Motion Control – LM76 – Low Cost, FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant Water Dog Linear Slides!

Low Cost, FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant Water Dog Linear Slides!

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E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control Components – Linear Motion – FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant, Water Dog Sliders from LM76 feature Corro-SlickTM coated 300 series stainless steel rails and contoured WDX Polymer blocks. Water Dog Sliders can be washed down with the most aggressive chemicals and caustic foaming agents and have an operating temperature range of – 400O to +180 OF. Quiet, low maintenance Water Dog Sliders can be used: Dry, submerged in liquids, and in refrigerated and frozen environments

The hard Rc78 Corro-SlickTM coating applied to the 300 series stainless steel rails is exceptionally corrosion and wear resistant. The coating under a microscope appears as small extremely hard spheres which results in a reduction in the coefficient of friction. The Corro-SlickTM coating which becomes an integral part of the rail is not subject to cracking or micro-fractures with deflection of the rails.

Widely used in packaging, food processing, pharmaceutical, bio-pharma, bottling, medical, and dairy industries the smooth WDX Polymer as used in Water Dog Sliders has a very low coefficient of friction, does not absorb fluids, is self lubricating, is FDA/Caustic Wash Down compliant, and prevents debris from adhere to it’s surfaces.

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Water Dog sliders are available in two sizes. WD1 rail and block assemblies measures just 1.02 inches x 1.00 inches high. Standard off-the-shelf rail lengths are 12, 24, 36 and 48 in., and standard stock lengths of 157 in. are available. The WD1 blocks are 1.00 in. wide x 0.75 in. high x 4.00 in. long with two Stainless Steel anchors threaded for 1/4-20 screws. Rails are drilled on 3.15 inch centers for easy integration into a processing system and are designed for side loads up to 179 lbs and vertical compression loads of 89 lbs.

WD2 rail and block assemblies measures just 1.57 in. x 1.125 in. high. Standard off-the-shelf rail lengths are 12, 24, 36 and 48 in., and custom length to 122 in. are available. The WD2 blocks are 1.50 in. wide x 1.00 in. high x 5.250 in. long with four Stainless Steel anchors threaded for 1/4-20 screws. Rails are drilled on 3.15 inch centers and are designed for side loads up to 258 lbs and vertical down loads of 178 lbs.

About LM76

Founded in 1976, LM76 has been a leading designer/manufacturer of linear bearings, slides and linear motion systems. LM76 is renowned for its industry leading Minuteman PTFE Composite linear bearings. LM76 is a leading supplier of precision linear shafting: RC60, 300 Series Stainless Steel, and ceramic-coated aluminum shafting. LM76 also offers several FDA/USDA compliant linear bearings and slides for the food processing, pharmaceutical, medical, and packaging industries.

For additional information contact Mike Quinn at: LM76, 140 Industrial Dr., E. Longmeadow, MA 01028; Telephone: 413-525-4166, Fax: 413-525-3735 or E-Mail: mquinn@lm76.com or visit the website at http://www.lm76.com

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Motion Control – Linear-XY-Rotary Combination Stages from Intellidrives!

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Philadelphia, PA, — Motion Control Components and Systems – The Linear XY and Rotary Combination stages are compact, high-performance linear positioning and Rotary stages are perfect for the confines of the laboratory while providing the high reliability required in a production environment.

Features:

  • Low 42 mm height actuators
  • Stroke 100 mm to 600 mm
  • Precision ball bearings
  • Motorized Rotary stage
  • Compact multi-axes configuration
  • Stepper, Servo, SMART motors

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They are the ideal choice for measurement, testing, accurate alignment and component assembly.

The precision ball-screw provides accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 1 micron.

The linear ball bearings provide smooth travel and excellent payload characteristics

The RTLA-30-100 rotary stages incorporate a precision worm-gear drive mechanism and bearing components for accurate positioning performance over the lifetime of the product.

Compact in size, with only 100×100 mm footprint, RTLA-30-100 has center aperture 30 mm and low profile 45 mm. Choices of worm gear ratios 180:1, 90:1, 45:1 are available to achieve range of rotation speeds and translated resolution of 1.8 arc-sec.

Stages can be fitted with stepper motor, brush-less servo motor with rotary encoder or integrated SMART motors.

