In-Motion Blog

Position Feedback | What You Need to Know

In many motion control applications, such as robotics and automated manufacturing, tracking shaft position is critical to ensuring the smooth operation of the devices at work. One of the best solutions is the implementation of position feedback in encoders to account for precise positioning at any point during shaft rotation. Feedback is simply a signal

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Servo Drives for Gantry Systems | Benefits Explained

While often simple in appearance, gantry systems require a sophisticated design with linear motors and servo drives to operate with high speed and precision. Whether it’s a low travel gantry system or a fully automated, high acceleration model, servo control solutions provide the precision, speed, and intelligence necessary to power your application. What is a

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Analog and Digital: Which is the Way to Go?

ADVANCED Motion Controls began with a few simple analog servo drives that were designed on a kitchen table in 1987. Later in the 90s, we began manufacturing our very own line of off-the-shelf digital servo drives for more sophisticated applications. Nowadays, we offer custom servo drives and off-the-shelf products for virtually every industry, from autonomous

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Motor Controllers for Autonomous Mobile Robots

For over half of a century, automated-guided vehicles have been found on warehouse floors transporting freight and assisting personnel in various back breaking tasks. Now, new innovations in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) are promising even more potential to manufacturers by offering new and exciting opportunities in automation. With such sophisticated technology and infrastructure, AMRs rely

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DriveLibrary API Makes it Easy to Control Servo Drives

Only some sevo drives on the market can truly operate as a stand-alone smart drive. As a result, businesses typically require more technically advanced motion controllers to operate their drives. You’ll find plenty of third-party motion controllers on the market, as well as AMC’s Click&Move Control Software, which can control servo drives over a variety

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Servo Drives for Cobots | What are They & Top Benefits

cobot shared space

A cobot or co-robot is a collaborative robot that is intended to work and interact with humans in a shared work space. Whereas robots work autonomously to complete tasks, cobots are able to interact with humans to complete tasks harmoniously. Cobots were initially developed without motive power to provide a safe work environment with humans,

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Extended Environment & Modified Servo Drives: Top 4 Benefits

extended environment servo drives

Extended Environment and modified servo drives are designed to offer reliability and stability in extreme conditions. Here are four ways they work.

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Motion Control Experience: 30 Years and Going

ADVANCED Motion Controls has over 30 years of experience in the motion control field, specializing in manufacturing servo drives, servo controls, and motion accessories for a variety of industries. Our wide selection of standard designs gives our customers the flexibility they need to find the right product for their motion control application. If our standard

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We’re More than a Supplier; We’re Your Partner in Success

Searching for servo equipment can be stressful and just downright confusing. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it alone. Let our experience help you make the best decisions for motion control applications that deliver the best results and are easy to operate. We understand that our customers have access to information from the entire global

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What is Safe Torque Off? Top Benefits for Servo Controls

Safe Torque Off is a safety requirement built into many existing servo drives. Providing a safe way to remove power from servo and stepper motors, STO functionality can be more cost effective than other safety measures.

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