Easy, accurate and, Simple Motion control

Unless you regularly design positioning and motion systems, you will find every new job challenging. Trying to remember what you did last time, or if you’re really desperate, reading the manual. RTFM as my colleague would remind me. Simple Motion from Mitsubishi Electric takes most of the pain out of configuring applications of up to […]

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Solar tracking simplified by dedicated PV array controller

    Solar Tracking simplified by new dedicated controller.   IMO Precision Controls has developed a dedicated controller for solar tracking. The Solar Cube controller makes it easy to set up solar tracking and measurement for solar arrays to optimise yield. The device is easily installed in new and existing installations.   One and two […]

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Easier bottle filling with Mitsubishi Automation

A filling application involving the transport of a liquid into a bottle or container may seem simple to the untrained eye, until you realise is the accuracy and continuous feed rates required for such high precision and high speed applications.   In practice, the highly complex requirements of transporting the vessels, which are usually in […]

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New FX5U PLC simplifies positioning and motion control

    New FX5U PLC simplifies positioning and motion control.   Mitsubishi’s new iQ-F controller is blurring the lines between PLC control and dedicated motion controllers for both positioning and advanced motion control, without the need for dedicated positioning software.   The FX5U includes Mitsubishi Electric ́s Simple Motion Unit as an intelligent function module, […]

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MR-J4W offers simple XY table control with wear monitoring

    The latest Mitsubishi MR-J4W2-B servo amplifier to control the movement of an XY table offers machine builders significant advantages in size, programming, and materials saving.   XY tables are used in a variety of applications where either the tool or the work-piece have  different positioning requirements. Usually horizontal motion involves 2 (or more) […]

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