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The fast position latch input can be used to determine the position of the registration mark. In this example, the product is advanced using the Mint indexing command (MOVER). When the material has come to a stop, an output is turned on to fire the knife. The I/O is all controlled within the Mint application.

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Special features used:

  • Relative index move
  • Full control of I/O within motion
  • Fast position latch input to accurately read registration mark

Products:

All of Baldor's motion control products can be used to solve this application

Application notes:

The following application notes are relevant to this application:

Bullet

AN00115

Understanding how trapezoidal moves work for index moves.

Bullet

AN00106

Handling multiple registration marks for cut to length and label feeding

Further application notes are available.