Indramat’s S1 Button

Are you familiar with the S1 button located on the back of Indramat drives? It’s important that you know how to locate and when to use Indramat’s S1 button. Indramat’s S1 button is a reset feature. In the 6-minute movie CTRL Z, the hero discovers that he can apply his keyboard’s CTRL Z function to… Read more »

Indramat Fault Code F878

New Indramat MDD Servo Motor

Indramat fault code F878 is not one of the more common problems with Indramat servo motors, but it can also be one of the most frustrating. When you see an F878 message, you’re looking at a velocity loop error — it’s all about the speed. Understanding Indramat fault code F878 A velocity loop senses the… Read more »

How to Counter Indramat Error F822

We get a couple of calls every week from people who’ve received a Rexroth Indramat error code F822 (error code 22 on Diax02, and F8022 on Indradrive). This is one of the more common Indramat errors. However, there’s a simple way to clear this error code, and it can take just a few minutes if… Read more »

New, Repair, or Emergency Indramat Units?

We specialize in Indramat motion control troubleshooting and repair. Our typical caller has a drive, control, or servo motor that’s not working properly — nobody on the floor knows how to fix the problem. After all, Indramat products rarely fail, and troubleshooting these products is a specialized skill. In fact, it can be difficult to… Read more »

Indramat Fault Code F236

Indramat fault codes are like cold coffee — disappointing, and depending on your current mood, a source of great distress. While a cold cup of coffee can be remedied with 30 seconds and a microwave, fault codes aren’t always easy to fix. Indramat errors can be a costly problem, and sticking your servo controller in… Read more »

Status Diagnostic Messages for Indramat Ecodrive

A message from your Indramat drive controller isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Sure, sometimes you will see an irritating error code, but diagnostic messages just provide status information for the drive. Here’s a quick look at status diagnostic messages for Indramat Ecodrive drive controllers, and what those messages mean. Call 479-422-0390 for immediate Indramat service,… Read more »

Indramat Error Message F208

Indramat Error F208

You may need to replace components within your motion control system from time to time. That’s one of the advantages of Indramat systems; when you need to upgrade a component or replace a defective unit, Indramat’s modular design makes it a fairly simple process. However, you may encounter a problem when swapping out a part…. Read more »

Brushless Servo Motors

Indramat Brushless Servo Motors

Today, brushless servo motors are the industry standard. This wasn’t always the case, however. Indramat helped introduce the brushless servo to the manufacturing industry. This was just one of the many game changing contributions Indramat made to modern manufacturing. From brushed to brushless The brushed DC motor was invented in 1856 by Ernst Werner von… Read more »

Indramat 2AD Motors

Simply put, Indramat 2AD motors are old. They’re so old, that they aren’t even made any more. This is true for all Indramat motion control drives, controls, and motors — they are all legacy products. However, many systems still use Indramat 2AD servo motors. So what should you do when your system runs one of… Read more »

My Life’s Better Since Getting a Robot…Except

We know that automation benefits manufacturing. It saves money, improves efficiency, increases production, saves energy, and it helps minimize waste. Anyone who uses industrial robots recognizes that they lean heavily on machines. But more and more robots are breaking free of the factory floor. We’re seeing an increasing number autonomous products designed for home use…. Read more »