Piezo Nanopositioner

May 29, 2015 10:42 am | by Aerotech Inc. | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Aerotech QNP-Z series piezo nanopositioning stages join Aerotech’s growing piezo stage family that includes the QNP-L linear and QNP-XY stages. The QNP-Z series provides the resolution, linearity, repeatability and high dynamics required for the most demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment. With resolution to 0.15 nm, linearity to 0.007% and repeatability to 1 nm, nanometer-level precision is assured.

LISTED UNDER: Position Control Systems

Stepper Motor

October 24, 2014 11:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Trinamic Motion Control has unveiled its latest patent-pending technology for stepper motors. Dubbed stealthChop, the new technology significantly reduces the magnetorestriction noise of conventional stepper motor operation, and has been implemented in Trinamics line of stepper motors.

LISTED UNDER: Motors, AC/DC | Power Transmission Systems

Rotary Encoder

October 17, 2014 1:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Leine & Linde MRI 2000 rotary encoder is designed to provide feedback solutions for large rotating machinery, Introduced two years ago, this encoder has now received significant performance upgrades. The MRI ring encoder is segmented into pieces, something that facilitates simple commissioning and service and is of particular benefit on large rotating machinery.

LISTED UNDER: Mechanical Devices | Structural Components

AC Tachometer Generator

October 16, 2014 10:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Marsh Bellofram Corp. has introduced its WESTCON Model 758-9905000, an industrial AC tachometer generator, designed for high-reliability 24/7 jet and diesel engine rotational speed measurements within voltage responsive systems.

LISTED UNDER: Motors, AC/DC | Power Transmission Systems | Power Transmission Systems

3-D Metal Processing Laser System

September 17, 2014 2:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Jenoptik’s Lasers & Material Processing division has launched a new robotic laser system, called JENOPTIK-VOTAN BIM, for cutting and welding of metals. The robot-based laser machine JENOPTIK-VOTAN BIM (Beam in Motion) provides industrial manufacturers with a highly flexible, fast and cost-effective solution for the processing of metals.

LISTED UNDER: Lasers, Applied, Materials Processing | Machining, Custom | Material Handling Systems

Energy Storage System

June 18, 2014 4:44 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Schaefer Inc. has announced the new SCS family of air- or liquid-cooled energy storage solutions for mission critical or remote location requirements that need to perform under extreme environmental conditions. The SCS has a maintenance-free design that offers the ability to provide highly reliable energy storage as a standalone solution or to extend the battery life of an existing storage solution.

LISTED UNDER: Power Transmission Systems

Two-axis Stepper Motor

June 4, 2014 2:52 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Zaber Technologies’ A-MCB2 Series controller is now capable of controlling and driving two axes of bipolar stepper motors or actuators independently or in coordinated 2-D linear and circular interpolation. It also now includes built-in path generation algorithms that obey acceleration and velocity constraints, and enable 2-D linear and circular interpolation.


3-mm Piezoelectric Actuator

May 13, 2014 12:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Viking AT LLC has introduced its latest Amplified Piezo Actuator that uses the Viking ViVa piezo technology. The ViVa 3-mm amplified piezo actuator is designed to replace many solenoid applications. With mechanical displacement of up to .039 in and a blocking force up to 1.1 lbs, the device offers a solution to the solenoid with 98% less power consumption.

LISTED UNDER: Actuators/Solenoids

Linear Positions Sensors

April 10, 2014 1:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Alliance Sensors Group has announced the ME Series Linear Position Sensors for embedded use in measuring the ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in industrial, mobile, or subsea applications. The ME Series inductive sensor is designed as a drop-in replacement for embedded magnetostrictive position sensors and potentiometers in hydraulic cylinders.

LISTED UNDER: Sensors/Detectors

Compact Measurement System for 300-mm Optics

April 9, 2014 3:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

4D Technology has introduced a suite of products for high quality, low cost measurement of 300-mm diameter optics. The new measurement system for large optics combines the performance, flexibility and value of 4D Technology’s standard systems.

LISTED UNDER: Material Handling Systems

Bend Test Conical Mandrel Basic

March 26, 2014 1:46 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The TQC Conical Bend Test "Basic" from Paul N. Gardner Inc. is a new simplified version of the company’s TQC Conical Bend Test "Pro". It is a laboratory apparatus to bend coated test panels over a conical shaped mandrel in order to assess the physical characteristics of paint, coatings or test panels.

LISTED UNDER: Material Handling Systems | Hand Tools | Tools

Miniature Incremental Optical Encoder

March 19, 2014 1:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Renishaw’s new ATOM non-contact optical linear and rotary incremental encoder system combines miniaturization with dirt immunity, signal stability and reliability. With a read-head as small as 6.7 x 12.7 x 20.5 mm, ATOM is the world’s first miniature encoder to use filtering optics with auto gain control and auto offset control.

LISTED UNDER: Assemblies, Electronic | Motors, AC/DC

Smart Inline Measurement Solutions

March 14, 2014 11:38 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hexagon Metrology has announced the launch of its 360° Smart Inline Measurement Solutions (360° SIMS), a new family of measurement solutions that can be fully integrated into demanding automotive production lines to serve manufacturers during launch, ramp-up and ongoing production.

LISTED UNDER: Machining, Custom | Material Handling Systems

XY Stage with Linear Motor Drive

January 10, 2014 9:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Steinmeyer Inc. has introduced the KT230-EDLM linear positioning stage. The xy stage is driven by an ironless core linear motor and includes an electromagnetic brake as a safety feature in the event of power loss. The stage boy is manufactured from a low distortion aluminum allow and includes high stiffness, backlash free, stainless steel cross roller linear bearings.

LISTED UNDER: Position Control Systems

Collets for Hydromat Rotary Transfer Machines

November 21, 2013 1:07 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hydromat collets from Hardinge are manufactured to rigid specifications including material, heat treatment and accuracy for the high-production environment. Every Hydromat collet’s thread, back bearing, taper gage line and spread are manufactured with dedicated gages.

LISTED UNDER: Mechanical Devices | Material Handling Systems


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