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Brushless commutation with an absolute encoder (SSI)

Posted on February 12th, 2014 by John Hayes at Galil
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In systems with absolute encoders and brushless motors that are being driven by a sinusoidal drive such as the D3540/D3640  or DMC-30012, you can take advantage of the absolute position information  to commutate the system at power up without using ...
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Galil Provides Custom Motion Controllers and PLCs to Meet Project Specifications

Posted on February 10th, 2014 by Galil_AnnK
Posted in I/O Control, Inside Galil, Motion Controllers, Software | No Comments »

Galil is focused on providing the best motion control and PLC solutions to customers quickly and cost-effectively. If our standard product offering does not satisfy a customer’s requirements, we will build a special controller that can. Over the years we ...
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Galil Controller Helps Deliver Amazingly Clear 3D Images

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
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Viewing ultrasound images of a developing child is a sight to behold — even if it is a bit hard to make out. Those once fuzzy images are more revealing than ever due to the iU22 ultrasound system from Philips ...
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Exciting New Options for the RIO-47300

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
Posted in I/O Control, Inside Galil, ServoTrends | 1 Comment »

In December 2013, Galil will release five new exciting options for the RIO-47300. These new options consist of three encoder input add-on boards:   -QUAD, -BiSS and -SSI and two expanded digital I/O add-on boards. The RIO-47300, released in January 2013, is ...
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Galil 2-day Live Training Coming in February 2014

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
Posted in DMC Programming, Drives, Feedback Devices, I/O Control, Inside Galil, Miscellaneous, Motion Controllers, Motors, ServoTrends, Software | No Comments »

Our next two-day product school is Thursday February 6, 2014 through February 7, 2014. If you are new to Galil, sign-up now! The training will be at our headquarters in Rocklin, CA (near Sacramento). This technical training provides an overview of ...
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Galil Motion Control Receives ISO 13485:2003 Certification – It’s a Big Deal For Medical Device Companies!

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
Posted in I/O Control, Inside Galil, Motion Controllers, ServoTrends, Software | 1 Comment »

... It’s a Big Deal For Medical Device Companies! Galil Motion Control is proud to announce certification for ISO 13485:2003.  ISO 13485 is the stringent quality standard which must be met for the design and manufacture of medical devices.  Even more ...
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Galil Motion Controllers Support 2-Phase Closed-Loop Brushless (Step) Motors

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
Posted in Inside Galil, Motion Controllers, ServoTrends | 3 Comments »

You don’t have to purchase a servo motor anymore for accurate positioning!  Now you can save money and achieve the positional accuracy you need for your high torque, slow speed application with Galil’s integrated, high power (8 Amps continuous), 2-phase ...
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Safely React to Loss of Position Feedback on Sinusoidally Commutated Brushless Axes

Posted on November 18th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
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Loss of an encoder can result in the motor running away unconditionally with brush DC motors or trapezoidal commutated brushless motors.  This is a dangerous situation in motion control systems.  With Galil sinusoidal brushless servo drives, encoder loss will not ...
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GalilSuite: Configures, Analyzes and Tunes

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
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Powerful Tool GalilSuite is a powerful and flexible tool for configuring, analyzing and tuning Galil motion and I/O controllers. GalilSuite revision 1.0 provides an improved user interface, enhanced servo tuning capabilities with multiple tuning methods, real-time scopes, multiple device management, and ...
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Galil Controller Provides Precise Gyratory and Compaction Motion for Pine Instruments Asphalt Laboratory Compaction System

Posted on July 16th, 2013 by Galil_AnnK
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[caption id="attachment_706" align="alignright" width="202" caption="SUPERPAVE™ Gyratory Compactor (SGC)"][/caption] It’s hard to imagine a world without asphalt. It covers more than 94 percent of the 2.2 million miles of paved roads that weave throughout the country and our neighborhoods. It’s on our ...
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