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Multiple air driven motors

Multiple air driven motors

Multiple air driven motors

I am looking for a way to run 4 air powered motors each with short burst. Is there a way to time each motor where they will fire in sequence without using electrical solenoids?

RE: Multiple air driven motors

Since you're already using 'air', have you considered using pneumatic controls?

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RE: Multiple air driven motors

This is a new area to me so I am unaware of what is available out there but pnuematic controls sound good. Are they able to automatically allow short bursts of air to each motor individually?

RE: Multiple air driven motors

It is possible using air logic valves, but may be considerably cheaper and easier using a small programmable timer or plc.

It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.

RE: Multiple air driven motors


Here's a link for reference. I'm not affiliated with Parker in any way, they just have a tendency to have thorough information, sometimes to the point of overwhelming if you're not familiar with the technology.

Good luck!

It is better to have enough ideas for some of them to be wrong, than to be always right by having no ideas at all.

RE: Multiple air driven motors

Thanks, I have looked at parker's site a few days ago and saw alot that I could possibly use. I was just unaware of what type of valves other than plc type would be available. Thanks for all of the replies.

RE: Multiple air driven motors

Nice link, Ornery' lps!
timmee73, There should be everything there that you need for implementation. Brush up on your Boolean and go for it.

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