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Embedded actuator synchronisation from Thomson offers new stability and efficiency for large and bulky load handling

Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has announced availability of new synchronisation capabilities for its Electrak HD heavy duty ... more

Servo motors prove a Smaaash for VR roller coaster rides

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-... more

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.

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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 ... more

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 ... more

How to install SB Series power-off brakes

Programmable automation controllers come to the fore broadening options in motion control

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 ... more
With the rise of programmable automation controllers (PACs), motion controllers are increasingly difficult to distinguish from PLCs. Until recently, motion controllers, programmable logic controllers ... more

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 more

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