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Make No Mistakes About Lead Error

Friday, November 21, 2014

Accuracy is an important criteria in ball screw selection. But with two production methods and four different standards governing ball screw accuracy, making the best selection for your…

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PBC Linear and Moons’ to make linear actuators and systems

Friday, November 14, 2014

PBC Linear of Pacific Bearing Co. is a linear-motion and bearings manufacturer in Roscoe, Illinois, perhaps best known for its self-lubricating bearings. At the recent CIIF Show in…

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We’ve Got You Covered: A Quick Guide to Platings and Coatings

Friday, November 14, 2014

Machine builders and end users have many factors to consider when choosing linear motion components and systems – travel length, speed, acceleration, positioning accuracy and repeatability, just to…

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Conveyors for every job

Monday, November 10, 2014

by Mike Hosch, P.E., Director of Product Development, Dorner Mfg. Co. New conveyor designs let you improve efficiency and productivity of equipment. Everyone knows what a conveyor is….

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Long Travel vs High Speed: Part 2

Friday, November 7, 2014

In a recent post, we discussed using ball screw supports as a way to overcome the tradeoff between long travel length and high speed in ball screw applications….

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The Tolomatic RSA-HT rod-style actuator provides up to 12,900 lbf.--triple the force of the RSA product line--while improving product life expectancy.

New Tolomatic RSA-HT Heavy Duty Rod-Style Actuator

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Tolomatic RSA-HT high force rod-style actuator is designed for high duty-cycle performance in demanding applications while delivering the added control and consistency of an electric drive actuator….

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Three Ways to Save Space with Linear Actuators

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Linear actuators are available in configurations that address virtually any application – rail, shaft, or cam roller guideway; screw, belt, or linear motor drive; with or without protective…

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High Moment Rodless Linear Actuator Series from Parker

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division announce the release of the High Moment Rodless (HMR) electromechanical linear actuator series. The HMR represents one of the most versatile actuator lines on…

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How Seals Extend the Life of Linear Systems

Friday, October 10, 2014

When selecting a linear system – ball screw, linear guide, or actuator – most of the focus is on application data such as load, speed, travel, and duty…

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Actuators ensure efficient design of off-highway equipment

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

by Håkan Persson, Global Product Line Manager, Industrial Linear Actuators, Thomson When engineers were challenged to improve farm equipment efficiency, they turned to linear actuators. Trends in designing…

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