Location of control actuators

Correct positioning of control actuators on machines is important in order for them to be reached and to be operated safely and comfortably. Attention should be paid here to design in consideration of anthropometric aspects and to the conditions of movement. Relevant information concerning the positioning of control actuators is summarized for example in EN 894-4.


Adjustable control and display element

Einstellbarer Arbeitsplatz an Trumpf Biegemaschine Serie Trubend 7000 © Michael Hüter

Adjustable control and display element The control panel on the Trumpf Trubend 7000 range consists of a touch display in which display and... more

Exertion of force and handling of loads

Nutzung von EXPRESSO t2m Sensorgriff © Michael Hüter

Exertion of force and handling of loads The touch2move control concept implemented by Expresso is a universal control system suitable for a... more

Variable driver's and operator's station

Sitz Crown TSP 7000 Hochregalstapler © Michael Hüter

Variable driver's and operator's station On Crown high-rack order pickers, the driver's control station can be adjusted to the needs of the... more

Manual force control for manipulators

Balancer mit Handkraftsteuerung von ZASCHESitec © Michael Hüter

Manual force control for manipulators Where the height is controlled by detection of hand force, sensors are integrated directly into the... more

Tablet PC for process control

Bedienung Datron Dentalfräsmaschine © Michael Hüter

Tablet PC for process control A simple menu control on the iPad, which is docked on the machine, is used for process control and... more

Adjustability of operating panels

Fräsmaschinensteuerung DMG Ergoline © Michael Hüter

Adjustability of operating panels On the DMG Ergoline Control, the angle of the display and of the lower keypad is adjustable. This... more

Hand-held control unit for machine tools

Siemens Sinumerik Maschinensteuerung © Michael Hüter

Hand-held control unit for machine tools The remote control of the machine is a miniature, cable-linked control module that combines... more

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