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Important Facts About Actuators

Today’s article is a guest post by TiMotion, an electric linear actuator manufacturer. ********************** Get The Essential Facts About Actuators Don’t make the mistake of buying a robot when a simple actuator will do. Robots have become the “go-to” tool

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Magnetostrictive Sensors

Several of my topics in the past have dealt with gauging and measurement. Most of the systems I have worked on in the past used LVDTs, encoders, optical sensors or machine vision when it came to accurately measuring the physical

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Motion Control

Following is a subchapter on motion control from my forthcoming book. My philosophy on writing these articles is to cover the topic very generally since the book is intended to cover the entire field of industrial automation including business systems,

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Tray Handling

A few weeks ago I covered robots and robotics a bit and it was recently brought to my attention that I hadn’t covered much in the general motion control field. Maybe that’s because most of the applications I have worked

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