All your motion control requirements from one supplier ‘MICROMECH’ the UK’s premier mechatronic specialist.

In addition to supplying and supporting cutting edge electro mechanical products from some of the biggest names in motion control, Micromech provides a complete service to OEMs machine builders and end users.

Application engineering and product specification:
Send us details of your application and our engineers will specify the optimum cost-effective solution at the best possible price. From simple components to complete bespoke motion control systems we can help. In many cases products can be modified or adapted to create an exact fit for your machine.

System engineering:
Our systems division engineers are experts in bespoke motion control systems. From standard single axis stepper and servo systems to multi axis systems with HMI or PC front ends, we can provide a comprehensive service for end users upgrading a machine, special purpose machine builders or OEM’s. We can also provide a mechanical design and manufacture service and have experience with mechanical sub assemblies and small special purpose machines.

Our capabilities include:
Electrical design (AutoCad).
Mechanical design (Solidworks 3D).
Software design including Labview, Visual basic, Trio Motion Perfect, Parker motion software, Kollmorgen motion software IEC61131 languages.
Control panel wire and assembly.
Mechanical manufacture and assembly.
Installation and commissioning.

Testimonial’s:

“I have had a long relationship with Micromech and always found them friendly, helpful and ready to turn an idea into a reality by listening to what is required, then by us working together bringing that idea to fruition. Special thanks go to Mick Stone and Mark Hall together with Dave Whitmell and Phil Farnworth who not only create fine workmanship but also brilliant entertainment.”

“Micromech is a company in which you can trust. Since 2005 Micromech is a good supplier of Nortemecánica.”

“It was a pleasure working with Micromech throughout our project. Stirling, Mick and everyone else we dealt with were very professional, but also very flexible and friendly. We always felt we were getting good advice and good service.”

Suppliers include:

For all motion control and automation requirements:
Call our sales team on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk

The new GA700 AC drive from Yaskawa the only drive you need! Available from Micromech AC Drives

The GA700 is the first of a new generation of inverter drives from YASKAWA. Boasting a host of new features designed to make installation and setup as simple as possible coupled with it’s compact design, the GA700 is the perfect choice for industrial use in almost any application.

Yaskawa GA700

Features:

The GA700 provides many important features ensuring the flexibility to fulfil a wide range of requirements with just one type of inverter drive.

  • Large power range up to 630kW, for constant and variable torque
  • Control of Induction, Permanent Magnet and Synchronous Reluctance motors without the need for motor data tuning
  • Easy network integration with cost effective 1-to-5 gateway function
  • DriveWorksEZ block programming for application adaptation without external controllers
  • Tactile keypad with multi-lingual graphical display, auto-backup, real-time clock, copy function and data logger, optional Bluetooth
  • Built-in startup wizard for guided parameter setup without manuals
  • DriveWizard Mobile smartphone app for drive setup, monitoring, guided trouble shooting with connection to YASKAWA Drive Cloud service for data backup and online documentation
Yaskawa GA700

Benefits:

As with all Yaskawa products the GA700 is designed to be installed and forgotten, giving long trouble free operation.

  • Coated PCBs as standard
  • Designed for 10 years of maintenance free operation
  • Built-in functional safety features, EMC filter, DC choke, braking chopper and more to save space and cost for external components while improving the application reliability

Click here for more information on the Yaskawa GA700 or contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk

 

For more information on the services offered by Micromech visit our systems section or contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk

Unique new stepping motors with integrated drives and EtherCat from RTA…Buy now from Micromech

RTA Mini Step Stepper Drive

This new and innovative stepping motor from RTA features an integrated mini step stepper drive, incremental encoder and EtherCat connectivity providing a complete basic motion control system in one very neat package.

The HI-MOD ET motor comes in 34 frame size. The compact drive is housed in a metal enclosure mounted on the rear of the motor and includes connectors for all electrical interfacing for ease of installation.

Key Features:
  • EtherCat communications.
  • Profile, Position and CSP modes of operation.
  • Various homing routine options.
  • Input for proximity sensors.
  • Motor current overboost.
  • Intelligent management of the current profile.
  • 32-75vdc operating range.
  • Protection against:
    Under and over voltage.
    Motor output short circuit.
    Over temperature.
  • Electronic damping facility providing excellent noise and vibration reduction.
  • Homing command.
  • Motor stall and position error feedback via integrated incremental encoder.
Click here or details of the full R.T.A. range or for technical help call 01376 333333.

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AC & DC motor controls from the biggest and best.



