Thomson Industries, Inc. has launched an online ball screw sizing and selection tool to give motion designers fast, intuitive, and precisely calculated ball screw solutions for their linear motion designs.
Filling containers with compressed air or other gases such as nitrogen can be achieved more profitably and economically with the new Flow Control Motion App from Festo, developed for use with its VTEM Motion Terminal.
Intelligent Automation Ltd. has launched an easy-to-build, complete EtherCAT solution. Offering greater customisation than before, this EtherCAT solution allows the control of complex high-speed automation using high performance motion control technology.
Application kits target fast and easy development for wide selection of use cases in automotive and industrial automation.
Trio Motion Technology has appointed Intelligent Automation Systems as its UK stockist.
Trio Motion Technology’s highly compact Flex-6 Nano EtherCAT controller coordinates the motion of up to 64 axes with EtherCAT cycle time down to 125µs.
Festo claims that machine builders can resolve the age-old dilemma of whether to deploy electric or pneumatic technology for linear motion tasks by adopting a more application-led approach and deploying hybrid solutions.
Celera Motion’s IncOder Series inductive encoders can be designed to work in ATEX environments, ideally suited to measure ¼ turn valve position in explosive conditions.
The safety functions of the B&R ACOPOS P3 servo drive are now also available for motors with a safe Hiperface DSL encoder. Machine builders now have a broader selection of motors when implementing safe motion control applications.