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.
In short, most moving parts are somehow operated by servos
," says Landberg.
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
The SCSI and servo
control microcodes are identical for each drive.
The market for linear servos
is still limited by their high price.
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.