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Parker Launches New PAC Terminal
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division – North America has released the PAC Terminal (PT). The PT is a thin-client HM... (posted 2017-05-23)


Stafford Positioning Collars Designed for Precise Repeatability
A new self-locating feature for their line of shaft collars that permits fast and fully repeatable axial or radial positioning is being i... (posted 2017-05-22)


Schunk eGRIP Provides Digital Manufacturing Solutions
A CAD program, online shop and additive manufacturing – the intelligent web-tool Schunk eGRIP offers three convenient functions in ... (posted 2017-05-19)


Schaeffler Strengthens Deep Groove Ball Bearings Business
Schaeffler is significantly expanding its standard rolling bearing business with FAG Generation C deep groove ball bearings through subst... (posted 2017-05-17)


Mencom Offers Industrial Networking Solutions for Harsh Environments
In the past two decades, Ethernet-based networks were adopted as the backbone of industrial automation. The latest trend in industrial au... (posted 2017-05-16)


SKF INSOCOAT Bearings Deliver Higher Performance Capabilities
SKF’s INSOCOAT bearings range comprises bearings with an electrically insulating coating on the external surfaces of its inner or o... (posted 2017-05-15)


Trico Introduces Sensei Lubrication Intelligence System
Trico Corporation, a provider of lubrication management solutions, recently introduced Sensei, a real-time lubrication intelligence syste... (posted 2017-05-12)


Parker Launches Parker Automation Manager 1.3
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division – North America is pleased to announce the release of Parker Automation Manage... (posted 2017-05-11)


Festo Motion Terminal Offers Programmable Platform for Automation and Pneumatics
The machinery and plant construction industry is faced with the challenge of catering to the increasing consumer demand for individually ... (posted 2017-05-10)


SICK Introduces KTS and KTX Sensors
With its KTS and KTX product families, SICK is presenting new, powerful contrast sensors from a forward-looking, innovative platform. The... (posted 2017-05-09)


Miki Pulley Expands BX Series Brakes
Electromagnetic Miki Pulley BX series brakes are a power-off, engaged type brake.  When the stator is energized, the brake is diseng... (posted 2017-05-08)


R+W Adds LPZ Short Spacer Into Disc Coupling Line
In its effort to fill in and complete its flexible disc coupling offering, R+W has added a standard coupling adapter which provides custo... (posted 2017-05-05)


Maxon Introduces Sterilizable Drive System
With the ENX EASY, Maxon Motor’s NEW ENX EASY is a sterilizable encoder for use with Maxon’s brushless DC motors. This opens ... (posted 2017-05-04)


Force Control Positorq Brakes Provide Torque Control
A full line of PositorqR oil shear tension control brakes from Force Control Industries provide simple, precise torque control over the e... (posted 2017-05-03)


Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives Ensure Lifetime Lubrication
Lifetime lubrication in Zero-Max “Crown” gear drives assures motion system designers of a smooth operating, quiet right angle... (posted 2017-05-02)


Drive Lines Enables Handling of Giant Motor and Pump Parts for Lean Manufacture
Drive Lines Ltd. provides components used in the construction of portable workstations, also known as Crusers at Hayward Tyler, which are... (posted 2017-04-21)


Tolomatic Servo Actuator Designed for Food and Beverage Processing
The Tolomatic IMA electric linear actuator is now available with a food-grade white epoxy coating and stainless steel components for wash... (posted 2017-04-20)


Thomson Expands Linear Actuator Line with Higher Load Handling Options
Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, has expanded its WhisperTrak actuator line to gi... (posted 2017-04-19)


Hannover Fair Preview: Voith
From April 24-28, visitors of the Voith stand (Hall 23, Booth B39) at the Hannover Messe will experience live how plant operators can sav... (posted 2017-04-18)


Hannover Fair Preview: Altra Industrial Motion
Altra Industrial Motion Corporation is offering a free Virtual Reality (VR) experience to all stand visitors at this year’s Hannove... (posted 2017-04-17)


DSD Contributes to Magnetic Gearbox for Hydropower Applications
Driveline engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD), is contributing to two innovative hydropower projects in the United States b... (posted 2017-04-14)


DESTACO GTB Series Delivers High Torque in Small, Light Design
DESTACO debuted its new family of GTB Series Servo Positioning Rotary Tables in Booth No. 1436 at Automate 2017. The GTB Series of Servo ... (posted 2017-04-13)


Heidenhain Touts Encoder Technology at Automate 2017
Keeping with its tradition of releasing new and enabling technology, Heidenhain recently displayed its new rotary ring encoder for d... (posted 2017-04-12)


Hannover Fair Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen uses EtherCAT as the system bus for the second generation of its AKD2G servo amplifier. High-performance communication with Et... (posted 2017-04-11)


