Motion Control and Automation

Digital Sensorless Drives

April 17, 2014 4:04 pm | by PD&D Staff | Koford Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

Koford Engineering has introduced a new series of 30 amp 10-33 volt sensorless drive. This drives feature 99% efficiency, compact size and high performance. Models are available with either closed loop or open loop speed control ...


Increasing Linear Drive Thrust Options

April 16, 2014 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Amacoil-Uhing Model RG3 linear drives are now available with an option which doubles the drive's thrust capacity without significantly increasing the size of the unit by installing an extra rolling ring bearing. The Model RG3 drive ...

LISTED UNDER: Bearing Isolators | Roller

Lowest-Power Microcontrollers

April 15, 2014 11:52 am | by PD&D Staff | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Enabling developers to save valuable board space, Texas Instruments has announced it has expanded the availability of tiny package sizes to ...


Integrated XY Ball-Screw Stage

April 10, 2014 3:10 pm | by PD&D Staff | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech’s PlanarSL mechanical bearing, ball-screw-driven XY stages offer exceptional performance in a cost-sensitive, low-profile package. Combining two axes of motion in a compact package, the PlanarSL is the ...

LISTED UNDER: Ball | Ball Screw | Ball Precision

Multi-Strand Pallet Handling Conveyor System

April 9, 2014 9:37 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The Multi-Strand Pallet Handling Conveyor System from Glide-Line is designed to transport PV panels through the assembly process. Transport conveyors offer multiple connection alternatives to suit a variety of ...

LISTED UNDER: Systems | Conveyor

Low Voltage Servo Drive

April 7, 2014 1:28 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Servotronix has introduced the LVD Sercos III, a compact, high-power and intelligent servo drive for low voltage ...

LISTED UNDER: Adjustable Speed, Electrical

In-Line Tensioner System

April 7, 2014 1:25 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Montalvo has designed a new In-Line Tensioner System to create a tension control zone prior to specific processing, where ...

LISTED UNDER: Tension Control

Control for Hazardous Locations

April 1, 2014 2:17 pm | by PD&D Staff | Wago Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

With increased domestic energy production in the U.S. (e.g., oil reserves), many new automation systems need to have the ability to operate in hazardous locations. WAGO Corporation's new 750-439 NAMUR Ex i Module offers ...


Compact, Versatile LC Series Lifting Columns

March 31, 2014 4:07 pm | by PD&D | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries has introduced a new series of Lifting Columns offering compact, telescopic motion pre-aligned motion solutions. The LC Series requires no maintenance throughout their ...


Low Power Projected-Capacitive Touch Controllers

March 31, 2014 4:01 pm | by PD&D | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip has announced a new family of projected-capacitive touch controllers, the MTCH6102 with low-power performance. The new family facilitates design integration of capacitive scanning for ...


Auto-Tensioning Motor Base

March 31, 2014 9:04 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Browning's new Tenso-set Series 600 horizontal sliding motor base with optional quick release (QR) is available for NEMA motor frame sizes 56 to 286 and IEC equivalents. The design is a drop-in replacement for ...


Swivel Casters with Locking Brake

March 31, 2014 8:54 am | by PD&D Staff | The Revvo Caster Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The Revvo Caster Company has announced the introduction of its new Sussex 63 Series swivel casters. Models with hand-operated locks are available with top plates measuring 4” (102 mm) by 3-1/8” (79 mm) that have ...


Gearbox Transforms Smart Motor Speed into Torque

March 21, 2014 2:51 pm | by PD&D Staff | Lenze Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Lenze Americas has introduced its new g500 gearbox range, developed to transform motor speed into torque. The finely tiered series of gearboxes enable efficiency of over 94% across the entire transmission range, and are designed ...

LISTED UNDER: Gear and Pinion

Multi-Mode DC/DC Controller

March 18, 2014 4:40 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel has announced the MIC2111 DC/DC multi-mode controller. The controller provides the necessary PWM signal to interface with industry standard DrMOS. It also interfaces with fully discrete power stages to ...


Compact Motor Controllers

March 18, 2014 4:37 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

The C3 and C3 pump motor controller range from PG Drives Technology are suitable for small industrial vehicle applications including Class 3 pallet trucks and stackers. The C3 is a compact AC motor controller and is available in ...



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