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(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Where are linear rails found on trains? Several styles of these rugged sliding components, including both compact and telescopic rails, are used throughout railcars: * Sliding chairs, doors, and... (View Full Article)
(Bearings and Bushings)
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A manufacturer of ready-to-mount automotive carpeting discovered that for every inch that they can stretch the carpet, the plant could save $100,000 per year in raw materials costs. Therefore the... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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How do you know when a linear bearing has reached its end of travel? When the carriage hits the wall. At least, that is how the old engineering joke goes. But in reality, crashes are no laughing... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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The section is question contains a number of heavy cabinets for pharmaceuticals, refrigerators and analysis equipment, so the bearings had to be able to handle a weight of up to 2000lbs. As well as... (View Full Article)
(Bearings and Bushings)
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Special Vehicles Company (SPEVCO), based in Pfafftown, NC, has carved out a reputation for itself as a highly innovative problem solver in the specialty vehicle industry. Whether it's converting... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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The makers of CNC machine tools are not known for skimping on their motion control components, especially those related to spindle movements. Yet not every motion on a CNC machine is mission critical.... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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When airline passengers travel in coach class, expectations are fairly low with regard to comfort. For example, most seats only offer two positions, straight for takeoff and landing, and a slight... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Lubed-for-life bearings that eliminate misalignment problems keep palletizers up and running.... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Hardware)
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Arcoma, one of the world's leading providers of automatic x-ray equipment, faced the challenge of redesigning one its flagship products, the Arcoma mobile imaging table, because new applications had... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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When design engineers evaluate linear bearings, they always ask about performance attributes such as speed, load capacity and lifecycle. Then they want to know the price. It's rare, however, that they... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Usually, the bearings are used to guide and support the motorized beds that position patients under the system's scanning elements, though they are sometimes used for auxiliary motion axes, too.... (View Full Article)
(Linear Actuators)
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What does a design engineer or system integrator need to know when selecting actuators for heavy-duty packaging operations? Here we take a detailed look at some of the most important aspects to... (View Full Article)
(Bearings and Bushings)
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To get the longest working life out of a linear bearing, keep it clean and well lubricated. This common-sense advice may sound easy enough to follow. Yet in the real world of roundthe- clock,... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Photography enthusiasts worldwide are familiar with the name of B&H Photo located at 34th Street and Ninth Avenue in New York. The 70,000 sq ft superstore has become something of a Manhattan landmark.... (View Full Article)
(Bearings and Bushings)
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ROLLON Corporation is proud to announce that its linear bearings have been utilized by BAE Systems in the development of its RG33 series of mine resistant, ambush protected vehicles, also known as... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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SAS offers packaging industry a more robust, more accurate bag gripper by replacing typical aluminum profi le frames with heavy-duty linear slides... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Rollon's X Rail bearing systems are available in stainless and carbon steel and are available in three sizes (up to 10 feet in length) to meet most application requirements. The unique profile rail... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Automated laser engraving systems make plain glass more beautiful, but not without some ugly linear motion challenges. The linear axes that move the engraving head along the glass workpiece need to be... (View Full Article)
(Linear Actuators)
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The following tips are intended to help design engineers determine the correct actuator for their next clean room application, a common task for those working in the medical device, pharmaceutical,... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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When a major manufacturer of stone fascias for upscale homes needed to transfer its 300lb mold forms into a spray booth for release coating, they approached TKF Conveyors. TKF has earned a worldwide... (View Full Article)
(Linear and Rotary Motion Components)
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Look through the specifi cations of any linear bearing, and you'll come across a maximum speed. It's an important spec, but not not nearly as important as many engineers think it is. Speed does play a... (View Full Article)