Danaher Motion Announces Record Shipments of SynqNet Motion Network
Machinery builders in the medical imaging, packaging, machine tool, robotics, semiconductor, printed circuit board manufacturing/assembly and flat panel display industries are the target audience for SynqNet.
Paul Hewitt, vice president of engineering for controls at Danaher Motion says, "Danaher Motion attributes much of the success of SynqNet to machinery builders who are facing tough competition from globalization. Incremental improvements are not the answer. Machinery builders want to design a differentiated digital machine through the proven performance, intelligent software, modularity, reliability and the digital system visibility that SynqNet provides, at a competitive price."
Global servo suppliers now offer over 130 different SynqNet products ranging from standard servo and stepper amplifiers, I/O devices and custom multi-axis integrated products for a wide range of applications.
The SynqNet motion network utilizes the industry standard IEE802.3 physical layer for robust electrical isolation and 100 meter cable lengths with a deterministic protocol layer engineered by Danaher Motion. SynqNet gives machines designers an open platform to meet the market demands for system modularity, HotReplace? machine service without downtime, remote diagnostics, software field upgrade, multi-vendor support and fault-tolerant safety.