Links to Specific Series of Linear XY Rotary Combination Stages:

XYR-BSMA-LY-110-50×50+RTLA-0-60 … XY stroke 50×50 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-110-75×75+RTLA-0-60 … XY stroke 75×75 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-110-75×75+RTLA-30-100 … XY stroke 75×75 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-110H-30×30+RTLA-0-60 … XY stroke 30×30 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-140H-100×100+RTLA-30-100 … XY stroke 100×100 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-140H-200×200+RTLA-30-100 … XY stroke 200×200 mm

XYR-BSMA-LY-140H-300×300+RTLA-30-100 … XY stroke 300×300 mm

XYR-GA-BSMA-LY-140H-300×300-RTLA-30-100 … XY stroke 300×300 mm

XYR-GA-BSMA-LY-140H-300×300-RTLA-60-150 … XY stroke 300×300 mm

About IntelLiDrives

IntelLiDrives, Inc. manufactures linear actuators, XY tables and rotary tables for the industry, government, science and research institutions around the world. Our precision rotary actuators, XY stages and linear actuators are used in the applications in medical devices, life sciences, semiconductor and electronic assembly manufacturing, data storage, laser processing, military/aerospace, photonics, automotive and test assembly, research and development and other industries requiring high precision and throughput motion control solutions.

For further information on this new product or others in our extensive product portfolio, call 1-215-728-6804 or e-mail Intellidrives at sales@intellidrives.com.com or go Intellidrive – Contact Us at: www.intellidrives.com/contact-us

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Motion Control – Precision 30 mm Clear Aperture Vertical Rotation Stage from OES!

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Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – The precision AR59-AV Motorized, 30 mm Clear Aperture Vertical Rotation Stage from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) features a 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings for a high resolution of ± 0.001O when microstepping (10 micro steps-per-step). The parallelism of the table is less than 50µm. The AR59-AV vertical rotation stage is ideal for: Micro robotics, metrology, vision systems, positioning of mirrors and lasers, laser machining or scribing, electronic assembly, testing, and photonics

The clear aperture of the AR59-AV vertical rotation stage allows for vacuum and / or electrical lines, as well as optics. A knob on the motor shaft allows for manual positioning. This knob may be replaced with an optical encoder for position verification. This compact black anodized vertical rotation stage with a full 360O of rotation and 30 mm (1.181 inches) clear aperture measures just 116.5 mm (4.587 inches) long x 80 mm (3.150 inches) high and the base is 60 mm (2.362 inches) x 60 mm (2.362 inches) for stability with 4 countersunk mounting holes for easy integration into new and existing applications. The 59 mm (1.181 inches) dia. table has 8 drilled and tapped (8-M3x6l) mounting holes for easy mounting of tooling, supports loads to 1 Kg 2.2 lb), and has scale to clearly display the angle of rotation. Compatible with OES’s line of motion controllers, the AR59-AV vertical rotation stage is available as a Plug-and-Play system or with an optical encoder for position verification. A larger vertical rotation stage and standard horizontal rotary stages are also available.

About OES Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) is a manufacturer of motion control products including: Stepper motor controllers and drivers, solenoid electronics, and positioning stages and slides. Applications include: Animation, automated assembly systems, automation, CNC machines, flight simulation, inspection systems, linear and rotary stages, machine tools, medical devices, motion control camera boom systems, optical comparators, CMMs, pan-tilt gimbals, PCB assembly & inspection, pick-and-place, positioning stages, robotics, scanners, security cameras, telescope drive mechanisms, time-lapse photography and winders

Some of the industries OES serves are: Aerospace, Astronomy, Chemical, Communications, Educational Institutes, University, Colleges, Government Agencies, National Labs, Manufacturing, Medical, Metrology, Military, Motion Control, Museum, News Agencies, Semiconductor and Test Equipment. Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc’s. competitive advantage is its state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing facility in North America enabling OES to supply clients with custom designed orders or high volume just-in-time deliveries globally.ve advantage is its state-of-the-art in-house manufacturing facility in North America enabling OES to supply clients with custom designed orders or high volume just-in-time deliveries globally.

For additional information contact Customer Service at Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) , 6901 Woodley Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406; Tel: 888-7071-1826, +1 (818) 222-9200, E-Mail: sales@oesincorp.com or visit the website at http://www.oesincorp.com

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Motion Control – Steinmeyer Introduces Precision Ball Screws Featuring Xi-Plus Technology!

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BURLINGTON, MA –Motion Control Components – Ball Screw Technology – Steinmeyer now offers 16mm to 80 mm Ballscrews that feature Xi-Plus Technology Optimized spindle surfaces.

