Schneider’s PacDrive 3 integrating automated machine control

  Schneider Electric launches PacDrive 3 integrated solution for automated machine control.   Based on proven logic motion technology, PacDrive 3 unifies PLC, motion, and robotics control functionality on a single hardware platform. Its centralised system architecture, is specifically designed to control a wide range of servo-driven production and packaging machines, as well as material […]

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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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New FX5U compact PLC offers motion control & data logging

    New FX5U compact PLC offers motion control & data logging.   Mitsubishi Electric UK has expanded its iQ range of PLCs with the compact MELSEC iQ-F series, building on the legacy of the market leading FX platform. The already powerful instruction set has been extended to include 4-axis simple motion control, data logging […]

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Mitsubishi Electric offers simple low cost gantry control

Mitsubishi Electric offers simple low cost gantry control   Mitsubishi Electric UK‘s simple motion LD77MS when used as a gantry controller provides integrators with optical fibre network with plug and play connectivity to provide 100% mechanical noise elimination; setup times reduced by up to 80% and reduces the risk of configuration errors during setup.   […]

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Mitsubishi Simple Motion module reduces filling machine costs

    Mitsubishi Electric Simple Motion module combined with an L Series PLC offers advanced motion control functions such as positioning, speed control, torque control, cam control, synchronous control and mark detection to be realised simply using parameter settings. A key feature of the Simple Motion Module is the way it simplifies system set-up by […]

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