Regal Beloit Launches Next Generation Skwezloc Locking Collar
Regal Beloit Corporation debuted the next generation of its SealMaster Skwezloc Locking Collar concentric locking collar at ProMat 2017 i... (posted 2017-04-10)


Ogura Introduces HO Series to North American Market
Ogura Industrial is pleased to announce the addition of the HO series to North America. The HO series is finding new opportunities for ma... (posted 2017-04-07)


J.W. Winco Offers Hinges with Safety Switch in Stainless Steel
J.W. Winco, Inc., a leading supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers 316L Stainless Steel GN 139.5 Hin... (posted 2017-04-06)


Cooper Introduces Quick-Change Bearing Pedestals
New SAFQ inch-series Cooper Quick-Change angled bearing pedestals are now in stock for immediate delivery as quick change-out replacement... (posted 2017-04-05)


DESTACO Introduces Accelerate Vision VR Solutions
DESTACO has recently announced the launch of its new Accelerate Vision Virtual Reality (VR) digital design solutions tool. The Accelerate... (posted 2017-04-04)


Stafford Shaft Collars Permit Attachments Without Welding
Flanged shaft mounting collars that combine secure clamping with specially machined features such as attachment points, cam surfaces, O-r... (posted 2017-03-31)


Nippon Pulse Introduces Small Linear Servo Motor
Nippon Pulse America Inc. recently introduced one of the smallest available linear motors for high-density applications, the L250SSS Line... (posted 2017-03-30)


Tolomatic ServoWeld Actuators Provide Alternate Roller Screw Design
New ServoWeld actuators from Tolomatic are redesigned for higher performance and are lighter weight compared to other screw technologies.... (posted 2017-03-29)


IKO Offers Two Lubrication Options for Cam Followers
IKO International now offers two different long-term lubrication technologies for cam followers: a self-lubricating solution for the cam ... (posted 2017-03-28)


Ruland Introduces Oldham Couplings for Actuator Driven Systems
Ruland Manufacturing Co., Inc. presents oldham couplings for actuator driven systems. The oldham couplings are zero-backlash, have a bala... (posted 2017-03-27)


ABB Ability Smart Sensor Provides Health Checks for Motors
ABB Ability Smart Sensor for motors uses compact sensors to pick up multiple data from low voltage motors and provides information a... (posted 2017-03-24)


SKF Explorer Bearings Include High-Performance Seal Option
SKF is making its high performance RSH seal design available on a larger range of SKF Explorer deep groove ball bearings. The tried and t... (posted 2017-03-23)


CI Kasei Offers Micro Slotless Brushless PM Motor
CI Kasei of Tokyo, Japan has announced a new family of 12 mm OD Micro Slotless Brushless Permanent Magnet (PM) Motors used in a wide rang... (posted 2017-03-22)


Heidenhain Modifies Angle Encoder Series
Heidenhain has updated its angle kit encoder line again by modifying the ECA 4000 angle ring encoder series for use in safety-related app... (posted 2017-03-21)


Hannover Messe Preview: Altra Industrial Motion
Altra Industrial Motion will be displaying many of its brands at Hannover Messe 2017, showcasing a capability to offer premium engineerin... (posted 2017-03-20)


KISSsoft Module Defines Gear Body Deformation
For webbed gears, the deformation of the gear rim occurs in three dimensions and therefore cannot be calculated by the one-dimensional be... (posted 2017-03-17)


Mayr Develops Braking Systems Equipped for Industry 4.0 Challenges
Mayr Power Transmission offers a brake system with modules including the ROBA-brake-checker or the ROBA-torqcontrol that allows permanent... (posted 2017-03-16)


Intellidrives Expands Linear Positioning Stage Series
The Intellidrives BSMA-140H is a compact, high-performance linear positioning stage that is perfect for the confines of the laboratory wh... (posted 2017-03-15)


Hansford Sensors Introduces Advanced Industrial Accelerometers
Hansford Sensors, the specialized manufacturer of advanced industrial accelerometers, has launched a new high performance tri-axial vibra... (posted 2017-03-14)


Siemens Introduces Sinamics V20 Smart Access Web Server Module
Siemens announces the launch of its Sinamics V20 Smart Access web server module, designed to mount directly onto the drive, transforming ... (posted 2017-03-13)


ProFood Tech Preview: Kollmorgen
Kollmorgen invites ProFood Tech attendees to visit Booth #2840  April 4 – 6, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago to learn more... (posted 2017-03-10)


Parker Offers Miniature Direct-Drive Rotary Stage
Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division ‒ North America is pleased to announce the release of the mPR (miniature preci... (posted 2017-03-09)


