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 | Thu, 30 Jul 2015
With the help of the flexible iglidur J universal sliding element from igus, users can now tailor the desired size of their rotary table bearings. Polymer rotary table (PRT) bearings from igus are available in seven sizes and three types. There is also an igus PRT bearing with a quadratic flange for direct assembly on a flat surface.
maxon motor | Wed, 29 Jul 2015
Medical suture specialist PharmSouth has expanded its range using maxon DC motors and controllers, with a new inspection machine that will save labour and material costs and achieve a higher-quality product. PharmSouth’s new machine inspects the sutures for defects, enabling companies to make substantial savings in both labour and material costs and achieve a higher-quality product.
Curtiss-Wright Industrial Group | Tue, 28 Jul 2015
The C3-CE is the first in a new range of AC motor controllers designed specifically to the requirements of EN ISO 13849.
Aerotech | Tue, 28 Jul 2015
Aerotech has introduced the Ensemble QDe — a desktop nanopositioning piezo drive designed for use with the Ensemble series of drives and controllers. The QDe connects to any Ensemble controller network, enabling co-ordinated motion between piezo stages and servo axes at much higher rates than other controller or drive products.
Igus | Tue, 21 Jul 2015
igus has introduced the R4.1-Light series of stable, airtight, lightweight energy tubes developed specifically for tooling machines.
Igus | Wed, 15 Jul 2015
According to igus, it is simple to set up the triflex RSP (retraction system pneumatic) on a six-axis robot. Part of the triflex series, the RSP system is suitable for multi-axial robotic applications.
maxon motor | Wed, 15 Jul 2015
The EC 4 brushless DC motor from maxon measures just 4mm in diameter and comes in two different lengths. Certified in accordance with ISO 13485, the brushless micro drive is said to be ideal for medical applications.
maxon motor | Mon, 13 Jul 2015
Pedrum Kamali, who works within the Radiation Protection Service at Royal Surrey County Hospital, uses a brushless DC motor from maxon.
Igus | Thu, 9 Jul 2015
When a team of students from Hertfordshire University were recently tasked with making this year’s UH Racing car much lighter than in previous years, igus — one of the team’s sponsors — was able to pitch in, explaining the features and benefits of using complex technical polymer and ultra-light metal components in place of the more traditional steel ones.
Barden | Thu, 9 Jul 2015
Bearings are critical components in aviation and defence applications. Nick Dowding, business development manager at super-precision bearings manufacturer Barden, discusses how the design of bearings can be optimised in order to ‘add value over life’ in aircraft actuation systems, auxiliary equipment and instrumentation applications.
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 ...