The MoPro 4 high-throughput, DSP-level performance, PC-bus motion controller is capable of independent and simultaneous axis movement in any or all axes, and is for use with both servos and steppers. Applications include machine tool, factory automation, material handling, packaging and medical equipment, and robotics. The motion controller offers three to six axes of motion control without relying on the host CPU to calculate complex move profiles, resulting in higher throughput without tying up bus communications.
Cleveland Motion Controls Inc., 2600 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222, FAX (412) 261-8609.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
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