PI Introduces Miniature Linear Positioning Stage
The L-402 compact linear stage is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning syste... (posted 2017-03-08)


Rexnord Launches IIoT Smart Mounted Spherical Roller Bearings
Designed as an off-the-shelf solution for quick turnaround needs, Rexnord recently launched its new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) ... (posted 2017-03-07)


Winsmith Displays Stainless Steel Conveyor Drives at IPPE Show
Winsmith recently participated in the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, GA, January 31-February 2. A manu... (posted 2017-03-07)


Bonfiglioli Develops Wheel-Traction Drives with Full Hybrid Technology
Bonfiglioli has announced the development of wheel-traction drives of the 600 series specifically designed for Tigon Technology backhoe l... (posted 2017-03-06)


Exsys Tool Offers Innovations at PMTS 2017
Several innovative tooling, rotary table and gear making solutions will take center stage at PMTS 2017 on April 25-27 to be held at the G... (posted 2017-03-03)


Ogura Introduces ACSB Series to North America
Ogura Industrial is pleased to announce a new addition to our product line.  Although this product is not new to Ogura, it is new to... (posted 2017-03-02)


SEPAC Clutch Series Delivers Reliable Torque in an Oil Atmosphere
SEPAC designed the Multiple Disc Wet Clutch (ERD Series) to deliver a reliable, consistent torque within an oil atmosphere. This model of... (posted 2017-03-01)


Force Control Offers Posidyne Clutch Brake in Piggyback Design
Posidyne clutch brakes, with oil shear technology that allows rapid and precise stopping, starting, reversing, speed change and positioni... (posted 2017-02-28)


Miki Pulley Micro Clutches Designed for Compact Precision Applications
Miki Pulley is introducing its CYT Micro Clutches for direct sale to OEM’s in North America. These CYT Clutches are designed for co... (posted 2017-02-27)


R+W Safety Couplings Suitable for Wastewater Applications
By popular demand, R+W has developed a standard model of corrosion proof ball detent safety coupling for clarifier drives in water treatm... (posted 2017-02-24)


Stafford Expands Shaft Collars and Couplings for Mechanical Drive Systems
An expanded line of metric shaft collars, couplings, and mounting components suited for mechanical drive systems and structural applicati... (posted 2017-02-23)


Iwis Drive Systems Introduces Maintenance-Free Chains
Iwis drive systems introduces b.dry maintenance-free stainless-steel chains. The corrosion-free chains run completely dry, are extremely ... (posted 2017-02-22)


Zero-Max ETP-EXPAND Improves Pump Drive Connection
Connecting a rotating piston lobe to a hollow shaft has been improved using the ETP-EXPAND, a patented bushing device that is fast and ea... (posted 2017-02-21)


ACS Develops CNC HMI Platform
ACS Motion Control has developed a customizable CNC HMI Platform for high precision machining and processing applications. Designed with ... (posted 2017-02-16)


SG Transmission Designs Curved Permanent Magnet Brake
SG Transmission has designed a curved permanent magnet brake to be used in specialist medical equipment. The customized brake has be... (posted 2017-02-16)


Moticont Adds Two Linear Motors to SDLM Series
Moticont has added two linear motors to its SDLM series of high speed direct drive linear motors which are also known as electric cylinde... (posted 2017-02-14)


HBM Inc. Offers Digital Torque Transducer
HBM, Inc. has introduced the new T12HP digital torque transducer. The T12HP supports dynamic measurements in the test stand and provides ... (posted 2017-02-13)


Regal Beloit Launches New Features for SealMaster Ball Bearing
Regal Beloit Corporation has announced it has launched the Time Saving Axial Groove in Bore feature to the SealMaster Large Bore Performa... (posted 2017-02-09)


Kollmorgen Servo Drive System Reduces OEM Costs
Kollmorgen offers the AKD-N Decentralized Servo System, which reduces costs for OEMs while increasing machine effectiveness and design fl... (posted 2017-02-08)


AutomationDirect Expands AC Motor Line
AutomationDirect’s IronHorse line of general purpose three-phase motors now includes the MTRP-series 56HC-frame premium efficiency ... (posted 2017-02-07)


Nexen Introduces Complete Geared Bearing Solution
Nexen Group, Inc. introduces a complete Geared Bearing solutions based on their innovative Roller Pinion System (RPS).  The new Gear... (posted 2017-02-06)


Fuji Electric Corp. Expands VFD Series
Fuji Electric Corp. of America has announced that they have expanded their portfolio of Variable Frequency Drives with the addition of FR... (posted 2017-02-03)


Smalley Expands Wave Spring Series
The question you are asking should not be how many miles did I ride or how many steps did I take, but “how did someone make a wave ... (posted 2017-02-02)


