Glossary of components

Below is a list of typical terms used to describe some of the products and technologies we deal with. If you would like any more information or want to speak to one of our knowledgeable team members please call us on 0161 2177100 or click here  

Servo Drives

AC Servo Drive, Amplifier, Brushless Servo Drive, DC Servo Drive, Invertor, Power Amplifier, PWM DC Servo drive

Servo Motors

AC Brushless Motor, Brushless Servo Motor, DC Brushless Motor, DC Servo Motor, Permanent Magnet DC Servo Motor, Direct Drive, Torque

Stepper Drives

Intelligent Stepper Drives, Micro Stepping Drives, Stepper Drives

Stepper motors

Hybrid Stepper Motor, Permanent Magnet Stepper Motor, Stepper Motor, Stepping Motor

Gearboxes

In-Line, Planetary, Precision, Reduction, Right-Angled, Servo, Speed Reducer, Worm Gearbox

Feedback Devices

Absolute Encoder, Incremental, Feedback Device, Magnetic Encoder, Multi-turn Encoder, Linear Scale, Optical Encoder, Position Sensor, Rotary, Single-turn, Speed Sensor, SSI Encoder, Tacho-generator, Temposonic Scale

Counters

Batch Counter, DRO (Digital Read Out), Position Display

Controllers

Stand-Alone Controller, PC based Motion Control Cards (MCC), Task Controllers for Flying-Saw, Rotating Knife, Winding, Wind/Unwind, CAM, Gearing, Synchronisation, Registration, Process Controller, Position Controller, EtherCAT Master

Couplings

Drive Coupling, Elastomer Coupling, Intermediate Shaft, Jaw Coupling, Line Shaft, Linear Coupling, Miniature Coupling, Oldham Coupling, Power Transmission, Safety Coupling, Spider Coupling, Torque limiting

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