Motion 101

This seminar focuses on teaching you how to use software tools that will help make selection and optimization of Thomson and Rockwell Automation mechanical and motion control products easy. Rockwell Automation's Micro800 PLC family enables simple low cost motion control architectures via a free software package.

Date Location Register
April 25, 2019 San Leandro, CA Register Details
July 11, 2019 Salinas, CA Register Details
Cost: $25.00

Seminar Agenda (2019):

9:00 – 11:00a Thomson Linear Motion Mechanical Devices
  • Intro to Ball Bearing/Roller Bearing Technologies
  • Intro to Ball/ACME Screw Technologies
  • Intro to Planetary & Helical Gearboxes
11:00 – 11:30a Scalable Rockwell Motion Control Solutions
11:30 – 12:00p Lunch
12:00 – 1:30p Rockwell Electric Linear Actuators & Motors
1:30 – 2:30p Motion Sizing & Design Concepts
  • Hands-on Lab: Sizing a Vertical Lead Screw Application
2:30 – 3:30p Micro800 Component Motion Programming

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