For both process and discrete motion control applications of actuators, many of the terminologies uttered and the base technologies utilized are similar. The difference comes in with the application and evolution of these base technologies.
After 24 years, Parker's popular 6K has been discontinued. It was the follow-up to Parker's successful 6000 Series controllers which together spanned over 35 years of motion control history!
As technology continues to evolve, some terms meant to represent one thing have come to mean something a bit different. A technology that once had restrictions can evolve to the point where, not only is that restriction gone, but the name of the technology doesn’t even necessarily apply anymore.
This 7-axis articulated robot demonstration exclusively utilizes the AZ Series family of motors and actuators and driven by Oriental Motor's new AZ Mini driver.
Support Arm Systems can adapt machines to different angles and accommodate height variations of an operator, insuring efficient and productive performance. All system components for rotating, tilting, swiveling, raising and lowering are combined to provide flexibility.
There seems to be this constant game of tug-of-war between Information Technology (IT) and Operation Technology (OT) personnel in industrial settings. In general, there are three misconceptions that OT personnel have about the IT department.
Evaluating the annual operating costs for different types of actuators provides a comprehensive picture of the Total Cost of Ownership. See how Kyntronics SMART Electro-Hydraulic Actuators (SHA) compare to traditional hydraulic power units (HPUs) with hydraulic cylinders.
This video will illustrate how to setup camming with IAI EtherCAT Motion with an Omron Machine Automation Controller N series PLC.
Economy Solutions from Mitsubishi Electric provides a low-cost, reliable, powerful, and easy-to-configure bundle of components allowing OEMs and system integrators to integrate high-precision motion control quickly, effortlessly, and affordably into their applications.
Please join us April 12 - 14 in Anaheim, CA for the Automation Technology Tradeshow, ATX West. Valin will be exhibiting at the show where you will get to see the latest technology.