Month: April 2023

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Servo drive portfolio with impressive sound range

April 25, 2023 When it comes to machine building, reducing complexity and ensuring reliable supply are critical to success. Nigel Dawson, Head of Business Development for Electrical Automation at Festo, explains how Festo is helping the industry seamlessly connect equipment…

Q&A: Learn how to test and repair servo motors

RF: Why did the servo motor stop functioning? SM: There are several components that wear out over time, such as bearings or brakes. The motor may also stop working due to debris or oil accumulating in the housing. The encoder…

Avoid some common servo system problems

Machine grounding To save some wires, one might be tempted to use the rack as the return current path for DC servomotors (especially small ones). However, machine frames have a lot of resistance, especially if paint and other coatings add…