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Linear drive now with option for fine adjustment of travel distance

Amacoil-Uhing Model RG linear drive assemblies now feature an option for fine adjustment of travel distance. The option enables more precise location of the drive unit reversal points….

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3

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9 Tips for Specifying Actuators for Heavy Duty Packaging Applications

By Bob Ward, Product Manager, Actuators, Rollon USA Actuators are useful in a range of industrial applications. Each application, though, has unique requirements of these devices. These tips…

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Jun
24

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Dorner’s Next Generation 3200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor

Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging…

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Jun
24

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Dorner Appoints New Regional Sales Manager

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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Jun
4

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Compact, Precision Ball-Screw Stage with Linear Encoder

Compact stage with travels to 100 mm Precision-ground ball-screw drive DC servo or stepper motor High resolution (0.025 µm), repeatability (±0.1 µm) and accuracy (±0.75 µm) A compact,…

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May
30

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New Linear Kit Encoder with Extremely High Mounting Tolerances

HEIDENHAIN is adding another absolute linear kit encoder to its already successful kit encoder family. The LIC 2100 series was developed as an addition to HEIDENHAIN’€™s LIC 4000/LIC…

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May
20

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HEIDENHAIN Corp Hires Skaer As Systems Product Specialist

HEIDENHAIN Corporation announces the new hire of Mark Skaer as Systems Product Specialist, ETEL. Of particular interest to the semiconductor and high tech equipment industries, ETEL’s motion stages…

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May
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Plastic conveyor chains for safe transport

iwis drive systems, Indianapolis, is presenting SafeTopChain conveyor chains from Flexon for the first time at this year’s CeMAT in Hanover, Germany. The closed upper surface of these…

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Apr
22

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3 tips on minimizing electrical noise in actuator drive systems

Bill’s electric actuator drive must operate in factory conditions with dust, moisture, heat and vibration. But Bill’s main problem is with electrical noise; there’s enough in his environment…

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Apr
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Affordable High Precision XY Nanopositioning Piezo Stage

PI’s P-763 XY nanopositioning stage is a new, more affordable addition to PI’s wide range of piezo stage positioners. The compact P-763 flexure-guided stage has a footprint of…

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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…

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igus keeps moving

Monday, July 29, 2013

igus is continuing its growth trend. Despite difficult market conditions in 2012, igus managed to increase turnover by five percent and finished the year on a record high….