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RSF MS 15

Advanced Features Set New Tiny Linear Encoder Apart

RSF Elektronik has released the MS 15 optical kit style linear encoder with the most advanced features available in the smallest mechanical profile in the industry. Available in…

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Jan
23

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lead screw

Can Lead Screws Outperform Ball Screws?

Lead screws are often regarded as the less expensive alternative to ball screws – suitable only for light-duty applications with low precision requirements. While it’s true that ball…

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Jan
23

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Micro Lead Screws Available online PR

Micro Series lead screws now available from Haydon Kerk Express web store

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has added Kerk® Micro Series lead screws to the Haydon Kerk Express web store with three different leads available for 24-hour shipment. Standard and…

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Jan
16

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H2W Technologies Manufactures Brushless Linear Motors

With the recent acquisition of the Baldor linear motion product line, H2W Technologies has begun manufacturing brushless linear motors in its Santa Clarita, CA facility. With extensive experience…

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Jan
14

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Rollers for building pyramids

Three Reasons to Use Roller Rail Guides

Roller rail guides, which use cylindrical or barrel-shaped rollers instead of spherical balls for the load–bearing elements, are typically associated with machine tool applications. But the performance benefits…

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Jan
14

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Aerotech QNP-XY Piezo Stages_1

XY piezo nanopositioning stages for extreme precision applications

The new QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages from Aerotech provide the resolution, linearity, repeatability, and high dynamics required for the most demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment….

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Jan
12

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Amacoil

Zero backlash indexing drive nut is also jam proof

The Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nut provides smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design. Unlike a screw, the RS drive nut runs on a smooth shaft without threads….

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Jan
5

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USDA recertifies Dorner’s AquaPruf® 7400 ultimate series conveyor

The United States Department of Agriculture has recertified Dorner Manufacturing’s AquaPruf® 7400 Ultimate Series conveyor platform for meeting all the necessary hygiene requirements for the design of mechanical…

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Jan
5

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FT SeriesTM product line expands with new FT45

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced the expansion of its Exlar FT Series™ universal electric rod style linear actuator product line with the release of the FT45 model. The…

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Dec
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Newton's Cradle

Inertia Matching: Why Perfect Isn’t Always Best

Inertia matching is one of the inexact sciences of motion system design. When a motor and a load are coupled together, the ratio of load inertia to motor…

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Industry News

RSF MS 15

Advanced Features Set New Tiny Linear Encoder Apart

Monday, January 26, 2015

RSF Elektronik has released the MS 15 optical kit style linear encoder with the most advanced features available in the smallest mechanical profile in the industry. Available in…

H2W-Aquires-Baldor-Brushless Motors 320

H2W Technologies Manufactures Brushless Linear Motors

Friday, January 16, 2015

With the recent acquisition of the Baldor linear motion product line, H2W Technologies has begun manufacturing brushless linear motors in its Santa Clarita, CA facility. With extensive experience…

Aerotech QNP-XY Piezo Stages_1

XY piezo nanopositioning stages for extreme precision applications

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The new QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages from Aerotech provide the resolution, linearity, repeatability, and high dynamics required for the most demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment….

Amacoil

Zero backlash indexing drive nut is also jam proof

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Amacoil-Uhing Model RS drive nut provides smooth backlash-free linear motion in machine design. Unlike a screw, the RS drive nut runs on a smooth shaft without threads….

DornerTH

USDA recertifies Dorner’s AquaPruf® 7400 ultimate series conveyor

Monday, January 5, 2015

The United States Department of Agriculture has recertified Dorner Manufacturing’s AquaPruf® 7400 Ultimate Series conveyor platform for meeting all the necessary hygiene requirements for the design of mechanical…

ExlarTH

FT SeriesTM product line expands with new FT45

Monday, January 5, 2015

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced the expansion of its Exlar FT Series™ universal electric rod style linear actuator product line with the release of the FT45 model. The…

Bosch Rexroth reduces pulsation with an improved version of its RSHP roller-based rail that has redesigned roller circuits. That in turn reduces pulsation, which reduces vibration and improves the surface finish of machined parts. The RSHP rail moves with micron-level accuracy.

Three rail features make smoother motion in machine tools

Friday, December 26, 2014

When it comes to linear motion, machine-tool applications are often the most demanding. Just consider how motion-controller manufacturers have improved their components in recent years with the latest…

LM 76 Roll-Slide 320

Low Cost, “Roll-Slide Mini” Carriage and Rail

Friday, December 12, 2014

Low cost, “Roll-Slide Mini”™ carriage and rail linear motion systems are available from LM76 in lengths from 160 mm (6.30 in.) to 1200 mm (47.24 in.). Travel is from…

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Thomson recognized as 2014 Control Design Readers’ Choice in linear motion actuator/slide/guide category

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Thomson Industries, Inc., has been recognized by the readers of Control Design magazine as the 2014 Readers’ Choice for technology excellence in the Linear Motion Actuator/Slide/Guide category. The…

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Nexen offers new catalog featuring Versa thermoplastic rack

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Nexen Group, Inc. introduces their latest Precision Motion Control Application & Selection Guide with an expanded range of products. This catalog offers complete performance data, sizes, specifications and…