Motion Control

Toshiba TXZ 400x275Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp. has announced the start of mass production of 12 new devices in the M4K Group for motor control, the first products in the TXZ+ family advanced class. The company said it will start mass production of another 10 products in the M4M group in August 2021. Both groups of microcontrollers will be manufactured in a 40nm process, and belong to the TXZ4A+ series, Toshiba said.

 

CeleraMotion OmniPlus400x275Celera Motion, which develops precision motion component and sub-system solutions, has launched a new direct-drive motor platform, the Omni+ Series, to its line of direct-drive, frameless motor kits.

CeleraMotionCapitan400x275Celera Motion, which develops precision motion component and sub-system solutions, has announced its Capitan Series to their line of premium performance Ingenia servo drives. The drives are aimed to deliver maximum performance for applications that include surgical robotics, exoskeletons, robotic joints and end effectors, among others.

 

CeleraMotion AuraSeries400x275Celera Motion, which develops precision motion component and subsystem solutions, has announced the Aura Absolute Chip Encoder Series to its line of precision rotary and linear optical encoders with MicroE technology. Aura uses a short wave-length LED for precise absolute position decoding, Celera said in a statement. An incremental scale track and advanced sensor produce pure sine wave signals, enabling high-resolution interpolation with run speeds greater than 80k rpm.

 

 HelixLinear400x275Switzerland-based Delta Line SA and Cleveland-based Helix Linear Technologies have announced a global strategic partnership to further advance its motion solution products. The new partnership will combine “an incredible depth of knowledge” in motors and drives, linear technology expertise, and global sales and support network to support customers in motion projects, the companies said in a statement.

RNDAutomation 400x275iAutomation, which designs and distributes automation products, solutions and services, announced the acquisition of Lakewood Ranch, Fla.-based RND Automation. The announcement was made by Saw Mill Capital Partners, which includes iAutomation as one of its portfolio companies. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

ElmoPlatinumSeries400x275Elmo Motion Control, which develops and manufactures motion control technologies, announced the commercial launch of its Platinum series servo drives, which include “the most advanced servo functionality and functional safety available today.”