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Galil White Paper: Advanced Applications of Electronic Gearing

Part 1 of 3: Tension Control on Spindle Wheel

Introduction

Electronic gearing in motion control allows for a slave axis to follow a master axis with a programatically set gear ratio.  There are certain applications that obviously lend to an electronic gearing solution, but there are some challenging applications where the functionality of electronic gearing can greatly simplify a solution in a manner that may not seem obvious at first.  This series of three papers will discuss how electronic gearing can provide simple solutions to different motion control challenges.

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Tags:  Tension Control, Spindle Wheel, Galil, Electromate, Electronic Gearing, Motion Controller, Motion Control, Automation, Motor Control

Tips for Designing Clean Room Equipment

Mechanical components intended to run in clean rooms for wafer fabrication must comply with uniform industry standards that dictate the number and size of particles they can generate.

As the computer and electronics industries pack more circuits on semiconductor wafers, particle generation in the clean rooms where they are processed becomes more critical with each generation.  In many applications, mechanical positioning stages are a large contributor to contamination.  Suppliers are required to follow special design criteria that ensure a positioning stage’s cleanliness according to certain standards…

Download The Application Note Here→

CLICK HERE to view more information on the Clean Room Compatible Stages from Primatics.

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Custom Rotary Positioning Stages from Bell Everman

A guide to ServoBelt Rotary and Direct Drive Theta modification

While off-the-shelf rotary stages will do the job in most cases, sometimes your application requirements call for a customized stage.  It may be something as simple as a special bolt hole pattern on the top of the stage.  Or you may need a way to secure a workpiece in the stage center opening.  Or you may need to squeeze a rotary positioning device into a tight space.

Whatever your requirements, we can help.  We’ve introduced accessories and modular design features that make it easy to customize our standard Servo-Belt Rotary (SBR) and Direct Drive Theta (DDT) rotary stages. And in cases where our standard rotary platforms can’t be modified to fit your requirements, we can often design and build one-of-a-kind rotary motion systems to your specifications.

Download The Guide Here→

 

Tags:  Bell Everman, Rotary Stage, Rotary Table, Custom Rotary Stage, SBR, DDT, Electromate

Servo Amplifier Basics. On Demand Webinar


Dr. Jacob Tal, the CEO of Galil Motion Control, discusses the basics of Servo Amplifiers.  Topics include:

  • Types of Amplifiers such as PWM, Linear, Current, Voltage and Velocity Amplifiers
  • Power Supply Requirements
  • Commutation Methods

CLICK HERE to view this On Demand Webinar.

Tags:  Servo Amplifier, Servo Drive, BLDC Drive, Galil, Webinar, Electromate

Lead Screws 101 – A Basic Guide to Implementing a Lead Screw Assembly for Any Design

In many devices lead screw assemblies are used to convert motion from rotary to linear and vice versa.  Historically these assemblies have had poor efficiencies and relied on grease for improved performance.  Over the past few decades the advent of engineered polymers and new manufacturing capabilities have changed the game for the conventional lead screw assembly making it a powerful solution for motion based design challenges.  At first glance lead screw assemblies seem rudimentary, but they are designed to perform a very specific function, and even with the latest developments in materials and manufacturing processes having a basic understanding of how lead screws operate can be the difference between a successful design and catastrophic failure…

CLICK HERE to download this white paper.

Free Formulae Handbook for Design Engineers from Maxon Motor

Maxon Formulae Handbook

Maxon Formulae Handbook

This comprehensive handbook with illustrations and descriptions, contains formulas, terms, and explanations for the calculations concerning drive systems.  It makes use of a flow chart that supports quick selection of the correct drive.  A valuable tool for design engineers when selecting a drive system.

Click HERE to download the Free Formulae Handbook.

EDITORIAL CONTACT:

Warren Osak
sales@electromate.com
Toll Free Phone:   877-737-8698
Toll Free Fax:       877-737-8699
www.electromate.com

Introducing Galil’s New H-Bot Firmware

There are many applications that require movement in planar space, or movement along two perpendicular axes. This two dimensional system can be fitted with additional motors to increase the number of degrees of freedom. These types of applications can range from specimen positioning for a microscope and 3D printers to product packaging and material application.

The most common way that planar motion is achieved is using a machine based on the XY stage or gantry system. This type of system can have many drawbacks which will be outlined later in this article. An alternative to these types of machines is the H-Bot which has many advantages when compared to XY stages or gantries.

This article will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using an H-Bot for systems that use planar movement as well as Galil’s H-Bot firmware solution for the DMC-40×0.

CLICK HERE to dowload this White Paper.

 

Tags:  Galil, H-Bot, Planar Motion, Electromate

 


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