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Series 23 offers auto cushioning for optimal deceleration under every operational condition
Camozzi Automation’s Series 23 pneumatic cylinders embrace the innovative concept of ‘auto-cushioning’; reducing installation and commissioning time, to provide a cost-effective alternative to ...
New cover strip for profiled guide rails reduces mounting times by up to 90%
Schaeffler has introduced a new cover strip for profiled guide rails. The ADE steel cover strip is slid into a fitted groove in the guide rail and fixed in place using a screw, meaning mounting times ...
Thomson creates online, self-service industrial linear actuator sizing and selection tool
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has introduced a new Linear MOTIONEERING online tool that helps design engineers accurately size and select ...
PI offers micropositioning solutions for industrial markets
Connectivity is now a major consideration for the world of industrial automation. The rise of the internet of things and industry 4.0 has led to greater understanding of the importance of ...
Thomson expands WhisperTrak linear actuator line with new options for higher load handling and speed, and smarter control
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has expanded its WhisperTrak actuator line to give motion system designers greater ability to extend quiet, ...
Embedded actuator synchronisation from Thomson offers new stability and efficiency for large and bulky load handling
Servo motors prove a Smaaash for VR roller coaster rides
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has announced availability of new synchronisation capabilities for its Electrak HD heavy duty ...
Servo motors are used not only in industry and mechanical engineering, but also in innovative areas such as Virtual Reality. As an example, KOLLMORGEN helped to drive the 3 DOF platforms for a high-...
Intelligent stepper drive has ATEX and UL certification: AMP release hazardous location-ready microstepping drive
Applied Motion Products (AMP) has released a variant of its STAC6 series microstepping drive for high performance motion control that has international certification for hazardous area use.
Putting the machine design process in motion
With motion control used in many different types of machine, Gerard Bush of INMOCO guides us through the specification process and explains why taking expert advice will ensure the machine meets ...
Friction guides made easy with Accuride’s engineering excellence
Accuride International, the leading global manufacturer of telescopic slides and sliding systems has turned its engineering and design expertise to friction guides.
Unlike a telescopic slide ...
How to install SB Series power-off brakes
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has released an educational video for design engineers, illustrating how to properly install its SB Series ...
Programmable automation controllers come to the fore broadening options in motion control
With the rise of programmable automation controllers (PACs), motion controllers are increasingly difficult to distinguish from PLCs. Until recently, motion controllers, programmable logic controllers ...
Understanding IP Ratings when Specifying Linear Actuators
Thomson Industries has released a new educational video for design engineers to enhance their understanding of IP ratings and how the protection code can impact the specification of linear actuators
Making linear module calculations easy
When it comes to choosing a drylin linear module driven by a leadscrew, the process can sometimes seem quite daunting, especially when specifying the maximum speed of the leadscrew or the torque that’...
Unusual challenge at UNESCO site near Prague’s Old Town
Seeing is believing with new video
Try it all with the new dry-tech sample box from Igus
Lubrication-free plastic bearings
Linear solution helps create a work of art
Linear and rotary modules combine to challenge traditional robots
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