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aerotech1119SPS hall 1, booth 122

Aerotech presents its "Automation1" control platform, which, among other things, demonstrates force regulation in a demo system with the ACT115DL linear high-performance actuator. The motion control platform functions as a complete machine control with all components and thus offers much more than a pure motion control.

The "Automation1 Precision Machine and Motion Control Platform" is used for precision motion and machine control. It brought control of positioning systems and connected components to a platform equipped with a new software-based motion controller. This allows servo and stepper motors, galvo scan heads, piezoelectric actuators and various other devices to be controlled. The drives are connected via the Hyperwire bus, the most powerful communication bus in the motion control industry.

Using a concrete example, the provider shows how the force control can be set up and used with Automation1. For this purpose, the linear high-performance ACT115DL actuator is installed in combination with a force sensor. Trade fair visitors can see for themselves how easy it is to start the positioning mode, then use the force control jerk-free and bumplessly, and then switch back to the positioning mode. It demonstrates how the rigid mechanical structure of the linear actuator enables dynamic performance with significantly reduced settling times.

Automation1 is particularly suitable for automation systems, precision laser processes, test and inspection processes and much more.

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