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Motion Control News

Motion Control News - November 2021

In this issue, we dig deep into feedforward and how it will improve your machine performance. That, and so much more!

Motion Control Expert Interview

Insider Interview with Bob Vavra of Machine Design & Electronic Design

Machine Design editor Bob Vavra talks with PMD's VP of Engineering & Strategy, Prabh Gowrisankaran, about our new revolutionary ultra-compact, PCB-mountable motion control drive.

Feedforward in Motion Control

Feedforward in Motion Control - Vital for Improving Positioning Accuracy

Even if your PID settings are carefully optimized, the motion at the end effector is never perfect. This paper looks at feedforward and how it delivers accuracy and smoothness.

Motor Drive Design Trends

Motor Drive Design Trends that Power Automation and Robotics Equipment

During this Tech Talk presented during Virtual Engineering Days, Prabh Gowrisankaran talks about the latest advancements and trends in motor drive design for automation and robotics equipment.

N-Series ION Introduction

Introducing ION/CME N-Series Digital Drives On-Demand

In case you missed the live event, replay the on-demand version of our popular 30-minute webinar that introduces you to the major capabilities and benefits of the N-Series ION.

June 2021 Motion Control News

Motion Control News - June 2021

In this issue, we introduce you to our new ultra-compact PCB-mountable digital drive, share examples of how to build a 3-axis gantry, and more.

Two Approaches To Building A 3-Axis Gantry Controller Board

Two Approaches To Building A 3-Axis Gantry Controller Board

This design project looks at creating a PCB for a 3-axis gantry controller. One approach uses motion control ICs and the other uses the N-Series ION.

Motion Control in Small Devices

Next-Gen Motor Drives for Portable Medical Applications

Listen in to hear about the latest advancements in motion control drives, algorithms, and techniques as motion control goes portable and small!

New Ultra-compact PCB-Mountable High-performance Motion Control Drives

New Ultra-compact PCB-Mountable High-performance Motion Control Drives

Look here for available configurations, a complete feature list, typical applications for the N-Series ION, as well as major capabilities, parameters, and performance specifications.

Motion Control Newsletter

Motion Control News - December 2020

In this issue, we tackle the challenges with small motion control machine designs, servo motor tuning, a deep dive into FOC, and more.

Motion Control Goes Small

Motion Control Goes Small

Machine designers are often asked to build systems that take up less space and operate on less power. Read about new developments in motors, sensors, and architectures.

Miniaturization of Medical

Connected Health: The Miniaturization of Medical - Part 2

Machine design experts examined the phenomenon of medical miniaturization and looked at the components and methodologies that enable a new breed of products.

Outer Loop Control ICs

New Motor Control IC Integrates Outer Loop And Velocity Loop Functions

Juno MC71113, MC73113, and MC78113 ICs integrate a high-speed outer loop control function with a velocity control function for 3-phase Brushless DC and DC Brush motors.

Motion Control News August 2020

Motion Control News - August 2020

In this issue, introducing a new motion control board with UDPM, motion control problems with portable automation and mobile robotics designs, ISO 13485 certification, and more.

Lab Automation

Precision Fluid Handling: Optimizing Lab Automation Mechanics, Part II

Pumping liquid is at the core of many lab automation systems. This paper details motion control techniques used to pump fluids precisely and accurately.

Pumping Fluids

Precision Fluid Handling: It's All In The Pump, Part I

Pumps that move liquid precisely are at the heart of many medical device and lab automation designs. Get an understanding of what types of fluid pumps work best.

Step Motor Noise

Step Motor Noise and How To Fix It

Step motors are known to be noisy and tend to vibrate when moving. This deep dive explains how you can reduce, and in some cases eliminate, step motor noise & vibration problems.

Motion Control Solutions

Motion Control News - May 2020

In this issue, using the best pumps for precision fluid handling, new outer control ICs, how to fix step motor noise, and much more.