POSITIONING

Motor controller chips

Motion and automation controller technology

Warren Osak of maxon motor explains the options for motion control systems and the technology behind them. A motion control system is a system that... read more
Optical recognition for cleanroom robots

Visual intelligence aids robots in cleanroom conditions

Object recognition technology is helping to employ robots in traditionally difficult cleanroom bin-picking operations. Visual intelligence, or obje... read more
Temperature effects on displacement sensors

Thermal stability effects on displacement sensors

Chris Jones of Micro-Epsilon explains the different types of non-contact displacement sensors and how they are affected by thermal stability. The t... read more
Contelec Vert-X 48E magnetic sensor

Non contact heavy duty rotary position sensor

A magnetic encoder with no contact is available for rotary positioning measurement for systems in the automotive and construction industries. Conte... read more
ICH series iron core linear motor

High force linear positioning motors

Iron core linear motors from Heason Technology are available for high force and rapid throughput manufacturing applications. Kollmorgen’s ICH ser... read more