Servo Control Systems

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Drives compensate for errors in advance.

May 15, 2014

ACOPOS servo drives are available with repetitive control, which improves accuracy of production processes with stationary disturbances by using predictive following error compensation. Embedded in standard speed control loop, repetitive control adjusts torque setpoint to reduce periodic portions in speed or following error. By undergoing constant learning process, algorithm ensures changes to load profile do not have any effect on drive. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Single-Axis Drive/Controller works with electric actuators.

April 2, 2014

Combining servo or stepper drive and controller, ACS (Actuator Control Solution) works with electric actuators to create single-axis linear motion solution for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating processes. Drives are controlled from PLC or master controller via 24 Vdc digital I/O, 0–10 Vdc or 4–20 mA analog I/O, and Ethernet or Modbus RTU over RS-485. Capable of infinite position capability, servo/controller operates on 10-60 Vdc bus, while stepper drive/controller operates on 24 Vdc. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller suits closed loop positioning systems.

March 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. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Four-Quadrant PWM Servo Controller delivers 95% efficiency.

January 17, 2013

Designed for control of brushless DC motors with Hall sensors up to approximately 100 W, ESCON 36/3 EC employs digital current controller and offers drift-free, dynamic speed behavior that enables speed range of 0–150,000 rpm. Range of functions are supported with fully configurable digital and analog inputs and outputs, and operating modes include speed controller (closed and open loop) and current controller. Analog set value can be specified via several means. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Servo Motor Firmware simplifies spooling and winding.

November 15, 2012

With commands in Class 5 SmartMotor firmware, material of changing width can be wound onto spool without gaps or unwanted overlap in wind pattern. Firmware offers both relative and absolute position control for setting traverse points, spool widths, dwell points, and more. Ability to dynamically phase-adjust incoming master signals enables real-time offsets for variations in material width without sacrificing positioning accuracy at traverse point. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller supports DC motors up to 72 W.

December 15, 2011

With 95% efficiency, 4-quadrant ESCON 36/2 DC provides drift-free, dynamic operation through 1-150,000 rpm speed range. Digital current controller can be run in various operating modes, including closed loop speed controller, open loop speed controller, and current controller. When connected to PC via USB port, unit can be configured with ESCON Studio GUI. ESCON 36/2 DC is equipped with protected digital inputs and outputs as well as adjustable current limitation for protecting motor and load. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PWM Servo Controller works with DC motors up to 72 W.

October 17, 2011

With bandwidth required for motor current/torque control, ESCON 36/2 DC 4-quadrant PWM servo controller provides range of functions with configurable digital and analog I/O. Drift-free, dynamic speed behavior enables speed range of 1-150,000 rpm, and supported operating modes include closed/open loop speed controller and current controller. Other functions include ability to enable/disable power stage depending on direction of rotation, or use speed ramps for acceleration/deceleration. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Pulse Generator Chip drives stepper and servo motors.

June 1, 2011

Providing 18 operating modes, Model PCL6045BL controls up to 4 axes as well as linear interpolation of 2-4 axes and circular interpolation between any 2 axes. Chip also offers operation correction, backlash correction, programmed soft limit, and ability to override pulse rate during operation. With max output of 6.5 Mpps and 19.6608 MHz standard reference clock, chip is suited for biotechnological and scientific instruments, medical analysis machines, and inspection systems. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Control System supports 100+ FireWire, Indexer drives.

March 1, 2011

ServoWire Motion and Logic Controllers (SMLC) typically coordinate network of ServoWire (FireWire) drives for applications requiring high-performance, multi-axis motion. XD-Indexer drive can be integrated, via Modbus TCP communication, to serve cases where axes are required that do not need as tightly coordinated motion. Capable of controlling 100+ drives, system lets users choose optimal drive for performance required on per-axis basis. Multiple communications options are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller operates from 12-48 Vdc input power.

February 19, 2009

CiA DSP 402 CANopen servo motor controller, QCI-D2-IGK, SilverDust IGK is stand alone, single axis controller that includes serial communications (RS-232, RS-485), CANopen and 7 I/O. Features included are 32K non-volatile memory, 100:1 inertial miss-match, PVIA(TM) servo loop, electronic gearing/camming, and multiple thread programming. Product also has built-in voltage clamp, and point to point or profile moves. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller is designed for ADAM-5550 series PACs.

