By DE StaffAutomation Machine Building
ACS IDMsm provides multi-axis EtherCat DS402 servo drive.
ACS launched the IDMsm, part of a line of high-performance intelligent drive modules. The IDMsm is a 2- or 4-axis EtherCAT DS402 universal servo drive featuring unique control algorithms and processing technologies that enhance the performance of high-precision motion stages, the company says. Certified as EtherCAT Conformance Tested, the drive provides up to 5A continuous and 10A peak per axis with 12-48 VDC drive supply. It’s standard DS402/CiA402 CoE EtherCAT interface provides connectivity to any EtherCAT master controller. The drive also features ACSPL+ real time programming with up to 4 simultaneous threads, as well as Integral Safe Torque Off (STO), SS1 functional safety capabilities.