General motion control

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General motion control is a sub-field of motion control, in which the position and/or velocity of machines are controlled using some type of device such as a hydraulic pump, linear actuator, or an electric motor, generally a servo. General motion control covers specialized machines, where the kinematics are simpler than for complex robotics or CNC applications. General motion control is typically used in the following industries:

  • aerospace & defense
  • automotive
  • electronics & electrical
  • food & beverage
  • furniture & wood products
  • machinery
  • medical products
  • pharmaceutical & biotech
  • plastic & rubber
  • printing & publishing
  • pulp & paper
  • semiconductors
  • textiles