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You are in need of a higher total power for your system or machine, or want to ensure a reliable power supply? Common solutions include the parallel connection or establishing a redundant power supply system. In this blog post, you will learn more about the definition, the differences and the correct use of both system types.

 

 

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In collaboration with certification entity NC3 and industry partners, Festo Didactic is pleased to announce that it co-hosted an interactive shared learning experience at ACTE CareerTech VISION 2022. The NC3 Classroom utilized the shared space among partners to provide a 360-degree introduction to Industry 4.0 education and training.

 

 

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As a full-service control systems integrator, Mississippi-based Automation and Control Systems, LLC (ACS) was facing a handful of common yet critical challenges in modifying, assembling, and wiring industrial panels. Labor shortages, time-consuming manual tasks, and legacy design and engineering programs made it difficult for ACS to scale their business and expand their footprint as a state-of-the-art system integrator and panel shop. 

 

 

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Kollmorgen is all about innovation, constantly investing in collaborations and research projects to exchange knowledge and expertise with partners and universities across the world. Not only does it generate creativity amongst employees, but it also helps customers, partners, and students worldwide to realize their ideas. Someone who is much involved in Kollmorgen’s innovation projects and initiatives is Simon Bokesand, Senior Innovation Engineer.

 

 

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The colloquial term daisy chaining has established itself as a description for the direct connection of technical devices in series. In this blog article, you will learn what you should consider if you want to operate several power supplies in a daisy chain.

 

 

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When it’s time to consider a new motion control solution for your application, rule #1 is “Solve the problem, then worry about the design.” This is easier said than done, but not if you apply a disciplined, time-tested framework. First, you must clearly understand the problem and the local environment. Failure to do so often results in a suboptimal motion control solution or complete failure.

 

 

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When punching, notching, or trimming metal strips, unwanted material must be cleared before the next press downstroke. If scrap or formed parts inadvertently remain, the press must be stopped before its motion reaches the critical angle, the “point-of-no-return” at which further movement risks damage to the press and die. A variety of precise and reliable sensors are available to protect the die.

 

 

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The future belongs to human-robot cooperation. System builder BEC developed such a collaborative solution for Siemens Healthineers. It inserts coils weighing several tonnes precisely into the magnets of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines. Electric cylinders from Festo, which ensure the coils are securely gripped, play a crucial role here.  

 

 

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The use of software control in cutting tool manufacture has made the process easier and more precise. ANCA continues to look for ways to improve their machines. Two huge benefits of software control are effector offsets and ANCA's patented soft axes system. In this article, they review them both.

 

 

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SME automation is a game-changer for the manufacturing sector, and we are entering an exciting period of innovation and adoption. Companies with under 250 employees and less than €50 million in annual turnover make up the vast majority of businesses in the manufacturing sector - and the era of SME-friendly robotics and automation solutions provides huge potential for these businesses.

 

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Omron has recently introduced its most full-featured machine automation controller to date. Offering control of multiple robots, the choice of 16, 32, or 64 controlled motion axes, and SQL connectivity. It is the ideal control solution for complete robotic cells, high-speed motion systems, material handling and multi-robot systems.

The Robotics Integrated Platform is the next revolutionary step in the SYSMAC ecosystem that seamlessly integrates the full Omron Fixed Robotics product line. Their one controller approach integrates robot control, in addition to sequence and motion control, to a single controller. This enables synchronized control of robots as well as other devices and results in higher performance compared to typical network based configurations. It also enables users to collect information on devices aligned to a common timeline which not only improves overall system response times and accuracy but also greatly aids in troubleshooting activities.

 

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