Motion control

 

Motion control is a sub-field of automation, in which the position or velocity of machines are controlled using some type of device such as a hydraulic pump, linear actuator, or electric motor, generally a servo.

 

Rambutan Automation knows how motion control is an important part of robotics and CNC machine tools, however in these instances it is more complex than when used with specialized machines, where the kinematics are usually simpler.

 

The latter is often called General Motion Control (GMC). Motion control is widely used in the packaging, printing, textile, semiconductor production, and assembly industries.

 

Motion Control encompasses every technology related to the movement of objects. It covers every motion system from micro-sized systems such as silicon-type micro induction actuators to micro-siml systems such as a space platform. But, these days, the focus of motion control is the special control technology of motion systems with electric actuators such as dc/ac servo motors.

 

Control of robotic manipulators is also included in the field of motion control because most of robotic manipulators are driven by electrical servo motors and the key objective is the control of motion.

 

Motion Control products include a broad range of servo drives, servo motors and actuators and Rambutan Automation integrates market leader brands as AB/Rockwell, ABB, Siemens, and other majors.

actuators

 

integrated linear motion products include linear actuators and linear stages. These products provide flexible servo control through accurate positioning and quick-building forces.

incremental and absolute encoders

 

encoders can electronically monitor the position of a rotating shaft. Absolute Encoders are electro-mechanical devices that are useful feedback elements in closed-loop control systems. They provide position control in packaging, robotics, pick and place, lead/ball screw, rotary table positioning and component insertion applications.

motion software

 

to remain competitive in today's demanding business landscape, it is important to find a faster way to design, develop, and deliver machines optimized to meet application goals.

 

Rambutan Automation, with the aid of several motion control softwares, is able to simplify and speed up the machine design process, obtaining a great integration and system debugging.

motors and servo

 

servo motors include a broad portfolio of rotary motors and linear motors. Depending from the process and the final utilization, the motor is tailored on customer needs.

Rotary motors comprise several series from low inertia series to stainless steel, food grade and so on.

Most of the servo motor families offer Smart Motor Technology to provide automatic identification of correct motor-to-drive connectivity.

variable frequency drives

we integrate a wide variety of products that offer the right size and feature set to handle a broad range of applications. From single axis component drives to multi-axis modular drives, we offer solutions designed to help you simplify machine design while improving system performance.