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toddevans01's picture
1 month 4 days ago

The following video covers important topics such as ESI (XML)  file acquisition and importation into TwinCAT 3.

Basic setup and motion from the TwinCAT 3 console is also demonstrated.

Finally how to recognize and resolve a mismatch between the Device Description ( ESI ) and the physical AKD2G hardware/firmware revisions when scanning for boxes

is covered.


Stefano Giacomelli's picture
Stefano Giacomelli
1 month 1 week ago
This solution allows to read the motor positions of three AKD axes using Raspberry HW and Modbus TCP/IP.
JohnKeesee's picture
1 month 3 weeks ago

Summary of Juran's Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) for AKD & AKM.  Data up through 2014.

Kollmorgen AKD and AKM Products


A rough calculation of the Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) based on historical data. This tool is to be used at a customer's request. MTBF is not "operating life" or "service life".

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C Wontrop
2 months 4 days 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.