Motors and Drives
Video: Mitsubishi 2512HV-20CF laser cutter at Atlas Tool & Die Works Inc. has repeatability accuracy of +/- 0.000197 in. and uses three servos by Mitsubishi Electric Corp. The controls can operate up to 6 axes, if needed. Latest...
Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller from Rockwell Automation provides advanced monitoring and protection for OEM users and is rated at 200 V-690 V AC and is designed for normal-duty applications.
Yaskawa Motoman high-speed robots, gateway that allows PLC programming and open programming support, two-arm robots, multi-language support, career fair, and expansion among Automate 2013 announcements.
Adept Lynx Autonomous Indoor Vehicle (AIV) is a new category of material handling automation, requiring no facility changes, saving up to 15% in deployment, the company said at the Automate and ProMat tradeshows.
The Chatillon CS225 and CS1100 by Ametek are one-column machines that are designed for precision displacement measurement and feature a touch screen that can be used in continuous operation in a production environment.
The Kagami-Biraki sake ceremony celebrates the start of U.S. manufacturing of the Yaskawa MV1000 medium-voltage ac drives, first in that series of drives to be built in Oak Creek, Wis., with an investment in manufacturing and...
The ratings for the Allen-Bradley Powerflex 755 AC drives by Rockwell have been extended to 1500 kW/2000 HP. The drives are designed for variable speed and torque control in demanding environments and industries.
The P-Series of variable frequency drives by Cerus now have an energy management bypass (EMB) option to keep HVAC systems running without interruption and has integrated ANSI grade power and BACnet communications.
Fanuc's Series 30i/31i/32i-Model B CNCs offer predictive and preventive maintenance tools for motors and fans. Fanuc can judge when the fan will fail through monitoring tools, enabling maintenance personnel to repair the problem...