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New! Motion Control Components & Technology Added 10-22-2014
NEW COMPONENTS AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE SPOTLIGHT!
"Gotcha Stick" from STI Features New Dimensions for Human Arm
Scientific Technologies, Inc. (STI), introduces the new "Gotcha Stick" Safe Distance Scale. This three-segment safe distance stick accurately tests the allowable barrier opening size based on the distance from the point of operation. It features English measurements on one side, and Metric measurements on the other.
New! "roll-slide Mini" Linear Motion System from LM76!
E. Longmeadow, MA -- LM76 Has introduced the "roll-slide Mini," a low cost roller slide that is ideal for photographers, and other positioning applications, in the industrial, medical, pharmaceutical, packaging, and aerospace and defense industries. The stainless steel track available in lengths to 1200 mm (47.24 in.) long and the electrodeless nickel plated carriage and sealed stainless bearings can all be washed down. This smooth running, quiet linear motion system features factory preset zero-clearance, low friction 440C roller bearings eliminating the stiction problem associated with some solid polymer bearings and plain bearing slides. The rolling friction of the "roll-slide mini" linear motion system is just .010 to.003!
Motorized Linear Vertical (Z Axis) Stages from OES!!
Van Nuys, CA - Motion Control Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers a variety of low cost Motorized Linear Vertical (Z Axis) Stages. The ZS10-120 Vertical Stage is a high resolution, low profile, high load stage (to 15 kg 33 lbs) that can be easily integrated into almost any application. The 220 mm x 140 mm stage (8.7 in. 5.5 in.) has a vertical travel of 110 mm (4.3 In.), and up to 0.25µ(20 MicroStep) resolution.
New ATEX and UL Class I, Div. 2 Hazardous Location Certified HMI Solutions from Exor!
Series eTOP500 Glass. No Limits HMI
Greenville, DE -Factory Automation, Motion Control - The eTOP Series 500 Glass is the ideal choice for Oil and Gas applications and installation in harsh environments. IP69K - extended temperature range (-20°C +60°C), ATEX, UL and DNV approvals.
Series 500 Glass is the ideal solution for harsh environments and for extreme, factory, outdoor, marine, and automotive applications.
Application Story - 3-D Laser Scanner Uses JVL's MAC Motors!
Scantech´s newest portable 3-D scanner utilises 2 JVL MAC motors
Birkerød, Denmark and Morrow, OH (USA) -Motion Control Application - Laser scanning is used to measure an object by scanning it with a laser and digitalising the data. Using this information, it is possible to copy or modify the scanned object in various ways using Scantech´s CAD/CAM system CARSO. The scanner system is used for restoration work, scaling models, and creating industrial moulds. For example, it is possible to scan a marble figure that is deteriorating, and use the CAD/CAM system and a 3-D lathe to produce a true copy of the pristine original. It is thus possible to save a lot of manual work.
Application Story - Shakespeare In a New Light With Flat, Brushless Motors!
Since 2011 audiences can see plays in a whole new light after a literally revolutionary development in theatre lighting with flat, motion control brushless motors playing a leading role.
Fall River, MA -Motion Control Application - The RSC Lightlock was developed by Vince Herbert, head of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Lighting Department. To address a problem that has plagued lighting designers for years the momentum of heavy, remote-controlled spotlights. Until now using flexible, lightweight support structures for these lights was out of the question. Attempting to stop would set the whole gantry swinging after each motorized movement, sending spotlights all over the stage and ruining the performance.