Moog’s ‘Total Solution’ for Electric, Hydraulic and Hybrid Motion Control Goes Live at SPS IPC Drives Italia 2019

27 May 2019

Moog will attend the SPS IPC Drives Italiana trade show (hall 05 stand M054) from 28 to 30 May at the Exhibition Grounds, Parma, Italy. This will be an opportunity for Moog to exhibit its ‘total solution’, combining electric, hydraulic and hybrid technologies, designed to meet all of its customers’ requirements.

The Moog stand at SPS will feature live and interactive product demonstrations with support from its customer CMI Industries. CMI designs and manufactures applications for the plastics packaging industry, and collaborated with Moog to develop the use of the innovative Electrohydrostatic Activation System (EAS) for the plastics industry. Moog’s live display for this year also includes an application of the Electrohydrostatic Pump Unit (EPU), the technology that lies at the heart of the EAS, along with a wide array of Moog’s other motion control solutions.

Fabrizio Brandi, Moog Italiana’s marketing manager, commented “Our ability to design and build unique, technology-neutral solutions prompted CMI Industries to collaborate with us on the development of a special powder press. This process requires high speed and precision, clean processing and high forces: all requirements that are difficult to achieve using only electromechanical technology. To meet CMI’s requirements Moog Engineers developed a customized version of the EAS. The innovative system combines the benefits of electrohydraulic and electromechanical technology, to provide a 90% reduction of the hydraulic fluid used and fewer components. The result fully met the customer’s expectations and the company experienced improved machine productivity due to reduced downtime, and simpler and faster maintenance, a reduction in the total cost of ownership and an environmentally friendly technology. The Moog-CMI collaboration will be the subject of a presentation in a dedicated event to be held on Wednesday, May 29th at 11:00 at our stand at SPS. This is a unique opportunity that will allow us to provide a ‘live’ demonstration of the versatility of our solutions.’

This year’s Parma SPS also features Moog’s Machine Controller (MC600), an advanced solution that forms part of Moog’s servo controller and software product offering. Visitors will be able to view a live display of the MC 600 that is designed to combine flexibility, high performance and ease of use.

 As Brandi concludes, ‘Moog  is looking forward to this year’s SPS event, and we hope that we will be able to develop our collaborative relationship with industrial machine manufacturers to an even higher level, while continuing to meet their requirements.’