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Thomson releases web video 'How to Increase Rigidity in a Linear Actuator' Thomson has authored a range of educational videos, webinars and technical white papers to inform and guide design engineers, explain technology alternatives and simplify the linear motion...
Zaber's Gantry System for Multi-Axis Applications Zaber's gantry systems are designed for multi-axis applications that require larger load and longer travel requirements.
Zaber's Heavy Duty Stage with Dust Cover Zaber's A-LST-C Series motorized linear stages are capable of pushing loads up to 100 kg, and feature stainless steel dust covers and built-in controllers.
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  • EtherCAT Technology Group announces vendor-independent diagnosis interface 
    EtherCAT Technology Group announces vendor-independent diagnosis interface

    The software-based interface can be implemented in controllers offered by any device manufacturer, which makes it an interesting feature to vendors...

  • EnOcean introduces “Battery-free by EnOcean” seal to highlight self-powered smart switches 
    EnOcean introduces “Battery-free by EnOcean” seal to highlight self-powered smart switches

    As of now, product manufacturers can use the seal to promote their battery-free, wireless switches integrating EnOcean’s energy harvesting...

  • Thomson industries introduces mobile Linear MOTIONEERING product sizing and selection tool 
    Thomson industries introduces mobile Linear MOTIONEERING product sizing and selection tool

    The Linear MOTIONEERING tool retains the Thomson engineering calculations for design engineers and has added new product families, interactive...

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  • What do Design Engineers Need to Know about Brushless DC Motor Technologies  
    What do Design Engineers Need to Know about Brushless DC Motor Technologies

    By Walter Smith, Sensata Technologies
    The advent of rare-earth magnets and advanced brushless DC motor (BLDC) motor design has empowered a new...

  • What Design Engineers Need to Know About Voice Coil Actuator Technology  
    What Design Engineers Need to Know About Voice Coil Actuator Technology

    By James McNamara, Sensata Technologies
    Originally developed for audio speakers, voice coil actuation technology is now being used to provide...

  • What is a Voice Coil Actuator? 
    What is a Voice Coil Actuator?

    By H2W Technologies
    A voice coil actuator, also known as a non-commutated DC linear actuator, is a type of direct drive linear motor. Voice coil...

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  • Cognex helps GM Canada develop chain drive stretching system based on vision sensors 
    Cognex helps GM Canada develop chain drive stretching system based on vision sensors

    Working with Cognex, engineers at automotive manufacturer General Motors of Canada Company (GM Canada) developed a chain drive stretching system...

  • Emerson helps Alberta refinery enhance automation technology 
    Emerson helps Alberta refinery enhance automation technology

    Using elements of Emerson’s Project Certainty methodology, North West Redwater Partnership reduced global automation engineering complexity and...

  • NUM works with Chinese machine building company to develop 8-axis CNC machining center 
    NUM works with Chinese machine building company to develop 8-axis CNC machining center

    OPMT is a company based in Fo’shan – of Guangdong Province – in south China. For its latest project, OPMT was asked by Guangdong University...

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