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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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Newton's Cradle

Inertia Matching: Why Perfect Isn’t Always Best

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Inertia matching is one of the inexact sciences of motion system design. When a motor and a load are coupled together, the ratio of load inertia to motor…

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New ETH125 high-force electric cylinder from Parker

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division has released the ETH125 electric cylinder, a 125 mm frame size actuator. Parker’s latest addition to the ETH product line serves to further extend…

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Five Ways to Make Your Linear System Cleanroom Friendly

Friday, December 19, 2014

Implementing linear motion in a cleanroom presents a particularly difficult challenge, since motion – whether rolling or sliding – necessarily produces particles. But by understanding the sources that…

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Steam Engine

Linear Motion in the Third Industrial Revolution

Thursday, December 11, 2014

According to The Economist magazine, a third revolution is coming for the manufacturing industry, ushered in by 3D printing, new materials, and collaborative manufacturing services. Anyone who has…

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Zip-type telescoping actuators help specialty applications

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

by Carol Herriges, Serapid Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich. One linear-motion actuator does away with magnetic parts so it works in applications sensitive to EMI and extra weight. Linear…

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Belt-driven linear motion for high throughput

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Thomson Industries Inc., a manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, now manufactures its popular WH SpeedLine Linear Units in North America to reduce delivery times for customers. The…

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Linear Motor vs. Ball Screw

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

While ironless linear motors have been used in semiconductor and electronic applications for more than a decade, they are still viewed by many designers and OEMs as “niche”…

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