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Power Transmission Engineering E-mail Newsletter January 2011

Your Monthly Resource on Power Transmission and Motion Control. This issue brought to you by:

LoPro Linear Actuators from Bishop Wisecarver


January 2011

PTE's monthly e-newsletter brings you highly targeted information on mechanical power transmission and motion control. The January 2011 issue focuses on motion controllers.

Below and to the right, you'll find related articles, back issues, featured products, videos and more. Many of these items are exclusive to the e-newsletter.

Motion Control News

Yaskawa Releases Motion Controller

The Drives and Motion Division of Yaskawa America recently announced the release of the MP2600iec motion controller... Read more

Thomson Delivers Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications

Thomson introduces the 2010 Guide to Motion Solutions for Clean Energy Applications. The guide reviews some of the most significant considerations that design engineers should take into account to maximize the reliability, accuracy and efficiency of their solar panel and wind energy machines... Read more

Motion Logic Controller Lowers Costs and Simplifies Integration

The Bosch Rexroth MLC motion logic controller with Version 10 firmware is based on a one-gigahertz PAC controls platform that provides high-performance motion logic and robotics capabilities... Read more

Motion System Software Simplifies Drive Selection

The Motioneering 6.1.0 motion system sizing and selection software from Kollmorgen is an OEM design tool that uses a mechanism project concept to collect and save axes load information, automatically calculate application results and compare those results against a database catalog of Kollmorgen products for identifying the linear or rotary motion system solutions for meeting specific machine builder application requirements.... Read more

Buyers Guide

If you're looking for suppliers of Motion Control , there's no better place than in our online Buyers Guide. Also visit the buyers guide to find suppliers of Servo Controllers or AC Inverter Drives.

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Market Hints at Resurgence for Motion Control Products

Motion Control State of the ArtMatthew Jaster, Associate Editor

In this e-news exclusive, PTE recently spoke with representatives at Baldor, Rockwell Automation, Parker and FANUC regarding their latest motion control products and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in 2011.

After a rough couple of years of cutbacks and cost-conscious spending, manufacturers are once again looking to grow in 2011 through technology and automation...Read more.


Featured Video (advertisement)

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Bishop-Wisecarver's LoPro actuated linear motion systems are a tough, cost effective, low friction, low profile solution built on proven DualVee Motion Technology®. Not only ideal for long lengths, LoPro performs well in extreme temperatures, heavy debris and even cleanroom environments. Actuation options include AT series belt, ANSI roller chain, lead screw, and ball screw. Non-actuated versions and gantry systems are available from Bishop-Wisecarver...Watch the Video.


Motion Control Articles—Editors' Picks

Do you need to stay up-to-date on the latest technical aspects of motion control? PTE's article archive provides a great resource. Here are some of our editors' picks for recent motion control articles that might be of interest.


Featured Video (advertisement)

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Out of the box and ready to run in less than 5 minutes, The new Bison ServoNOW integrated intelligence motion control system features a closed-loop, brushless servomotor with built-in driver, controller, feedback device and universal power supply in a single compact package.

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Motion Control Case Studies

See how other engineers have solved common motion control application problems in these editors' choice case studies from previous issues of Power Transmission Engineering.

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