Voith Hydro Achieving Improved Production of Power Generation Equipment Through Standardization of Machine Tool Controls

Large parts and one-off runs present particular challenges; common CNC platform offers many benefits to busy York, PA shop Voith Hydro in York, Pennsylvania is a major manufacturer of hydroelectric power generation equipment, especially the intricate turbines used in such operations, supplying hydroelectric generating companies and municipalities throughout North America.-  Over 12,000 units...

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Montalvo Debuts New Tension Controller, Safety Chucks & Open Loop Control System at ICE USA 2015

Montalvo Debuts New Tension Controller, Safety Chucks & Open Loop Control System at ICE USA 2015

Z4 Tension Controller – Guardian Safety Chucks – TSC Tension Control System Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, will debut three entirely new product lines along with their lineup of load cells, brakes, controllers, sensors and more at ICE USA 2015 in their booth #511. Montalvo will be showcasing its latest advanced tension controller, the Z4, along...

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Quantum Cascade Laser Drivers feature low noise technology.

Quantum Cascade Laser Drivers feature low noise technology.

Coupling intuitive touchscreen display with low-noise drive electronics, QCL LAB Series features 0.4 -µA RMS noise current and 1 nA/√Hz average current noise density up to 100 kHz, allowing lowest possible detection thresholds. Models are available with output currents of 500, 1,000, 1,500, and 2,000 mA in constant current mode. Operating stand-alone or via USB or Ethernet, drivers feature...

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Control System supports winch and crane drives.

Control System supports winch and crane drives.

Featuring plug-and-play interface, Winch and Crane Control System- is- designed especially for use in harsh environments, as it can withstand large temperature changes as well as vibrations and shocks. In software, designer can access standardized modules for control function. Integrated security features ensure compliance with required safety level. Designer can freely choose degree of...

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Logic Cell Device supports ASIC and complex SOC prototyping.

With capacity of 50 million equivalent ASIC gates, Virtex-® UltraScale™ VU440 FPGA leverages UltraScale architecture's ASIC-like clocking, next-generation routing, and logic block enhancements, making it suited for ASIC prototyping and large scale emulation. Device delivers 4.4 M logic cells, 1,456 user I/Os, 48 x 16.3 Gbps backplane-capable transceivers, and 89 Mb block RAM. Production...

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ADwin-Based System Tests Six Switches in Parallel

ADwin Provides Real-Time Data Acquisition with Extremely Low Latency CHESTERLAND OH- – Multi-axis motion control systems are used extensively in manufacturing and laboratory research for positioning purposes. These systems often rely on feedback from position sensors to maintain closed-loop control for improved accuracy. In test and measurement applications, it is often desirable to use...

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HEIDENHAIN's Top Class Lathe Control Offers More

HEIDENHAIN's Top Class Lathe Control Offers More

SCHAUMBURG, IL – HEIDENHAIN's top-of-the-line lathe control, the CNC PILOT 640, now offers enhanced functions and new hardware for both the machine operator and builder.-  HEIDENHAIN lathe controls distinguish themselves by their convenient and simple programming, as well as their high-quality, ergonomic operating panel. With the CNC PILOT 640, operators are working with a HEIDENHAIN lathe...

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Motor/Motion Controller offers high resolution, smooth operation.

Motor/Motion Controller offers high resolution, smooth operation.

Featuring- full motion controller and GeckoMotion software compatibility, UL-Recognized GM215 runs up to- 4 axes of coordinated motion off of onboard flash memory. Unit operates step and direction input step motor drive and offers 10 microstep native resolution. Each full step angle is divided into 10 equally spaced microsteps. Motor morphs from sine-cosine motor currents at low speeds (from...

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Scalable 10/40GbE Controller suits datacenter/cloud applications.

Terminator 5 (T5) integrated, hyper-virtualized 10/40GbE controller- offers full offload support of- complete Unified Wire solution, NVGRE, and VXLAN support, security and filtering, and traffic analytics and management. Performance is limited only by PCIe Gen3 bus. Due to multiple physical channels through ASIC, product scales to true 40 Gigabit line rate operation from- single TCP connection...

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