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Frequency: 12 issues/year
Description: Engineering360's Motion Control Components Newsletter provides current news on products designed to precisely control movement of machinery. Coverage includes news and applications of such products and components as motor drives and controllers, encoders, positioning slides, actuators, and software, as well as industry trend and events.
Markets Served: Manufacturing and Assembly; Packaging and Labeling; Industrial Automation; Pick-and-Place Systems; Robotics Systems
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Looks at the ways of measuring and minimizing the effects of factors related to shock, vibration and noise through the use of devices.
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Past Issues of this eNewsletter
Volume 12 - Issue 13 - 12/21/2017
CHARON2 – New Modular Standard Platform; Outsourcing Industrial Embedded System Development Guide; Ethernet Slip Rings; High Sensitivity Coplanarization Using Air Bearings; Hexapods to Improve Google Smartphones; High Force Industrial Actuators Available Now
Volume 12 - Issue 12 - 11/16/2017
Boost Plant Productivity with Smart Motion Technology; Low-profile Module for Mid-power Inverters; Multiple XY Linear Motors Operate in a Single Plane; Optimized Motor Solutions; 23-bit Hollow Shaft Absolute Rotary Encoder; New Servo Gearheads Offer More Options; High Sensitivity Coplanarization Using Air Bearings; Linear and Rotary Motion in One Actuator; Bring the Challenge. We'll Build the Solution.
Volume 12 - Issue 11 - 10/19/2017
New 60 mm Planetary PMDC Gearmotors; Exceptionally Precise Miniature Slide Guides; Inner Rotor Type Brushless Motor: BY54; Bring the Challenge. We'll Build the Solution.; Coupling Connection for Motion Control; Ethernet Slip Rings; Don't Design Your Equipment Around an Actuator; New Servo Gearheads Offer More Options
Volume 12 - Issue 10 - 09/21/2017
Slide Bush and Shaft Assemblies; Custom Motion Control for Your Applications; Emax Servo Motor Drive Systems; Coupling Connection for Motion Control; Compact, Sealed, Wear-free Angle Sensors; Linear Guide Lubricators; Electric Actuation Products for Demanding Applications
Volume 12 - Issue 9 - 08/17/2017
Custom-made Encoders for Robotics Industry; Next-gen PC Mount Split Pack Transformers; Designed with the OEM in Mind; Small, Powerful, and Configurable Actuators; Coupling Connection for Motion Control; Cool Your Drives Safely with Water; Economical High Torque Servo Gearhead; Air Bearings with Zero Wear
Volume 12 - Issue 8 - 07/20/2017
Higher Load Capacity Slide; New Hexapod Targets Ultra-precision Applications; Need Electronic Hardware Fast?; New Servo Motor Improves Machine Performance; Don't Design Your Equipment Around an Actuator; Alpine Bearing Offers Spindle Bearing Catalog; Model 7700 Virtual Absolute Modular Encoder
Volume 12 - Issue 7 - 06/15/2017
New Motor Improves Machine Performance; Improve Accuracy Resolution and Throughput of Semiconductor Equipment; New Gear Motors Pair Precisely; Custom Winding and Stator Assemblies; Coupling Connection for Motion Control; Multi-turn Sensors Up to 100 Turns; Micro Linear Actuators Available Now
Volume 12 - Issue 6 - 05/18/2017
Rigid or Compliant Linear Guides; Programmable Automation Controller; STUDROLLER Slide Way Ends Slippage; Absolute Encoder for Precision Feedback Control Systems; Rack and Pinion Drive Systems; Precision Lead Screw Assemblies – to 10 µin Per Turn; Modular Servo Press Kit for Electric Press-fitting Applications; Don't Design Your Equipment Around an Actuator
Volume 12 - Issue 5 - 04/20/2017
New Product: DTC-4XXL Carriage for DT-4 Track; Your Customer Wants It WHEN??; Speed Controls for Fractional Horsepower Gearmotors; Compact, Powerful Rotary Motors for OEM Integration; Small, Powerful, and Configurable Actuators; High-speed, Direct-drive Rotary Stage; Using the Right Motion Control Coupling; Inner Rotor Type Brushless Motor: BY54; Linear Induction Motor: How It Works
Volume 12 - Issue 4 - 03/16/2017
World Series Transformers 2.5 VA - 2.5 KVA; Rotary Ball Spline Ensures Precise Movement; New High-performance Linear Actuators; New Universal Interface Module, CTEU-EP; Compact Angle Sensor; Why a Pneumatic Indexer?
