On the Rebound After sharp cutbacks in projects, engineers are rolling out new motion control designs--a trend that, according to industry experts, could trigger a new round of productivity gains in factories, labs, and other applications. Greg Syrjala, senior product engineering specialist for ORMEC Systems, offers 10 tips in making motion control easier.
Fresh Answers to Motion Control's Nagging Questions OEM design engineers are scratching their heads in confusion as battles are brewing over issues from open standards, and diverse platforms, to increased functionality and customization. Here is a list of insiders' answers from application experts.
Control for the Newcomer Designing a system to boost your
machine's performance may be easier than you think, say Galil Motion Control
engineers. Jacob Tal and Todd Shearer tell you how to find ways to simplify
design and walk you through some of the online tools available.
More Engineers Want Systems Solutions Engineers who don't ahve the skill set to design motion control internally tend to want a complete system that they can just bolt onto their machines, says Philip Strong, president of Motion Engineering Inc. A complete package can often guarantee performance, he adds.