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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.
The new drylin double-hybrid roller linear bearings from igus are designed to give extremely low friction and are suitable for use in manually operated applications such as machine guards, door adjustments and furniture.
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The Rexroth IndraDrive was selected for its versatility, compactness and multi-protocol support offering.
For most applications involving a DC or brushless DC motor, it is advisable to use a motor controller. In fact, if you are using a brushless, electrically commutated motor, then you have to use a controller to fire the correct phase winding at the right time. This article from maxon motor explains some of the common reasons why.
Between 70 and 80 per cent of all hydraulic failures, which can lead to machinery failure, can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to drives and controls manufacturer Bosch Rexroth.
Electrical and hydraulic systems need regular check-ups in order to maintain peak operational performance. Paul Hickman, an expert in drive technology at Bosch Rexroth, says that all too often end users neglect to give these vital pieces of equipment the TLC they deserve.