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Miniature voice coil actuators

H2W Technologies offers miniature versions of both moving coil and moving magnet voice coil actuators.  Plus the company offers custom designed solutions to meet application specifications. H2W has…

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Jun
23

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Tolomatic belt-drive actuator handles harsh environments

Tolomatic’s family of MXB electric belt-drive actuators includes a new solid bearing load-carrying design ideal for harsh environments. The trapezoidal solid bearing provides a rigid, long-lasting bearing system…

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Jun
22

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A servo system glossary for the mechanical engineer

Mechanical engineers are typically charged with designing, building, and applying a linear motion system for a specific machine or process. In doing so, our main concern is with…

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Jun
21

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Continental adds wholesaler Tompkins Industries to network

Tompkins Industries, one of North America’s largest sources of hydraulic adapters and fluid power products, has agreed to distribute Continental hydraulic products.  “Tompkins is a well-respected wholesaler of…

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Jun
21

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Festo streamlines selection, assembly, and commissioning of electrical axes

The Optimized Motion Series of packaged linear and rotary electrical axes solutions, introduced by Festo, helps lower OEM overhead by speeding up specification, assembly, and commissioning of axes….

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Jun
20

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New Thomson Web Videos

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video that provides design engineers with best practice tips on how to increase…

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Jun
20

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mk North America Upgrades Conveyor System

mk North America, an industry leader in conveyor systems and solutions, announces upgrades to its VersaMove Pallet-Handling System, along with a newly-designed brochure for the VersaMove line (Standard,…

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Jun
20

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Dorner Commemorates 50th Anniversary

Dorner Mfg. celebrated its 50th anniversary in business with three days of festive events Tuesday – Thursday, June 14-16, at its headquarters in Hartland, Wisconsin. Dorner is a…

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Jun
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PiezoWalk Motor Technology powers linear positioner

PI’s new N-565 compact, nanometer-precision linear stages are designed for high-end applications in bio-nanotechnology, fiber-optics, microscopy, semiconductor testing, and metrology and scientific research in beamlines and laser labs. …

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Dorner’s new 2200 series LPZ / Z frame conveyor

Dorner’s new 2200 LPZ / Z-Frame Conveyor comes with one or two pivot points, and features an extremely low profile to fit under machinery or any other tight…

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Miniature voice coil actuators

Monday, June 27, 2016

H2W Technologies offers miniature versions of both moving coil and moving magnet voice coil actuators.  Plus the company offers custom designed solutions to meet application specifications. H2W has…

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Continental adds wholesaler Tompkins Industries to network

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tompkins Industries, one of North America’s largest sources of hydraulic adapters and fluid power products, has agreed to distribute Continental hydraulic products.  “Tompkins is a well-respected wholesaler of…

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New Thomson Web Videos

Monday, June 20, 2016

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video that provides design engineers with best practice tips on how to increase…

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Dorner Commemorates 50th Anniversary

Monday, June 20, 2016

Dorner Mfg. celebrated its 50th anniversary in business with three days of festive events Tuesday – Thursday, June 14-16, at its headquarters in Hartland, Wisconsin. Dorner is a…

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Bishop-Wisecarver president wins award

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG), recently announced that president Pamela Kan was awarded the Mary Lehman MacLachlan Economic Empowerment Award from the Women President’s Organization (WPO) at the group’s annual…

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PTDA Industry Summit Facilitates Networking in San Diego

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has opened advanced registration for its PTDA 2016 Industry Summit to be held at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, October 19-22,…

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IMS-A integrated linear measuring system from Rexroth: Absolute, inductive and precise

Friday, May 20, 2016

Whether in machining operations, 3D printing or electronic handling, ever-greater accuracy and availability are essential. The new Rexroth IMS-A linear measuring system — integrated in linear guides — is…

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PTDA Sales History & Outlook Report predicts recovery in second half of 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

The fourth quarter Sales History & Outlook Report (SHOR) released by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) shows power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) distributor sales are growing…

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Tolomatic hygienic electric cylinder delivers more force, longer service life

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tolomatic ERD all-stainless hygienic electric actuators with new roller screw choice are designed for 100 percent duty cycle and can be deployed in the most demanding of applications, including food…

The TourSpin Club Washer works for self-service, semi-assisted, or full-service operation. It washes a full set of irons and hybrids in less than 60 seconds. Image courtesy of Riveer Co.

Golf-club washer uses linear-motion actuators to transport wash nozzles

Friday, April 8, 2016

Soon, you could see a new station called a Riveer TourSpin Club Washer cleaning dirty irons and hybrids at a golf course or country club near you — with the…