Servo drives should not be mounted in direct sunlight.
For correct functioning, the servo drive must be installed on a sufficiantly dimensioned heat conducting surface made of a suitable material, such as aluminum.
Ensure that the servo drive is screwed properly to the heat conducting surface to facilitate the heat transfer.
Please ensure to use as much of the available thread length as possible for tightening the Node to prevent damage to the thread.
Please consider the placement of the servo drive carefully when designing the motion control application. It has become evident that the motor’s magnetic field has an impact on the drive’s performance.
These are the preferred arrangements:
At any position but shielded with a Faraday’s cage
Behind the motor
Beside the motor but shielded from the motor’s magnetic field with a plate consisting of a magnetic shielding material such as steel or Mu-Metal.
That’s it! The next step is commissioning and tuning your drive: