Basketball Thru Hoop

What’s the difference between accuracy and repeatability?

Friday, April 29, 2016

There are numerous ways to classify the performance of linear positioning devices such as ball screws, belts, and rack and pinion systems, but the terminology can be confusing….

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Wide linear-motion systems resist roll, pitch, and yaw

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The stable platforms of SAIBO SB-LGC Linear Motion Systems have a wide profile so have high moment (roll, pitch, and yaw) load capacities. They are available exclusively from LM76…

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New 24V integrated electric actuators rated to 100 N thrust

Friday, April 22, 2016 has just added new additions to its broad range of cost-effective 24V electric linear actuators from Dyadic Systems.  The SCN5 series actuators are compact yet powerful integrated…

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TolomaticERDhighforce 320

Tolomatic hygienic electric cylinder delivers more force, longer service life

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tolomatic ERD all-stainless hygienic electric actuators with new roller screw choice are designed for 100 percent duty cycle and can be deployed in the most demanding of applications, including food…

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As the screw turns

Friday, April 8, 2016

by Travis Schneider, Product Manager, Automation Group, Parker Hannifin Understanding the pros and cons of different linear screw drive actuators helps you make the best choice for your…

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The TourSpin Club Washer works for self-service, semi-assisted, or full-service operation. It washes a full set of irons and hybrids in less than 60 seconds. Image courtesy of Riveer Co.

Golf-club washer uses linear-motion actuators to transport wash nozzles

Friday, April 8, 2016

Soon, you could see a new station called a Riveer TourSpin Club Washer cleaning dirty irons and hybrids at a golf course or country club near you — with the…

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Direct drive linear motors with integrated encoders offer high resolution

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The new, SDLM-025-070-01-01 direct drive linear motor from Moticont, also known as an electric cylinder, has a built-in encoder, zero backlash, zero cogging, and provides users with high…

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Bimba’s new multi-axis HSXZ and HSXY electric belt-driven actuators

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Bimba’s new multi-axis HSXZ and HSXY electric belt-driven actuators offer 2-axis linear motion control using a unique single belt transport system. The single belt system serpentines around both…

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iso certification congrats

Nippon Pulse receives ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certifications

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Virginia-based sales office of Nippon Pulse America Inc. (NPA) has been approved for ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 certifications by BSI America. BSI certified NPA for both Quality…

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Ironless Linear Motor Cutaway 320

What are ironless linear motors?

Monday, April 4, 2016

There are two primary types of linear motors: iron core and ironless, depending on the construction of the motor’s primary part. Iron core designs produce very high thrust forces…

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