Motion Control – Electromate Recognized as: “A Great Place to Work!”

Motion Control – A Great Place to Work!

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Motion Control – Vaughan, Ontario, Canada – Company News – Electromate® is proud to announce that we have been recertified as a Great Place to Work® after a thorough and independent analysis conducted by Great Place to Work® Institute Canada.  This certification is based on direct feedback from employees, provided as part of an extensive and anonymous survey about their workplace experience.

“Electromate is honored to be recertified as a Great Place to Work®.  Creating a ‘Great Place to Work’ has been pivotal in driving employee satisfaction and engagement, which directly results in driving customer satisfaction and revenue”, says Warren Osak Founder and President of Electromate.

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Servo Motors Feature: High Speed, High Acceleration, and High Force to Size Ratio!

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Servo Motors!

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The GVCM-016-013-01 and GVCM-016-013-01M (Metric Version) Linear Voice Coil Servo Motors have been released by Moticont. These small 0.625 in. (15.9 mm) diameter Servo motors, also called Electric Cylinders, have a stroke length of 0.250 in. (6.4 mm), a high force to size ratio of 5.7 oz (1.6 N) continuous force and 17.9 oz (5.0 N) of peak force. The housings measures just 0.500 in. (12.7 mm) long and in the fully extended position the shaft extends 0.53 in. (13.5 mm) beyond the face of the housing. The ends of the shafts are threaded: 2-56 UNC-2B by 0.16 in. long and M2.2X0.45 by 4.0 mm long for backlash free connections.

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These miniature linear servo motors feature high acceleration/deceleration, high speed, high reliability, and zero backlash.

Motion Control – High Precision Motorized Goniometer Stage from OES!

Motion Control – Goniometer Stage

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers a very low-cost solution for the precise measurement of angles or the rotation of an object to a precise angular position.

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This 160 mm x 160 mm stage with +/- 15o of rotation at speeds to 10o/sec, features a 400:1 worm gear ratio and a resolution of 0.0005 degrees with a 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver; the stage is also available with a servo motor and optical encoder.

Motion Control Application – maxon drives are used in the rover and in the first Mars helicopter

Motion Control Application – Maxon Goes to Mars!

 

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The Helicopter is Still Flying …

… 28 Trips and Counting!

Taunton, MA — Motion Control Application – DC motors from maxon have been used in virtually all successful robot missions on Mars. More than 100 of these drives from Switzerland are already on the Red Planet and the number will go up again when the Perseverance rover starts its work. Its mission is to collect soil samples on Mars that will be analyzed on Earth later. The rover also carried the Ingenuity helicopter drone, which will be performing the first flights on the Red Planet. maxon’s precision motors and gearheads are used in numerous mission-critical tasks.

Motion Control – Electromate extends its product portfolio to include Robots from Mecademic!

Motion Control – Electromate adds Robots from Mecademic!

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Electromate’s new partnership with Mecademic will expand its reach to end users and manufacturers needing ultra compact and precise industrial robots across Canada.

 

 

 

TORONTO, Ontario — Electromate Inc., a leading Canadian Distributor of Precision Robotic & Mechatronic Solutions, today announced a partnership with Mecademic, a Montreal based premier manufacturer of the world’s smallest, most compact, and precise industrial robots.

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator Features, 20 mm Clear Optical Path, <50 nanometer Repeatability, and <3 miliseconds Response Time!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator

Forestville, CA -Motion Control – Products – The LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions is a high performance compact motion control positioner, specifically developed for optical applications requiring both high precision and high speed positioning over a short to medium stroke.

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The LFA-2010 actuator has a 10 mm range of motion with <50 nanometer positioning repeatability, and a small step response of time of <3 milliseconds. This high force, low noise voice coil motor is typically configured with an analog position feedback sensor and can be optionally equipped with a 1um resolution digital quadrature feedback element.

Motion Control Tutorial – What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

Motion Control – Understanding the Basics of a Voice Coil Actuator

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A voice coil actuator, also known as a non-commutated DC linear actuator, is a type of direct drive linear motor.  The name “voice coil” comes from one of its historically first applications: vibrating the paper cone of a loudspeaker.  They are currently used for a wide range of applications, including moving much larger masses.  It consists of a permanent magnetic field assembly (permanent magnets and ferrous steel) and a coil assembly.  The current flowing through the coil assembly interacts with the permanent magnetic field and generates a force vector perpendicular to the direction of the current.  The force vector can be reversed by changing the polarity of current flowing through the coil.

Motion Control – From soaring heights: Camera stabilization with maxon drives!

Motion Control – Camera stabilization System!

Aerial images can be beneficial for many businesses and industries. Often things are revealed from above that are hidden to the observer on the ground. Drives from maxon are used in camera stabilizer systems.

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Taunton, MA — Motion Control Application – Mining companies, for example, survey mines from the air, oil and gas suppliers monitor their drilling rigs, and energy utilities monitor their overland lines. All these applications have one big challenge in common: In these often rough operating environments, the camera needs to be protected against wind, turbulence and the vibration of the carrier aircraft while being kept in a stable position. This is the job of a high-precision stabilization camera gimbal. These gimbals provide users with a stable and level platform that allows them to capture high-quality aerial images.

Industrial Safety – Is Your Workplace Safe? Use the Free Gotcha Stick to be SURE!

Industrial Safety – Get a Free Gotcha Stick!

Industrial Safety — Omron introduces the safety Gotcha Stick Safe Distance Scale. This safe distance stick accurately tests the allowable barrier opening size based on the distance from the point of operation. It features English measurements on one side, and Metric measurements on the other.

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Motor Has 2.25 Inch Stroke and an Accuracy of Less Than 1 Micron!

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Motor

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion control – Moticont has introduced an open aperture linear motor featuring a 2.250 in. (57.2 mm) stroke. The HVCM-051-038-019-01 DC Voice Coil Servo Motor has a continuous force rating of 4.2 lbs (18.8 N) and a peak force of 13.4 lbs (59.5 N) at a 10% duty cycle. Capable of high acceleration, deceleration, high speed, and zero cogging, this linear actuator has zero backlash when connected directly to a load. The 0.75 in. (19.1 mm) open aperture and smooth motion is ideal for focusing of optics or laser beams, illumination, and passage of cables and vacuum lines. It is also ideal for applications such as: Laser drilling, cutting, welding, and machining, medical diagnostic equipment, testing, optical focusing, laser beam steering, wafer handling, dynamic vibration absorption, assembly, and positioning applications.

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