Promess

Machinery : Process Technology : Motion Control

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Brighton, Michigan, United States

Promess is known as the manufacturer of complete turnkey monitoring and motion systems used in a wide variety of Assembly and Test applications around the world. Promess delivers the complete system, including the mechanics, control electronics, all the sensors, amplifiers and software. Promess also provides pre-project application engineering assistance, installation support and training services. Promess’ mission is to provide our customers with innovative sensing and motion control solutions, taking full responsibility for the complete system, with the ultimate goal of reducing risk for our customers, saving both time and money.

Assembly Line

The Electrical Heart of Manufacturing

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Author: Bruce Morey

Topics: robotics

Vertical: Machinery

Organizations: Bosch Rexroth, Mitsubishi Electric, Promess

Once, servo amplifiers were tuned with screwdrivers to adjust the motion of the motors, with say three potentiometers, one for each of the elements of a PID controller. “Today, most servo drives have algorithms that autotune adjustments,” said Nausley. Promess can now position its presses within a few microns. “A few years ago, there’s no way we could have done that.”

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