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High accuracy, open frame, thermally stable galvo scanner

The highly repeatable and thermally stable feedback sensors used on the AGV-HPO scanner systems can be calibrated down to single-digit, micron-level accuracy over the field of view. With…

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The One Thing You Need to Know About Linear Bearing Life

When selecting linear guides, have you ever seen a disclaimer in the catalog or on the manufacturer’s website regarding dynamic load capacities? It typically reads something like this: Dynamic load…

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Oct
29

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Changes at Baldor: H2W acquires linear-motor lines

Big news in the world of linear motion: H2W Technologies Inc., Santa Clarita, Calif., has acquired linear-motor product lines from Baldor. H2W claims 38 years of expertise in the…

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Oct
27

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PDR indexer provides fast, maintenance-free indexing

Nexen Group, Inc. introduces the Precision Ring Drive Indexer (PRD) – a highly flexible, durable and efficient alternative to direct drive motors capable of 2x faster indexing than…

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Oct
24

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The Tolomatic RSA-HT rod-style actuator provides up to 12,900 lbf.--triple the force of the RSA product line--while improving product life expectancy.

New Tolomatic RSA-HT Heavy Duty Rod-Style Actuator

The Tolomatic RSA-HT high force rod-style actuator is designed for high duty-cycle performance in demanding applications while delivering the added control and consistency of an electric drive actuator….

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Oct
23

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Three Ways to Save Space with Linear Actuators

Linear actuators are available in configurations that address virtually any application – rail, shaft, or cam roller guideway; screw, belt, or linear motor drive; with or without protective…

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Oct
21

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High Moment Rodless Linear Actuator Series from Parker

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division announce the release of the High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series. The HMR represents one of the most versatile actuator lines on…

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Oct
14

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ETEL Offers an Ironless Line of Linear Motors

ETEL presents its line of ironless high-speed linear motors, the ILF and the ILM series. Built for use in the semiconductor and electronics industry, this line of ironless linear…

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Oct
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How Seals Extend the Life of Linear Systems

When selecting a linear system – ball screw, linear guide, or actuator – most of the focus is on application data such as load, speed, travel, and duty…

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Actuators ensure efficient design of off-highway equipment

by Håkan Persson, Global Product Line Manager, Industrial Linear Actuators, Thomson When engineers were challenged to improve farm equipment efficiency, they turned to linear actuators. Trends in designing…

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Industry News

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Changes at Baldor: H2W acquires linear-motor lines

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Big news in the world of linear motion: H2W Technologies Inc., Santa Clarita, Calif., has acquired linear-motor product lines from Baldor. H2W claims 38 years of expertise in the…

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Dorner Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mike Wilkins has been appointed a Regional Sales Manager for Dorner Mfg. Corp. In this new position with Dorner, Wilkins will be working with sales channel partners and…

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Helix Linear Technologies Goes Live on Kenandy Cloud ERP

Monday, March 10, 2014

Helix Linear Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nook Industries, went live today on Kenandy Cloud ERP, the leading cloud ERP application for the global enterprise. Helix is in…

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Bishop-Wisecarver Hires New Vice President of Marketing

Monday, February 10, 2014

Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG) recently announced the hiring of a new Vice President of Marketing. Scott McClintock, who started work in his new role last month, will create and…

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Key Linear Motion Design Details For Harsh Environments

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

By Kyle Thompson, Product Line Manager, Thomson Industries, Inc. Linear motion systems are exposed to a range of extreme industrial environments. Careful specification and selection of motion system…

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Exlar Expands Tritex II Linear Integrated Actuator Family

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Exlar Corporation, a Curtiss-Wright company, announces the expansion of its Tritex II integrated linear actuator family with a new 75 mm frame size. With forces to 1035 lbf…

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Bosch Rexroth Offers Educational Resource Kits

Monday, December 30, 2013

Bosch Rexroth is offering educational resource kits to help machine builders, systems integrators and manufacturing end-users address engineering challenges in factory automation, linear motion and mobile engineering. Packaged…

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Aerotech Reaches $1B Shipped Milestone

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

October 2013 marked the month when Aerotech, globally-known in motion control and precision electromechanical systems, surpassed $1 billion of product shipped since the company’s inception. Aerotech President Mark…

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igus® sponsors 21st annual BEST™ Robotics competition

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The 21st annual BEST™ Robotics competition has kicked off at hub locations across the country. This year marks igus’ ninth season as a nationwide product sponsor in the…

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Fresh on the Table: Polymers for Increased Food Safety

Friday, September 13, 2013

Designers and operators of food production lines must adhere to strict food hygiene regulations from the FDA to ensure consumers can buy food safely. This includes avoiding any…