This line of motion controllers, made for semiconductor, FPD, biomedical and general purpose industrial automation equipment, was designed to provide powerful, precise, easy-to-use, but cost-effective control. They feature a 20 kHz sampling rate on all axis, real-time registration inputs and position compare outputs. They use the ACSPL+ multitasking application language, and have standard Ethernet and serial communications. They come with software tools, including a motion simulator, for quick application development, system setup and analysis. It comes in 2, 4, 6 or 8-axis versions.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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