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Drive and Control knowledge center

The factory of the future is now. Data-driven, smart automation leads to greater flexibility, improved and more productive machine safety concepts, and real benefit from the IoT. Rexroth’s unique insights into key factory automation issues can help take your production to the next level. Here you will find case studies, technical papers, and other helpful information that will help you advance the performance and value of your automation solutions.

FEATURED ITEMS

Advancing Factory Automation Resource KitLet Rexroth empower you to take your production to new heights

Rexroth’s Advancing Factory Automation Resource Kit provides case studies, technical papers, videos and links to unique online tools and engineering expertise. Also included is an exclusive hard copy of the Special Machine Tool Application Excerpt from 10 steps to performance level: Handbook for the implementation of functional safety according to ISO 13849. Tackle your motion control and automation challenges with key insights from our expert resources. Order your free Resource Kit today.

Open Core EngineeringIoT Gateway

Is it possible to get data-driven, IoT performance from legacy machines and equipment? Rexroth’s IoT Gateway makes this a reality. The IoT Gateway makes it easy to modernize your machines. Network both new and existing machines cost effectively and optimize production processes and product quality – without without intervening in the automation logic. Click here to learn more.

IndraDrive MLIndraMotion MTX

Our CNC solutions work for applications from traditional to groundbreaking – and at the core of them is IndraMotion MTX. From the compact and affordable MTX micro with integrated CNC, PLC, drives, & IO, to MTX system controls scalable up to hundreds of axes, there is no equal. With IndraMotion MTX, you get powerful CNC control, including uniform software and integration, high channel count, 5-axis interpolation across the entire range and more – all coupled with easy-to-use engineering tools. They're also ready for Industry 4.0, thanks to multi-Ethernet and Open Core Engineering for automation connectivity. Click here to learn more.

IndraMotion MTXIndraDrive ML

Used in a variety of industries such as marine and offshore, automotive, aerospace, material handling, metal forming and metal process, Rexroth’s IndraDrive ML extends the IndraDrive series into the upper power range. Whether for electric, hydraulic or hybrid drive solutions, IndraDrive ML is simply the most scalable drive system in terms of power, performance control and connectivity. It adds powerful possibilities in terms of machine innovation. Click here to learn more.

CASE STUDIES

Controls retrofit boosts printing production for packaging manufacturer

Find out how an industry supplier of flexible packaging retrofitted its 25-year old flexographic printing press laminator with Rexroth’s IndraMotion MLC motion logic controller, saving money and adding more than 10 years to the machine lifespan. Download the case study.

New variable data finishing system matches digital printing growth

Digital printing technology has made huge gains in recent years, in terms of both speed and flexibility. As a result, manufacturers of printing finishing systems have faced challenges to match that growth with new innovation. Understand how Rexroth helped develop a robust, industrial-strength print finishing system with the capacity, speed and sophistication to handle offline and inline finishing with the highest quality. Download the case study.

Kangaroo Brands boosts pita pocket production with Veronica cartoner

Discover how a vertical cartoner powered by a complete electric drives and control solution from Rexroth enabled Kangaroo Brands to automate the cartoning of its fast-growing line of pita pocket sandwiches. Download the case study.

More precision, faster setup for Pride Engineering’s die grinding machine with IndraMotion MTX

Find out how Rexroth controls allowed Pride Engineering’s Model 30 Air Bearing Grinder to help can manufacturers set new standards for die grinding accuracy and productivity. Download the case study.

REXROTH RESOURCES

Industry 4.0 at Bosch Rexroth

Bosch Rexroth is driving the next industrial revolution as a leading automation supplier and manufacturing company. With a huge automation portfolio and production experience from our own plants worldwide, we can offer leading automation and manufacturing solutions – from single piece to high volume production.

Factory Automation Best-in-Class Support and Service

Count on genuine Bosch Rexroth service. Our field service, repair, product training and retrofit programs will keep the Rexroth and Indramat controls, drives and power components in your factory automation systems running with peak efficiency. With 200+ service centers worldwide our service team is available 24/7 to support our customer’s operations.

TECHNICAL PAPERS

How adaptive systems unlock big productivity gains

Learn how adaptive systems can control unwanted movements such as oscillations and vibrations in manufacturing operations to boost productivity and increase throughput.

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Expanding the definition of HMI

HMIs have evolved to become more than a touchscreen on the side of a machine. How can machine operators use this to improve processes?

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Electric drive technology for plastics machines

Read how modern plastics processing machines are incorporating a range of all-electric drive systems into their designs for improved energy efficiency and operational flexibility.

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Mechatronics: Top 5 electrical considerations for mechanical engineers

What are the most critical electrical considerations for mechanical engineers when designing a mechatronics system? This detailed paper explains how to achieve maximum efficiency in creating an integrated electromechanical system, effectively integrating mechanical and electrical elements to produce a sound mechatronic solution.

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VIDEOS

We are Automation – Paving the way for a new age of automation and electrification solutions

Fewer components, less engineering, higher productivity — this is the competitive advantage that working with Bosch Rexroth provides. With the customer as our focus, we develop, collaborate, and deliver i4.0-ready technologies and application-specific solutions that help you succeed in the the IoT era at the forefront of Connected Industry.

IndraDrive ML

Efficient, Universal, Intelligent. The IndraDrive ML electric drive from Bosch Rexroth provides built-in motion-logic, application-specific functions, energy efficiency, and much more for manufacturers in the toughest industries. From offshore rigs to large metal presses, these large electric drives can handle megawatt-range power with increased levels of productivity.

What can Open Core Engineering do for you?

Cut through the buzzwords and hype around Industry 4.0 and Connected Industry. Find out the practical ways in which connectivity between machines and systems, people and devices can make your operations run smoother.

IndraMotion MTX CNC Micro

View the highlights of the features and capabilities of our cost effective and compact CNC system solution for standard turning and milling applications; drilling, lathe, milling, and basic machining centers. MTX micro is packed with features that save time, reduces costs, and make your job easier.

Electric Drive and Control Repair – Follow your product!

See how we repair electric drives and controls at our authorized Bosch Rexroth service centers, from inbound receipt, diagnosis and test to repair, warranty refresh, packaging and shipping. For repair and remanufacturing of Rexroth and Indramat branded products, you can do no better than the original expertise of Bosch Rexroth service authorized repair centers.

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As a global partner, Bosch Rexroth supports mechanical and plant engineering efforts around the world with its cutting-edge technology and unique industry knowledge. More than 33,700 associates across the globe are developing tailored, safe and resource-friendly solutions. Our innovations deliver multi-dimensional enhancements for machine manufacturers and end users. For example, they help to reduce harmful carbon dioxide emissions while simultaneously raising productivity.

Above all, we make it easy to use cross-technology solutions by means of predefined functions and integrated engineering tools.