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At Steinmeyer you obtain ball screws with connecting dimensions according to DIN 690651 or ISO 3408.

Any size can be selected among available nut flange shapes (round, single, flattened, flattened on both sides) and different load capacities.

And now you have the option to receive Steinmeyer ball screws in Xi-Plus technology with optimized spindle surfaces for better running features.

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Standard Ball Screws:

Microscopic irregularities on the raceway surface of the spindle can cause vibrations, irregular running characteristics, and noise in machines.

Xi-Plus technology Ball Screws:

Through the use of innovative production technologies, the roughness of the spindle surface can be reduced and therefore performance is optimized. Irregular running characteristics are virtually eliminated.

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Xi-Plus ball screws deliver excellent qualities.

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Steinmeyer is the world’s longest continuously-operating manufacturer of commercial ball screws. In the realm of linear motion control, our company has become synonymous with precision, innovation, and exacting standards of quality.

Steinmeyer’s extensive product line is used widely in drive systems for industrial machines as well as precision positioning in optical instruments, medical devices, and other mechatronic applications. www.steinmeyer.com

For further information on Steinmeyer our extensive product portfolio, call 1-781-273-6220 or e-mail Rosmary Belt at rosmary.belt@steinmeyer.com or visit the Steinmeyer FMD group at: www.steinmeyer.com

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Motion Control Application- maxon motors in the Formula Renault 3.5!

The Formula Renault racing series has become one of the most important racing series for future world-class Formula 1 drivers. Since 2012, a new, more powerful V8 engine has been roaring under the hood of the World Series racing cars. Inside it, maxon motors are responsible for adjusting the electronic throttle system.

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Fall River, MA — Motion Control Components Application – The World Series by Renault is a combination of several racing series. The main series is the Formula Renault 3.5. The prestigious Formula Renault 3.5 has become one of the most important racing series for future world-class Formula 1 drivers. In recent years, several drivers have succeeded in making the jump from the Formula Renault 3.5 to the Formula 1, such as Jean Eric Vergne and Daniel Ricciardo of the Scuderia Toro Rosso, as well as current world champion Sebastian Vettel from Germany

The Formula Renault 3.5 is considered to be a preparation series for the Formula 1 and therefore the vehicles have many of the characteristics of the top motorsport class: Carbon brakes, semi-automatic gearshift, left foot brake, and, since 2012, a powerful V8 engine and an adjustable rear wing. In the new World Series vehicles developed by Renault, Zytek engines are used. Zytek is a British company that produces control systems for the automotive industry, drive technology, engines and hybrid technology. All 26 vehicles used in the Formula Renault 3.5 are driven by the new Zytek engines. The engine has been designed especially for the Formula Renault series. The 3.4 liter V8 engine, with its 530 hp at 9250 rpm, provides 50 hp more than the previous engine. And where the weight is concerned, the new Renault again has the edge, as it is around 15 kg lighter than the previous model. A fly-by-wire throttle control system has been integrated into the engine. This system, also called “drive-by-wire” in motorsport, electronically transmits the gas pedal movements to the engine controller. In principle, it handles how far the throttle valves are opened at which pedal position.

This gives the racing driver the ability to obtain a specific torque from the engine at a certain gas pedal position and the respective engine speed. In the case of the Formula racing car, there are three different levels (pedal maps) for different route conditions.

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Strong vibrations conquered easily

Accurate control of this throttle system is handled by a maxon DC motor and planetary gearhead. This technology makes the racing cars approx. four seconds faster per round. The maxon DC motors from the RE motor family and the gearhead from the GP family were specially adapted to meet the demands of the high vibration and high temperature environment. During the test phase, the maxon engineers – in close cooperation with Zytek – verified that the engines can function problem-free under the challenging loads. “We began testing maxon’s products in July 2011 and have been extremely impressed with their technical backup and service. The motors need to work in a very hostile environment and maxon really understood the product and the problem and even made suggestions on how to improve the product to help us,” said John Manchester, Operations Director at Zytek. Paul Williams, Sales Engineer at maxon motor uk, commented: “We are delighted to work in partnership with Zytek. 80% of our business comes from modifying our products for our customers and we thrive on challenging projects.”

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Comprehensive documentation and software are included with every delivery, and are also available for you to download from our website at www.maxonmotor.com.

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Motion Control Tutorial – Linear Induction Motor: How it Works.

