Digital, panel-mount piezo drives for coordinated motion

Aerotech's Ndrive QLe is a family of digital, panel-mount, nanopositioning piezo drives designed to enable coordinated motion between piezo stages and servo axes.

12/22/2015


Aerotech's Ndrive QLe is a family of digital, panel-mount, nanopositioning piezo drives designed to enable coordinated motion between piezo stages and servo axes. Courtesy: AerotechAerotech's Ndrive QLe nanopositioning piezo drives are designed to enable coordinated motion between piezo stages and servo axes. The QLe drives feature a dual-core 456 MHz, double-precision, floating-point DSP and provide processing power in applications including point-to-point motion, linear and circular interpolation, multi-axis error correction, and autofocusing. High-speed position latching and single-axis or multi-axis position synchronized output (PSO) generate pulses based on actual position feedback for applications ranging from laser firing to data acquisition system triggering. The QLe is also designed to enable sub-nanometer positioning resolution at high bandwidths and capacitive sensor feedback circuitry provides low noise performance over the full travel range. The Ndrive QLe features four optically-isolated digital inputs, two high-speed digital inputs, and four optically-isolated digital outputs as well as two analog inputs and two analog outputs. The QLe offers an 18-bit analog input that can be configured to accept an external feedback sensor or position command. This analog input also allows the high-voltage power amplifier to be controlled directly by an external low-level analog input. Also, the QLe has one 20-bit analog output that can be programmatically configured for position or voltage monitoring at very high resolutions.

Aerotech

www.aerotech.com 

- Edited by CFE Media. See more Control Engineering motor and drive products.



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Sensor-to-cloud interoperability; PID and digital control efficiency; Alarm management system design; Automotive industry advances
Make Big Data and Industrial Internet of Things work for you, 2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists, Avoid control design pitfalls, Managing IIoT processes
Engineering Leaders Under 40; System integration improving packaging operation; Process sensing; PID velocity; Cybersecurity and functional safety
This article collection contains several articles on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and how it is transforming manufacturing.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

SCADA at the junction, Managing risk through maintenance, Moving at the speed of data
Flexible offshore fire protection; Big Data's impact on operations; Bridging the skills gap; Identifying security risks
The digital oilfield: Utilizing Big Data can yield big savings; Virtualization a real solution; Tracking SIS performance
click me