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servo

[′sər·vō]
(control systems)

servo

A motor or other form of actuator, which receives a small signal from the control device and exerts a large force to accomplish the desired work. See servomechanism.

servo

An electromechanical device that uses feedback to provide precise starts and stops for such functions as the motors on a tape drive or the moving of an access arm on a disk.
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Now we know what a servo is, but by itself a servo doesn't get much done--it must be part of a larger motion control system.
Following the overwhelming success of its iSH Series Intelligent Servo Module technology introduced last year, ELAU has expanded the power range to handle applications such as main transport conveyors, carousels and other higher inertia mechanisms.
That protects the seals from cuts and prevents damage to the servos.
HRV4 is as its name implies servo and spindle software that takes advantage of the abilities of the mechanisms they control such that high-speed and high-precision machining can be preformed.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation has expanded its high performing MR-J2- Super (MR-J2S) AC servo product line, making it one of the industry's broadest servo offerings in a single platform.
At this stage, servos are still relative newcomers to the narrow web business, and the prices are relatively high.
Today, around 95% of takeout robots are all or partly servo driven.
The SCSI and servo control microcodes are identical for each drive.
Hybrid presses, said to offer the best qualities of electric servos and hydraulics without their disadvantages, are also coming into their own.
One of the first robot makers to use linear servos is Sytrama of Italy, represented here by sister company AEC/Automation Engineering, Windsor, Conn.