9 Tips for Specifying Actuators for Heavy Duty Packaging Applications

Thursday, July 3, 2014

By Bob Ward, Product Manager, Actuators, Rollon USA Actuators are useful in a range of industrial applications. Each application, though, has unique requirements of these devices. These tips…

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Dorner’s Next Generation 3200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging…

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Plastic conveyor chains for safe transport

Monday, May 5, 2014

iwis drive systems, Indianapolis, is presenting SafeTopChain conveyor chains from Flexon for the first time at this year’s CeMAT in Hanover, Germany. The closed upper surface of these…

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Curtiss-Wright Implements PROFINET IO Communications on Tritex II

Monday, April 14, 2014

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

Monday, March 31, 2014

• 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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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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Mission Critical Applications Requires ‘Ironman’ Actuator

Monday, January 27, 2014

Life critical applications like ventilators, heart valves, military smart weapons platforms and high speed target tracking, require devices that possess indestructible ironman endurance and a guaranteed life span…

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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…

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New 75 mm Rotary Frame Size in Exlar’s Tritex II Integrated Actuator Family

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Exlar Corporation, a Curtiss-Wright company, announces the expansion of its Tritex II integrated rotary actuator family with a new 75 mm frame size. Offering torques to 60 lbf-in…

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igus to exhibit new dry-running solutions at SLAS 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

igus will be presenting some of its latest innovations at the 3rd annual SLAS conference and exhibition, the flagship event of the SLAS, the Society for Laboratory Automation…

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