Press Release Summary:
Integrating absolute encoders with motors, drives, gears, and connectors, FlexiDrive systems offer 14-bit single-turn and 18-bit multi-turn resolution. Delivering explicit and continuous position measurement, space saving drives can be used on shafts, spindles, lead screws, rollers, webs, and other moving parts found in machine automation. Systems can be used to determine current position of tabletop equipment and measure angle of cuts made with dirty, high vibration machinery.
Original Press Release:
Plug-and-Play Positioning Drive Systems Minimize Hardware, Reduce Costs
Compact FlexiDrive Packages Integrate Absolute Encoder, Motor and Drive
Southington, Conn. - August 28, 2008.... For space-restricted position and speed control applications, Baumer Ltd. has introduced a complete line of FlexiDrive positioning drives - compact. modular systems that integrate absolute encoders with an assortment of motors, drives, gears and connectors. Offering 14-bit single-turn and 18-bit multi-turn resolution, FlexiDrive systems deliver explicit and continuous position measurement even without power.
Highly reliable FlexiDrive systems provide exceptional accuracy, even in challenging environments exposed to impact, vibration and contaminants. These positioning drives are an alternative to conventional drive solutions and can be used on shafts, spindles, lead screws, rollers and webs and other moving parts found in machine automation. These systems can be used to determine the current position of tabletop equipment and measure the angle of cuts made with dirty, high vibration machinery.
FlexiDrive positioning drives can be used on equipment and machinery used in motion control, textile production, printing, wood/timber processing, packaging, machine tool, medical, heavy equipment, and food and beverage processing applications.
For more information on the Baumer FlexiDrive positioning drives, contact Baumer Ltd. at (800) 937-9336, HTTP://baumerelectric.com/usa, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Baumer Ltd. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high quality, precision sensors since 1952 serving a variety of markets including Automation, Graphics, Robotics/Material Handling, Medical, Machine Tool and Specialty Machines.