What is all the hype about the Hyperloop? How does it move? What is the technology that makes it possible?

H2W Technologies Linear Induction Motor Tutorial

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Santa Clarita, CA —– Motion Control Tutorial – How Does a Linear Induction Motor Work? – Linear induction motor (LIM) theory is most easily understood as a rotary motor that has been cut and unrolled to generate linear motion, instead of rotary motion. It is comprised of two parts, the primary and secondary, which interact with one another only when power is applied. Either the primary or the secondary can be fixed while the other moves.

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When three-phase AC power is applied to the primary, a travelling electromagnetic flux wave is induced and moves relative to the primary. The wave induces an electric current in the conductive reaction plate. The induced electric current interacts with the magnetic flux to produce a linear force. The speed of the motor can be varied by changing the input frequency using an adjustable frequency drive.

The primary consists of a three-phase coil assembly, equivalent to the stator of a rotary motor. The three-phase coils are wound and inserted into a steel lamination stack along with thermal protection components. The coil windings and stack are then encapsulated in a thermally conductive epoxy.

The secondary, known as a rotor in a traditional rotary induction motor, is a reaction plate. This plate can be comprised of aluminum or copper, and a steel backing. The reaction plate length is equal to the length of the coil plus the stroke. A bearing system is required to maintain the air gap between the primary and secondary.

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Linear induction motors can be manufactured in a wide range of force outputs, speeds, and footprints. For single-sided assemblies, the reaction plate consists of 1/8″ thick aluminum backed by a 1/4″ thick steel plate, and for double-sided assemblies the reaction plate is 1/8” thick aluminum or copper only. If the reaction plate is round and it has a center shaft with rotary bearings, the system will produce rotary motion.

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Why Use a Linear Induction Motor?

Linear induction motors are ideal for H2W Technologies Linear Induction Motor Tutorial - Drawingapplications that require rapid movement of large payloads. Linear induction motors can achieve speeds in excess of 1800 inches per second (45 m/s) and accelerations in the range of 3 to 4 g’s. Standard LIMs can produce forces in the range of 720 lbs (3200 N) at a 3% duty cycle. Multiple motors can be used in conjunction with each other to generate larger forces.

Linear Induction Motor Applications

LIMs can be found in theme park rides, water rides, people moving systems, high speed transportation and maglev propulsion applications. Here are some well-known examples:

Hyperloop

Hyperloop is a high-speed transport system for passengers and goods, incorporating reduced pressure tubes, pressurized pods, linear induction motors, and air compressors. Linear induction motors are used to propel and decelerate the pods over the tracks and through the tubes. The LIMs are reversible so the same motor that propels the pod in one direction down the track can be used to propel the pod back to where it started. The pods could potentially “float” on an air bearing to eliminate friction.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland Resort

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is one of the first roller coasters to use linear induction motors to accelerate cars out of the station. This allows the cars to start moving at high speeds from a stationary state, without the typical hill-and-chain start. The LIMs are also used to park cars in storage.

California Screamin at Disneyland Resort

California Screamin utilizes LIMs to launch the cars of the roller coaster. They are used again further into the ride to accelerate the cars as they travel over the hills.

Tomorrowland Transit Authority at Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom Park

Linear induction motors power Tomorrowland Transit Authority (formerly known as the People Mover), moving large cars at smooth, slow speeds through Tomorrowland.

Dawwama at Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi, Yas Island

The first section of Yas Island’s Dawwama water coaster is powered by LIMS. At each of the hills, the linear induction motors launch the tubes through the uphill sections. This method of propulsion in water coasters is called hydromagnetic technology.

Thunder Rapids in White Water Bay, Six Flags Fiesta Texas

Thunder Rapids, to open in 2017, will be the first water coaster is the USA to utilize hydromagnetic technology. Linear induction motors are combined with turbine technology to keep the tube speeding along the slide and over the hills.

 

About H2W Technologies, Inc.

H2W Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to the design and manufacture of linear and rotary motion products that are used in the motion control industry. The complete line of linear electric motors includes: Single and dual axis linear steppers, DC brush and brushless linear motors, voice coil actuators, and AC induction motors. Also offered is a complete line of ball screw, lead screw and belt driven positioning stages.

Other motion control products include: Limited angle torque motors for compact, limited angular excursion rotary servo applications, 3 phase brushless rotary servo motors with matching digital servo amplifiers and permanent magnet linear brakes for fail-safe, zero power braking for baggage handling and people moving applications as well as amusement park rides.

