E-727 EtherCat Compatible Piezo Motion Controller for Nano-Scale Automation & Precision Positioning

EtherCat is becoming a communication standard in industrial automation. The continuous need for higher precision in R&D, test and manufacturing drives the demand for more high-performance, piezo-based nano-positioning and scanning systems; semiconductor manufacturing, optics and photonics are typical examples. PI (Physik Instrumente)

AMP8620 Supply Module Accommodates Cabinet-Free Servo Drive Installation

To reduce cabinet and enclosure requirements for machine builders and manufacturers, Beckhoff Automation has announced the AMP8620 supply module. The AMP8000 Distributed Servo Drive system provides optimal support for the implementation of modular machine concepts. With the AMP8620 supply module’s IP 65

Toshiba Launches Sensorless Control Pre-Driver IC for Automotive BLDC Motors

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corp. has launched a sensorless control pre-driver IC “TB9062FNG” for brushless DC motors (BLDC motors) used in automotive applications, including electric pumps. Samples are available now, with mass production scheduled for December this year. The new pre-driver

All-in-One Online Tool Simplifies Motor-Control Designs Using STM32 and STM8 Microcontrollers

ST-MC-SUITE from STMicroelectronics is the entry point for access to all resources for motor-control application development with STM32 and STM8 microcontrollers. The tool lets users gather tutorials and documentation, store project setups (HW and SW), get links to download software solutions including