Another consideration worth mentioning is the use of ramp tables to drive stepper motors. In certain applications, depending upon motor type, performance requirements, loading and operating speed, ramp tables are used to gradually 'ramp' up from a slower speed to the faster speed. This helps prevent the motor from stalling as it goes up to the faster speeds (which typically have different torque values than the slower speeds).
Linear guides are one of the most important components required for the design of automated or computer-controlled equipment. Aluminum profile extrusions, used for these guides, can enable designed-in functional features.
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