Moog Animatics

AniCNC™ Application Software features nested-array code building capability.
Software

AniCNC™ Application Software features nested-array code building capability.

AniCNC™ Application Software offers graphical human-machine nterface and G-code editing. Designed for Class 5 SmartMotor™, software is enabled with DXF file import, G-code export and dynamic jog and teach features for recording points to G-code program. AniCNC™ is included with TrueType font to G-code converter and built-in functions to tackle milling, routing, machining and shaping.

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SL17406D SmartMotor™ features contouring control mode.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

SL17406D SmartMotor™ features contouring control mode.

Suitable for packaging machinery, manufacturing equipment and material handling apllications, SL17406D SmartMotor™ features powerful AniBasic language with over 200 commands for simple, straightforward configuration. Providing control of IO, program flow, data handling, math and motion, unit’s nonvolatile storage retains program and data when power is off. With robust design, unit offers...

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Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.

Shipped preassembled with selected SmartMotor™, fully integrated actuators are designed for precision andÂ- extended life in material handling, packaging, biomedical, and life sciences applications. ROT1 rotary actuator consists of belt-driven rotary stage and is available with 16–100 mm through holes. Belt-driven linear systems, PSC/M6S, have integrated guide rails...

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Servo Motor Systems support EtherCAT and Profinet protocols.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Servo Motor Systems support EtherCAT and Profinet protocols.

SupportingÂ- both standard and high pole count commutation, Class 6 SmartMotors deliver fully closed-loop PID control. PID rate is fixed at 62.5 µs with 64 K user program memory and large Cam point memory space for cam tables to >3K points. In addition to dual port Ethernet, SmartMotors include RS-485 half duplex communications port and USB interface for programming, configuration,...

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Servo System offers multi turn absolute encoder option.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Servo System offers multi turn absolute encoder option.

Offered in kit form, MT Series is available with Multi Turn Absolute Encoder option, which consists of hardware-specific internal change with external battery for back-up to allow tracking of shaft position when no power is being applied to SmartMotor. Battery attaches to Limits with I/O connector of MT series SmartMotors and uses home switch input. Back of battery case feeds out limit switch...

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Controls & Controllers

SmartMotor(TM) Delivers Integrated Motion Control Benefits to Entertainment Industry through DMX Compatibility

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Moog Animatics, a division of Moog Inc., has designed custom Class 5 SmartMotor™ firmware to accept DMX protocol - bringing the benefits of fully integrated motion control to the entertainment industry. DMX512 is a standard for digital communication that’s most often used in entertainment to control lighting and stage effects. A single DMX controller has 512 8-bit...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Aircraft Skin Processing's Secret Weapon: Combitronic Communication

Santa Clara, Calif. - Utilizing Animatics' SmartMotor(TM) with Combitronic communication resulted in a 49% reduction of parts used and increased capabilities on the Flexitool(TM) aircraft skin processing machine for LinÃ-© Machines in Quebec, Canada. When raising or lowering any panel on the Flexitool tooling system, all of the actuators in the machine need to move in sync vertically from any...

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Integrated Servo Motor operates in harsh environments.
Controls & Controllers

Integrated Servo Motor operates in harsh environments.

Featuring Mil-style connectors and IP65 rating, SM23165MT-IP SmartMotor(TM) is completely dust-tight and can withstand splashing water, oil, non-hazardous liquid and food debris, and rainy conditions. Motion control system supports Combitronic communication protocol as well as DeviceNet or CANopen. Unit features 10 points of 24 V I/O, stand alone linear interpolation, RS-485 port, and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Integrated Servo Motors use intelligent communications.

SmartMotor(TM) products are available with Combitronic(TM) communication protocol, which uses CAN serial port to join up to 120 servos so that any of them may read, write, or control any other SmartMotor. To accomplish this, users are only required to tag local variable or command with colon and SmartMotor's CAN address. Communication protocol will not interfere with DeviceNet or CANopen...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Linked Servo Motors can act as singular multi-axis controller.

Integrating brushless motor, encoder, controller, and amplifier, Class 5 SmartMotor(TM) features communication speeds to 115.2 kBaud in RS-232 and RS-485 ports; isolated, 24 V I/O; and gearing, camming, and contouring functions. Combitronic(TM) technology enables over 100 SmartMotor servos to be linked over CAN. One program can be written in one motor to control all of those connected, or each...

