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Controls & Controllers -> Motion Controls & Controllers -> Other Motion Controls & Controllers


Other Motion Controls & Controllers




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Soft Controller offers network failure detection feature.

Soft Controller offers network failure detection feature.

ACS Motion Control    Plymouth, MN 55447
Apr 10, 2014 Available with SPiiPlusSC soft controller, NetworkBoost™ feature indicates exact failure location within EtherCAT network, minimizing troubleshooting and repair time. In addition, NetworkBoost enables network to resume and continue its normal operation without replacing failed cable. Product is designed for all ACS EtherCAT network systems and production machines where downtime is expensive and must be minimized.

Resolver Feedback Module facilitates AC drive upgrade.

Resolver Feedback Module facilitates AC drive upgrade.

Advanced Micro Controls, Inc.    Terryville, CT 06786
Jan 28, 2014 Designed to plug into Allen-Bradley PowerFlex® 750-Series AC Drives, Model RD750 eliminates need to replace resolver-equipped motors when upgrading from PowerFlex 700 drives. Module provides single channel resolver interface and variety of diagnostic data using two bi-color LEDs. Critical information such as card-to-drive communication, card-to-resolver connection, and parameter faults are all provided visually. With onboard DIP switches, resolver settings can be configured in field.

Point to Point Motion Controller features compact design.

Point to Point Motion Controller features compact design.

Steinmeyer    Bedford, MA 01730
Dec 03, 2013 Measuring 100 x 100 x 25 mm, FMC200 series supports range of motors, including linear brushless, DC brush, and stepper types, and accommodates 9–36 Vdc input. Up to 3 axes can be controlled from one unit, and second FMC controller can be connected via FMC-Link to add as many ports as needed for applications requiring multi-axis setup with more than 3 axes. Open loop as well as closed loop control is possible, and max input quadrature encoder frequency is 10 MHz.

Network Motion Controller facilitates task programming.

Network Motion Controller facilitates task programming.

Elmo Motion Control, Inc.    Westford, MA 01886
Oct 25, 2013 Gold Maestro with firmware v1.1.2.0 provides features that facilitate programming of complex motion tasks and accelerate their implementation. Delta Robot Support includes Linear, Circle, Polynomial, Table Spline, and Table PVT. After operator defines Delta robot part lengths, machine is ready to run. Additional features enable position correction of single and multi-axis positions in real-time as based on correction data as well as superimposed management of error correction.

Safety PLC simplifies safety engineering for complex projects.

ABB Inc.    Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Oct 17, 2013 Featuring dual processor architecture that complies with SIL3/PL e-functional safety levels, Model AC500-S simplifies complex motion related applications including wind power, cranes, hoists, and robotics. Unit includes support for structured text programming in addition to conventional graphical function block diagram and ladder diagram software. To ensure safe control of movement, PLC includes suite of functions for trigonometric calculations, including COS, SIN, TAN, ASIN, ACOS, and LOG.

Motion Controller integrates 1.4 A per phase stepper drive.

Motion Controller integrates 1.4 A per phase stepper drive.

Galil Motion Control, Inc.    Rocklin, CA 95746
Oct 09, 2013 Measuring 3.9 x 5.0 x 1.5 in., DMC-30016 contains 30 V stepper amplifier that drives 2-phase bipolar stepper motor in full-step, half-step, ¼ step, or 1/16 step. Single-axis controller is user-configurable from 0.5–1.4 A per phase in 10 mA increments at 12–30 Vdc. It provides 125 ms servo loop update, 15 MHz encoder frequency, and 3 MHz stepper pulse output. Other features include PID compensation, ability to run up to 4 programs, and I/O processing for synchronizing motion with external events.

Integrated Motion Controller offers Ethernet/IP connectivity.

Integrated Motion Controller offers Ethernet/IP connectivity.

