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Servo technology is moving to a new paradigm
A long-standing engineers’ dream is to be able to assemble sophisticated, high-function, multi-axis servo systems from a kit of parts with no more difficulty than clicking Lego bricks together. Gerard Bush of Inmoco in Daventry says reality hasn’t quite caught up with fantasy, but it is moving in the right direction.
Conformance testing ensures clear open communications
Open control and automation networks, upon which devices from many vendors can be used, are increasingly preferred throughout most industrial sectors. John Browett, General Manager of the CLPA Europe explains the role and importance of conformance testing.