Welcome to Kollmorgen's Blog in Motion. We have been adding information and knowledge to the great web based world for many years - through white papers, technical documents, and even webinars. Kollmorgen enjoys sharing our knowledge with you, as well as identifying other motion related tidbits through our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube feeds. Our newest source is Blog in Motion, covering a wide range of topics, as well as some interesting contributing authors with lots of Motion experience.
Less Cabling, Smaller Cabinet, Less Heat…More Flexibility!
“The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, 2011. It aims to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to preventing it.” U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Question: What is horsepower (hp) and how is it utilized with servo motors?
Collaborative robots (cobots) are robots designed to work safely with and next to their human counterparts.
Question: Since the motor’s continuous torque (Tc) is rated in a 40°C ambient, how can I estimate the motor’s continuous torque during my worst-case ambient temperature of 55°C?
We are excited to introduce the launch of a brand new product selection tool – Kollmorgen Stepper Optimizer. Optimizer provides multiple ways for you to discover what Kollmorgen stepper motor works best in your application.
And at Kollmorgen we do that. But the reality is we have to think about inside the box. It’s our job to protect inside the box. Our OEMs need us to be ever conscious…
Never sized a servo before? Well, we want to share with you some of the best practices we have found over the years.
Question: I need to operate a servo motor in a vacuum, what are some considerations?
Most of the AKD drive's parameters have a 32-bit data size, but some parameters have a 64-bit data size. Modbus communication on the AKD drive uses registers of a 16-bit data size