About Moog Animatics Institute

Moog Animatics Institute

The Moog Animatics Institute was very effective at providing ideas for integrating and solving real world applications, especially ones that require multi-axis communications.
Michael Michael, Shelley Automation

Moog Animatics offers a four-day, intensive Moog Animatics Institute.

The Moog Animatics Institute provides valuable information on   SmartMotors, related products and accessories. Sessions cover topics from sales and applications to programming and development. Upon conclusion, participants will have the necessary skills and aptitude to apply our products to real-world applications.

Topics include:

  • Basic hardware and software configurations for the SmartMotor and related products and accessories
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Coverage of the SMI Engine-Toolkit that allows users to integrate SmartMotors into their own C++ and Visual Basic applications
  • Various sales and application topics

The Moog Animatics Spring Institute is conducted in Glendale, AZ. For more information, or to register for the upcoming Moog Animatics Institute, please contact our Moog Animatics Institute Coordinator at +1 585-461-6270 or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Upcoming Moog Animatics Institute

I’m very pleased with the useful content of the program.
Erin Doherty, Braas Co.
Upcoming Moog Animatics Institute Date:    March 21st thru March 24, 2017

The Moog Animatics Spring Institute, to be held March 21 thru March 24, 2017 at the Thunderbird Executive Inn & Conference Center 15249 North 59th Ave. Glendale, AZ 85306. The Institute is designed for our existing channel partners. It will provide opportunities for learning programming and technical information, as well as industry information, sales tips, and all of your questions answered.

The information acquired at the Moog Animatics Institute will help you with your customers, increase your sales, deepen your product knowledge, and will more than compensate for the time spent with us.
It is great to have instructors who really understand automation. This made the difference.

Danny Cong, Clayton Controls

This Institute will feature training on our existing Class 5 products and will include our new Class 6 SmartMotor products, marking the latest and most powerful evolution of our innovative, fully integrated designs.  These products will provide a myriad of new features and improvements, including the option of EtherCAT, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP fieldbus communication protocols, and Moog Animatics' current and future developments in engineering, sales and production, an in-depth coverage of applications and success stories, and behind-the-scenes information on Class 5, Class 6, Combitronic communication technology, IP65/67-rated integrated servos, linear and rotary actuators, and our other products.

To Register: click the button below, contact our Moog Animatics Institute Coordinator at +1 585-461-6270, or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Message from the Founder

The SmartMotor™ may be painted black, but it is really very green. Consider the following:

The SmartMotor™ is made in the same shaft and frame dimensions as open-loop step motors, but uses a small fraction of the power because it only uses as much power as the load physically needs.

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CNC Surfboard Machine using SmartMotor and HLD60 Belt Drive Actuator
CNC Surfboard Machine using SmartMotor and HLD60 Belt Drive Actuator
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