Volume 12 - Issue 3 - 03/09/2017
KINGSTAR EtherCAT-enabled PLC for Motion Control; Hardware vs Software Motion Control: Cost and Performance Compared; Reduce Hardware Costs by 56% with KINGSTAR Soft Motion; Download a Comparison Between Motion Control with EtherCAT Products
Volume 12 - Issue 2 - 02/16/2017
Your Customer Wants It When???; Programmable Automation Controller; Three Basic Reasons to Use Gearboxes; Using the Right Motion Control Coupling; Delivering the Smoothest, Most Accurate Motion; Turn-Act Rotary Vane Actuators for Motion Control; The Smallest Precision Cycloidal Unit; Robotic Arms for Precision Applications; Precision Lead Screw Assemblies – to 10 µin Per Turn; Micro Linear Actuators Available Now; Has Your BOM Solution Bombed? Next Generation Bill of Materials Management
Volume 12 - Issue 1 - 01/19/2017
Hybrid Linear Guide Roller; Off-the-Shelf Precision Tapped or Threaded Shafts; New High Power Linear Actuators; Turn-Act Rotary Vane Actuators for Motion Control; Rotary Actuator Configuration Made Easy!; New Servo Gearheads Offer More Options; Boost Plant Productivity with Smart Motion Technology; Why Use Gap Sensing Air Bearings?; New ATLANTA High-performance Linear Actuators
Volume 11 - Issue 12 - 12/15/2016
Precision Die Cutting of Tight Tolerance Labels; UL Class 2 Transformers for Motion Control Applications; Displacement Transducers — Pre-calibrated 4-20 ma, Easy to Install and Use; Small Rotary Solenoid Now Has a Price to Match; Open Frame XY Linear Motor Stage
Volume 11 - Issue 11 - 11/17/2016
Actuator Has Greater Precision, Rigidity, and Loads; New Electric Actuators; STSPIN Low-voltage Motor Drivers; Webinar: Look Inside Complex Parts with Industrial Computed Tomography; Displacement Transducers - Pre-calibrated, Easy to Install and Use; Inner Rotor Type Brushless Motor: BY54; Turn-Act Rotary Vane Actuators for Motion Control; High Performance XY Stages; iQ-R Motion CPUs for Advanced Applications
Volume 11 - Issue 10 - 10/20/2016
Higher Load Capacity Slide; The Changing Face of Robotics; Current Sense Transformers; Designed with the OEM in Mind; Clean Encoder Signals in a Dirty World; Precision Lead Screw Assemblies – to 10 uin Per Turn; Posi-Drive Lead Screw Positioning Stages; Compact, Sealed Angle Sensors; Linear Motor: How It Works; Brand New Drop Down TV Lift; Simple, Low-cost Pneumatic Indexing Drive
Volume 11 - Issue 9 - 09/15/2016
Exceptionally Precise Miniature Slide Guides; Solutions for Rotary Joint Misalignment; Next-gen PC Mount Split Pack Transformers; Value Priced, High Precision Linear Stages; New Planetary Gearheads Offer More Solutions; Precision Lead Screw Assemblies - to 10 uin Per Turn; Cool Your Drives Safely with Water; Rotation Made Easy with the DRVS; E4T Miniature Optical Encoder - Small in Size, Big in Performance; iQ-R Motion CPUs for Advanced Applications; High-speed and Accuracy
Volume 11 - Issue 8 - 08/18/2016
Class 2 Transformers and Current Sense for Motion Control Applications; Your Customer Wants It When???; Iron core DC Micro Motors; Gap Sensing Air Bearings; Cycloidal Reducer has Zero Backlash; Large Aperture XY-rotary Combination Stages
Volume 11 - Issue 7 - 07/21/2016
Drone Testing / Image Stabilization; Sensor Solutions for Building Materials; New Veratus Precision Optical Encoder; Flexible Disk Couplings - Zero Backlash; Turn-Act Rotary Vane Actuators for Motion Control; Choosing Between a Soft Starter or an AC Variable Frequency Drive