Training Tools for AutomationDirect Product Users
Automation NotebookFYIIssue 8 – 2007Learning ResourcesMotion ControlNotebook IssueOperator InterfaceProductVariable Speed Drives

Training Tools for AutomationDirect Product Users

As companies continue to increase employee responsibilities and less time is available for away-from-the-office training and seminars, the Internet has become a valuable tool for training and information gathering. With live Web seminars, online classes, video tutorials and many other resources, it’s easy to find information on almost any subject you can think of. At…
FAQs for SureServo AC Servo Drives
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookIssue 8 – 2007Learning ResourcesMotion ControlNotebook IssueProductTech Thread

FAQs for SureServo AC Servo Drives

Since the release of the SureServo AC servo drives, we have compiled a list of questions that are frequently asked by our customers. The following are answers to some of those questions. What power voltages does the SureServo require?  The SureServo requires 220 VAC single-phase to power the smaller drives and 3-phase for larger systems. There…
Motion Control System Choices
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFeature StoryIssue 4 – 2005Learning ResourcesMotion ControlNotebook IssueProduct

Motion Control System Choices

Motion control is generally understood to mean the use of servo and/or stepper systems as the “muscle” to move a given load.  These motion control systems are capable of extremely precise speed, position, and torque control. Applications which require positioning of product, synchronization of separate elements, or rapid start/stop motion are all perfect candidates for…