The SMTBD1 digital servo amplifier with CAN Bus communication is for systems where the drive is to be more fully integrated into the control system. The SMTBD1 features a compact design, and CAN Bus provides data security. Parameters can be modified on-the-fly, and with CAN Bus, the system can send commands and data over the network to each individual drive and interrogate them for any errors that may have occurred.
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Siemens and Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to address limitations in the current additive manufacturing design-to-production chain in an applied research project as part of the federally backed America Makes program.
Most of the new 3D printers and 3D printing technologies in this crop are breaking some boundaries, whether it's build volume-per-dollar ratios, multimaterials printing techniques, or new materials types.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
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