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Motion Control Resources

Motion Control Technical Feature Resources

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Smart Components For Smarter Production

by Ray Chalmers, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 01/23/2018

Manufacturing companies looking to burnish their competitive edge are challenging industrial automation suppliers like never before.

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Understanding the Mysteries of Inertia Mismatch

by Kristin Lewotsky, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 02/10/2015

Learn how inertia and coupling stiffness combine to create instabilities in servo axis operation and what you can do...

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Industrial Internet of Things: Sifting Reality From Hype

by Kristin Lewotsky, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 01/15/2015

Broad industrial connectivity holds potential of enormous value, but only if enterprises do it right.

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Tomorrow's Integration Today

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 11/17/2014

Integration has become more comprehensive, combining input from components across the machine to allow motion systems to adapt to changing

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Understanding Optical Encoders (Part II of II)

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 10/13/2014

Review the various types of optical encoders. Particularly magnetic, inductive, and capacitive encoders.

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Understanding Optical Encoders (Part I of II)

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 09/15/2014

Optical or magnetic? Inductive or eddy current? Incremental or absolute? Learn what encoder to choose for your application.

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New Motion Options Boost Productivity and Savings

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 08/14/2014

New motor, control, drive and network technologies can increase productivity and reduce energy consumption

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Take Your Application to the Next Level With Motion Control

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 06/16/2014

Learn how the latest closed-loop motion control technologies increase productivity; reduce cost and lower maintenance costs in a wide variety

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Multi-Axis Drives Simplify Machine Design

by Kristin Lewotsy, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 05/15/2014

For many applications, multi-axes drives can cut costs, increase performance, and shrink machine footprints while simplifying network topology.

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New Trends In Soft Motion

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 04/23/2014

Todays alternative control solutions range from multicore computer processors to embedded microcontrollers to FPGAs.

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Tutorial: The Basics of Stepper Motors - Part II

by Kristin Lewotsky, MCA Contributing Editor

POSTED: 03/13/2014

Economical, easy to integrate, and capable of delivering high torque at low speeds, provide a good solution for a range

Semiconductor Test Positions for Success

by Kristin Lewotsky, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 08/29/2011

Accurate feedback, nonlinear control algorithms, and sophisticated materials focused imagers and position probes for semiconductor test applications

Motion Control Builds Semiconductors, Part I of II

by Kristin Lewotsky, Contributing Editor

POSTED: 02/07/2008

In semiconductor fabrication as nowhere else, time is money and yield is king

New Motion Control Industry Association Announced for this Multi-Billion Dollar Market

by Motion Control Association (MCA)

POSTED: 09/11/2006

The Motion Control Association (MCA) is a not-for-profit trade group dedicated to promoting the understanding and use of motion control


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