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Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ Overview

Our premier machine automation solution brings together a highly integrated and intuitive software programming environment, best-in-class motion components and exceptional co-engineering services to help you build a highly differentiated machine—and a more profitable business. For customer after customer, Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ has proven to dramatically accelerate development time, increase machine throughput, reduce scrap and increase overall equipment effectiveness (OEE).

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Motion Programming


Our graphical programming solutions help you achieve better motion, faster—whether you prefer the standards-based approach of PLCopen for motion or the modular, drag-and-drop approach of our innovative Pipe Network™ programming environment.
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Automation Programming


Kollmorgen Automation Suite supports the industry-standard IEC 61131-3 PLC programming toolkit, so you can supplement your existing knowledge base with our auto-recognize, auto-configure, cam editor, offline simulator and other features to speed development of higher-quality applications.
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HMI Programming


Our Kollmorgen Visualization Builder™ software is part of Kollmorgen Automation Suite’s complete, integrated development environment, making it easy to create the human/machine interface, link it to your automation program and load it on your target hardware.
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Sample Programs


Kollmorgen has a broad library of Sample Applications to help get your machine running. Download a project below or check out Kollmorgen Developer’s Network for more.

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Sample Projects

KAS Sample Project Coordinated Motion CDS EN Rev01KAS Sample Project Coordinated Motion CDS EN Rev01351.2 KB10/23/2013Email
KAS Sample Project EtherNetIP with RSLogix EN Rev01KAS Sample Project EtherNetIP with RSLogix EN Rev011.2 MB10/23/2013Email
KAS Sample Project Index Stop Pipe Network EN Rev02KAS Sample Project Index Stop Pipe Network EN Rev02140.4 KB10/23/2013Email
KAS Sample Project PLCopen Rotary Knife EN Rev03KAS Sample Project PLCopen Rotary Knife EN Rev03289.5 KB10/23/2013Email
Using EtherNetIP with RSLogix for KASUsing EtherNetIP with RSLogix for KAS897.4 KB10/23/2013Email

 

PCMM: Programmable Controller, Multi-axis Master


Our PCMM controller delivers maximum performance from an embedded controller, capable of running small, machine modules, to complete 20+ axes machines and I/O. It packs a powerful PLC, Motion Controller, and EtherCAT master into a small package.
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AKD PDMM™ Programmable Drive, Multi-Axis master

The AKD PDMM™ provides an integrated servo drive and automation controller. It combines one AKD servo axis, a master controller that supports up to seven or more additional axes, and the full automation capability of Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ in a single, compact package.

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The Advanced Kollmorgen Drive™ (AKD™)


The Kollmorgen AKD™ Series provides Ethernet-based servo drives that are fast, feature-rich, flexible and easy to integrate into any application. Paired with our best-in-class servo components, AKD drives offer industry-leading performance, communication options and power levels—all in a smaller footprint.
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AKD PDMM™ Programmable Drive, Multi-Axis master

The AKD PDMM™ provides an integrated servo drive and automation controller. It combines one AKD servo axis, a master controller that supports up to seven or more additional axes, and the full automation capability of Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ in a single, compact package.

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 Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ includes a large selection of remote I/O slices, all configured for auto-recognition and auto-configuration within our Integrated Development Environment.

Bus Couplers and Specialty Modules


These devices include our EtherCAT Bus Coupler, Standard-Bus End Terminals, Isolation/Separation Terminals, Standard-Bus and Fused Power Feeds, and the PROFIBUS Coupler.
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Digital Inputs


We offer 4- and 8-Channel Digital Inputs.
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Digital Outputs


These 0.5A Digital Outputs are available in 4- and 8-channel versions.
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Analog Inputs


4 and 8-Channel Analog Inputs at are available in 0 to+10V and 0 to 20mA versions.
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Analog Outputs


We offer 4- and 8-Channel Analog Outputs with a choice of 0 to 20mA or 0 to 10V signaling, as well as a 2-Channel Analog Output at 0 to 20mA.
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Thermocouple Inputs


These inputs offer a choice of two or four terminals that allow direct connection of thermocouples.
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Relay Output


This 2-channel output terminal has two single-contact relays connected to the power contacts, which are suitable for use up to 230 VAC.
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Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ Visualization Builder

Kollmorgen Visualization Builder™ is our graphical tool for building the software that defines the human machine interface. An integral part of the total Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ development environment that gives you a quick, easy way to create your HMI program and transfer it to the target hardware for touch panel PAC or standalone HMI panel.
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Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ HMI

Whether you need a simple operator interface or a complex control environment for a machine with multiple input points, Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ includes HMI panels that are simple to program with the display and input capabilities you need for practically any job.
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Ethernet Cables


We supply the highest-quality Ethernet cables for reliable, low-latency connections on the EtherCAT® motion bus, as well as for connecting HMI panels over ModBus TCP.
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Motor and Drive Cables


We also provide all the motor and drive cables you need for any motor power and feedback option.
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Training Services

Our extensive training services foster expertise in many aspects of motion control and automation. We offer onsite and offsite training, including web-based courses and live classroom instruction. A specialized training kit gives students hands-on experience with controllers, AKM™ servo motors and AKD™ drives. Courses are currently available in IEC 61131 programming, PLC solution architecture, HMI development and motion control, and we can create custom courses to suit your  needs.
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KSM SmallOur modular safety solutions interface with AKD drives and Kollmorgen Automation Suite™ to provide seamless access to all important safe motion functions – including a complete range of PLe and SIL3 safe stop, velocity, position, direction and brake functions. Complete the motion safety chain, from sensor to drive, with our KSM-compact Safety Module or KSM-modular Safety PLC.

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