Technical Blog

Heason's Top Three Servo Motors

Whether you have a requirement for a Servo Motor designed for harsh environments found in the food and beverage industry, a servo motor for explosion proof environments found in oil and gas or extreme temperature environments, Heason Technology has it covered.  We’ve brought you an...

Five tips for a successful Servo Crossover

There are a number of situations that call for crossing over and replacing an existing motor with a new servo motor. These can include: Product Obsolescence Cost Savings Lead Time Issues Upgrading to Newer Technology The specifics of each application could lead to an endless number...

3 Unconventional Uses for HMI

Most machine builders are familiar with modern touch screen HMI's that have all but replaced older style toggle switch panels.  It has enabled machine builders to give operators much more information on the process going on in a machine.  HMI's can look at a multitude of...

EtherCAT Hexapod Travels to Europe

Why is the EtherCAT Hexapod heading to Europe?   Originally designed and built for the Manufacturing and Engineering Show back in July 2015, our EtherCAT Hexapod has proved to be extremely popular with Heason customers.  It features a series of VLPSC sensors supplied by Variohm...

Sensor Analysis in Action: Heason Technology Linearity Test Rig

Designed and manufactured on-site by our team of Engineering specialists, for our sister company Variohm EuroSensor, the Linearity Test Rig is a cutting edge piece of Automated Test Equipment (ATE) used to assess the performance of sensors as they complete their manufacturing process What is the...

How Does a Stepper Motor Work?

How a Stepper Motor Works A stepper motor works when the electromagnets in the stator are switched off and on, then the parts of the rotor will be either drawn toward or repelled away from the magnet. This will cause the rotor to rotate in steps, hence the name 'Stepper...