Advanced Micro Controls, Inc.    Terryville, CT 06786
Sep 12, 2013 To simplify installation and reduce cabling, SMD23E incorporates NEMA frame size 23 stepper motor; 3.4 A, DC-powered microstepping drive; and controller. This out-of-the-box motion control solution communicates with host controller (PLC or PAC) via Ethernet/IP or Modbus-TCP and is programmable via controller's software. While rugged M12 connector option provides SMD23E with standard IP50 rating, optional IP67 rating affords protection against washdown environments.

Hall-Effect Control Wheel features miniature design.

Hall-Effect Control Wheel features miniature design.

APEM Components Inc    Haverhill, MA 01835
Aug 14, 2013 Designed for integration into joystick handles and control grips, CW Series uses proven non-contacting Hall-effect technology to provide stable, linear output. Controller measures 25 x 13 x 9 mm above panel, and arching wheel design provides one axis of forward and backward movement. Utilizing snap-in tabs for panel mounting, device measures 18 mm below panel. Other features include spring return to center mechanism, proportional control, and 4 output options.

Custom Motion Control Firmware offers DMX compatibility.

Moog, Inc.    East Aurora, NY 14052
Jun 05, 2013 Designed to accept DMX protocol, Class 5 SmartMotor™ firmware brings integrated motion control to entertainment industry. Single DMX controller has 512 8-bit channels with each channel capable of controlling color, focus, intensity, on/off, pan, and tilt. Firmware allows SmartMotor to be programmed to read any range of channels and ignore channels not assigned. Multiple SmartMotors can read separate or overlapping DMX channels, and data can be stored in variables to set parameters for motion.

Motion Control Software fosters advanced motor control design.

Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)    Dallas, TX 75243-4136
May 01, 2013 InstaSPIN™-MOTION torque-, speed- and motion-control software solution, targeting motor applications that operate in various motion state transitions, is built on InstaSPIN-FOC motor control solution. Used for achieving optimized sensorless motor control, solution optimizes complex motion sequences, reduces tuning to one parameter, and accurately tracks desired trajectories across operating ranges. Integrated SpinTAC™ components additionally feature disturbance-rejecting controller.

Ball Guide Screw Linear Rail features integrated IDEA Drive.

Ball Guide Screw Linear Rail features integrated IDEA Drive.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions    Waterbury, CT 06705
Apr 09, 2013 RoHS-compliant BGS06 utilizes size 17 single- or double-stack stepper motor linear actuator with programmable stepper motor controller. For rigid, smooth motion, precision rolled 303 stainless steel lead screw with Black Ice® TFE coating drives precision nut embedded in machined aluminum carriage mounted to stainless steel ball rail. Max stroke length is 24 in., max horizontal load is 135 lb, and respective moment load capacities for roll, pitch, and yaw are 11.62, 7.93, and 9.15 lb-ft.

Motion Controller  suits closed loop positioning systems.

Motion Controller suits closed loop positioning systems.

Physik Instrumente (PI)    Auburn, MA 01501
Mar 19, 2013 Equipped with dual-core architecture for servo handling and command interpretation, 4-axis C-884 controls motorized linear translation stages and rotary positioners. High-speed encoder interface allows use of direct-metrology linear and angular scales with resolutions down to nanometer and µrad realm and below. With servo update rate of 20 kHz, digital servo controller supports linear vector motion and point-to-point motion. Communication is via TCP/IP, USB, and RS-232 interfaces.

Multi-Axis Motion System provides ready-to-run solution.

Technosoft S.A.      Switzerland
Feb 15, 2013 Controlling up to 4 DC brushed, brushless, or step motors, iPOS360x SX accelerates and facilitates design of custom systems for complex motion control applications. Solution lets users plug in up to 4 iPOS3602 VX or iPOS3604 VX intelligent drives and provides all necessary connectors. Each drive has built-in motion controller, provides PLC features, and can operate as standard CiA402 CANopen slave drive or can be programmed to execute complex motion programs directly at drive level using TML.

Multi-Axis Motion Controller automates lab applications.

