Archive for the ‘Motion Controls & Drives’ Category

Applied Controls Adds Macron Dynamics to Product Offering

October 6, 2014

MacronRoboticsApplied Controls is proud to be partnered with Macron Dynamics linear robotics systems and mechanical motion technology.

Macron has redefined each component and every product through time-tested installations and experience.  Macron products are built with the highest quality materials, assembled in the USA, and engineered to withstand the abuses of rigorous, daily usage.

Linear Robotics, Gantry Systems, Cartesian Robots, Multi-Axis Automation, Belt-driven & Screw-driven Actuators


SINAMICS V20 – AC Drives for Basic Applications

March 14, 2013

Cost-effective, reliable and easy-to-use

SINAMICS V20 AC DrivesAs more and more applications in plant and machinery construction require custom solutions to automate simple motion sequences with minimal requirements, Siemens answers with the compact SINAMICS V20 drive.

The SINAMICS V20 is surprisingly versatile, features quick commissioning times, robustness, and energy efficiency. With four frame sizes, it covers a power range extending from 0.16 to 20 HP.

Applied Controls becomes distributor for Servotronix

January 22, 2013

Servotronics1Servotronix Motion Control develops and manufactures motion electronics solutions including AC and DC Servo Drives and Servo Motors.

It provides optimized, cost-effective standard and custom motion systems that are tailored to customers’ applications and designed to meet customers’ form, it, functionality, and cost specifications.

Applied Controls is pleased to announce it has added Servotronix to it’s product offering.

Applied Controls becomes distributor for Universal Robots

January 15, 2013

Universal RobotsAutomate easily, inexpensively, and flexibly

Universal Robots are flexible, light weight and user friendly 6 axis industrial robots. They aredeveloped specially for small and medium enterprises, which has the need for flexible and effective automation that can provide them fast return of investments. The robots are easy to move around and do not require sturdy bases due to their light weight structure.

No requirements for safety fencing

Disney Magic & Siemens Automation Combine to Create Speed & Smiles

December 10, 2012

Disney Ride uses SiemensA peak behind the scenes of the Radiator Springs Racers Ride

Disney’s Radiator Springs Racers ride uses Siemens Simatic S7 319F failsafe controller and Sinamics G120 variable-frequency drives (VFDs) on the actual cars and Scalence W wireless access points.

Disney adopted a Siemens design with a two-piece setup for the power and control of the cars. Under the car’s hood a programmable logic controller (PLC) sits on top of the VFD, which controls the motor and provides the power. The PLC communicates to ride control via the Universal Serial Interface (USS) protocol and analog signals to the VFD.

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Sinamics expands Industrial Ethernet connectivity with EtherNet/IP

September 14, 2012

Sinamics add Ethernet/IPTechToberFest 2012 bring you the latest innovations in industrial control and automation in a unique & festive atmosphere.  Here’s just one of the technology you will get to experience:

The recent addition of an EtherNet/IP stack offers Sinamics S120 users the flexibility to communicate to the most common automation systems via Profinet, EtherNet/IP or basic Ethernet TCP/IP.  This makes the Sinamics S120 drive system perfectly suited for a versatile range of Industrial Ethernet applications.

See you at TechToberFest!