Joe Pitera joined the Axis team as a Drive and Motion Specialist this past Spring.
Joe comes to us with over 20 years’ experience in automation and most recently from his position as a Level 3, Motion Application Engineer for Siemens. His specific expertise includes but is not limited to PLC programming, HMI programming, electronic and mechanical diagnostics, software programming (VB, ST, LAD, MCC, scripting…) and EMC analysis. He has a strong working knowledge of many applications and considered an expert in converting, printing and packaging. Joe has decided to transition from the vendor side to the distribution side of the business channel, “in order to become more pro-active in supporting customers”.
Joe is a New Jersey native, happily married to his wife, Livia, for 18 years. Together they have three beautiful teenage daughters. When asked about his hobbies, Joe says, “I enjoy grilling, all outdoor activities, and mechanics. I have designed and built, machines...
The 3RR22 current monitoring relays have been expanded by an IO-Link interface for the transfer of digital measured values to the control. The monitoring relays' autonomous function remains available, independently of the control.
• Monitoring for current exceedance and shortfall
• Monitoring for line breakage
• Monitoring for no-load operation and load shedding, in case of V-belt breakage or pump idling
• Monitoring for overload, e.g. caused by a polluted filter system in pump applications
• Monitoring for the functionality of electric loads such as heating
• Monitoring for incorrect phase sequence with mobile systems such as compressors or cranes
• Monitoring for incomplete ground faults, e.g. due to damaged insulation or humidity
Spooling (or winding) is the most effective way to provide convenient packaging for materials of exceptionally long length. Typically, material is fed from a large spool at a certain rate while a SmartMotor traverses the material back and forth to create the desired pattern.
For the "perfect spool", the winder traversing position should be electronically geared to the rotational velocity of the spool that the material's being wound onto. The SmartMotor uses a customizable electronic gearing dwell control to ensure the winding stays in the desired shape even as the diameter of the spool changes because of additional material wound onto the spool.
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Your packaging lines require intelligent components that offer the necessary flexibility for product and format changes, while increasing the efficiency of the automation process.
Solutions from SICK are ideal for this.
Why Use a SINAMICS servo pump?
Simple: Energy saving of up to 70%
Superior efficiency all along the line. This is the criterion when optimizing hydraulic injection molding and blow molding machines. In particular, this applies to all kinds of hydraulically driven axes on, for example, injection molding machines. In addition to the trend to design hydraulic machines completely or partially electrically, it is also advantageous to optimize the hydraulic units.
For this, Siemens provides a perfect approach with the new, highly dynamic SINAMICS servo pump. With an energy saving of up to 70%, your investment in the future will pay off within a very short time.
Reading Multiple Codes
Do you struggle with one of these applications?
*Multiple codes of the same symbology within one field of view
*Multiple codes of mixed symbologies within one field of view
*One or more codes on multiple sides to verify that codes match
*One or more codes on multiple sides to output both sides' read results as one
Reading more than one barcode at a time is challenging for many manufacturing and material handling engineers. In a new Expert Guide from Cognex: Multiple Code Reading Applications Made Easy, learn about how image-based technology solves these four applications with ease.
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Interaction of SIMATIC control technology with SINAMICS drives
Interface of SINAMICS drives with SIMATIC controllers We can provide you with highly efficient systems in particular through the optimum interaction between SIMATIC control technology and SINAMICS drive technology.
Here we give you an overview of the sample applications available for interfacing SINAMICS drives and SIMATIC controllers. ...
- Reusable blocks for scaling the setpoint and actual values
- Explanation of the configuration steps with screenshots
- Reliability through previously tested programs and blocks for parameter access
- Significant reduction of commissioning time