Application Examples

IMS motor driver and integrated motion control products may be applied in a number of industries and application areas.

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Laboratory automation

With bench top real estate at a premium in today’s laboratories, the low-cost and small size of Liberty* MDrive integrated motor and electronics makes an attractive solution.

  • Fluid handling
  • Test tube gantries
  • Mixing equipment
  • Analysis equipment
  • Pharmaceutical production
  • Sample handling

Medical/Life Sciences

Many medical equipment applications rely upon stepper motors for repeatability and low cost. Liberty* MDrive intelligent motors integrate electronics into a compact, low-cost package for an ideal alternative to component-based stepper solutions in:

  • Diagnostic machines
  • Imaging and scanning
  • Peristaltic pumps
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Pharmaceutical production
  • Sample handling


The packaging industry covers a broad range of diverse markets. Packaging machines have application areas where the high starting torque, low resonance, and high accuracy can be taken advantage of. Application areas such as.

  • Fluid handling
  • Bundling
  • Sealing
  • Strapping
  • Bottle capping
  • Material guiding
  • Registration and marking
  • Labeling
  • Feed
  • Fill
  • Winding

Labeling, Material Handling

Labeling and material handling are a prominent application that crosses over many industries like packaging and manufacturing with specific application areas such as:

  • Tensioning
  • Conveyor drive rollers
  • Material guiding
  • Sorting
  • Registration and marking
  • Labeling
  • Gripping
  • Boxing


Stepper motors have long been a facet of machine shop equipment. Liberty* MDrive Integrated products small footprint and reduced cabling requirements make them an ideal choice for such equipment.

  • Punch Press
  • Flying knife
  • Feed to length
  • Foam cutters
  • Laser cutters
  • Plasma cutters

Electronics Manufacturing

Electronics manufacturing is a diverse and growing industry covering industry segments such as semiconductor, printed circuit board, cabling and interconnection and assembly. Integrated Motion Control can benefit in such application areas such as:

  • Pick and place
  • Soldering
  • PCB Assmbly
  • Test point probing and measurement
  • Component manufacture
  • Optical inspection


*Previously Lexium

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