The company has added open-loop operation to its servo controller, the SilverDust. It is optimized to operate a step motor in the traditional open-loop configuration, making it ideal for slower applications that do not require encoder feedback. QuickSilver Controlshttp://rbi.ims.ca/4911-614
More and more robots are becoming more autonomous all the time. Now Lockheed Martin has completed a demo mission with two completely autonomous robotic vehicles performing resupply, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.
Producing high-quality end-production metal parts with additive manufacturing for applications like aerospace and medical requires very tightly controlled processes and materials. New standards and guidelines for machines and processes, materials, and printed parts are underway from bodies such as ASTM International.
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