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Tue 19th Oct 2021 - Revolutionise Packaging Performance

Consumers are looking for greater functionality and variety in flexible packaging. Packagers are looking for higher productivity and quality in their production lines. From high-speed registration to simplified machine design and integrated platform development, perfect motion increases packaging speed, precision and flexibility.

Mon 11th Oct 2021 - Trio Motion's FLEX-6-Nano Integrated EtherCat Controller delivers up to 64 axes of motion

Size Isn’t Everything... a powerful, compact and flexible machine controller, Trio's Flex-6 Nano delivers up to 64 axes of motion, plugs directly onto it's EtherCAT Flexslice IO system and features it's Motion-iX core that includes IEC61131, PLCopen and robotics motion.

Tue 5th Oct 2021 - RTA X-PLUS S Stepper Drives with STO (Safe Torque Off) function now available from Micromech

RTA X-PLUS S stepping motor drive series with step and direction interface and direct mains input (110v AC to 230v AC)

Mon 27th Sep 2021 - Smart Technologies Are Changing Packaging Performance

The rise in consumer demand is driving the growing need for more throughput, more product per minute, and more repeatable and accurate performance of packaging machines.

Tue 21st Sep 2021 - Create the perfect XYZ gantry system for your application with Parker Origa OSPE Belt driven actuators and a little help from Micromech.

Using the OSP-E…BHD and BV belt driven actuators from the Parker Origa System Plus modular concept actuator range, Micromech have created a standard XYZ gantry assembly configurable to suit many applications.

Tue 14th Sep 2021 - How to Select a Stepper Motor

A stepper motor is part of a total mechanism that produces the necessary torque and speed (required load point) to provide motion to a load – to move it, focus it, lift it, inspect it

Wed 8th Sep 2021 - Enhance Servo Drives Performance with these two mentoring sessions

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Tue 7th Sep 2021 - High quality, cost effective stepper drives with EtherCAT from top Italian manufacturer R.T.A. available from Micromech

R.T.A.’s excellent range of stepper drives is available from Micromech. Apart from being high quality and extremely cost-effective, R.T.A’.s stepper drives offer EtherCat among a host of other features.

Tue 31st Aug 2021 - Achieve High-Precision Positioning Without the High Cost

When it comes to point-to-point motion in high-speed automated systems, high-performance positioning often comes with a price. Although pick-and-place, inspection, dispensing and scanning machines require micron precision from a linear positioning stage, that level of precision is difficult to find in an economical device.

Mon 23rd Aug 2021 - Discover More About Explosion Proof EX Servo Motor Certifications

Article Posted by Parker's Electromechanical Team on Thursday 10th June, 2021 on the Parker Motion & Control Technology Blog

Tue 17th Aug 2021 - The Big Debate – Stepper vs Servo

What is the best motor technology to use in a motion control application? There are numerous technologies to create motion, from hydraulic to pneumatic or electromechanical.

Thu 29th Jul 2021 - RTA’s CSD range of high quality, cost effective stepper drives with EtherCAT available from Micromech

The CSD series of stepper drives from RTA is a range of ministep bipolar chopper drives suitable for driving medium-low power two-phase stepper motors with four, six or eight terminals

Mon 26th Jul 2021 - Equip Your Linear Motion Stage for Challenging Environments

When your motion system needs to position a load along a single axis with micron precision, a linear motion positioning stage is hard to beat.

Mon 19th Jul 2021 - Complete Trio Motion Technology motion control solutions from Micromech, Trio’s only UK Solutions Partner.

Are you are looking for complete motion control solution for your application from one manufacturer? Then call our technical sales team at Micromech.

Mon 12th Jul 2021 - New Purpose for Compax3 Servo Drive in Rehabilitation Equipment

Article Posted by Parker's Electromechanical Team on Saturday 29th May, 2021 on the Parker Motion & Control Technology Blog

Mon 5th Jul 2021 - Frameless motor? Painless integration!

Are you interested in frameless motors but daunted by the challenge of integrating one into your design? This concern has kept many machine design engineers from embedding these power and torque dense motors into their applications.

Mon 28th Jun 2021 - How Does a Stepper Motor Work?

A stepper motor is a simple two phase brushless synchronous motor containing a segmented magnetized rotor and a stator consisting of a prescribed number of electromagnetic coils. When energized, these coils create north and south polls that push or pull the segmented magnetized rotor to make it spin.

Mon 21st Jun 2021 - Save up to 70% on ball screw costs

Thomson precision-formed ball screws with P3 accuracy for precision applications

Mon 14th Jun 2021 - Kollmorgen Is on the Perseverance Rover - And Extreme Environments Everywhere

From the surface of Mars to the depths of the ocean, from the core of the earth to the core of the human body, Kollmorgen motion systems take on the most extreme environments.

Tue 8th Jun 2021 - New from Akribis, the DGH range of Linear Stages for the highest precision applications

The Akribis DGH series is a range of high precision modular direct drive linear slides utilising a direct drive linear motor positioning system.

Thu 27th May 2021 - How to Select a Servo Drive

A servo drive should be selected based on the specific servo motor used in the application. The motion requirements of the driven mechanism determines the voltage and current requirements of the servo motor – the key information required when selecting a servo drive.

