Optimizing a motion control system is not easy. There are many tradeoffs that need to be considered. The strategy needed for each situation tends to be unique based on the problem that is being considered. One strategy involves speed, torque and time. These three variables are a connected system that is defined as the mechanical […]
Fast, Faster, Fastest – Or Not?
Speed is relative. Especially in the world of industrial control. 1 millisecond look ahead features in the machine control world used be considered “cutting edge” (pun intended). The programmable controller, the standard of industrial control, has a speed of execution metric. It is generally specified in thousands of instructions per millisecond. At 1000 instructions every 2 […]