Motion Control

White Papers : Medical
Innovative Components Simplify Positioning for OEMs

To remove error caused by vibration, compliance and shock load, and to get information of the exact position of the output shaft of the gearhead, MICROMO developed two gearhead encoders. The gearhead encoders offer OEMs the opportunity to choose a solution that will enable them to deliver the...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Virtual Commissioning with a Model-Driven Digital Twin

The manufacturing and automation industry is highly-evolving and competitive. As demands on product requirements increase, the inherent design risks can pose significant problems, threatening the success and reputation of those trying to keep pace. The technique of virtual commissioning (VC)...

White Papers : Motion Control
Linear Guides For The Next Generation Of Medical Machines

Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. However, medical motion systems have had to become more sophisticated in other respects to keep pace with unfolding trends and developments in the...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Cable Basics: Understanding Dynamic Load-bearing Capacity

Choosing the best cable for an industrial application is one of the most critical design decisions of any complex automated system. That said, cable selection is often an afterthought and not given the time or respect it deserves. As the lifeblood of the system, cables and wires are vital...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
The First Family of Rack & Pinion Dedicated Reducers

Redex-Andantex is the only manufacturer in the world able to make a family of high precision planetary reducers specifically designed for use with racks on linear axes and ring gears on rotary axes for machine tools and automation equipment. Our planetary reducers offer extremely high...

White Papers : Motion Control
Load Simulation for Test Benches

Test bench designers can count on Andantex to provide a comprehensive, low cost, viable solution backed by decades of industry expertise. With reproducible and accurate torque fast response time, easy remote control and with low power consumption, magnetic particle brakes offer an up-to-date and cost effective...

White Papers : Motion Control
Motion Control with Precision Noncontact Displacement Sensors

Noncontact displacement sensors are used in measurement applications where surfaces or processes do not allow contact and demand high precision. Capacitive, confocal, eddy-current, and laser triangulation sensors have proven themselves in applications that incorporate motion systems....

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Short Review of Basic, General-purpose Adjustment Mechanisms for Alignment and Leveling

A web search for words “leveling” and/or “alignment” usually brings the searcher to materials discussing methods of verification of alignment or leveling with various types of tools starting with simple, but very precise mechanical indicators, and...

White Papers : Motion Control
Integrated Measuring Systems (IMS) save costs over the entire machine service life

Read how Rexroth’s Integrated Measuring Systems (IMS) can help you substantially reduce maintenance and operating costs. IMS saved Rexroth tens of thousands of dollars in costs at its plant in Schweinfurt, Germany during the first two years of operation compared...

White Papers : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensing Methodologies in Pinch Valves

This white paper examines various types of state sensors and their functional use in pinch valves for advanced system development. Many systems today, including medical and biopharmaceutical applications, require precise control and monitoring of a variety of fluids during operation. Systems can employ...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Today's Advanced Hose And Hydraulic Systems

If you’re under pressure to pick the right components to keep your hydraulic hose assemblies running at peak performance—without incidents or downtime—you’re not alone.

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
How to Select a DC Motor: Coreless and Iron Core Brushed DC Motors

DC motors possess linear relationships that allow for very predictable operation. Motion control manufacturers and designers depend greatly on the premise that these linear relationships will hold true, since the laws of physics do not change. However, despite their simplicity,...

White Papers : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Multiturn Kit Encoders Without Batteries or Gears: A Cost-Efficient Approach for Rotary Position Measurement in Servomotors and Rotating Equipment

POSITAL is introducing a new set of component-level products that are designed to be built into servomotors or other types of equipment when real-time measurement of rotary position (angular...

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Fundamentals of Wire, Cable, and Connectivity

Continuous supply of electric power or faultless data transfer, provided mostly through wiring, are primary requirements affecting virtually all systems. This results in stringent requirements for production, installation, and operation of cables.

White Papers : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
LAPP PLAYBOOK - Next Generation Cables For Factory Automation

Achieving maximum productivity and minimizing downtime are critical in production line equipment or any automation applications.

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