Watch Out for Dangerous Movements

Industrial machinery helps keep workers safe from harm. We automate the dangerous and potentially harmful things so workers can stay happy and healthy. Machines don’t mind heavy lifting, repetitive movements, or hazardous work environments. Of course, while automation can keep workers safe it has the potential to do the opposite. It can cause dangerous movements,… Read more »

Replacing Indramat Equipment

Indramat products were built to last. The durability and reliability of Indramat components is second to none. That being said, you will eventually need to replace an Indramat motor, drive, or some other part. Here’s what you need to know about replacing Indramat equipment. Before you start replacing equipment… Hold off on cracking open your… Read more »

A Look at Global Robot Density

There’s no denying the importance of industrial robots in manufacturing. Countries all over the world are installing more and more robots to improve production. The most recent figures for global robot density suggest that we can expect more of the same in the future. Global robot density Data from the International Federation of Robotics shows… Read more »

Machine Learning Helps Robots Adapt

Robots are faster, stronger, and more precise than human workers. Industrial machines do more work in less time, and they can work far longer than people can. Robots don’t need breaks, they don’t get food poisoning, and they don’t take time off for holidays. Of course, there’s still one area where robots can’t compete with… Read more »

4 Tips to Prevent Indramat Servo Errors

Sometimes clearing Indramat servo errors is a simple task. Check a cable connection here, reset some parameters there, and you’re good to go. Sometimes clearing Indramat error codes is a long, tedious, and expensive process. While you can hope that your Indramat servo errors are always easy fixes, you’re better off doing what you can… Read more »

Your Guide to Indramat Servo Repair

Indramat servo repair isn’t something that you can do on your own. It’s not like building RC cars, or tinkering with electronics in your spare time. Those are great hobbies, but Indramat industrial motion control systems are too advanced, and too important, to fiddle with. Of course, sometimes you can resolve Indramat errors on your… Read more »

Beware of Condensation!

Sometimes condensation is a good thing. Like when you see beads of sweat rolling down an ice cold glass of lemonade on a hot summer day. Sometimes condensation is a bad thing. Like when your drive controller is colder than the air in your control cabinet, and the resulting condensation damages your machinery. Electronics and… Read more »

Keeping Your Indramat Servos Happy

Indramat servos are among the best motion control products ever made. Your Indramat servo drives and servo motors will live long, happy, maintenance-free lives assuming that the conditions are right. Here are a few things that you should keep in mind when it comes to preserving your Indramat servos. Think about the environment Environmental factors… Read more »

Always Start With Number 1

You know the saying, “It’s always the last place you look”? Well, that doesn’t usually apply to Indramat errors. Before embarking on a wild goose chase, check your Indramat troubleshooting guide and start with the first cause and remedial action. Start with number 1 As obvious as it may seem, you should always start with… Read more »

Always Check Your Indramat Cable

We know that you want to resolve error codes as quickly as possible. Most Indramat error codes have several possible causes, however. You can quickly go down a rabbit hole chasing the wrong remedial action, which wastes time and money. Keep a spare Indramat cable on hand, and always check your cables first. Start by… Read more »