Motion Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Computrol’s HVAC Controllers come with a USB 2.0 serial port.

Oct 18, 2017

Computrol’s HVAC LX Controllers are available in 8, 16, 32, and 64 point count versions. Units feature cross-platform app, 4-in-1 points (Universal I/O) and 2 RS-485 ports. Products are suitable for multiple communication protocols/integrations. Controllers can run entire channels at a high speed in standalone mode and comes with protocols which are integrated into the hardware. HVAC LX... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Four-Axis FMAX Box Controller can control up to four axes movement.

Oct 14, 2017

FMAX-4X-2SD Four-Axis FMAX Box Controller enables user to perform 2-4 axis linear and 2 axis circular interpolations. Product offers 13 types of homing, on-the-fly speed and positioning adjustments. Unit’s X and Y axes can control rotary and linear brushless motors whereas Z and U axes controls motors using additional drivers. Suitable for microscopes, scanners, linear stages and robotic... Read More

Controls & Controllers

C-884.6DC 6-Axis Motion Controller comes with data recorder.

Oct 13, 2017

C-884.6DC 6-Axis Motion Controller is be used to power brushless servo motors and DC motors. Unit is equipped with incremental and absolute encoders and offers ID chip detection and features Python macro command language. Product comes with interfaces such as USB, TCP/IP and RS-232, programmable analog and digital I/O lines, an SPI display port and joystick port. Controller provides... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

HEX RC Multi-Axis Robotic Controller

Sep 21, 2017

4U high, rack-mount, six-axis controller for brush, brushless, and stepper motors

Ideal for controlling six-axis robotic systems like hexapods

Real-time A3200 distributed control architecture allows synchronized motion on up to 32 axes

FireWire® or ASCII command interface via TCP/IP

Program in native RS-274 G-code, AeroBasic command set, C, C++/CLI, .NET, MATLAB®,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

samos®PRO Safety Controller comes with optional bypass or muting functions.

Sep 06, 2017

samos®PRO Safety Controller comes with USB, Ethernet/IP and EtherCAT communication protocols. Unit features 20 safe inputs and 8 outputs in a width of 45 mm. Product is programmable via the programming tool samos®PLAN 6 which consists of integrated simulation and logic analysis tools. Controller offers standstill monitoring or SLS up to 100Hz in SIL3/PLe. samos®PRO is suitable for release... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

XYZ Voice Coil Positioning Stage

Jun 08, 2017

H2W Technologies designed the VCS20-20-03-MC-01-XYZ as a 3-axis positioning solution where compact size and cost were important. Using voice coil motors, instead of 3-phase brushless linear motors, significantly reduced the overall size, weight, and cost of the system.

The VCS20-20-03-MC-01-XYZ is a closed loop voice coil driven XYZ positioning stage. It is ideal for three axis... Read More

Controls & Controllers

MOTI-1100 Series Motion Controllers come with control panel software.

May 26, 2017

Controlled using Micro-Controller, PLC and PC using C/C++, Visual Basic, LabVIEW™, or Matlab™ programming languages, MOTI-1100 Series of Motion Controllers offer coordinated motion, point-to-point positioning and jogging modes of motion. Equipped with PWM motor driver with less than 1 mH inductance, unit uses 64-bit DSP processor. Product is offered with power supplies, servo motor drivers... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

IDEC Releases Line of Stepper Motion Control Products

May 13, 2017

AMCI by IDEC motion control products integrate closely with IDEC PLCs to provide a simple yet powerful way to control single- and multi-axis motion.

IDEC Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA, May 9, 2017 - IDEC Corporation introduces a line of motion control stepper products in conjunction with Advanced Micro Controls Inc. (AMCI), an established developer of motion control systems. This AMCI by... Read More

Controls & Controllers

A-81x Motion Controllers come with ultra-low noise PWM drives.

Apr 08, 2017

Designed with closed loop servo control, motor drives and power supplies, A-81x Motion Controllers are equipped with sine/cosine output incremental encoders and BiSS-C protocol supported absolute encoders. Capable of controlling 1, 2 or 4-axis air bearing positioning stages, product uses air bearings for vibration-free motion. Units are housed in 19 in. rack mount design.

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Controls & Controllers

Type JSD Slot-Head Speed Controllers are operated with air as medium.

