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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).

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.

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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