Flexible motion control platform for complex movements

Trio Motion Technology and ATB Automation

Trio Motion Technology, headquartered in Tewkesbury (UK) and founded in 1987, develops hardware and software for high-quality motion controllers for the control servo and stepper motors. Since 2001 Trio Motion Technology is an important partner and supplier of ATB Automation. In many solutions from ATB Automation and its customers, a Trio motion controller is the heart of the solution

Trio Motion Technology of today

Trio Motion Technology was founded in 1987 and has since grown into a leading specialist in the field of high performance motion control technology.

Developer and producer of high-quality motion controllers for flexible and economical motion control solutions. Used worldwide for control of complex high dynamic automation and machine control in most industries.

Since 2017 Trio Motion Technology is part of Estun Automation, manufacturer of servo drives and robots from Nanjing (China).

Trio Motion Technology Tewkesbury UK
Trio global

Trio Motion Technology worldwide

Trio Motion Technology is represented worldwide with offices in Tewkesbury (UK), Pittsburgh (US), Pune (India) and Shanghai (China) and through a network of more than 100 fully supported distributors.

Expert in motion control

Trio has its own research & development team that develops controls as solutions for customer applications. Trio has introduced many innovations to the market over the years. All products have been tested to international standards and the company has ISO9001: 2015 quality approval.

Motion Coördinators

Trio Motion Technology Motion Coordinators, extension modules, I/O modules, EtherCAT controllers and HMIs are designed to control motion in industrial machines with a minimum of external components. In many applications, Trio's hard and software products can be combined to build a control system for machines with multiple axes and peripherals.

 

 

 

 

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Applicaties

Motion Applications

With an extensive set of move functions for coordinating single or multiple axes, complex motion control applications become manageable. Functions include linear, circular and spherical interpolation as well as cam profiles and easy electronic coupling of axes. In addition, there are position registration functions with fast inputs and switching of outputs on a position range of one or more axes.

Motion profiles from CAD / CAM systems are made possible with the Look-Ahead functions in the Motion Coordinators. Polyline data is buffered and processed in an intelligent way to ensure constant speed for dispensing applications or angular speed control for cutting.

The MC4 / 5/6 series Motion Coordinators open up a new world of robotics and frame transformations. Delta systems of 2 or 3 axes are programmed in the familiar Cartesian coordinate system while the complex position transformation calculations are provided by the Motion Coordinator. Transformations for scara robots up to 4 axes and articulated arm robots up to 6 axes are also supported.

Factory communications

The Trio Motion Coordinators are extremely modular, so that the user can tailor them to their specific application. Systems can be used stand-alone, but also have the flexibility of communicating with external PCs or other overhead controls. In addition to the digital and analog IO expansion via CAN or EtherCAT, the most common factory communication protocols are available on the Motion Coordinators.

 

 

 

 

Factory communications
MotionPerfect

MotionPerfect

Motion Perfect is the development environment for the Trio Motion Coordinators range including the new Flex-6 Nano and MC6N-ECAT. It offers the user an easy-to-understand Windows-based interface for rapid application development, controller configuration and motion and controller function monitoring. In addition to the TrioBASIC programming language, supported IEC languages and editor for HMI pages are available.

MotionPerfect also has an MC400 simulator and Uniplay HMI Simulator program for offline programming. And a 3D oscilloscope and 3D visualization tool to visualize the results.

 

 

Trio’s Support Software

Trio has developed a series of powerful software tools for use with every Motion Coordinator. These tools offer all the functions required for setting up, programming, generating Cam profiles, robot control and CAD position trajectory conversion with minimal development time.

CAD2Motion is a program designed to enable users to translate CAD-generated two-dimensional motion paths into TrioBASIC programs.

PCMotion ActiveX can be used in any programming language that supports ActiveX (OCX) components, such as one of the Microsoft Visual languages (BASIC, C #, C ++, etc.), LabView, Delphi, etc.

With the help of the TextFileLoader (.txt) files can easily be loaded in the memory of the controller or the SD card (if present). For example, G code and HPGL files can be processed on the controller using sample programs available through ATB Automation.

Support Software
Trio presentatie in Mijdrecht

Trio Motion Technology Application day at ATB Automation.

ATB Automation regularly organizes Motion Application Days to get acquainted with the controls of Trio Motion Technology. These days are free to visit.

During this information day an explanation is given about the possibilities and method of programming.

Look at the ATB Automation agenda items for more information and the data of the Trio Motion Control information days.

Training and knowledge sessions

ATB Automation organizes introductory training courses to support customers when they get started with the Trio Motion Controllers. This training is given by Trio trained application engineers with a lot of practical experience.

This training can be supplemented with in-depth knowledge sessions on specific items such as IEC61131 programming, robotics and motion control with vision sensor.

For more information read here.

Karel Keers ATB Automation

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