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JohnKeesee
1 week 6 days ago
Summary of Juran's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for AKD & AKM.  Data up through 2014.
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C Wontrop
3 weeks 23 hours ago

AKD-PDMM controller/drive, AKD, AKD2G, and S700 drives, and PCMM standalone controller all contain hardware I/O that can be used in an application to interface to other control elements on the machine. Typically, to minimize overall system cost, IO point on these products are used first before the AKT Remote I/O is incorporated. AKT Remote I/O will also be used if a signal type not supported by Kollmorgen drives and controllers is needed in the application. This lesson reviews how to put together a remote AKT Remote I/O Block.

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Stefano Giacomelli
1 month 3 days ago

This example shows how to exchange data between a PCMM or AKD PDMM and a PC using UDP.

The attached KAS program works with the target controller and 2 AKD drives. 

The PC-based program is written in C# and receives the axis positions from the controller. It is also possible to send text to the PC.

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Joe Parks
1 month 3 days ago

Kollmorgen Visualization Builder (KVB) software has built in alarm features. Users can easily determine when certain values of tags will raise alarms, how they are displayed on the HMI, how they can be cleared, how users can view a history of past alarms, and if text messages or emails should be sent along with certain alarms. The video embedded below goes through the basics of setting alarms and options for how they are viewed on Kollmorgen AKI HMI panels.