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New video shows the benefits of prism guided linear units in wash-down applications

Friday, May 22, 2015

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released a new video to showcase the benefits of its prism guided linear units for wash-down…

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Column Buckling

How to avoid ball screw buckling

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Imagine two columns—one short and wide and the other long and narrow. As you begin to put weight on them, the long narrow column gradually begins to bend,…

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Parker releases a new line of miniature linear motor positioners

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Parker’s Electromechanical Division North America is pleased to announce the release of the mSR (miniature square rail) positioner. The mSR series of miniature, dual square rail guided, linear…

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Vertical Lift Stage

Low cost, high precision vertical lift stage

Thursday, April 30, 2015

The AT10-120 motorized vertical stage from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) is a high resolution, low profile, high load vertical lift stage that can be easily integrated into…

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Programmable actuators available with ball screws or Acme screws, and servo or stepper-drive systems.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Nook Industries’ line of Series 500 programmable actuators are designed for continuous duty and long service life. The Series 500 uses a direct or toothed-belt drive for better…

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Exlar EL120 Electromechanical Actuator

ATEX rated explosion-proof linear actuators

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has expanded its Exlar® linear actuator line to include the EL120 explosion-proof linear actuators. The EL120 linear actuators meet ATEX requirements for use in potentially explosive atmospheres…

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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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ITT-Enidine-ECO

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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