Tag: EtherCAT

EtherCAT FieldBus Network Primer

This document describes the evolution of motion and control system architectures and what new benefits are realized today when using EtherCAT®, whether for a large number of axes or simple systems using just a few. OEMs have many choices available and naturally gravitate to a given architecture in order to speed development and reduce costs. … Continue reading EtherCAT FieldBus Network Primer

Ethernet in Motion Control to More than Triple by 2016

Reprint of March 13, 2013 Automation.com Article March 13, 2013 – The use of Ethernet with motor drives and motion controllers will more than triple to 2016 from 1.8 million new connected nodes in 2011. According to IMS Research, the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for new motor control Ethernet nodes is projected to be … Continue reading Ethernet in Motion Control to More than Triple by 2016

High-speed Synchronization with EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT Servo Drive

The digital positioning controller EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT meets the highest demands in real-time positioning of synchronized multi-axis systems. Extremely compact in size, the EPOS3 possesses a wide nominal power supply voltage range from 11 to 70 VDC and delivers a continuous output current of 10 A, during acceleration and deceleration even up to 25 A. … Continue reading High-speed Synchronization with EPOS3 70/10 EtherCAT Servo Drive

Powerful New Servo Drive From Kollmorgen Features 140Amp Peak @ 675VDC Output

The challenges faced by today’s mechanical and process engineers include an increasing demand for a broader range of products and services, higher productivity, as well as increased supply availability and reliability. With its new S700 servo amplifier, Kollmorgen is now able to offer a product that is definitely up to these challenges. The S700, is … Continue reading Powerful New Servo Drive From Kollmorgen Features 140Amp Peak @ 675VDC Output

Advanced Motion Controls announces the release of EtherCAT® servo drives and new ‘DxM’ (Demultiplexed Motion) technology

OEM's are continually challenged to provide motion control precision at lowest possible cost. Precision has been given a boost with the advent of EtherCAT®, an open Ethernet-based network standard setting new heights for real-time performance and topology flexibility, and has been the fastest growing area in motion control technology. As part of our highly successful … Continue reading Advanced Motion Controls announces the release of EtherCAT® servo drives and new ‘DxM’ (Demultiplexed Motion) technology