Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division will be exhibiting at SPIE Photonics West 2019 in San Francisco, February 5 to 7, 2019. Every year, more than 20,000 attendees come to the world’s largest photonics technologies event to learn about the latest research as well as find the latest devices and systems that use new technologies to […]
Choosing the right stage actuation for dynamic-metrology applications
When measurements are made to discrete product on the fly, it’s key that the motion system minimize error and correct for the rest. Brian Handerhan | Business development manager • Life sciences Patrick Lehr | Product manager • Precision mechanics Electromechanical & Drives Division • Parker Hannifin Corp. Dynamic metrology is the collection of data […]
Thought leader Jeremy Miller on the migration from fluid power to electromechanical technologies
At a recent visit to the Parker Hannifin Electromechanical and Drives Division in Irwin, Pa., I got the chance to hear the perspective of Jeremy Miller, Product Manager — Linear Mechanics. I asked him about some of the major design objectives Parker’s customers cite when changing their designs from fluid power to electromechanical. Click here […]
As the screw turns: What are pros and cons of different linear screw-drive actuators?
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 application. Screw drivetrains are among the most common types of electric linear actuation used in industry today. However, given the range of options available, finding the best solution […]