Power Up Webinar Series

Learn how your machines can benefit from electric motion.

Welcome to the Festo Power Up Webinar Series, designed to change the way you approach automation through electric motion solutions. Each webinar will provide practical examples and how-to instructions that will leave you with the skills needed to optimize your machines.

Watch a demonstration on various electric motion tools and feel empowered to commission your own projects. Simply register for any of te webinars to gain instant access to watch.

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By filling out this form you have the option to register for the complete webinar series or for individual sessions. You will receive all email updates for each webinar.

Speakers 

Tom Worsnopp
Tom Worsnopp 
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America
Tom Worsnopp is a Product Market Manager for motion control products at Festo, North America.  He specializes in servo drives and motors, electromechanical actuators, PLCs, and HMIs.  He has been with Festo for 12 years and is based in New York.  Tom has a master’s degree in Control Theory from Northwestern University.  And a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineer from Northwestern University.
Eric Rice
Eric Rice
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America
Eric is an experienced industrial automation professional and specialist in motion control technologies including step motors, servo motors, drives and controls. Over the past 20 years he has applied numerous hardware and software solutions to solve complex automation challenges and developed the ability to successfully market and communicate key concepts to a diverse audience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Walter Roth
Walter Roth
Head of Application Engineering 
Festo, North America
Walter has over (25) years of direct machine building experience. He has been the head of Festo Canada’s Applications Engineering Department, for the past (14) years. 

Series Details

Easy Servo Axis Sizing with Electric Motion Sizing (EMS)

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In this session, we will present examples of how to use the Festo online software Electric Motion Sizing (EMS) to size and  select servo axes.  EMS provides a quick and easy way to size linear and rotary axes for your applications.  Simply input your application information, and the software provides a list of possible solutions, including the servo drive, servo motor, actuator, motor mounting kit, and cables.  You can easily add accessories to the bill of materials (BOM), and order the complete BOM directly in the Festo online shop.  Join us to find out more!
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Speaker
Tom Worsnopp 
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America

Learn How to Build Multi-Axis Motion Control Solutions with Handling Guide Online

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The Handling Guide Online, or HGO, is a web-based tool for sizing and selecting multi-axis handling systems such as two axis linear gantries, 3D cartesian robots, and more.  With an intuitive user interface driven by a powerful product selection engine, anyone can quickly design a robust multi-axis system to solve the most common material handling applications. In this session you’ll learn about the various options and solutions available in HGO, you’ll watch a demonstration of how to use the simple online tool, and you’ll discover the benefits of using HGO compared to other, outdated methods of designing handling systems.  
Speaker
Eric Rice
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America
 

Learn How To Commission the CMMT Servo Drive Family

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In this session, we will walk you through the complete configuration of a CMMT-AS and a CMMT-ST controller, using the Festo Automation Suite (FAS) software. We’ll take you through the basics of where to download the software, how to install the software and then how to configure the CMMT controllers. Once the final FAS configuration is completed, we’ll export the FAS project into an Allen Bradley PLC. The intent is for you to learn a few tips and tricks, as we walk through the configuration process together.
Speaker
Walter Roth
Head of Application Engineering
Festo, North America

Simplified Motion Series (SMS) – Electric Axes for Simple Motion

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In this session, we will discuss the Simplified Motion Series (SMS) electric axes from Festo.  And we will demonstrate how to quickly configure the axes for digital I/O control or control via IO-Link.  These easy-to-use electric axes come completely assembled with an integrated motor, and are designed to replace pneumatic actuators in applications where compressed air isn’t available.  The SMS axes can be used for linear or rotary positioning tasks.  And they can also be used for pressing or clamping tasks.  Join us to find out more!
Speaker
Tom Worsnopp
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America

Learn How to Integrate Remote I/O and Pneumatic Valve Systems with Ease

JUNE 27th, 2024 | 2PM EST
Join this webinar to learn about the highly flexible remote I/O solutions from Festo. With the ability to integrate digital, analog, IO-Link, and pneumatic valves into a single I/O system, CPX-AP-A and CPX-AP-I products are an excellent choice for machine builders who want to benefit from increased diagnostic capabilities, flexible system architectures, easier wiring and cable management, and simple integration into host PLC environments. In this session you’ll learn how to easily connect, configure, and commission a system of CPX-AP-A terminals and CPX-AP-I modules using both the Festo Automation Suite (FAS) software and the integrated web browser on the head module, as well as how to easily import the system configuration into the PLC program of your choice.
Speaker
Eric Rice
Product Market Manager for motion control products 
Festo, North America