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LM 76 Roll-Slide 320

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

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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11

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Linear Motion in the Third Industrial Revolution

According to The Economist magazine, a third revolution is coming for the manufacturing industry, ushered in by 3D printing, new materials, and collaborative manufacturing services. Anyone who has…

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10

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Zip-type telescoping actuators help specialty applications

by Carol Herriges, Serapid Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich. One linear-motion actuator does away with magnetic parts so it works in applications sensitive to EMI and extra weight. Linear…

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Dec
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Instron Equips Linear-Torsion Tester with Renishaw Encoders

Instron, headquartered in Massachusetts, USA, is a global market leader in the materials testing industry. It manufactures and services a comprehensive range of materials testing equipment and accessories…

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

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

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…

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Dec
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Belt-driven linear motion for high throughput

Thomson Industries Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, now manufactures its popular WH SpeedLine Linear Units in North America to reduce delivery times for customers. The…

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Linear Motor vs. Ball Screw

While ironless linear motors have been used in semiconductor and electronic applications for more than a decade, they are still viewed by many designers and OEMs as “niche”…

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Motorized lead screw range offers more thrust, smaller footprint & easier maintenance

Thomson Industries Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, introduces its new range of Motorized Lead Screws. The precision engineered units combine a hybrid stepper motor and…

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Nov
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Make No Mistakes About Lead Error

Accuracy is an important criteria in ball screw selection. But with two production methods and four different standards governing ball screw accuracy, making the best selection for your…

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Industry News

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…

Nexen-Catalog-Cov2014-320

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…

PTDA honors a distributor and a leading woman of industry

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Last week, the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), Chicago, named Kevin McCloskey the recipient of its Warren Pike Award for lifetime achievement in the power-transmission and motion-control (PT/MC)…

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Integrated measuring system with accuracy that rivals glass

Friday, November 7, 2014

IMS-I Integrated Measuring System From Rexroth: Precise, Robust, and Compact Fully integrated with accuracy that rivals a glass scale The newly enhanced IMS-I integrated measuring system from Rexroth…

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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…