POSITIONING

Confocal controllers for distance and thickness measurement

Sub micrometer resolution measurement controller

Confocal measurement controller range provides sub-micrometer resolutions for distance and thickness measurements. Micro-Epsilon has launched a new... read more
Rotary position sensors

Rotary position sensors for harsh applications

A series of rotary position sensors has been released which provides stable signal output in harsh applications. TT Electronics has launched the PH... read more
Autonomous machinery in agriculture

Autonomy makes easy pickings in the field of dreams

Andy Pye gazes into the field of dreams to see how autonomous agricultural equipment is set to make light work of the harvesting season. As stories... read more
linear recirculating ball bearing and guideway assembly

High accuracy linear ball bearing guideways

Schaeffler has made advances in linear recirculating ball bearing and guideway assemblies to improve load ratings and accuracy. The infeed zones in... read more
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