Based Motion-Controller Retrofit on Ultrasonic Drill
motion control unit had been fitted onto the machine when it was
built over in the States. Subsequently, the company who had initially
installed the unit was unable to offer any further assistance. Therefore,
any problems with the motion control unit would effectively render
the machine useless.
decided the best option would be to allow Robtec to design and install
a new PC based motion controller. Thereby, not only obtaining greater
reliability, but also ensuring a decent level of service and back-up
in the future.
Shortly after receiving the purchase-order to go ahead with the
work, Robtec was informed that the original motion control unit
had developed a problem. The customer was therefore keen to reduce
the quoted 12 week delivery time quoted. By reorganising work-loads
Robtec was able to develop and install the new control system within