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
Rud Chains | Fri, 28 Aug 2015
RUD Chains RFID technology has been specifically designed to track and identify applications quickly and effortlessly making inspections and documentation of products a quick and easy process, leaving dated time consuming, manual documentation behind.
Igus | Mon, 17 Aug 2015
igus has released its micro flizz MF10, which allows even cable diameters up to 16mm with bending radii up to 75mm to be routed compactly and reliably.
Curtiss-Wright Industrial Group | Mon, 17 Aug 2015
Curtiss-Wright has announced that its Industrial division has expanded the functionality of its R-net multi-module control system for rehab-type powerchairs with the introduction of the R-net Gyro Module from PG Drives Technology.
maxon motor | Fri, 14 Aug 2015
maxon motor has developed a robust brushless DC motor for hand-held surgical tools: the EC-4pole 30. Featuring two pole pairs, this DC motor provides a nominal torque of 106 mNm and an output of 150 W. It has a hermetically sealed rotor, meaning that it can withstand over 1000 autoclave cycles.
Igus | Tue, 11 Aug 2015
igus has developed an ‘intelligent’ transport chain for machine and handling builders. PickChain is a continual revolving chain with integrated energy and data supply, which the company says drastically reduces the times required for pick-and-place handling.
EMS | Thu, 6 Aug 2015
EMS is now offering the Piezo LEGS LR17 series rotary motor with integrated encoder technology from Swedish company PiezoMotor. The LR17 is PiezoMotor’s smallest rotary piezomotor yet, and the first in a new series of rotary LEGS motors with integrated absolute encoders.
EMS | Wed, 5 Aug 2015
Nidec brushless 12VDC or 24VDC three-phase motors are claimed to provide a cost-effective, high-performance alternative to conventional brushed and stepper motors.
Igus | Wed, 5 Aug 2015
‘Porton Man’ is a testing robot that was built by Crawley Creatures to trial protective clothing for the British military. The developers used iglidur X plain bearings in all of the robot’s joints. The iglidur X bearings offer extreme resistance to chemicals. In addition, they are unaffected by water.
EMS | Tue, 4 Aug 2015
Swedish company PiezoMotor manufactures a range of micromotor technologies including the Piezo LEGS. This technology is available from EMS.
Rud Chains | Tue, 4 Aug 2015
RUD has introduced the ICE-LBG-SR super rotation load ring. This lifting point solution has the same design as the VLBG series, which can be turned 360° and is loadable in all directions.
DSP Robotics video article
Matlock , UK
DSP Robotics are the manufacturers of the ‘Flowstone’ computer programming language for engineering and education.
Gast Group video download article
Since 1921, Gast Manufacturing has been designing and manufacturing quality air-moving products. Our vacuum pumps, compressors, air motors, gear motors, vacuum generators, regenerative blowers and Smart Air technology meet the many challenging applications of OEMs and end users worldwide. ...