With over 75 years combined experience in the linear and rotary motion field, the H2W Technologies team of engineers offers the optimal solution to the most demanding motion control, requirements.

See Article: https://www.h2wtech.com/article/linear-induction-motor-how-it-works

See Video at Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJD5d2-b5ZI

See Product: https://www.h2wtech.com/category/linear-induction#productInfo1″

For additional information contact Mark Wilson at H2W Technologies, 26380 Ferry Ct, Santa Clarita, CA 91350; Tel: 888-702-0540, Fax: 661-251-2067, E-Mail: info@h2wtech.com or visit the website at http://www.h2wtech.com

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WATER-TIGHT and DUST-PROOF ROTARY SERVO TABLES (DDR) from Intellidrives!

INTELLIDRIVES’s Direct drive rotary servo tables feature IP rated ingress protection.

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Philadelphia, PA, — Motion Control Components and Systems – IP RATING – Direct drive rotary servo tables feature IP rated ingress protection. IP rating assures against ingress of water and external particles. IP65 rating assures against ingress of dust and small water jets. IP66 rating assures, in addition to IP65, against ingress of powerful water jets. IP67 rating assures, in addition to IP66, against water penetration under heavy water jets and when partially submerged.

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DIRECT DRIVE TECHNOLOGY – DIRECT DRIVE rotary tables provide superior angular positioning and are designed to eliminate backlash, friction and wear problems associated with worm, gear and belt drives. Low maintenance and high throughput characteristics of the DDR stages yields the lowest total cost of ownership. INTELLIGENT ACTUATORS can easily “talk over” USB 2.0, Ethenet, RS232, RS485 interfaces and come with powerful yet easy to use software packages. for system start-up and integration, like communication drivers, linkable DLL libraries, National Instruments Labview drivers and VI examples, GUI and easy-to-use DXF conversion software.

These rotary tables utilizes direct drive three phase brushless motor technology. There are no brushes to replace and no gear trains or belts to maintain.

ABSOLUTE ENCODER – Accurate Positioning performance is assured with precision ABSOLUTE encoder that provides arc-sec positioning resolution. The motor and rotary encoders are directly coupled to eliminate coupling backlash.

Absolute encoder keeps track of its position at all times, and provides it as soon as power is applied. This feature is particularly useful in applications where the equipment has power turned off between uses. No need to move to home sensor or index pulse to establish a reference position.

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About IntelLiDrives

IntelLiDrives, Inc. manufactures linear actuators, XY tables and rotary tables for the industry, government, science and research institutions around the world. Our precision rotary actuators, XY stages and linear actuators are used in the applications in medical devices, life sciences, semiconductor and electronic assembly manufacturing, data storage, laser processing, military/aerospace, photonics, automotive and test assembly, research and development and other industries requiring high precision and throughput motion control solutions.

For further information on this new product or others in our extensive product portfolio, call 1-215-728-6804 or e-mail Intellidrives at sales@intellidrives.com.com or go Intellidrive – Contact Us at: www.intellidrives.com/contact-us

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Motion Control – No Backlash, Zero Cogging, High Speed Direct Drive Linear Motors with Integrated Encoders Offers High Resolutions to 1.25 µm!

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control Components – Moticont has added two linear motors to it’s SDLM Series of high speed direct drive linear motors which are also know as Electric Cylinders. These compact drives with a 1.0 in. (25.4 mm) stroke are just 1.00 in. (25.4 mm) in diameter and 3.75 in. (95.3 mm) long. These direct drive linear motors feature resolutions of 5 µm (0.000197 in.) and 1.25 µm (0.000049 in.) The integral, linear optical quadrature encoder is directly connect to the shaft for the greatest possible accuracy. Each motor features a continuous force rating of 20.1oz. (5.82 N) and a peak force of 66.3 oz (18.4 N). Applications for these SDLM Direct Drive Linear Motors include: Inspection, antenna positioning, medical procedure tables, semiconductor handling, sampling, manufacturing and assembly, laser machining, scanning, adjustable office furniture, dampers, door & valve actuators, and agricultural equipment.

The non-commutating SDLM-025-095-01-05 (5 µm resolution) and the SDLM-025-095-01-01 (1.25 µm resolution) Direct Drive Linear Motors have quiet long life plain linear bearings, a non-rotating shaft, pre-drilled and tapped mounting holes, and threaded (internal) ends of the shaft for easy integration into new and existing applications. These low cost direct drive motors are coupled directly to the load providing high acceleration and speed with zero cogging and no backlash as with other drive systems such as ball screws, gear, and rack and pinion drives.

