Trends in linear-motion devices

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Technology improvements continue to elevate the performance of linear-motion setups. When we asked industry experts about this trend, all identified the same driving markets—packaging and medical—but different technologies…

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Small to big, conveyors get job-specific features

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Today’s conveyors perform better than ever thanks to material advances and modular designs tailored to applications. That’s true of miniature conveyors for discrete product sorting, extra-large conveyors for…

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Top ballscrew trends: More capacity and miniaturization

Monday, March 2, 2015

Ballscrews are a mainstay in motion applications, partly because their performance is so predictable, and they’re relatively easy to design into machinery. Over the last few years, advances…

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Linear Stage Features New Drive Mechanism

Monday, March 2, 2015

Bell-Everman’s new ServoSpline™ positioning stage offers a unique drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. ServoSpline is an extension of a classic rack-and-pinion design that provides…

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When Do You Need a Gantry Robot?

Friday, February 27, 2015

When you think of an industrial robot, what comes to mind? Probably something like this… Articulated robots like these are widely recognized, thanks to car company commercials and robot dance sequences….

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How to make your linear motion technology easy to maintain

Monday, February 16, 2015

Adding linear motion to articulated robots adds flexibility and extends the work envelope of your system. The 7th axis tracks that enable this linear motion all provide the…

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PHD’s new modular electric slide provides flexibility for system design

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

PHD, Inc., a manufacturer of industrial automation solutions, is pleased to release the PHD Plus™ Series ESFX Electric Linear Actuator Slide. Series ESFX Electric Linear Slides are designed…

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Micro Lead Screws Available online PR

Micro Series lead screws now available from Haydon Kerk Express web store

Friday, January 23, 2015

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has added Kerk® Micro Series lead screws to the Haydon Kerk Express web store with three different leads available for 24-hour shipment. Standard and…

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XY piezo nanopositioning stages for extreme precision applications

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

The new QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages from Aerotech provide the resolution, linearity, repeatability, and high dynamics required for the most demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment….

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FT SeriesTM product line expands with new FT45

Monday, January 5, 2015

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced the expansion of its Exlar FT Series™ universal electric rod style linear actuator product line with the release of the FT45 model. The…

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