The RMC180-Profi eight-axis servo motion controller provides the power of the PROFIBUS open-architecture fieldbus high technology with independent or coordinated control of eight motion axes for point-to-point linear positioning such as rolling-mill pinch rollers, plastic and ceramic injection-molding machinery, die-casting machines, and laser and saw positioning for edgers and resaws. The 7 X 5.8 X 4 inch, DIN-rail-mounted modules can be applied for precision control of hydraulic actuators controlling chippers and pickers.
Delta Computer Systems Inc., Industrial Electronic Controls, 11719 NE 95th St., Suite D, Vancouver, WA 98682, FAX (360) 254-5435.
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