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Electropneumatic Valves: A Better Option for Motion Control
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 22, 2015
Steve Vincent and John Bridges, AVENTICS Corp. Engineers looking for quick and accurate positioning need to consider electropneumatic control. Today's manufacturers routinely demand exacting precision and split-second timing from their high-speed production systems. And that has automation engineers...
Gallery: RoboUniverse 2015 Tech Show
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 19, 2015
In the month of May, Machine Design attended the RoboUniverse Conference & Expo in New York City. Interstitial Ads Frequency:  -1 read more
Sprockets 101
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 19, 2015
Sponsored by Martin Sprocket What are sprockets and where are they used? What should I look for when specifying a sprocket? How do I get the right... read more
Incremental Encoder Signals
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 15, 2015
Sponsored by Ametek/Pittman Understanding incremental encoder signal options and their use will help insure critical position accuracy in motion control applications. read more
Handbook and Application Guide for High-Performance Brushless Servo Systems
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 08, 2015
Sponsored by ElectroCraft This updated handbook provides a technical overview of the components, theory, and interaction of brushless motion control systems plus a helpful guide outlining the... read more
Closed-Loop Steppers
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, May 08, 2015
Sponsored by ElectroCraft Manufacturers apply the term "closed-loop stepper" to a wide array of controls. Here, we'll spell out how the... read more
Five Heavy-Duty Gantry Alternatives
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, April 28, 2015
Brian Burke, Bishop-Wisecarver Group Save time and money with these five highly configurable products, all of which can be used in linear motion guided gantry configurations for factory floor automation in place of high cost multi-axis robots. read more
Pallets Move on Customizable Conveyor
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, April 24, 2015
The new 2200 SmartFlex flexible chain conveyor platform from Dorner Mfg. can now be equipped with pallet-handling options to provide accurate positioning and routing of parts for assembly, robotic, and inspection applications. read more
Linear Motion For Packaging Machines
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, April 24, 2015
Sponsored by IKO In the productivity-driven packaging industry, there are many possible sources of downtime. You can eliminate many of them by selecting failure... read more
A Closer Look at Motors for Motion
Machine Design - Motion Control & Mechatronics, April 23, 2015
Several differentiating factors influence the choice of motor for robotics, medical, packaging, and other motion-control applications. An overview on the different types of motors used in robotics, medical, packing, and other motion-control industries. read more
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