Add Micromech’s support and application knowledge and you have a winning formula.

  • Both our lead suppliers manufacture in the UK.
  • The world’s largest manufacturer of drives.
  • Power for power the smallest drive on the market.
  • An industry leading manufacturer with a large portfolio to suit every different drive application.
  • Enclosure ratings from IP00 through to IP66
  • Fast deliveries.
  • Large powers available on short lead times up to 2Mw.
  • A wide range of input voltages 110v to 690v.

So, if you want an inverter in an enclosure…
….you know who to call.

Non standard designs are available and we have a “Fanless – Cold Plate Design” inverter that is ideal for Atex Zone 1 Enclosures.

Micromech provide full support from system design, manufacture and software engineering to installation and commissioning.

We are fully accredited and can certify CE and UL control systems in house.

Our qualified engineering team can help you with selection and sizing and our partnership with TEC Motors enables us to provide and take responsibility for your complete transmission system.

Call Andy Donaldson on 07711 451676 or email adonaldson@micromech.co.uk

Create the perfect XYZ gantry system for your application with Parker Origa OSPE Belt driven actuators and a little help from Micromech.

Parker OSP-E

Using the OSP-E…BHD and BV belt driven actuators from the Parker Origa System Plus modular concept actuator range, Micromech have created a standard XYZ gantry assembly configurable to suit many applications.

Max Stroke X and Y 5000mm*
Max Stroke Z 1500mm*
Max velocity 5m/s*
Max payload 100kg*
Max acceleration 50m/s2

* Subject to application

The Actuators:

The OSP-E..BHD series belt driven actuator with integrated guide combines robustness, precision and high performance. The aesthetic design is easily integrated into any machine constructions by virtue of extremely adaptable mountings.

Advantages

  • Accurate Path and Position Control
  • High Force Output
  • High Speed Operation
  • High Load Capacity
  • Easy Installation
  • Low Maintenance
  • Ideal for Multi-Axis Applications

Features

  • Integrated Ball Bearing Guide or Integrated Roller Guide
  • Diverse Range of Multi-Axis Connection Elements
  • Diverse Range of Accessories and Mountings
  • Complete Motor and Control Packages
  • Optional Integrated Planetary Gearbox
  • Special Options on Request
  • IP 54 environmental protection

Parker OSP-E

The OSP-E..BV vertical belt actuator with integrated ball bearing guide has been specially developed for lifting movements in the Z-axis.

The especially low vibration OSP-E..BV vertical actuator in combination with the heavy duty series OSP-E..BHD meets the highest demands in portal and handling applications.

Advantages

  • Fixed Actuator Head for Low Moving Mass
  • Integrated ball bearing guide for high bending moments
  • Magnetic Sensor set for contactless position sensing
  • Easy to install
  • Low Maintenance

Features

  • High Acceleration and Speed
  • Drive Shaft Versions with Clamp Shaft or Plain Shaft
  • Power Transmission by Belt
  • Moving Axis Profile
  • Complete Motor and Control Packages

Parker Origa actuators are available with a wide range of standard options and accessories including:

  • Input shaft variants
  • Integrated gearboxes
  • Dual carriages
  • Actuating direction
  • Bi-parting versions
  • Various motor mountings
  • Various profile mounting options
  • Contactless limit/home sensors

In addition to the many options offered with Parker Origa OSP-E actuators, Micromech can provide

  • Custom XYZ configurations
  • 3D models of you chosen gantry design
  • Cable management
  • Custom motor/gearbox mounting
  • Mechanical limit/home sensors
  • End effector brackets
  • Control systems

Parker OSP-E

For more information on the Parker Origa actuator range click here or contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk

For more information on the services offered by Micromech click here (link to systems page) or contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk

The new V Drive range of worm and wheel gearboxes from Wittenstein provides maximum power density, constant torsional backlash and supreme smooth running.

Wittenstein V Drive
V-Drive Value –

Servo worm gearheads available with either output shaft or hollow shaft. The V-Drive Value has impressive high power density and medium torsional backlash. It is especially suitable for applications in continuous operation requiring an economical solution.

Output options:

  • Hollow shaft, interfaces both sides.
  • Hollow shaft, keyed both sides.
  • Smooth shaft.
  • Keyed Shaft

V-Drive Basic –

Servo worm gearheads available with either output shaft or hollow shaft. The gearing of the V-Drive Basic was developed specifically to minimise the noise level in S1 operation. It provides optimum value for money and is available on short delivery times.
Output options:
  • Hollow shaft, interfaces both sides.
  • Hollow shaft, keyed both sides.
  • Smooth shaft.
  • Keyed Shaft
V-Drive Advanced –
Powerful servo worm gearheads with flexible output configurations. The V-Drive Advanced has a very high power density and achieves a constant, low torsional
backlash throughout its life span. It is well suited to cyclic and continuous duty applications.

