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Case Hardened Rack for High Performance

Case Hardened Rack for High Performance

WITTENSTEIN Launches New Performance Class Rack Series

Rack options continue to expand as WITTENSTEIN’s mechanic expertise is applied toward optimizing linear applications. The case hardened rack series is appropriately called the Performance Class Rack. This version of rack is an integral component of WITTENSTEIN’s new High Performance Linear System which partners the rack with gearbox / actuator and pinion for greater system efficiency and optimal performance.

Tags: Linear Motion

Uni-Guide Cuts, Glues and Collates for On Demand Book Printer

Uni-Guide Cuts, Glues and Collates for On Demand Book Printer

The world of print publishing is changing. New inventions, such as handheld tablets, are providing immediate access to a full library of books without taking up any physical real-estate on bookstore shelves. So how does this affect good old fashioned print books? On Demand Books has recently come up with a solution: the Espresso Book Machine. A collaborative design effort first conceptualized by On Demand Books – The Espresso Machine was further refined for manufacturability by Detroit Tool and using PBC Linear’s Uni-Guide linear slide to further improve the design. After integrating the Uni-Guide, DTE was able to reduce the overall assembly count, improve performance and reduce the overall total cost.

Tags: Linear Motion

Mechatronics for the Medical Industry

Mechatronics for the Medical Industry

WITTENSTEIN mechatronic products and solutions support a wide range of technology in the medical industry. Absolute safety and the highest of efficiencies are a must. From life-saving medical innovations to syringe manufacturing, WITTENSTEIN engineering expertise is continually developing new ways to integrate improvement in the medical world.

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The Revolution in Linear Technology

RP+ Linear System from WITTENSTEIN

Introducing the RP+ Linear System from WITTENSTEIN

Raising the level of application design and performance, the compact and highly dynamic RP+ drive solution is set to revolutionize linear motion. Inspired by market demand for a modular, standardized rack and pinion system capable of transferring higher maximum feeding forces, WITTENSTEIN has partnered the best in alpha mechanical expertise with superior engineering competencies to provide a reliable and high performing linear system for your design.

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Enhanced Motion Solutions Website

Enhanced Motion Solutions Website

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a premier manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, introduces the launch of a new website look and navigation. The new home page has enhanced features such as tabbed navigation, access to 24 hour prototype ordering, configurable 2D drawings, and 3D CAD model downloads.

The “buy online” feature allows the customer access to a wide range of standard off-the-shelf products for 24 hour shipping. This is perfect for a designer or engineer wanting to quickly prototype a concept while deciding what customizations will be necessary for the final component or subassembly design.

Tags: Linear Motion

Lubrication Devices for Rack & Pinion Systems

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WITTENSTEIN Offers Lubrication System for alpha Rack & Pinion

A lubrication system is an essential part of the rack and pinion solution, used to aide in the lifespan of the entire linear unit. Launching new rack options this year, WITTENSTEIN is highlighting the importance of overall system awareness by introducing customers to the lubrication system specially designed to work with any type of rack and pinion system.

Tags: Linear Motion

Self-locking, Non-Magnetic and Easy to Integrate: Piezo-Based Linear Drive for Automation Technology

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Linear direct drives have advantages over rotating electric motors for rectilinear motions in automation technology because the latter always have to use a spindle to convert the driving force into translational motion. An often undesirable aspect of conventional linear motors is that they are not self-locking and thus require holding currents which are associated with heat dissipation, high energy consumption and “positional jitter”. Piezo-based linear drives offer a solution here.

Tags: Linear Motion, Piezoelectric

LEE LINEAR Reclassifies Shaft Tolerance Codes

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Piscataway, New Jersey - LEE LINEAR, a manufacturer of world-class linear motion components, has reclassified the tolerance codes for their case hardened linear shafting. The change was made to simplify the ordering process for customers.

Tags: Linear Motion, Mechanical Component

Stainless Steel Linear Technology from igus

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East Providence, RI - igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 6925 in the East Hall during Pack Expo 2010. New products on show will include a hygienic linear slide table and an adjustable linear guide carriage.

Tags: Bearings, Linear Motion

Haydon Kerk Now Offers Motorized Linear Prototypes for 24 Hour Shipment

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Waterbury, CT - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc., a premier manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, now offers a variety of motorized RGS® Linear Rail prototypes available for online ordering and quick delivery.

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