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TECHNICAL NOTES

Stepper Motor Applications Guide
Basic stepper motor theory and guide to use of steppers motors in motion control (PDF file).

Stepper Motor Applications
Typical applications of stepper motors.

EMC Statement
The responsibilities and implications when using motion control products in machines for the Australian market.

PLCs in Motion Control
Using programmable logic controllers to control stepper motors.

Controller Cards for RTA Stepper Drives
Bolt on oscillator cards for older stype RTA drives (ramped clocks, buffered clocks and indexers)

Steppers Motors or Brushless Servo Motors?
Comparison between stepper and servomotors and deciding which one to use.

Machine Safety
Legal responsibilities of machine manufacturers.

Controlling Steppers via Computer Parallel Port.
Using a computer parallel port as a low cost, low speed stepper motor controller.

Motor Sizing Aplication Forms
Download PDF application forms to assist us in sizing a suitable motor and drive for you.

SD Stepping Motor Connections
Data sheet showing wire colors or terminal numbers for our range of SD stepping motors (PDF file).

Installing Datum and Limit Switches
Mechanical problems caused by incorrect installation of datum and limit switches in linear axis applications.

Using Encoders in Motion Control
Types of encoders and how to use them for checking position, direction and speed.

Stepper Motor Torque Curves
Torque curves for standard SD stepping motors and RTA stepper drives.

Terms and Conditions of Sale
Standard terms and conditions of sale of Automated Motion Systems Pty. Ltd.

Links
Links to manufacturers and useful motion control sites.

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