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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
14

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PI

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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Apr
14

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Curtis-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) announced that its Exlar business units will implement the PROFINET IO with its Tritex II actuators. PROFINET is the Ethernet based automation standard of PROFIBUS…

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Apr
3

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ETEL

ETEL Offers an Ironcore Line of Linear Motors

To meet the need of linear measurement machine applications where high force is required, ETEL offers ironcore linear motors called the LMS and LMG series. Specializing in direct…

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Apr
1

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igus

New dry-tech sample box from igus

Plastics specialist igus has announced the release of its dry-tech® box, an ingenious sample kit designed to help engineers find the right material bearing for their application. The…

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Mar
31

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Aerotech

Integrated XY Ball-Screw Stage for Cost-Sensitive Planar Performance

• Integrated, low-profile, XY, ball-screw stage • Long-life linear motion guide bearing system • Optional low thermal expansion glass linear encoder • Cost-effective, high-precision planar performance Aerotech’s PlanarSL…

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Mar
18

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Rollon

High Quality Linear Guides Now Shipping In 24 Hours

Rollon Corporation’s new FAST Delivery Program now enables engineers and plant managers to configure and order Mono Rail Plus linear guides online at www.movefastwithrollon.com, with many standard products…

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Mar
10

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Kenandy

Helix Linear Technologies Goes Live on Kenandy Cloud ERP

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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Mar
7

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Jenny-Science

LINAX® Lxc 44F08 Doubled its Force

We are delighted to inform you that the improved LINAX® Lxc 44F08 is waiting in the wings and replaces the current LINAX® Lxc 44F04 with immediate effect. This…

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Mar
4

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HEIDENHAIN

HEIDENHAIN’s Sealed Absolute Linear Encoders With Mitsubishi Interface

The new absolute LC 195M and LC 495M sealed linear encoders from HEIDENHAIN are now available for use on machines that require a Mitsubishi interface. These new encoders…

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Industry News

Kenandy

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…

EXLAR

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….

Materials in Motion Guide

Introducing Materials in Motion Guide from Thomson

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Thomson introduces Materials in Motion – a new guide to innovative motion solutions from Thomson for building better, faster and smarter material handling equipment. The guide provides an…