Moticont introduces GVCM-051-127-01 Linear Voice Coil Motor

This brushless voice coil actuator features a force to size ratio of 5.0 lbs (22.2 N) continuous force and 15.8lb (70.3N) of peak force in either direction, in a housing measuring 2.00 in. (50.8 mm) dia. x 5.00 in. (127.0 mm) long.

Zero-Max announces expansion of Posi-Lok keyless shaft bushings product line

  • Zero-Max
  • ZERO-MAX

The expanded Posi-Lok product line includes nine different models in a range of sizes. Now available are more model and size options to handle different torque requirements and mounting configurations for unique motion control applications.

Optimal Engineering Systems releases PT60-1 and PT100-1 Pan-Tilt stages

  • Optimal Engineering Systems (OES)

These Pan (horizontal table)-Tilt (vertical table) Stages are suitable for: Scanning, testing, inspection, assembly, positioning, laser and micro machining, pointing optics and cameras, and other applications.

Schneeberger introduces MONORAIL AMS 3B distance measuring system

Schneeberger monorail guideways with integrated magneto-resistive measuring systems are designed to meet the requirements of precision distance measurement and interface to all major control systems, including the Siemens DRIVE CLiQ communication protocol and all Mitsubishi controllers.

GAM releases helical rack and pinion systems

  • GAM Gear

Helical rack is available in 1-meter lengths in module 2, 3 or 4 and ISO quality 6 or 10. Precision pinions in ISO Q6, with low tooth counts, are designed specifically for GAM gearboxes.

American Control Electronics (ACE) introduces DCR300-60 and DCR600-60 Series of PWM drives for DC motors

  • American Control Electronics

The microprocessor allows for custom programming to fit specific OEM requirements, potentially eliminating the need for a PLC and supporting devices. Drives can be programmed for use in the field without trim pots.

Menzel announces acquisition of Franz Wölfer Elektromaschinenfabrik

Menzel is now co-managing the business with Wölfer’s founding family to ensure that the production of Wölfer brand electric motors will continue in Osnabrück

Sensata Technologies releases Crydom DRMS Series hybrid motor starters

These hybrid starters integrate both solid state and electromechanical relay technologies to produce a device that can control electrical power delivery to motors as large as 4kW.

B&R Automation releases X20CP0420 Compact-S controller

  • B&R Industrial Automation Corp.

At a width of 37.5 mm including the power supply, the X20CP0420 is designed to be compact. The controller achieves cycle times down to 4 ms and is equipped with 128 MB RAM and 256 MB internal flash memory.

Rolling Motion Industries (RMI) introduces Two Way MAR-17-2-3:1 and the MAR-23-2-3:1 Speed Reducers

The propriety engineered traction fluid with a coefficient of friction of 0.1 to 0.12 transmits torque between the four driving and driven elements. The traction fluid continuously changes from liquid-to-solid-to-liquid in the microscopic spaces between the driving and driven elements.