(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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A CNC router manufacturer had been using low-quality spur racks for years on their machines. The racks worked fine and provided decent accuracy, but their customers kept requesting better accuracy and... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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The November 2011 issue of Motion Systems Design Magazine features ATLANTA Rack and Pinion Drives in an article titled "Separating Rack & Pinion Myths From Reality". Rack and pinion drives are an... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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A gantry mill manufacturer wanted to improve the positioning accuracy of their existing rack & pinion drive. The backlash at the rack & pinion caused inaccuracies while cutting material.... (View Full Article)
(Power Transmission)
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An aerospace company needed a gantry machine capable of high-speed machining of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) used on aircraft wings and fuselage. It was critical that the machining process... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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A pick & place robot manufacturer needed an axis drive solution for the Injection Molding industry to reduce their part removal time, thereby increasing the throughput of the injection molding... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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A manufacturer of waterjet cutting machines needed a axis drive solution for a new traveling gantry machine. They wanted to reduce the amount of machining needed for a typical rack & pinion drive,... (View Full Article)
(Machine Tools)
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For years, a machine tool builder had manufactured their own precision gear racks to achieve ultra-precise positioning on their machines. They also needed this because their critical customers... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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A machine builder for the Aerospace industry needed to build a 100 meter long machine with very precise positioning accuracy over the whole travel. They were concerned about any cumulative error that... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Robots are ideal for repetitive assembly operations, such as drilling, fastening, composite layup, welding, trimming, routing, painting and coating. Unlike gantry systems and other large, heavy fixed... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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A punch press manufacturer needed to precisely position a sheet of metal in order to accurately punch parts. The material feed axis had to have high repeatability and no lost motion.... (View Full Article)