Drilling, cutting, engraving, and more
2019-10-23 The Coherent Powerline C is a CO2 laser-based sub-system which uses CAN for communication. It is suitable for precision drilling, cutting, scribing, structuring, marking, and engraving of a wide range of materials.
2019-10-16 Bucher Hydraulics' digital hydraulic elevator wins “Zuger” innovation award. As part of digitization, the iValve is the world's first elevator hydraulic valve to be equipped with a CAN communication interface.
2019-10-15 Kelly (China) produces the KLS8080I/IPS motor controllers and motors for light electric vehicles (LEV). Such LEVs include e-motorcycles, e-scooters, golf carts, and go-carts, for example.
Connecting to PLC or HMI
2019-10-07 JVL introduced a slim captive, non captive, external nut integrated linear stepper motor. CANopen provides the MIL stepper motors connections to a PLC or HMI.
2019-09-30 Maxon has teamed up with Aarios, Interbike, and Duesenspeed to develop a complete series of e-bike devices. This includes drives, batteries, HMIs, and hot controllers.
Inter Airport Europe
2019-09-26 From 08 to 11 October 2019, Nord Drivesystems exhibits at Inter Airport Europe in Munich, Germany. They show their CANopen-based frequency inverters.
2019-09-25 Fenton’s Abilitrax platform uses the J1939-connectable Electrak HD linear actuators. This gives upfitters more flexilibity in locating access ramps.
2019-09-25 Tox Pressotechnik has launched its electric drive product range, which is optionally equipped with CANopen interfaces.
2019-09-23 Elmo has previewed the Platinum Bee single-axis controller at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) tradeshow in London (UK).
2019-09-16 Applied Motion Products offers CANopen Stepservo closed loop integrated motors for closed loop servo control of position, velocity, and torque. This results in higher acceleration rates and faster machine cycles in food and beverage applications.
Battery management system
2019-09-11 Delta-Q has announced its entry into mid-range power charging through its stackable charging software.
Synchronous servo drive
2019-09-11 Engel Elektroantriebe (Germany) has launched the HFI series of integrated servo drives.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2019-09-09 The drive system is a basic building block for the performance of machines, robots, and hand-held devices. However, there is much more to consider than just the design and the motor selection.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2019-09-04 Serving as the heart of locomotion for mobile robots are integrated motors, used for steering and powering the main drive motors. These motors feature CANopen.
2019-09-02 Electronic Power Supplies (EPS) provides the ELR-9000-HP electronic load with CAN and CANopen connectivity. It features TFT resistive touch panel.
2019-09-02 Heason (UK), a motion control system designer, distributes the AKD2G dual-axis drive and the AKM2G servomotor by Kollmorgen.
Paradigm shift for electro-mobility
2019-08-30 ZF’s two-speed electric drive for passenger cars integrates an advanced electric motor with a shift element and appropriate power electronics. The CAN enables to devise other shift strategies, possibly linked to digital map material and GPS, to...
Energy supply solution
2019-08-22 The contactless energy solution Etalink3000 enables the “in process charging” of driverless transport vehicles, mobile robots, and forklift trucks. It uses a CAN network for real-time data collection.
2019-08-22 The TD220 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) uses Hornet CANopen servo drives from Elmo (Israel).