Jan 27, 2017

Available in Elbow type with 360° rotatable x-axis resin body and Free type with 360° rotatable x- and y-axis resin body, Type JSD Slot-Head Speed Controllers are operated in 14.5 – 130 psi pressure range. Having 2/3 the height of its conventional counterpart, units work in 32-140ºF with 7.25 psi check valve pressure. Product is used in packaging and factory automation applications.

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Controls & Controllers

Linear Positioning Stages and Motion Controllers come with linear encoders.

Jan 19, 2017

Suitable in optics inspection, metrology and interferometry, Linear Positioning Stages and Motion Controllers feature ironless 3-phase motors. Having 4 to 9 in. travel range, V-551 features encoder with 2 nm resolution. Available in 5 to 20 mm travel range, V-552 is equipped with V-52x series voice coil drive. Equipped with automatic detection of motor phase, C-891 motion controller can run on... Read More

Controls & Controllers

AccurET VHP Controller features High Speed Encoder Interfaced TTL.

Dec 16, 2016

Minimizing errors and settling time, AccurET VHP Controller allows user to reach sub nanometer position stability and 100dB signal to noise ratio. Featuring high position loop bandwidth, unit allows compensation for friction, viscosity and cogging. Operating at 48 VDC and 1.5 Cont./3 Peak Arms to 7 Cont./30 Peak Arm current value, product is used in process control, wafer inspection,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

PowerFlex 755TM,755TR,755TL offers adaptive control of velocity.

Nov 13, 2016

Available in three models, PowerFlex 755TL, 755TR, 755TM, drive systems offer harmonic mitigation, regeneration and modularity. Compliant to IEEE 519 specification, 755TL drive is available from 250 to 1800 Hp. With regeneration and coordination of multiple motors in common bus configurations, 755TM drive enables power range from 250 to 3000 Hp. Offering regenerative and harmonic mitigation... Read More

Controls & Controllers

RMC200 Closed-Loop Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controller offers up to 32 motion axes.

Nov 11, 2016

Offering up to 32 motion axes, RMC200 Closed-Loop Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controller minimizes operation time, and delivers flexibility with programmable “Feature Key”, which enables number of control loops as needed by operator. Including RMCTools software, graphical programming interface along with Tuning Wizard to automate the process of setting control loop gains. RMC200 boasts of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor/Drive/Controller supports single-axis applications.

Oct 27, 2016

Creating space-saving, integrated servo motor/drive/controller electric actuator solution for single-axis applications, ACSI is suitable for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. IP65-rated unit creates linear motion in desired units (mm or inch) via USB or Ethernet port. Available in NEMA 23 and 34 sizes, ACSI features variety of operating modes, such as digital I/O... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics, Transportation Industry Products

Aurora Demonstrates DARPA Aircraft Autonomy Program

Oct 24, 2016

Advanced autonomy system demonstrated on a Diamond DA-42, Cessna Caravan and Bell UH-1 helicopter MANASSAS, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 - Aurora Flight Sciences is breaking ground in the world of automated flight through its work on the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program. On October 17 Aurora demonstrated automated flight capabilities with ALIAS flying a Cessna Caravan through... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital 4-Channel Piezo Controller suits multi-axis applications.

Oct 24, 2016

Along with digital linearization based on 4th order polynomials, E-727 provides choice of digital high-speed interfaces, such as SPI, Ethernet, USB, and traditional RS-232, as well as 3 high-resolution analog inputs. Low-noise, 20-bit DAC and ADC provide high resolution and stability. In addition to 4 integrated piezo PAs with -30 to +130 V output range, circuitry for capacitive feedback... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Sercos User Groups Will Present Two multi-vendor Demos at the Industrial Automation North America (IANA) Show, Sept. 12-17, 2016 in Chicago

Sep 07, 2016

Sercos will present two multi-vendor interoperability demos plus other products from member companies at IANA in booth E-4448 in the McCormick East Building. The systems demonstrate that Sercos has the functionality and performance to operate synchronized motion, I/O and safety while allowing full TCP/IP communication with each device over a single Ethernet ring. Since 1988, Sercos'... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

Aug 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Trust Automation Receives Fifth Contract from Lockheed Martin to Provide Motion Control System for Q-53 Radar Production

Aug 11, 2016

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Trust Automation, Inc., known for custom actuation systems, motors, and controllers, today announced its fifth manufacturing contract for the rugged and high tech vehicle automation system they developed for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) produced by Lockheed Martin. Q-53 is a Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar (CTAR) that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection... Read More