Multi-Axis Motion Controller automates lab applications.

Aerotech, Inc.    Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Feb 14, 2013 Using 64-bit floating-point DSP, Ensemble® LAB controls up to 4 axes of brush, stepper, or brushless AC motors. Full-color touchscreen with tabbed interface provides single press access to setup and operation screens, while rubberized front-panel interface lets operator execute operations such as jogging, homing, and manual positioning. Additional features include Ethernet and USB 2.0 interfaces, and FlashConfig, which automatically configures axis parameters based on connected stage type.

Positioning Controller offers high-speed synchronization.

Positioning Controller offers high-speed synchronization.

Maxon Precision Motors    Fall River, MA 02720
Feb 06, 2013 Designed for brushed and brushless DC motors up to 700 W, Model EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT provides real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Unit possesses nominal power supply voltage range from 11–70 Vdc and delivers continuous output current of 10 A, during acceleration and deceleration up to 25 A. Integrating as slave into real-time EtherCAT protocol-based Ethernet networks, controller is suited for drive systems in robotics, automation, and mechatronics.

Modular Pitch System monitors and adjusts wind turbine blades.

Moog, Inc., Industrial Controls Div.    East Aurora, NY 14052
Feb 06, 2013 Equipped with Pitch Servo Drive, AC Moog Wind Turbine Pitch System monitors and adjusts angle of wind turbine blades that control rotation speed of rotor. System includes IP67-class Moog Ruggedized Motion Controller with extended temperature range of -40 to 158°F and ability to withstand shock, vibration, and humidity. In addition, Remote Terminal Software is provided for monitoring and scheduling maintenance.

Gantry Control System employs MIMO communications.

Elmo Motion Control, Inc.    Westford, MA 01886
Jan 08, 2013 Combining distributed motion control with servo tuning tools, 'Gantry, The Elmo Way' provides precise control with 2 mount-it-anywhere servo drives operating as one integrated unit. One servo drive is configured as master with second drive following its lead and sending feedback data. Elmo Application Studio software guides user through implementation process, providing drive configuration, safety, and protections as well as system identification and controller design in GUI format.

Multi-Axis Motion Controller supports up to 128 axes of motion.

Multi-Axis Motion Controller supports up to 128 axes of motion.

Siemens Industry, Inc.    Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Nov 19, 2012 Ideal solution for production machines, Simotion D445-2 DP/PN and D455 DP/PN controllers features Profinet I/O interface with 3-port switch allowing use with network topologies such as line, star, or tree structures. Supporting real-time and isochronous real-time data exchange, interface can also be operated as controller and/or device of another controller. Product includes 2 Profibus and 2 Ethernet interfaces, as well as 28 digital I/Os, of which 16 can be used for machine-based tasks.

Distributed Motion Controller increases robot cycle speeds.

Distributed Motion Controller increases robot cycle speeds.

Adept Technology, Inc.    Livermore, CA 94551
Nov 12, 2012 Able to increase Adept robot cycle speeds by up to 5%, lead-free SmartController EX features Gigabit Ethernet, Adept eV+ software, and integral memory that supplements 2 GB SD memory card slot. Software, built around RTOS, is seamlessly backward compatible with V+ code and integrates with Adept's vision-guidance technology for optimal robotic performance. Backward compatible with CX controller, product comes with optional T20 Pendant that provides hand-held UI in ergonomic package.

Automation Machine Controller integrates EtherCAT I/O.

Aerotech, Inc.    Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Oct 25, 2012 Featuring PCI form factor and 2 RJ45 connectors, software-based A3200 Integrated Automation platform integrates motion control, PLC, and I/O. EtherCAT integration facilitates combination of fieldbus I/O with drive I/O in both motion and PLC programs, enabling A3200 to access millions of I/O points/sec while controlling machine functions. Connections are made by dragging and dropping EtherCAT I/O names onto TAGs or variables defined in MotionPAC, Operator Interface, or other system module.




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