FAULHABER’s new L linear actuator product family offers a turnkey solution for a broad range of applications.
Harmonic Drive launches HPF series of hollow shaft gear units
The HPF hollow shaft gear unit series from Harmonic Drive is suitable for a range of industrial applications, including robotics.
Celera Motion introduces Everest S servo drive
Everest S is about 30% smaller than its predecessor, includes Dual-BISS-C feedback support and is designed for surgical robots, exoskeletons and other robots.
The Gripper Company launches MAXXgrip
The MAXXgrip is robot vendor independent and can be deployed on any industrial robot or cobot. The articulating fingers stabilize items during pick and place operations.
Nikon adds 2 actuators to C3 eMotion lineup
Nikon announced the expansion of its C3 eMotion intelligent actuator unit lineup with the IAU-30 and IAU-300 types.
Portescap announced 19mm, 32mm brushless flat motors
Portescap recently released a 19mm, called the 20ECF, and 32mm, called the 32ECF brushless slotted flat motor.
What’s the difference between a servo drive and motion controller?
There can be a fine line between what is considered a motion controller and what represents a basic servo drive. It is critical to understand the functionality and intelligence of both.
Genesis Robotics opens new office in Frankfurt Germany
Matteo Stagni is appointed GM of a new office in Frankfurt, Germany, to better serve the rapidly growing European market.
Celera Motion expands Omni+ direct drive motor platform
Offering a combination of motion smoothness and torque density, the direct drive motors are designed for cobots, surgical robots and more.
MIT CSAIL develops soft, pneumatic actuator
Soft, pneumatic actuators can provide high response rates and power to input ratios, but creating them can be tedious.
Kollmorgen introduces TBM2G frameless servo motors
Kollmorgen’s TBM2G series of frameless servo motors offers high-performance torque in a compact electromagnetics package.
Delta Line releases BLDC motors for robot joints
The Delta Line size 115 frameless BLDC motors were developed to meet the space and performance requirements of robot joints.
STXI expands integrated closed-loop servo stepper motor line
The stepIM closed-loop servo stepper is available in three sizes: short (97.4 mm motor length), medium (105.9 mm motor length), and long (120.4 mm motor length).
Schaeffler expands robotics portfolio with Melior Motion acquisition
The acquisition of Melior Motion strengthens Schaeffler’s robotics portfolio. The company began expanding its robotics presence in 2017.
Soft actuators help MIT power nano drones
The robots could be used in swarms to pollinate a field of crops, or to search for survivors in disaster areas.
NCSU researchers make faster thermal actuator
The key to the team’s actuator’s quick movements is in its bi-stable design, and the shape it prefers depends on the temperature.
Precise motion systems drive autonomous mobile robots
Selecting the correct motor is critical to overall performance for autonomous mobile robots.
Celera Motion adds Multiturn Inductive Angle Encoder
The new Multiturn Inductive Angle Encoder can be used for robot joints, servo motors, cartesian robots and more.
Heidenhain releases MRS angular encoder modules for robot arms
Heidenhain’s MRS encoder module series for robotic arms has been redesigned embedded bearings to better withstand outside tilting forces.
GAM releases new robotic cycloidal gearboxes
GAM’s newest GCL cycloidal gearboxes provide high precision and rigidity for horizontal and vertical robotic and motion control applications.
Celera Motion adds inductive angle encoder for robots
Celera said the IncOder CORE is suited for integration into rotary joints for surgical, medical and industrial robots.
SDP/SI introduces frameless motors for robotics
NH1-D series frameless motors fit into smaller machines requiring precision, high efficiency, low inertia, and high torque density.