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Continuous Indexing using AKD Ethernet IP and Handling Integer Truncation

Since the Ethernet IP standard uses DINT to set the distance or position in the AKD_Move AOI, applications such as rotary indexing tables and conveyors may see math truncation when setting the number of counts required for example 60 degrees when continuously indexing in the same direction. This article provides 3 methods for handling and the prevention of the accumulation of error.