Free Technology Guide to Motion Control - Emerson Industrial ...


Nov 5, 2013 (4 years and 8 months ago)


ews release

rom Control Techniques

For immediate release



A new technology guide from Control Techniques spans the theory and practice of

motion control
technology from fundamental industrial motion applications to sophisticated distributed control using
intelligent variable speed drives.

The FREE 68
page booklet, ‘A Guide to Motion Control Technology Systems and Programming’ is
on request from Control Techniques, or can be downloaded from the brochure section of
their website

In easy to understand language, the guide looks at common indexing applicatio
ns including indexing,
flying shear and pick and place and then goes on to discuss motion profiles, position loop, speed loop,
torque loop control and 1.5 axis interpolation. It takes the reader through worked examples of
constant velocity/acceleration an
d motion equation reference and demystifies the complex field of
feedback devices for motors.

The guide includes useful conversion information, then goes into more detail on tuning the speed loop
for motion control, motion control solutions and gives an o
verview on levels of motion programming,
position loop and useful motion references such as jogging, homing, indexing, digital lock and CAM.
The guide concludes with explanation of registration and looks at communication systems

controlled, ce
ntrally co
ordinated and, lastly, full distributed control. An essential guide to all designers
and users of motion control systems!


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About Control Techniques

Control Techniques, an Emerson Industrial Automation company, is a world leader in the design,
production and marketing of electronic variable speed drives for the control of electric motors. Our
strategy is to concentrate on delivering drives and servo pr
oducts that enhance the productivity of our

machines and processes.

We operate through a global network of Drive Centres and Application Centres that both distribute
product and add value by building our drive products into custom designed syste
ms and by offering
the highest levels of customer service.

Our Control Techniques Drive Centres also provide us with invaluable feedback and market
intelligence so that we can further improve our products and service. This customer focused strategy
will en
able us to continue to grow profitably.

Our competitive edge is based on our unique focus on drives, our strength in research and
development, our investment low
cost manufacturing and an effective worldwide marketing strategy.

For the best in drives
information visit our website:

About Emerson Industrial Automation

Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson, is a global technology provider that enables
productivity, efficiency and quality gains for customers acr
oss a spectrum of industries. Our products
include alternators, electric motors and drives, electrical distribution devices and mechanical power
transmission, fluid automation and ultrasonic joining solutions. Emerson brands include Appleton,
ASCO, Branson

Ultrasonics, Browning, Control Techniques, Kop
Flex, Leroy
Somer, McGill, Morse,
Numatics, O
Z/Gedney, Rollway, SealMaster, and System Plast. For more information, visit

About Emerson

Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technolo
gy and
engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer
markets through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and
appliance and tools businesses. Sales
in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. For more information, visit

For editorial information contact

Katie Owen
, Press Officer, Control Techniques Ltd, Drive Centre Marketing,

Ty Rheoli, Unit 79 Mochdre Industrial Estate, Newtown, Powys SY16 4LE

Tel: 01686 612900. Fax: 01686 612999.