In a recent conversation with a customer one of our technical engineers was asked which would be best suited to a specific application; a ball screw or a lead screw. We recognised that this is a question we’ve been asked a number of times in the past – and will no doubt be asked again [...]
The latest edition to our range comes from Grob, who are launching their Linear Actuator Mini range to the UK market. Long popular with Grob Customers, we are happy to be able to bring this range of powerful, compact actuators to our customers throughout the UK, and we know they will be a popular addition [...]
Drive Lines Technologies, the specialist provider of power transmission solutions, now offers a complete linear drive solution incorporating rack and pinion mechanisms that complement the MS-Graessner ranges of precision servo gearboxes, including KS-TwinGear, DynaGear, DynaGear DG and DynaGear PL systems. These comprehensive solutions include low-backlash precision gearboxes, shrink-fit direct shaft mounted pinion gears and precision [...]
The need for linear motion is increasingly common, especially in areas such as automated assembly packaging and robotics, but also diverse applications such as retail displays, sports equipment and many other areas. This has led to a plethora of different linear technologies, and finding your way through this can be daunting. Matt Jones, a linear [...]
The expertise of USAutomation was called upon when a laser vision correction machine was designed in the USA. The application called for a number of programmable [...]
When a new maintenance manager took on the role within a truck wheel polishing company LM76 received a call asking for a solution to a costly and un-productive issue with a buffing system.