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Section: Factory > Motion
Precise Automation Required for Pick-and-Pack Machine
Using Mitsubishi Electric servo motors and intelligent drives enabled Hamrick Manufacturing to create a machine with a lower cost controller that reduced changeover times by nearly 98%.
Jun 7th, 2022
Omron’s New R&D Center to Focus on Motion Control Technologies
The Omron Advanced Motion Research and Development Center will extend the capabilities of its CK3E programmable multi-axis motion controller to better serve the semiconductor, medical, and packaging industries.
Mar 17th, 2022
Motion Control Brings Injection Molding Quality to Additive Manufacturing
With the help of B&R’s automation technology, Evolve’s selective thermoplastic electrophotographic process produces product 10 times faster than 3D printing while delivering assembly quality materials.
Jan 25th, 2022
Linear Servo Track System Allows Production-on-Demand for Liquid Filling
With the help of a track system from B&R, this Polish OEM is building machines that make it practical for liquid products CPGs, like cosmetics or pharma companies, to plan for short and specialized product runs.
Dec 20th, 2021
DC & AC Motors: Considering Your Options
How do you go about selecting the right electric motor for an industrial application? What would an expert recommend? What are the advantages and disadvantages to DC & AC Motors? This article holds the answers you've been looking for.
Nov 8th, 2021
Turck Automation Solutions Improve Conveyor and Inventory Systems
Ultra-high frequency RFID inventory management system, I/O blocks, and Turck programmable HMI, which is both HMI and PLC, feature at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Oct 22nd, 2021
The Mini-Geo and Acopos 6D from B&R Automation
B&R is highlighting two of its unique transport systems, both of which allow for batch sizes of one.
Sep 29th, 2021
Beckhoff Highlights Futuristic Materials Handling and Software Updates
From additional hygienic and washdown capabilities in its XPlanar and XTS technologies to new TwinCAT integration packages and I/O safety features, Beckhoff Automation brings an array of cutting-edge automation products to PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Sep 29th, 2021
Nord Gear Introduces New Drive and Motor Systems
The forthcoming DuoDrive integrated geared motor and Nordac On and On+ drive systems are designed for intralogistics as well as food and pharmaceutical industry production applications.
Sep 28th, 2021
Automating Drive Optimization
Lenze introduces auto-tuning, a fast and easy way to optimize the control loop in a drive during commissioning.
Sep 27th, 2021
Dorner’s Flexible Conveyors Take Center Stage at PACK EXPO Booth
Product Demonstrations include the FlexMove Helix and Helix Wedge Modular Belt Conveyors.
Sep 27th, 2021
Festo Bridges Pneumatics and Servo Motion
The company’s new Simplified Motion Series adds IO-Link connectivity to make positioning, indexing, clamping, feeding, and cut-to-length tasks more cost effective than traditional all-servo motion systems.
Sep 27th, 2021
Adaptive Manufacturing Gets Real with New Materials Handling Tech
The ability to easily create custom products requires new technologies to move beyond mass production. Beckhoff’s XPlanar enables lot size one production as well as positioning for labeling, inspection, and other production and packaging operations.
Sep 11th, 2021
Cable Design Considerations for Dynamic Applications
Answers to questions about the types of industrial cables used in a variety of automation applications.
Jun 7th, 2021
The Rise of Flexible Feeding System Technology
Why flexible feeding systems, which incorporate robotics, vision, and motion technologies are beginning to replace the vibratory bowl feeders that have long been used sort small parts for assembly and packaging.
Apr 27th, 2021
Beckhoff Highlights Material Handling and Machine Vision Updates
Beckhoff’s press conference at Hannover Messe focused on new functionalities for its XTS, XPlanar, and TwinCAT Vision products.
Apr 16th, 2021
Motors and Drives Come Together for Motion Efficiency, Performance, Reliability
Beyond the advances made to both motors and drives in terms of energy efficiency, safety, cleanability, and more, suppliers emphasize the importance of how they work together in a complete motion system.
Apr 8th, 2021
Motor Selection Insights
A look at the factors that come into play when deciding between general purpose and inverter duty-rated motors for industrial applications.
Mar 9th, 2021
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