Output options:
  • Hollow shaft, interfaces both sides.
  • Hollow shaft, keyed both sides.
  • Smooth shaft.
  • Keyed Shaft
  • Flanged hollow shaft

Optional integrated planetary input stages are available with the V-Drive basic and V-Drive advanced allowing higher input speeds, higher ratios and a compact design. Reduction ratios of 12 – 400:1 are possible.

For details of the full V Drive range and other exciting products from Wittenstein contact Micromech sales on 01376 333333 or at sales@micromech.co.uk.

Parker PROmech LP28 and LD28 miniture linear positioners from Micromech. Designed for OEMs

Designed for OEMs requiring simple positioning solutions for instrument and light industrial applications, the PROmech family of positioners offers a complete positioning solution at a highly cost effective price.

The PROmech LP28 is a complete packaged linear positioner, which reduces component selection and system design time for OEMs.

During the production phase, PROmech positioners help reduce costs and assembly time.

PROmech positioners are designed for easy integration with multi-axis configurations and include features and accessories to facilitate this.

To reduce assembly time further, Micromech can provide pre assembled and aligned Parker PROmech™ systems per your specification.

Whether you use 100 axes/year or 10 000 axes/year, Parker’s PROmech series positioners offer the flexibility, reliability, and ease of use.

LP28

Promech LP28

Features:

  • Miniature profile
  • Optimal length to travel ratio
  • Travels from 5 to 500 mm
  • Fully assembled package
  • Multi-axis platform
  • Motor included

Attributes:

  • Miniature cross section (28 mm x 28 mm)
  • High performance leadscrew drive train
  • 1, 3, 10 mm, and 25.4 mm leadscrew options
  • Recirculating linear bearing
  • Travels selectable by the mm from 5 to 500 mm
  • NEMA 11 or NEMA 17 stepper motors included as standard
  • Fully adjustable home and limit sensors#

The PROmech LP28 comprises an extruded aluminium body providing structural strength, functionality and aesthetic appeal.

Internally, the highly integrated drive train includes the drive screw, screw nut, independent preloaded thrust bearing set, shaft coupling, and motor.

Externally, an optional linear bearing may be used to support heavier or cantilevered loads.

Toe clamp mounting makes installation simple and quick.

Home and limit sensors, triggered by a magnet in the carriage assembly can be mounted using the T-slot and are fully adjustable over travel.

The PROmech LP28 is engineered for moving small loads over distances between 5mm and 500 mm and is commonly used in life sciences, medical, and semiconductor equipment although it is not limited to these markets.

Typical applications include positioning of loads such as microplates, vials, and small syringe pumps. In inspection applications, the LP28 is perfect as a focus axis for adjusting the position a camera, optics, or other load. The LP28’s lightweight construction also makes it suitable for mobile equipment as well.

LD28

LD28

Features:

  • Miniature profile
  • Independent, preloaded thrust
  • bearing set for long life
  • High thrust per package size
  • Stepper or servo motor
  • Stroke from 5 to 300 mm
  • Backlash compensation

Attributes:

  • Miniature cross section (28 mm x 28 mm)
  • High-performance leadscrew drive train
  • 1, 3, 10 mm, and 25.4 mm leadscrew options
  • Anti-backlash nut
  • Travels selectable by the mm from 5 to 300 mm
  • NEMA 11 or NEMA 17 stepper motors included as standard
  • Independent, preloaded thrust bearing set for long life

The PROmech LD28 is engineered for positioning small loads over distances from 5 mm to 300 mm. The LD28 is commonly used in life sciences, medical, and semiconductor equipment although it is not limited to these markets. Typical applications include syringe pumps and positioning stages. The LD28’s lightweight also makes it suitable for mobile equipment.

In addition to standard configurations, PROmech LD28 actuators can be customised to satisfy individual requirements of high volume applications. Customisations may further reduce the installed cost of the product.
Custom modifications can include special motors (stepper, servo, or DC), special screws (finer leads, ballscrews, special nuts, etc.), and environmental preparation (vacuum, high temperature, etc.)

For assistance specifying the right PROmech for your application, contact Micromech on 01376 333333 or Email sales@micromech.co.uk