Mon 24th May 2021 - MC404-Z, the new low cost panel motion coordinator from Trio is available now from Micromech.

The MC404-Z is a low cost panel mount Motion Coordinator, targeting high volume stepper applications. With just one version that has all features as standard, there is no requirement for axis configuration with Feature Codes before use.

Mon 17th May 2021 - Let’s talk about stepper motor function, uses and benefits.

Do you need a servo system, or can a more-affordable, easier-to-configure stepper system meet the requirements of one or more axes?

Mon 10th May 2021 - Which type of linear stage should I choose?

Micromech offers two series of Nippon Pulse high-performance, single-axis linear stages: nanopositioning SCR stages, and Acculine SLP stages. Both series are ideal for small-scale or limited-space applications

Tue 4th May 2021 - Four Key Values to Determine Servo System Stability

A stable servo system is essential for optimal machine performance, durability, safety, and consistent machine performance, which improves overall machine operation. Servo systems operate in various degrees of stability, with a fine line between stable and unstable.

Wed 28th Apr 2021 - Alan Spinks Retirement:

After many years of working at Micromech on our sales team, Alan Spinks is to retire at the end of April.

Mon 26th Apr 2021 - Introducing Trio’s DX4 servo drives and MX motors. The all new drive and motor packages that provide performance and dependability, optimised in every detail to do more with less.

The new Trio DX4 range of drives and motors is available from Micromech now. The all range new servo drive and motor packages that provide performance and dependability. Optimised in every detail to do more with less and with features to deliver scalable servo-based solutions in demanding motion centric machine automation.

Mon 19th Apr 2021 - What’s the difference between a motion controller and a driver?

There are numerous terms that float around the motion control world and they can sometimes be confusing to novice engineers.

Mon 12th Apr 2021 - Are you tired of the complexities, hazards and expense of traditional hydraulic systems?

Access Thomson's new white paper and discover a better actuator solution suitable for many applications

Mon 29th Mar 2021 - How Does a Servo Drive Work? Kollmorgen Experts Explain

Check out Kollmorgen's post explaining how servo drives work, including the various types, functions and features you can use to achieve the perfect motion profile for your needs.

Thu 25th Mar 2021 - Micromech is excited to announce that as of 1st April we will become Trio’s ‘UK solutions partner’!

We are excited to announce the strengthening of our long standing business relationship with Trio Motion Technology.

Tue 23rd Mar 2021 - Are you sure you've been selecting the right ball screws?

Choosing the right ball screw can ensure machine accuracy, repeatability, long life and reduced total cost of ownership

Tue 16th Mar 2021 - Kollmorgen are bringing back there popular AKD2G drive setup webinar!

One of Kollmorgen's most popular webinars is back! Join them to become an all-around expert in AKD2G drive setup.

Mon 8th Mar 2021 - Success Story from Kollmorgen - Enhancing Precision While Reducing Size, Weight and Cost

Kollmorgen Helps a Laser Cutting Machine Manufacturer Take Performance to the Next Level

Wed 3rd Mar 2021 - WITTENSTEIN XP+ - Shift to Xtra performance

The XP+ planetary gearbox with specially designed output and extremely compact design offers new dimensions in power transmission that far exceed industry standards. The optimised interfaces on the output can generate much higher torques that directly benefit your application.

Mon 22nd Feb 2021 - The New Thomson Electrak® LL smart electric linear actuators

10 Times Longer Life, Up To 100 % Duty Cycle And Outstanding Environmental Protection

Thu 18th Feb 2021 - Keep workers safe and machines productive

Functional safety matters more than ever in a time when margins are thin, quotas are high, and the pressure to keep machines up and running is intense.

Tue 16th Feb 2021 - Kollmorgen Experts discuss how to best select a servo motor

There are several considerations when selecting a servo motor for a specific application, such as the required speed, torque or force, motion profile, available physical envelope, and environmental factors.

Mon 8th Feb 2021 - Explore How Smart Actuators Can Improve Application Control, Flexibility And Efficiency

Thomson is advancing linear actuation technology with a new generation of smart electromechanical actuators.

Mon 1st Feb 2021 - The new RTA X-PLUS MT Stepper Drives with Modbus interface and optional STO (Safe Torque Off) function now available from Micromech.

Direct mains input (110v AC to 230v AC), Auto-Sync function available, Optimised for Sanyo Denki stepping motors with/without encoder

Mon 25th Jan 2021 - How can you ensure the most suitable step motor for your application requirements?

Browse Kollmorgens step motor catalog, identifying which motor frame size suits best, and modify available voltage and current to produce a torque/speed curve for your drive.

Mon 18th Jan 2021 - SP+ & TP+ planetary gearboxes - When maximum power density is vital

Wittenstein's Advanced Line planetary gearboxes are characterised by outstanding power density resulting from an extremely compact design.

Mon 11th Jan 2021 - Success Story from Kollmorgen - Simplified Controller Integration Speeds Time-to-Market

Kollmorgen Partnership Drives Higher Performance for a Plasma Cutting Machine Manufacturer

Mon 4th Jan 2021 - Introducing the Akribis ACR Arc Motor

The Akribis ACR series ironless arc motors are designed for angular motion with constrained rotation up to 360 degrees.