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Internet of things in linear motion

The latest trend in machinery design is to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its many benefits. Internet connected “smart” technology is found in connectivity,…

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Feb
11

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New 2016 Exlar industrial electric linear actuator catalog

We are excited to announce the release of our 2016-2017 edition of the Exlar electric linear actuator product catalog. The new catalog has been completely redesigned for improved usability…

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Feb
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Thomson Electrak HD

New Thomson Electrak HD Linear Actuators

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has developed an entirely new platform of electric linear actuators which enable design engineers to convert a…

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Feb
10

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Things are moving at ATX West 2016

There are plenty of robot exhibitors at the ATX West tradeshow in Anaheim, CA this week, showing off everything from 6-axis robots that nearly reach the exhibit hall ceiling to…

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Feb
10

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Force tube parallel motor mount assembly

The Exlar FT Series actuators combined with a parallel motor mounting configuration use a polymer reinforced belt drive system. The drive train does not require any lubrication and…

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Feb
10

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Dorner celebrates 50 years of conveyor excellence

What started out as a little tool and die shop has evolved to become an industry powerhouse in the design and building of low profile conveyor platforms…and 50…

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Feb
8

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Selecting linear actuators for valve automation

by Ryan Klemetson, Tolomatic A comparison of conventional and emerging technologies for valve actuation and automation in process industry applications reveals more options than ever for designers. With…

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Feb
5

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Engineering Resources

7.5 resources every design engineer should have

A design engineer often has to be a jack-of-all-trades, with good working knowledge of statics, dynamics, materials, and manufacturing, in addition to their “real” area of expertise (packaging,…

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Feb
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LVDT position transmitter with CANopen interface for sub-sea applications

TE Connectivity’s new Macro Sensors SSBR-937 Series CANBus LVDT Position Sensor with a CANopen interface is compliant to CiA 443 for subsea instruments. The CiA 443 CANopen profile offers…

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Feb
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Iron Core Linear Motors

What are iron core linear motors?

Linear motors are often classified as either ironless or iron core, referring to how their primary parts are constructed. Ironless linear motors have a primary made of windings…

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Industry News

Thomson Electrak HD

New Thomson Electrak HD Linear Actuators

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has developed an entirely new platform of electric linear actuators which enable design engineers to convert a…

Motion Box

Things are moving at ATX West 2016

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

There are plenty of robot exhibitors at the ATX West tradeshow in Anaheim, CA this week, showing off everything from 6-axis robots that nearly reach the exhibit hall ceiling to…

Shown here are Horst Dorner, Werner Dorner, and Wolfgang Dorner.

Dorner celebrates 50 years of conveyor excellence

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

What started out as a little tool and die shop has evolved to become an industry powerhouse in the design and building of low profile conveyor platforms ……

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New video — Internet of Things (IoT) in linear motion

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The latest trend in machinery design is to take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its many benefits. Internet connected “smart” technology is found in connectivity,…

Manufacturer iwis now offers highly corrosion-resistant stainless-steel chains.

New in iwis product range: Highly corrosion-resistant stainless steel chains

Monday, February 1, 2016

New in the product range of chain manufacturer iwis are corrosion-free CF stainless steel chains. They are exceptionally reliable and durable, and are ideal for use in the…

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ContiTech introduces visionary conveyor-belt monitoring process

Friday, January 29, 2016

ContiTech has introduced ContiAlert, a unique conveyor-belt monitoring process that allows users to see belt wear in real time. “A red bonding layer below the top cover is…

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Bishop-Wisecarver Group to Showcase Multiple Product Lines at ATX 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

WHO: Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG) is a woman-owned family of WBENC-certified companies that works with manufacturers to engineer, manufacture and build linear and rotary motion solutions, custom complex assemblies…

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ABB introduces new platform for robots and transfer applications

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

ABB has introduced the IRBT 2005, a flexible, compact and modular medium track motion platform for both robots and transfer applications. It is designed to accommodate rapid product…

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Enhanced Thomson website offers rich library of mechanical motion products

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Thomson Industries, a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has launched a new, multilingual website that improves access to its extensive library of mechanical motion product and…

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IoT is possible with new linear magnetic sensors from SIKO

Friday, January 15, 2016

Hot trends in industry — functional safety and Industry 4.0 — will increasingly let plant operators manage new tasks with digitalization in production. Ultimately, machines could come to…