DC Servo Motor Sizing Made Easy: A Practical 1/2 Day Course presented by Jan Braun, maxon motor ag

This half-day seminar provides the practical information you need to successfully select the right DC motor -- be it brushed or brushless -- for your application. You'll learn about the interpretation of motor data and how you can use this information for motor sizing. Whether you need high speed and dynamics or just high torque, this seminar will teach you to size a motor + drive with just the right power reserves, avoiding costly oversized motors.

Location/Date:

Hilton Garden Inn Dorval Aeroport
St. Laurent, PQ
Tuesday February 19, 2013

Location/Date:
Radisson Plaza Mississauga- Toronto Airport
Mississauga, ON
Wednesday February 20, 2013

Time:
9:00 am -2:00 pm Lunch included

Price:
$89 CDN/person + HST* (*Ontario Only; Quebec registrants will be charged 5% GST only) if pre-registered by midnight January 31st ; after February 1st the cost is $109 CDN/person + applicable taxes.

To Register:
Visit www.electromate.com or call us at 877-737-8698 with your credit card information

This half-day seminar provides the practical information you need to successfully select the right DC motor - be it brushed or brushless servo - for your application. You'll learn about the interpretation of motor data and how you can use this information for motor sizing. Whether you need high speed and dynamics or just high torque, this seminar will teach you to size a drive with just the right power reserves avoiding costly oversized motors.
What You'll Receive:

 Textbook: "The selection of high-precision microdrives" (a $65 US value) -- A complete, easy-to-read reference guide for motor and drive selection OR you'll receive an $89 Can. voucher to be used towards your next Maxon order (voucher expires Dec. 31, 2013)
 maxon Formulae Handbook
 E-Learning Software Tutorial on USB Stick
 maxon Catalog

What You'll Learn:
 Basics of DC motor data. Learn how to interpret motor data sheets and use the speed-torque line information for optimum motor sizing.
 Systematic drive selection in the context of your application specific requirements and boundary conditions. This includes optimum power management, control loops, accuracy and ambient conditions.
 Basics of gearhead data and their impact on motor selection.
 Selection criteria for DC motors. Topics include the characteristics of different commutation types for brushed and brushless DC motors and when to use them.
 maxon selection program. Find out how this software-tool can help you in the motor selection.
 Application examples. Learn how to extract the key parameters for drive selection from your application: The examples include continuous operation as well as dynamic operation cycles.
 Motion Control: The main features and application possibilities of maxon EPOS and ESCON controllers.

Agenda
09.00 - 09.45 Motor selection: What is it all about?
- The context of motor selection
- Application and situation analysis
- Extracting key load parameters
09.40 - 10.10 Properties of brushed and brushless DC motors
- Design variants
- Brush systems
- Electronic commutation systems
10.10 - 10.20 Coffee break
10.20 - 10.50 Motor data sheets
- Characteristic motor lines
- Operation ranges
10.50 - 11.30 Motor selection examples:
- Continuous operation
11.30 - 11.40 Coffee break
11.40 - 12.30 Motor selection examples:
- Cyclic operation
- maxon selection program demonstration
12.30 - 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 - 14.00 EPOS and ESCON Systems
- System architecture
- Introduction EPOS family
- Introduction ESCON family
- Demonstrations, Examples

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ST Robotics - R17HS-6, the 6-axis version of the high speed R17 variant

ST Robotics - R17HS-6, the 6-axis version of the high speed R17 variant

The 6-axis version of the R17HS high speed variant of the R17 robot is now available. As is our policy the 6th axis is an optional bolt-on module. At the same time we have made it even faster and new software eliminates shake and greatly improves repeatability as this video shows. Please see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wG0MeiJ-yE. The video would seem to imply a repeatability of 0.01mm but we are sticking with 0.2mm in the spec. The motor specialist was able to tune the motors from the other side of the pond. My first reaction when we put power on and entered the first commands was to jump back in amazement (and maybe an expletive). Tip speed is now 3m/s; that's 3 times as fast as its nearest competitor yet costs half the price. I love it when a plan comes together.