Tech Talk

Design Tips for All Rotary Applications

With any rotating or indexing application whether it be mechanical or servo driven the drive torque required is a function of two quantities – angular acceleration, α, and moment of inertia, I. For many indexing applications it is desirable to

Indexing FAQ’s

What is indexing? Whether linear or rotary, Indexing is the process of starting and stopping a device in precise intervals at precise locations.

Common Myths of Servo vs. Mechanical Indexers

MYTH #1 Servo Indexers are more expensive than mechanical indexers. Actually up until recently Servo Indexers (SI) were more expensive than mechanical indexers. However with advances in servo technology, cost has declined to the point where SI can actually be