Product design remains the most fascinating aspect of linear motion components as manufacturers try to answer the speed, size and efficiency challenges of customers utilizing rails, tables, actuators, sliders and other components. Companies like Heidenhain, AMTEK, NB Corporation and PBC Linear continue to provide technologies that increase productivity in this rapidly evolving market segment. Credit e-mobility, robotics, motion control and automation technologies for the market growth.
Ametek Haydon Kerk Pittman (HKP), a business unit of Ametek, has announced a new size in its IDEA Motor series of brushless DC motors: 57 mm. This EC057B joins the 42 mm EC042B product introduced in 2019 and enhances an already popular line of motors with integrated, programmable drives.