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PTDA adds two new member companies

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), an association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, announced the addition of two new member companies – Connexus, based in British Columbia and Mayr, headquartered in Germany.

Motion Industries forms new brand: Motion Automation Intelligence

Motion Industries recently announced the formation of its automation business brand – Motion Automation Intelligence or MotionAi. MotionAi will focus on motion control, robotics, machine vision, digital networking/IIoT, industrial framing, pneumatics and custom mechatronic systems.

Schaeffler Group expands robotics portfolio with Melior Motion acquisition

Schaeffler, an automotive and industrial supplier, has announced the acquisition of Melior Motion, strengthening the robotics portfolio of the group’s industrial division. Melior Motion is a supplier of precision gearboxes for applications in automation.
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Programmable Incremental Encoders from POSITAL

POSITAL programmable incremental encoders can be customized to meet specific application requirements without requiring physical component changes. Programming can be carried out at the factory, in a distributor’s warehouse or at the customer’s job site, thanks to POSITAL’s easy-to-use UBIFAST programming tool. POSITAL offers a wide variety of mechanical designs and electrical connections as well as short lead and competitive pricing. Discover the POSITAL advantage today! » Learn more

Connected control: BOS Innovations links laser-cutting with robotics

Flexible EtherCAT and PC-based automation help a dual OEM-system integrator create an adaptable laser cutting solution for a Tier 1 automotive manufacturer. » Read more

Understanding torque ripple in servo motors

Before specifying torque ripple for a servo system, the mode of operation for the system should be determined: closed torque or closed velocity loop. » Read more
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POSITAL Absolute Encoders with IO-Link

POSITAL’s absolute rotary encoders support the popular IO-Link communications interface. IO-Link is a low-cost, easy-to-implement communications system that can simplify your connections between large-scale Fieldbus or Industrial Ethernet networks and your sensors on the factory floor. Available in both single- and multiturn versions, POSITAL’s variety of mechanical options are well-suited for any application needs. The multiturn models are powered by energy harvesting therefore eliminating the need for backup batteries and reducing your maintenance costs! » Learn more

Stand-Alone Encoders vs Integrated Motor Feedback

Learn the pros and cons of traditional stand-alone encoders and integrated motor feedback devices in this article which highlights the trend of kit encoders. » More info

Find out why POSITAL can get you custom encoders in just days!

POSITAL’s innovative “mass customization” production system allows customers to build encoders according to their exact specifications while still being economically efficient. » More info

Advance: Women in Manufacturing

Date: March 22, 2022
Location: Online
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ISA Calgary

Date: April 5-6, 2022
Location: Calgary, AB
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Date: June 1-2, 2022
Location: Ottawa, ON
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