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NEW MOTION CONTROL COMPONENTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
"Gotcha Stick" from STI Features New Dimensions for Human Arm
Is Your Work Place Safe? ... STI introduces the new "Gotcha Stick" Safe Distance Scale. This three-segment safe distance stick accurately tests the allowable barrier opening size. It is based on the distance from the point of operation. It features English measurements on one side, and Metric measurements on the other.
Application Story - Sound of Light from Intellidrives!
Optoacoustic tomography (OAT) is a technique for generating high-resolution images of biological tissue that scatters light waves, typically biological tissue.
Philadelphia, PA, -- Motion Control Components and Systems - Application - OAT systems create these images with pulses of dark red light that have a maximum duration of 50 nanoseconds. These pulses heat the tissue and cause it to expand launching ultrasound wave, a phenomenon known scientifically as an optoacoustic effect. This thermo-elastic expansion produces high-frequency acoustic or ultrasonic waves that the imaging scanner detects and uses to create an image with computational methods such as filtered back-projection. OAT is unaffected by the scattering of photons, allowing it to take high-resolution images of deep biological tissue.
New Panel Mount Brush Servo Drives for Centralized Motion Control Systems!
Greenville, DE -Motion Control Components - The AxCent™ (Axes for Centralized control schemes) product platform brings the proven and powerful performance expected of ADVANCED Motion Controls, with improvements to the design architecture that utilize years of experience in the industry and the latest advancements in modern servo system design.
As technology continues its shift from analog to digital, there is still strong demand for analog designs. The reason? Analog drives provide some attractive benefits ...
Low Cost, FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliant Water Dog Linear Slides!
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.
Steinmeyer optiSLITE Miniature Ball Screws Deliver Smoother, Quieter, and Longer Life Performance in Linear Axis Stages!
BURLINGTON, MA --Motion Control Components - Steinmeyer, a global manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, recently introduced an enhancement to its miniature ball screw line called optiSLITE. This feature delivers lower friction torque for longer life, smoother running, and better servo response. The result is superior performance in linear axis stage applications such as atomic force microscopes, nanoscale machining, and wafer dicing.
Integrated 400Watt Servo Motor with 12-48VDC Battery Supply Voltage Available from Electromate!
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada -- Motion Control Components -- Designed for battery powered and low voltage applications the MAC402 is now available from Electromate The MAC402 is the VDC version of the popular MAC400 400W integrated servo motor. The supply range for the MAC402 is from 12VDC up to 48VDC, and full power of 400W (RMS) up to 1200W (peak) can be reached with 24 to 48VDC. This powerful, compact motor measures just 191mm (7.52 in.) x 60mm (2.36 in) x 114mm (4.49 in.) Applications include but are not limited to: Remotely operated robots, robotic vehicles, portable equipment, tracking devices, antenna mounts, and positioning devices.
WATER-TIGHT and DUST-PROOF ROTARY SERVO TABLES (DDR) from Intellidrives!
INTELLIDRIVES's Direct drive rotary servo tables feature IP rated ingress protection.
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.
New Lintech Profile Rail Linear Recirculating Bearings Are Available from Electromate!
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada -- Motion Control Components - Lintech’s MR, ARC & HRC Profile Rail Linear Recirculating Bearings incorporate two or four rows of re-circulating balls arranged in a 45 degree contact angle with the raceway. The rigidity under moment and torsional loads is increased by this design. Larger ball size is used to enhance the load capabilities. This design offers equal loading in all directions while providing smooth motion.
FOODSTREAM Pillow and Flange Blocks From LM76 Are FDA/USDA and 3A-Dairy Compliant!
E. Longmeadow, MA Motion -- Control Components - Linear Motion - FOODSTREAM electrodeless Nickel plated pillow and flange blocks from LM76 are FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant linear motion components. They complement LM76's line of FDA compliant bearings, scraper seals, and shafting. FOODSTREAM off-the-shelf pillow and flange blocks are ideal for use in processing and packaging food, producing pharmaceuticals, the BioPharma industry, and in medical devices. Inch size FOODSTREAM pillow blocks are available in single and double length sizes, and as closed or open models in sizes from .5 in. to 1.5 in. Electrodeless Nickel protects the aluminum base from corrosive liquids, harsh caustic wash down chemicals, and biological fluids.
High Precision, Low Profile, Motorized Goniometer Stages Available from OES!
Van Nuys, CA -- Motion Control - Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers a very low cost, low profile solution for the precise measurement of angles or the rotation of an object to a precise angular position. The AK130-15 Goniometer Stage is just 2.362 in. (60 mm) high and the height of the center of rotation is 4.724in. (120 mm). The 4.724in. x 5.118 in. (120 mm x 130 mm) table has +/- 15o of rotation at speeds up to 10 o/sec, and features a precision ground worm gear with a 304:1 ratio and a resolution of 0.0005o with a 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver; the stage is also available with a servo motor and optical encoder.
Netzer’s New DS-58 Absolute Position Rotary Encoder Features 18 bit Resolution, Available from Electromate!
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada -- Motion Control Components --Netzer's world-wide patented, rugged high performance Electric Encoder™ technology, suits a wide variety of applications ranging from space and avionics, through military and defense, to instrumentation and automotive. Netzer Rotary Encoders feature absolute or incremental position feedback providing analog or digital outputs.
The Non-contact, absolute-position Electric Encoder™ relies on interaction between the measured displacement and an internally shielded, space/time modulated, electric field and offers features unsurpassed by traditional optical and magnetic encoders.
New! EtherCAT Servo Amplifiers feature High speed, Deterministic Control!
AMC Extends the popular DigiFlex® Performancex product line. Their EtherCAT communication servo drives now provides for multiple feedback devices in a variety of power platforms.
Greenville, DE -- Motion Control Components - Advanced Motion Controls provides products for the fastest, most flexible form of industrial Ethernet control - EtherCAT®. High speed, deterministic control with standard 100 base-T hardware, EtherCAT Servo Amplifiers are industry proven to achieve blazing fast, consistent results in demanding applications.
Extending the popular DigiFlex® Performance™ product line our EtherCAT communication servo drives provide for multiple feedback devices in a variety of power platforms.