Thomson Lifting Columns

New video demonstrates how to synchronize multiple lifting columns

Friday, April 24, 2015

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released a new video to demonstrate how design engineers can synchronize multiple Thomson Lifting Columns quickly and easily….

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Increase uptime by controlling energy and vibration

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

by Chris Kudla, Senior Application Engineer, ITT Enidine Energy absorption products, such as shock absorbers and vibration isolators, can help maintain speed and throughput while keeping linear motion…

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Nook PA Actuator

Nook Industries offers complete line of Series 500™ Programmable Actuators

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Nook Industries offers a complete line of Series 500 programmable actuators designed for continuous duty and long service life. The Series 500 incorporates a direct or toothed-belt drive…

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Servo Motor Size Range

Three critical factors for servo motor sizing

Friday, April 10, 2015

Selecting the right servo motor for a linear motion system is a complex task, beginning with initial assumptions and component selections, which must be checked through a series of…

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New Size 8 double-stack stepper motor linear actuators from Haydon Kerk

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions’ new 21000 Series (Size 8) double-stack linear actuators are the newest addition to the company’s hybrid motor line and incorporate some of today’s most…

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Comparing efficiency and capabilities of stepper motor actuators

Thursday, April 2, 2015

by Ray LaChance, Development Engineering Manager and Joe Rossi,Senior Application Engineer, Haydon Kerk What is the difference between hybrid stepper motor actuators and can stack stepper motor actuators?…

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MOtiCOnt Voice Coil Stage

Low cost, high precision linear voice coil stages from MOtiCOnt

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

MOtiCOnt’s VCDS-051-089-01 series linear motion voice coil stages feature a voice coil motor, a ball bearing linear slide, home switch, and an integral optical quadrature encoder with differential…

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Bell-Everman SLS Stage

New sealed linear actuators for lighter loads

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Bell-Everman is now offering a new compact model of their SLS sealed linear stage that keeps contamination such as manufacturing debris, particulate or liquid contaminants outside of the…

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Rollon acquires Tecno Center

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Rollon Corp. has expanded its global linear actuator and cartesian robot offering with the acquisition of Italian company Tecno Center. “The Tecno Center acquisition enables us to deliver…

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Hardened Way Slide

Hardened way slides provide durability for long-life operations

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Gilman Precision explains the basics of a hardened way slide, including which applications they are good for and how to keep yours in great working condition. Predominantly used…

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