The SDLM-025-095-01-05 and SDLM-025-095-01-01 Direct Drive Linear Actuators are also available as a complete plug-and-play linear motion system with a matching motion controller

About Moticont – Moticont is a manufacturer of motion control products. Their product line includes voice coil motors, three phase brushless motors and positioning stages and slides.

Moticont is committed to exceeding their customers’ quality expectations and industry standards throughout the design, manufacturing, service and technical support phases. Our modern manufacturing facility, highly controlled processes, committed staff, and extensive testing complement our product design strengths. This enables us to supply our clients with specialized small orders to high volume just-in-time deliveries.

We offer an extensive line of standard products ready to be shipped immediately from stock, and when standard products are not quite right for an application, highly trained design engineers are always available to develop custom motion control products to fit the specific needs or our customers.

For additional information contact Moticont, “A Motion Company” at 6901 Woodley Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91406, USA; Tel: (888) 785-1804, Fax: (818) 785-5713, E-Mail: moticont@moticont.com or visit the website at http://www.moticont.com

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Motion Control – Steinmeyer Stages Are Driven by Piezo Technology!

Steinmeyer PMT 160 Piezo Driven Stage

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BURLINGTON, MA -Automation -Steinmeyer, Inc. announced another addition to its extensive family of linear positioning stages. The new PMT-160-NM Series of stages. These are high precision linear stage with 160mm width and driven by modern piezo technology. The linear stages of the PMT series are optimized especially for use in the metrology world. Outstanding low deviations from straightness and flatness as well as high system accuracies characterize these stages. In the design of the PMT series we paid particular attention to flexibility. For an optimum motion system solution, controllers are offered to meet the sophisticated application criteria. The FMC series controllers are available as table-top, DIN-rail mount or 19″ rack versions for industrial applications.

There are 7 models in this series. Travels range from 50mm to 250mm, unidirection repeatability is as low as +/- 0.3 µm, accuracy +/- 1.5 µm, and resolution is +/- 0.1µm. The maximum speed of all in this series is 250 mm/sec. and 2 acceleration is 2 m/s2.

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The Steinmeyer group is comprised of two manufacturing divisions located in Germany. August Steinmeyer GmbH & Co. KG (located in Albstadt) has been setting standards for high precision ball screws for over 40 years and prides itself on high quality, innovative designs to meet demanding customer requirements. Our Feinmess Dresden (FMD) division has been producing an extensive line of high precision positioning systems for well over 130 years.

For further information on Steinmeyer our extensive product portfolio, call 1-781-273-6220 or e-mail John Skaltsas atjskaltsas@steinmeyer.com or visit the Steinmeyer FMD group at: www.steinmeyer.com

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Motion Control – High Torque DC Brushless Motors from Maxon Are Internal Rotor Drives With Incredible Power!

For motion control applications demanding very high torque, drive specialist maxon motor is now launching its EC-i 40 DC brushless motor in a High Torque version. The iron-core internal rotor drive is available with a diameter of 40 mm and delivers up to 234 mNm of torque.

Motion Control - Internal Rotor DC Brushless Motor has tremendous Power

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Fall River, MA – Motion Control Brushless DC Motors – When it comes to powerful movements, maxon delivers with its EC-i 40 High Torque series of DC motors. The Swiss drive specialist presents three powerful iron-core internal rotor drives. The drives have a diameter of 40 mm and are equipped with an innovative rotor. They feature high dynamics, a low cogging torque, and extremely high output torque. The strongest motor in this series offers a maximum nominal torque of 234 mNm and is 56 millimeters in length. It exceeds the performance of its precursor model by up to 70 percent.

Especially suitable for robotics

The three new brushless DC motors are cost-effective and ideally suited for applications in robotics, prosthetics, and industrial automation. The compact design offers a great solution in applications with extreme space constraints. When needed, the EC-i 40 High Torque motors can be combined with maxon gearheads, servo controllers, or position controllers. The EC-i 40 series is easily configured and available in our online shopShop.maxonmotor.com.

Additional information and technical data is available by contacting maxon at info@maxonmotorusa.com. For more on maxon, visit www.maxonmotorusa.com.

Comprehensive documentation and software are included with every delivery, and are also available for you to download from our website atwww.maxonmotorusa.com.

 

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