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maxon motor’s new ENX 16 RIO optical encoder features resolution up to 65,536 counts per turn

maxon motor presents a top-of-the-range high-resolution encoder. The ENX 16 RIO offers an impressive resolution of up to 65,536 counts per turn in a compact and rugged housing. Requirements on encoders are […]

Uhing Motion Drive provides a steel refiner convenient operations with optimum winding results

The Uhing Motion Drive is an Uhing rolling ring drive that was endowed “intelligence” by integrating sensors and an electronic controller. A visit to a company operating it illustrates how the system […]

Lenze’s new i950 Servo inverter brings flexibility in machine automation design

Lenze opened a new chapter in automation at the 2017 SPS IPC Drives exhibition in Nuremberg. With the launch of its new i950 Servo inverter, Lenze breaks down the boundaries between controller-based […]

Kollmorgen launched its new AKD2G servo drives

Kollmorgen exhibited at Pack Expo, in Las Vegas, NV. In addition to the company’s industry-leading motion technology and latest product enhancements, visitors to Booth C-1751 also saw Kollmorgen’s new AKD2G servo drives. […]


Maxon motor presents its new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller

A rugged, compact powerhouse: The new ESCON Module 50/8 HE servo controller from maxon motor controls DC motors of up to 750 W, even in the harshest ambient conditions. The Swiss drive […]


FANUC’s new J-30iB controller features greater flexibility for automation and motion control applications

FANUC is releasing a new controller, the J-30iB, which represents a FANUC controller, including servo drives, but without mechanical unit and robot kinematics. FANUC offers the established standard controller as a platform […]


AGVs from DS AUTOMOTION boost flexibility and speed to vehicle assembly

In Berlin, the BMW Group produces premium motorcycles. The increasing weight of these vehicles, their growing variety and dwindling batch sizes prompted a redesign of the assembly line for the two and […]


maxon now offers BLDC motors as frameless kits

Motors used in robotics need to be lightweight while simultaneously providing high torque in order for arms and grippers to move dynamically. This is why Swiss drive specialist maxon motor is offering […]


Tecnotion releases new QTR torque motors designed for smaller applications

Tecnotion introduces a new series of smaller QTR torque motors at the SPS IPC Drives 2017. A new 65 mm and 78 mm diameter motor make the quality and torque of Tecnotion […]


SICK’s HIPERFACE DSL® interface is now available to all users

SICK is opening up the HIPERFACE DSL® interface and, in doing so, is making the tried-and-tested technology available to all users. The market is now set to be provided with yet more […]


LINAK updated its Bed Control App with new look and improved user interface

LINAK improved the user-friendliness of the Bed Control App while giving it a contemporary look, a new app icon, and making the user interface as intuitive and simple as possible. User-friendliness was […]


WEG’s new soft starters SSW900 series features high-performance with integrated PLC capabilities

WEG, a leading global manufacturer of motor and drive technology, has recently launched the SSW900 series of soft starters. These compact soft starters, which replace the current SSW06 soft starter series, are […]


Lenze presents its new fully rounded SRU solution package

Enhanced system performance, reduced commissioning times and lower energy consumption – these are the main requirements for next-generation storage and retrieval units (SRUs). Lenze has now brought a fully rounded SRU solution […]