December 19, 2008

ADAM-5240 4-axis servo motor control module simplifies stepping and pulse-type servo motor control. Embedded with intelligent novaR MCX314-motion ASIC card that includes various motion control functions, such as 2/3-axis linear interpolation, 2-axis circular interpolation, programmable T/S-curve acceleration/deceleration rate, and position management functions, device performs motion control functions without processor loading during driving. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Control offers ceramic motor specific functionality.

September 9, 2008

Available as single or dual axis control and drive unit, FlexDC Motion Controller is designed for high performance ceramic servo motors and positioning stages. It includes PIV/PID servo control with quadrature or Sin/Cos encoders, providing nanometer-level position control with synchronized I/O. Featuring analog joystick input for manual jogging, unit provides specific ceramic motor algorithms as well as PC based GUI for programming, system tuning, and set-up. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Drive supports up to 6 A of continuous current.

July 28, 2008

Bassoon Servo Drive with Absolute Encoder offers up to 1.9 kW of continuous power and 3.8 kW peak for ac, dc, and linear motors. It integrates position, digital current, and digital velocity loops with auto tuning adjustment capabilities. Unit is available as digital position, velocity, or current mode amplifier, as network drive in distributed motion systems using CANOpen interface, or as standalone motion controller for single axis servo control. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Controller is programmed using ACRView software environment.

March 25, 2008

Combining Aries digital servo drive platform with control capabilities of ACR servo controller, Aries Controller features absolute and relative motion, jogging, gearing, and camming. Secondary encoder input is included for 1½ axis and dual-loop applications, while EnDat absolute encoders are supported in addition to standard quadrature and Parker Smart encoders. Drive connectivity includes ethernet port for communications, setup, programming and diagnostics, and HMI connectivity. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Servo Drives feature direct 440 Vac input.

September 7, 2007

Performing at ambient operating temperatures up to 55°C, Model ESD-50/CEP delivers 50 A continuous with dc bus voltage of 620 V and maximum output of 100 A, while Model ESD-25/CEP delivers 25 A continuous and 50 A output. They can be used as standalone indexing or positioning controllers in master/slave motion applications, or as part of multi-axis system on SERCOS network. Up to 16 servomotors and I/O can be synchronized using IIS Emerald Series SERCOS master controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor is designed for motion control applications.

August 28, 2007

Suited for driving large flywheel loads without additional gearing, Model QCI-A23K-3 NEMA 23 frame motor generates 145 oz-in. continuous torque, 165 oz-in. peak torque, and 58 W peak mechanical power. It comes standard with 8,000 count/rev encoder and is available in both IP50 and IP65 (wash down) packages. When combined with servo controller/drivers, motor creates high torque servo control system for speeds up to 2,000 rpm. Unit requires single cable for encoder and motor signals. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Servo Controller features diagnostic capability.

July 9, 2007

With scan rates of 1,000-2,000 scans/sec, Model 8720 Intelligent Servo Card can be operated in single, dual, or triple modular redundant configurations to run in centralized or distributed mode. It serves as I/O for Node Processor in centralized mode, while in distributed mode it runs user program that is downloaded from NetArrays logic development tool kit. Tag values are available to central node controller. Card includes 2 LVDT inputs, two ±100 mA outputs, and 4 digital inputs. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Servo Motor Controller is CANopen enabled.

July 2, 2007

Designed for NEMA 17 and NEMA 23 frame I-Grade servo motors, SilverDust IGC single axis controller comes with serial communications (RS-232, RS-485), CANopen and, 7 I/O, and includes breakouts for power and communications. Other features include 12-48 Vdc input power, built-in voltage clamp/braking resistor, 4 analog inputs, and 32 K non-volatile memory, along with 100:1 inertial miss-match, PVIA(TM) servo loop, electronic gearing/camming, and multiple thread programming. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Servo Motor Feedback System is IP65 rated.

September 20, 2006

Suited for applications requiring high resolution, SinCos® SRS64 Motor Feedback System provides positioning with 32,768 steps/rev. Single-turn system offers 1,024 sine/cosine cycles per turn that after A/D conversion in servo drive produce up to 4 mil counts/turn. Unit features operating temperature range of -20 to 110ºC with 100/10 g/ms resistance to shock and 20/10-2,000 g/Hz resistance to vibration. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Control measures nip force on paper machine winders.

April 12, 2005

RCS-microPOS digital servo control reeling system is used to adjust primary arms relief cylinders to correct linear nip force on paper machine winders. Utilizing load cells to measure and control force, unit operates cylinders with full control of position, speed, and acceleration. Operation is carried out via digital inputs from PLC or directly from operators console, while force set value is generated either internally or from computer via Modbus. Read More