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  1. An Introductory Guide to Electric Brakes and Clutches

    An Introductory Guide to Electric Brakes and Clutches

    Clutches and brakes are designed to start and stop two independently rotating inertial loads when a voltage is energized or de-energized. Although there are many different types of brakes and clutches, electro-magnetic types

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  2. Robotiq's News Product Offerings for Palletization: The PowerPick and Multipick

    Robotiq's News Product Offerings for Palletization: The PowerPick and Multipick

    The PowerPick gripper and the multipick software from Robotiq are both designed to extend the range of palletizing applications, both in payload and throughput.

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  3. New High-Performance Hollow Shaft Gear Unit from Harmonic Drive: The HPF Series

    New High-Performance Hollow Shaft Gear Unit from Harmonic Drive: The HPF Series

    Designed for heavy-duty industrial applications, these advanced gear units offer high torque outputs and flexible installation options, making them ideal for use in demanding environments.

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  4. Latest Generation Single Axis Motion Controller from Galil

    Latest Generation Single Axis Motion Controller from Galil

    This 1-axis motion controller features Ethernet/RS232 communication and an optional 800W Servo Drive.

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  5. Maxon’s New IDX Integrated Servo Motor - Power at the Press of a Button

    Maxon’s New IDX Integrated Servo Motor - Power at the Press of a Button

    Maxon’s new IDX compact integrated servo gearmotor + drive. A powerful brushless EC-i motor & EPOS4 positioning controller.

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  6. Choosing Between a Servo Motor or Stepper Motor

    Choosing Between a Servo Motor or Stepper Motor

    The choice between a servo and stepper motor is an important decision in any system design. In general, the higher the performance requirement (high precision, variable load, high duty cycle, high torque vs. speed) the more likely a servo will be the choice.

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  7. New Mini Planetary Gearmotors from Applied Motion Products

    New Mini Planetary Gearmotors from Applied Motion Products

    Used with small step motors in NEMA 8, 11, and 14 frame sizes. The small design of the gearheads doesn't adversely affect the outside dimensions of the combined gearmotor.

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  8. Comparing Bellows Servo Couplings to Elastomer Servo Couplings

    Comparing Bellows Servo Couplings to Elastomer Servo Couplings

    Learn about the difference between bellows couplings and elastomer couplings.

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  9. Kollmorgen debuts EKM Series Brushless AC Servo Motors

    Kollmorgen debuts EKM Series Brushless AC Servo Motors

    Kollmorgen has recently introduced the new EKM series of Enhanced, High-Performance, Brushless AC Servo Motors.

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  10. Setting up a Dedicated EtherCAT Master Controller Kit and EtherNet IP/Profinet Kit with the Meca500 Industrial Robotic Arm

    Setting up a Dedicated EtherCAT Master Controller Kit and EtherNet IP/Profinet Kit with the Meca500 Industrial Robotic Arm

    Learn about programming the Meca500 industrial robot arm and setting up the dedicated EtherCAT Master Controller Kit and EtherNet IP/Profinet Kit.

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