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Electrical Cylinder Actuators

By | April 24th, 2019|Applications|

Our last article looked at the benefits of linear chain for specific linear motion needs – but we know that for many situations, linear actuators remain a popular choice and are suited to a wide range of applications. There are many options for linear motion, and of these we believe that electrical linear actuators are [...]

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Linear motion alternatives

By | April 16th, 2019|Linear Chain|

There have been many articles written discussing the pros and cons of various linear motion alternatives, and for many years the choices have been limited to hydraulic, pneumatic and electric cylinder actuation; in fact, if you search “electric or hydraulic linear actuator” in Google, seeking advice on which direction to take, you’ll find over eight [...]

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What is a coupling and do you need one?

By | April 9th, 2019|Couplings & Torque Limiters|

What is a coupling? A coupling is a component which joins two shafts and transfers torque from a driven shaft (driving force) to a driven shaft component. An example of this is a propeller – the motor shaft drives a coupling, which is then attached to the propeller blades – and thus the motor can [...]

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What are Torque and Tension?

By | March 25th, 2019|Drive Lines Technologies|

Torque = T Force = F Torque = force from turning or twisting Tension = power from a straight pull (this differs from torque) So Torque is used to create Tension Why is Torque necessary? Example A: threaded objects (example: bolts securing a motor in position) Lack of torque (lightly tightened) = bolts will loosen [...]

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New Power Gear HS catalogue with expanded range

By | March 7th, 2019|Gearboxes|

The latest catalogue from Graessner includes a wider range from their popular Power Gear HS range; the addition of the S75 to the range means a wider range of application needs can be met by this reliable highspeed range of gearboxes; get your copy of the catalogue from our Power Gear product page, or call [...]

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Grob Linear Chain in action

By | February 25th, 2019|Linear Chain|

Grob Linear Chain is one of the most revolutionary products we sell; able to both push and pull, thus lift and lower, the linear chain is a great solution for any environment which requires significant power over large distances, but which has limited space for storing the source of that linear motion when not in [...]

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Stock clearance

By | February 19th, 2019|Drive Lines Technologies|

We have a range of splined & Polygon P4 shaft and hub stock which we are offering at a discount to our customers. This range is one we have supplied in the past, and maintained stock for legacy customers – but with new products to promote we have decided to sell the stock as a [...]

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How is Industry 4.0 impacting the manufacturing industry?

By | January 31st, 2019|Manufacturing Industry|

In recent months we have seen a growing swing towards automation in processing and manufacturing – and our own product range has moved in the same direction as people are looking for more ways to simplify and automate how things are made, processed and shipped. So how are we embracing this fourth industrial revolution, and [...]

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Drive Lines Brexit readiness

By | January 10th, 2019|Drive Lines Technologies, News|

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Grob product video

By | January 8th, 2019|Videos|

This video from our partners at Grob showcases their product range well, and the fantastic ongoing support and development their highly trained team offer; we are proud to be their UK representatives for the precision products they manufacture - more information on which you can find on our full product range pages or by downloading [...]

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