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AniCNC™ Application Software features nested-array code building capability.
Software

AniCNC™ Application Software features nested-array code building capability.

AniCNC™ Application Software offers graphical human-machine nterface and G-code editing. Designed for Class 5 SmartMotor™, software is enabled with DXF file import, G-code export and dynamic jog and teach features for recording points to G-code program. AniCNC™ is included with TrueType font to G-code converter and built-in functions to tackle milling, routing, machining and shaping.

Read More »
SL17406D SmartMotor™ features contouring control mode.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

SL17406D SmartMotor™ features contouring control mode.

Suitable for packaging machinery, manufacturing equipment and material handling apllications, SL17406D SmartMotor™ features powerful AniBasic language with over 200 commands for simple, straightforward configuration. Providing control of IO, program flow, data handling, math and motion, unit’s nonvolatile storage retains program and data when power is off. With robust design, unit offers...

Read More »
Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Integrated Actuators offer precise motion, minimal maintenance.

Shipped preassembled with selected SmartMotor™, fully integrated actuators are designed for precision andÂ- extended life in material handling, packaging, biomedical, and life sciences applications. ROT1 rotary actuator consists of belt-driven rotary stage and is available with 16–100 mm through holes. Belt-driven linear systems, PSC/M6S, have integrated guide rails...

Read More »
Servo Motor Systems support EtherCAT and Profinet protocols.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Servo Motor Systems support EtherCAT and Profinet protocols.

SupportingÂ- both standard and high pole count commutation, Class 6 SmartMotors deliver fully closed-loop PID control. PID rate is fixed at 62.5 µs with 64 K user program memory and large Cam point memory space for cam tables to >3K points. In addition to dual port Ethernet, SmartMotors include RS-485 half duplex communications port and USB interface for programming, configuration,...

Read More »
Servo System offers multi turn absolute encoder option.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Servo System offers multi turn absolute encoder option.

Offered in kit form, MT Series is available with Multi Turn Absolute Encoder option, which consists of hardware-specific internal change with external battery for back-up to allow tracking of shaft position when no power is being applied to SmartMotor. Battery attaches to Limits with I/O connector of MT series SmartMotors and uses home switch input. Back of battery case feeds out limit switch...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

SmartMotor(TM) Delivers Integrated Motion Control Benefits to Entertainment Industry through DMX Compatibility

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Moog Animatics, a division of Moog Inc., has designed custom Class 5 SmartMotor™ firmware to accept DMX protocol - bringing the benefits of fully integrated motion control to the entertainment industry. DMX512 is a standard for digital communication that’s most often used in entertainment to control lighting and stage effects. A single DMX controller has 512 8-bit...

Read More »
Agricultural & Farming Products

Aircraft Skin Processing's Secret Weapon: Combitronic Communication

Santa Clara, Calif. - Utilizing Animatics' SmartMotor(TM) with Combitronic communication resulted in a 49% reduction of parts used and increased capabilities on the Flexitool(TM) aircraft skin processing machine for LinÃ-© Machines in Quebec, Canada. When raising or lowering any panel on the Flexitool tooling system, all of the actuators in the machine need to move in sync vertically from any...

Read More »
Integrated Servo Motor operates in harsh environments.
Controls & Controllers

Integrated Servo Motor operates in harsh environments.

Featuring Mil-style connectors and IP65 rating, SM23165MT-IP SmartMotor(TM) is completely dust-tight and can withstand splashing water, oil, non-hazardous liquid and food debris, and rainy conditions. Motion control system supports Combitronic communication protocol as well as DeviceNet or CANopen. Unit features 10 points of 24 V I/O, stand alone linear interpolation, RS-485 port, and...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Animatics & Moog

Animatics announces that effective today it has been acquired by Moog Incorporated, a motion-control leader with a market capitalization of over $1.8 Billion. This is a historic and powerful next-step in the evolution of Animatics" says Doug Parentice, President of Animatics. "There is no denying at this point that the electronics to operate precision servo motors in many, and ultimately most...

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Company News

More Than a Catalog, Motion Control and Servo Motors Are Animatics' Passion

Santa Clara, Calif. - April 25,, 2011 - Animatics announces the publication of their new comprehensive 2011 catalog combining both Animatics and OEM Dynamics product lines. The catalog features Class 5 SmartMotorT products, cables and connectors, and introduces numerous industry-leading motion control advancements as well as all of the information one needs to get a SmartMotor and other Animatics...

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