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Clutch; Overview Of Clutch; Control Method For Clutch - Mitsubishi Electric QD77MS User Manual

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4.3 Clutch

4.3.1 Overview of clutch

The clutch is used to transmit/disengage command pulses from the main/auxiliary shaft input
side to the output axis module through turning the clutch ON/OFF, which controls the
operation/stop of the servomotor.
A clutch can be configured for the main and auxiliary shafts.

4.3.2 Control method for clutch

Set the ON and OFF control methods separately in "[Pr.405] Main shaft clutch control setting"
and "[Pr.422] Auxiliary shaft clutch control setting".
Although the clutch control setting can be changed during synchronous control, however, the
setting "No clutch" (Direct coupled operation) cannot be selected during synchronous control
after already selecting another setting.
Clutch control
(Note-1): The range from axis 1 to 2 is valid in the 2-axis module, from axis 1 to 4 is valid in the 4-axis module, from
When the clutch ON condition and the clutch OFF condition are completed simultaneously
within one operation cycle, both clutch ON and OFF processing are executed within one
operation cycle. Therefore, the clutch is from OFF to ON and again to OFF at the clutch OFF
status, and it is from ON to OFF and again to ON at the clutch ON status.
The ON and OFF control mode setting for clutch ON/OFF are shown on the next page.
Setting item
Main shaft
Main shaft clutch
control setting
axis 1 to 8 is valid in the 8-axis module, and from axis 1 to 16 is valid in the 16-axis module.
Auxiliary shaft
• Set the clutch control method.
Set in hexadecimal.
Auxiliary shaft
clutch control
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Chapter 4 Synchronous Control
Setting details/Setting value
ON control mode
0: No clutch
1: Clutch command ON/OFF
2: Clutch command leading edge
3: Clutch command trailing edge
4: Address mode
5: High speed input request
OFF control mode
0: OFF control invalid
1: One-shot OFF
2: Clutch command leading edge
3: Clutch command trailing edge
4: Address mode
5: High speed input request
High speed input request signal
0 to F: High speed input request
signal from axis 1 to axis 16


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