Equipment that aids the control of industrial processes subject to continuous changes in position. Includes drives, motors, gears, chains and belts, bearings, actuators, brakes and clutches.
Product & Service Resources
Igus | Wed, 22 Oct 2014
The readychain light rack system from igus has a frame thickness of only 40mm, and is only half the size of its original readychain rack, and so ideal for smaller applications.
Igus | Tue, 21 Oct 2014
igus is offering a range of bearing products that are blue in colour for easier detection in the food and drink industry. The iglidur A350 polymer plain bearing material is FDA approved (Food and Drug Administration, US) and the igubal polymer material can also be recognised by metal detectors; both materials are manufactured completely from tribo-optimised plastic.
Igus | Thu, 16 Oct 2014
igus has extended its range of pre-harnessed drive cables. The company says there are now a total of 1,335 standard ‘ready cables’ available ex-stock within 24 hours or the same day.
Igus | Tue, 14 Oct 2014
iglidur bearings from igus have been fitted on all rotating shafts of the ‘Porton Man’ — a robotic mannequin developed by Crawley Creatures subsidiary i-bodi Technology to help the Ministry of Defence test chemical and biological (CB) protective suits and equipment for its armed forces — to enable fluid and friction-free movement.
Igus | Tue, 14 Oct 2014
igus is offering its range of dry-tech bearings for ultra-resistant furniture, which can be used in many home and office applications.
Igus | Mon, 13 Oct 2014
Tribo-polymer specialist igus has developed a structural plastic filament for use in 3D printing. The new tribo-filament is claimed to be up to 50 times more wear resistant than conventional plastic materials used for 3D printing.
Igus | Thu, 9 Oct 2014
On stand K72 at the Advanced Engineering Show on 11–12 November 2014, igus will showcase new products including tribo-tape, tribo-filament, the e-cord micro, the E4.1 energy chain and the CRC clean-room chain.
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators | Mon, 6 Oct 2014
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators has introduced the CBL35C electric cylinder, which it claimed to be the perfect replacement for pneumatic cylinders but with virtually no noise, longer life and no compressed-air contamination.
Igus | Mon, 6 Oct 2014
Motion control specialist igus is offering the micro flizz 10 aluminium guide system, which has been designed to meet engineers’ and designers’ needs for a larger cable and hose capacity compared with the existing MF06 and MF08 systems. Due to its enclosed design, the micro flizz guide system is suitable for applications ranging from sliding doors to camera and studio equipment.
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators | Fri, 3 Oct 2014
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators has introduced the CBC, a miniature servo drive/controller that can be integrated into SMAC actuators in applications with limited space but requiring accurate control. Offering up to 200W of peak power, the CBC combines controller, driver and standalone programmability into a single unit.
DSP Robotics video article
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DSP Robotics are the manufacturers of the ‘Flowstone’ computer programming language for engineering and education.
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators video download article
SMAC manufactures precision programmable electric actuators based on moving coil technology. These actuators are unique in that force, position ...