Planar motors and linear transfer systems in action! Beckhoff engineer Jeff Johnson explains

Design World

Dec 21 2020 • 14 mins

In this Motion Mondays podcast, Jeff Johnson of Beckhoff Automation chats with Design World’s executive editor Lisa Eitel about linear-motor conveyors (also called intelligent transport systems) as well as planar-motor systems from Beckhoff called the XPlanar. Jeff Johnson is U.S. mechatronics products manager at Beckhoff Automation. Based in Fond du Lac, Wis., Johnson was (prior to joining Beckhoff in 2008) an applications team leader for Danaher Motion and G&L Motion Control. Visit motioncontroltips.com and search on XPlanar to see this podcast’s show notes.