Achieving accuracy

Johnson, Matt
October 2001
Design Engineering;Oct2001, p17
Focuses on the need for correct positioning technology for a motion application. Misconceptions on the abilities of couplings on components making up the systems; Standardization of positioning system performance measurements under conditions stimulating operation; Importance of drive system positioning system. INSETS: Component Considerations - Couplings.;Linear Limitations..


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