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Elmo Motion Control launches its Platinum line of safe servo drives

01 September 2020

Elmo Motion Control announced the commercial launch of its new, cutting-edge Platinum series servo drives, featuring the most advanced servo functionality and functional safety available today.

A natural evolution of Elmo’s award-winning Gold line, the new line is designed to meet OEMs’ growing needs for safer, smarter, smaller and faster servo drives with higher functionality. It provides an unmatched solution for applications requiring the highest-quality motion, in medical, robotics, material handling, semiconductor, laser processing, printing, and inspection, and for other applications in various industries. 

The Platinum line features ultra-fast EtherCAT networking and processing, delivering faster cycling and higher synchronisation, with negligible jitters and near-zero latency. The higher processing power enables faster data handling, a larger memory and an endless real-time recorder, supporting high performance applications.

Additionally, Platinum servo drives hold the highest-level functional safety certifications (IEC 61800-5-2 SIL-3, Cat4 PL-e), and have a comprehensive set of smart functional safety features, including over-the-network safety and optional rich safety I/Os, supported by Elmo’s advanced safety software. The Platinum line includes one of the world’s smallest Functional Safety and Functional Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE)-certified servo drives.

“The new Platinum line empowers manufacturers to design and produce machines that are very safe for users and the environment and also optimise machine performance,” said Haim Monhait, CEO of Elmo Motion Control. “Our smart functional safety features dramatically reduce the need for external safety components, streamlining machine safety certification. With Platinum servo drives, our customers can manufacture smaller and safer machines, with lower costs and shorter time to market.”

The Platinum line includes the acclaimed Platinum Quartet, introduced last year, which has already won awards for innovation and best product from Modern Manufacturing and Control Engineering China, respectively. 

Platinum servo drives are now commercially available worldwide. For more information and orders, please contact your local representative or contact us here


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