UXBRIDGE, MA – Lenze-AC Tech announces the release of EtherNet/IP as an optional communication protocol for the SMVector Drive. According to Mike Bailey, Product Sales Manager at Lenze-AC Tech, the SMVector AC Drive can seamlessly operate on an EtherNet/IP network with the addition of a simple plug-in communication module. “Other network protocols are also available […]
JVL offers compact and versatile integrated motors. They offering connection to a wide range of bus systems such as CANopen, Devicenet and Profibus as well as Wireless Bluetooth, WLAN and Zigbee systems. JVL also offers complete motion control solutions. This includes a wide range of gears that fit directly on the motors for any application: […]
Steyr, Austria — Bearing manufacturer NKE AUSTRIA GmbH introduces the NNF series of double row full complement cylindrical roller bearings. This series of bearings features a compact design and maximum load carrying capacity. The bearings are sealed on both sides and suitable for extreme operating conditions. Typical applications for NNF bearings are rope wheels and […]
Wilmington, MA – Stafford Manufacturing Corp. offers a line of collars that provide an effective method for mounting sprockets, gears, pulleys and other components on a shaft, without marring the shaft. Stafford’s Accu-Mount™ Collar has a smooth bore that won’t mar shafts and a centering hub with a square and flat side that features four […]
igubal® spherical bearings are self-aligning components (rod ends, clevis joints, flange bearings, pivot bearings and pillow blocks) made entirely of high-performance plastics. They are self-lubricating and easy to install. Bench tests indicate that the rod ends will operate for more than 95-million cycles without maintenance. These bearings are 80% lighter than conventional steel spherical bearings. […]
WEST CHESTER, PA – Portescap has available a new full product catalog featuring its complete family of high performance miniature motion solutions. This 290+ page resource details Portescap brushless and brush DC motors, TurboDisc, CanStack, CanStack vector and hybrid stepper motors, gearheads and encoders, as well as drives and electronics. In addition to full product […]
After many years of evaluating and working with motion systems for various clients, UK-based Ball Racing Developments Ltd (BRD) concluded that nothing on the market could accurately simulate a racing car’s motion. So, the management and the engineers developed a new type of system dedicated to the motions experienced in a racing car, particularly the […]
In this episode Miles looks at the two most common motors used in motion control operations.
In this episode Miles looks at the basics of motion controllers and motion profiles.