroth's IndraDrive Cs Economy Version Compact Servo Drive Provides Higher Value, More Flexibility for Low Power Machine Applications The IndraDrive Cs Economy version gives machine builders more flexibility when selecting a compact servo drive that delivers the right amount of functionality for their low-power applications. The IndraDrive Cs Economy is a compact servo drive featuring SERCOS III... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Modular AC Drives feature 450 kW/700 hp rating.

August 12, 2010

With design that facilitates access for installation and maintenance, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 AC Drives are suited for motor control applications in variety of heavy industries. Advanced diagnostics indicate blown fuses and surge protectors, as well as monitor operating data on cooling fans, I/O relay cycles, and motor run times for preventive maintenance. Supplied with embedded Ethernet... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor Controller suits electric vehicles/robotics.

August 11, 2010

Model BL1650 drives brushless DC motor up to 150 A at up to 50 V. Accepting commands from pedal/joystick, standard R/C radio, or RS232 interface, 7.50kW unit includes Basic Language Interpreter capable of executing over 50,000 Basic instructions/sec. Product offers current sensing that automatically limits power output to 150 A in all load conditions, and protection against overheat, stall, and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

PCD45x1 Series Controls Two-Phase Stepper Motors

August 11, 2010

RADFORD, VA--Nippon Pulse's PCD45x1 series controller chips are programmable pulse generators that are equipped with an excitation sequence generator circuit that allows for the driving of two-phase steppers motors. The PCD45x1 series is a low-cost option and eases the user's ability to configure a multi-axial motion control system. The PCD4541 controls four axes, the PCD4521 two axes, and the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Drive Module supports 5 axes of brushed/brushless motors.

July 28, 2010

Measuring 120 x 140 x 20 mm, 5-Axis Drive Card operates with NYCe4000 motion control system, which controls applications in semiconductor, solar, and metrology industry. Card uses PWM amplifiers that handle up to 70 W and can be configured to accommodate brushed or brushless motors. Tight integration of I/O with drive allows functions such as high-speed position capturing, laser synchronization,... Read More