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The Changing Face of Industrial Automation

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Rob Spiegel
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The changing face of drives.
Rob Spiegel   11/4/2013 9:58:58 AM
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Nice article Nic. Drives indeed are part of the changing face of automation. The December issue of Design News will look at new developments in motion control.

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Re: The changing face of drives.
Cabe Atwell   1/20/2014 5:46:06 PM
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Motion control development has been gaining momentum over the last decade. Lockheed Martin recently awarded Trust Automation with a new contract for an automatic vehicle system for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) counterfire radar system. The truck will be capable leveling automatically, rapidly elevated into position and remote operated using a laptop. It will be interesting to see where this goes.

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Rob Spiegel   1/22/2014 3:42:30 PM
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You're absolutely right about advances in motion control Cabe. Here's the motion control article that ran in the December issue of Design News:

http://www.designnews.com/author.asp?section_id=1386&doc_id=270185

 

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