Encoder Products Introduces Model 30MT Encoder
Encoder Products Company (EPC) has introduced the all new Model 30MT, a low-profile 30 mm diameter magnetic encoder module. By means of a... (posted 2017-02-01)


Warner Linear Steers Unmanned Vessel Design
Research and development into unmanned vehicles has made considerable progress in the past few years. Designing fully autonomous vehicles... (posted 2017-01-31)


Schaffner Motor Drives Improve Performance
Schaffner introduces the FN510 dv/dt filter which eliminates premature motor damage caused by high dv/dt, over-voltages on motor cables, ... (posted 2017-01-30)


PI Expands Line of Linear Motor Stages
PI is expanding its PIMag series of high dynamics linear motor stages with two new models and a new motion controller. Stages are equippe... (posted 2017-01-27)


ABM Offers Compact, Cost-Effective Motors and Drives
ABM Drives' motors and drives are tailor-made specifically for the application whether it requires compact design, low-noise operatio... (posted 2017-01-26)


J.W. Winco Offers Vibration and Shock Absorption Mounts
J.W. Winco, Inc. recently announced it now offers GN 254 Inch and Metric Size Stainless Steel Vibration/Shock Absorption Mounts, Conical ... (posted 2017-01-25)


KISSsoft Enhances Planet Carrier Definition in KISSsys
The consideration of the planetary carrier geometry with the parameterized approach (used for the deformation calculation and thus the ca... (posted 2017-01-24)


Heidenhain Hollow Shaft Encoders Provide Machine Safety
Heidenhain introduces a new series of functionally safe hollow-shaft connection encoders to the manufacturing equipment industry. Called ... (posted 2017-01-23)


LM76 Introduces Dairy-Compliant Water Dog Linear Slides
FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy compliant, Water Dog Sliders from LM76 feature Corro-Slick coated 300 series stainless steel rails and contoured WDX Po... (posted 2017-01-20)


Zero-Max Offers Custom CD Coupling for Challenging Motion System Applications
Connecting motion components over a long space requires multiple engineering design disciplines to manufacture a coupling that maintains ... (posted 2017-01-19)


Advanced Materials Development Corp. Offers New Material Options for Automotive Components
Car and truck manufacturers are faced with the difficult task of significantly improving fuel economy while maintaining safety and compet... (posted 2017-01-18)


Siemens Simplifies Motion Control Tasks with Technology Controller
Siemens has matched its new advanced Simatic S7-1500 T-CPU controller with its popular Sinamics servo drive system, simplifying complex m... (posted 2017-01-17)


AutomationDirect Expands Line of Industrial Ethernet Switches
AutomationDirect’s line of Stride Unmanaged Industrial Ethernet Switches now offers even more connectivity choices for Ethernet app... (posted 2017-01-16)


Intellidrives Enhances Rotary Servo Tables
Intellidrives offers water-tight and dust-proof rotary servo tables (DDR). These direct drive rotary servo tables feature IP rated ingres... (posted 2017-01-13)


Stafford Shaft Collars and Couplings Meet Robot Design Requirements
A wide range of standard and custom manufactured shaft collars, couplings, clamps, mounting devices, and rotary encoders are being introd... (posted 2017-01-12)


Photonics West Preview: Heidenhain Corp.
Heidenhain will be showing precision measurement components for the photonics industry at the upcoming Photonics West trade show in San F... (posted 2017-01-11)


Regal Beloit to Debut Motor Technology at AHR Expo 2017
Regal Beloit Corporation will debut its new UlteMAX axial integral horsepower motor line, during AHR Expo 2017 (January 30 - February 1).... (posted 2017-01-10)


Mitsubishi Electric Offers Smart Condition Monitoring Kit
Mitsubishi Electric offers a Smart Condition Monitoring (SCM) Kit solution that uses the latest advanced FAG SmartCheck sensors for monit... (posted 2017-01-09)


Siemens Offers Modular Failsafe Controller
Siemens new compact and modular Simatic S7-1212 FC controller performs standard and safety-related automation tasks in a single device.Us... (posted 2017-01-06)


AutomationDirect Adds Features to PLC Programming Software
AutomationDirect’s Productivity Suite PLC programming software version 2.4 provides two new software communications enhancements fo... (posted 2017-01-05)


Applied Motion Products Offers Drive and Motor Series with EtherCAT Communications
Applied Motion Products recently announced the release of a new series of drives and motors with EtherCAT communications. These new produ... (posted 2017-01-04)


Kamat Introduces High-Pressure Pumps for Large Flow Volumes
Kamat has now developed the first quintuplex pumps ready for series production on the basis of the redesigned triplex plunger pumps for p... (posted 2017-01-03)