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Cam Profile Build, Release, Switch Organization, FB for PLC Open.  >

This article is related Cam Build & Release Organization. The attached file consists of a FB you may use in your project. In some machines, we need different cam profiles and we change these profiles for system…

Comparator in PLCopen, Change Cam on the fly >

Hi, I need to change a cam on the fly at a specific position and speed, in Pipe Network we have the comparator block to make the change, but is there a function to do the same in PLCopen? Best regards

PLCopen Camming with KAS IDE software videos >

Series of three videos showing how to add camming to a PLCopen project in the KAS IDE with a PDMM or PCMM controller. The first video shows how to use the cam creation tool in the KAS IDE to create a cam profile by specifying master and slave points.…

KAS Program Example: Switch Cam Profile On-The-Fly >

This is an example of switching a cam profile from a 5th order polynomial profile to a parabolic curve. The program contains the code needed to switch the cam profile on the fly from a polynomial motion curve to a parabolic (constant acceleration)…

Cam Profile Creation from SD card >

Attached is a demo program that contains two subprograms to import data from a file on a PDMM SD card, or export data from an array to the SD card. This data can then be used to build a cam profile in the program and update the motion on the…

Gearhead Designs >

Table of Contents Gears with constant transmissions Positive gears Non-positive gears

Overview of Camming in AKD-Basic >

Camming in AKD-Basic Camming is a method of making a slave AKD-T drive follow a master encoder signal (or a virtual master) in a non-linear fashion.  It is very similar to electronic gearing, except that the slave does not have to match the…

Cam Profile Creation in PLC code >

Attached is a demo program showing an example of how to use cam creation function blocks to build a completely new profile while a program is running.  The main function required is MLProfileBuild located in the function block library under…
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