Motor Applications Guide
Basic stepper motor theory and guide to use of steppers motors in motion control (PDF file).
Typical applications of stepper motors.
The responsibilities and implications when using motion control products in machines for the Australian market.
PLCs in Motion
Using programmable logic controllers to control stepper motors.
Cards for RTA Stepper Drives
Bolt on oscillator cards for older stype RTA drives (ramped clocks, buffered clocks and indexers)
Motors or Brushless Servo Motors?
Comparison between stepper and servomotors and deciding which one to use.
Legal responsibilities of machine manufacturers.
Steppers via Computer Parallel Port.
Using a computer parallel port as a low cost, low speed stepper motor controller.
Download PDF application forms to assist us in sizing a suitable motor and drive for you.
Data sheet showing wire colors or terminal numbers for our range of SD stepping motors (PDF file).
Datum and Limit Switches
Mechanical problems caused by incorrect installation of datum and limit switches in linear axis applications.
Encoders in Motion Control
Types of encoders and how to use them for checking position, direction and speed.
Motor Torque Curves
Torque curves for standard SD stepping motors and RTA stepper drives.
Conditions of Sale
Standard terms and conditions of sale of Automated Motion Systems Pty. Ltd.
Links to manufacturers and useful motion control sites.