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1 Industry News (December 2014)

News from around the industry.

2 Product News (December 2014)

News from the industry about new products.

3 Inexpensive Methods to Measure the Performance Characteristics of a Linear Motion Device (December 2013)

This article describes a series of tests that can be performed by the average user, with little experience, and without sophisticated measuring instruments, to quickly determine the most important performance characteristics of linear motion systems.

4 Product News (June 2014)

The complete Product News section from the June 2014 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

5 Industry News (August 2013)

The complete Industry News section from the August 2013 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

6 And the Winner Is (August 2015)

Excellence Awards Competition, sponsored by the Metal Powder Industries Federation, were recently announced at the POWDERMET2015 International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials. Receiving grand prizes and awards of distinction, the winning parts are examples of PM’s precision, performance, complexity, economy, innovation and sustainability. The winning parts show how customers from around the world are taking advantage of PM’s design advantages.

7 Product News (October 2011)

The complete Product News section from the October 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering

8 Product News (April 2017)

Clutches and Brakes take center stage in the April 2017 edition of Product News.

9 Product News (October 2008)

The complete product news section from the October 2008 issue of Power Transmission Engineering (PTE).

10 Leveraging Stepper Motor Linear Actuator Configurability (December 2020)

When designers and integrators need simple, flexible and compact linear actuation, they often turn to stepper motor linear actuators (SMLAs). The high configurability of SMLAs is among their greatest virtues, but sorting through myriad configuration options to tailor the optimal solution for a particular application can be a challenge for even the most seasoned motion engineer.

11 Showstoppers - Gear Expo 2013 (August 2013)

Don't miss these highlighted exhibitors.

12 Product News (February 2008)

The complete Product News section from the February 2008 Power Transmission Engineering.

13 Product News (August 2017)

The latest tools and techologies in power transmission, motion control and related components.

14 Industry News (February 2011)

The complete Industry News section from the February 2011 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

15 Eats, Drinks and Treats (September 2017)

Process Expo and Pack Expo Highlight the Latest Technology for Food & Beverage Applications.

16 Industry News (June 2019)

The complete Industry News section from the June 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

17 Product News (March 2020)

The complete Product News section from the March 2020 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

18 Navigating the New Normal (April 2020)

Power Transmission component suppliers discuss COVID-19 Threat and how their companies are responding to keep the supply chain connected.

19 Product News (August 2020)

The latest product news from Miki Pulley, Voith, Firgelli Automations, Heidenhain, Zero-Max, Gates, KEB America, Siemens, H2W Technologies and Emerson Automation

20 Product News (June 2019)

The complete Product News section from the June 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

21 Industry News (April 2019)

The complete Industry News section from the April 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

22 Bosch Rexroth Celebrates 30 Years of Linear Motion Innovations (December 2020)

Bosch Rexroth began developing linear bushings, shafts, slides, and transfer tables as prototypes in the 1960s. The first two complete linear modules with linear guides in combination with a ball screw assembly and toothed belt drive as a ready-to-install subsystem were launched in 1990 -- a quantum leap in the linear axes range which had previously been dominated by components.

23 Flexibility in Fluid Power (February 2018)

Latest Sealing Technologies Offer Optimum Wear and Frictional Characteristics.

24 Gearmotors Pulling, Pushing and Controlling Their Weight (October 2018)

Industrial mainstay adapts to remain relevant in a 4.0 world

25 Product News (April 2019)

The complete Product News section from the April 2019 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

26 Motors and Mechatronics - Moving to a Higher Plane (September 2017)

This is an article about motors - preventive motor maintenance, actually. And something else - mechatronics. In today's high-tech manufacturing and industrial use environments, it is near impossible to talk about equally complex motor maintenance and repair-or-replace protocols without it.

27 In the News: Linear Motion (December 2019)

The following article is a round-up of the latest linear motion product and industry news items featured at www.powertransmission.com and on social media.

28 Selecting and Sizing Ball Screw Drives (October 2012)

The ball screw drive is an assembly that converts rotary motion to linear motion and vice versa. The ball screw drive consists of a ball screw and a ball nut with recirculating ball bearings...

29 Smart Actuators for Off-Highway (February 2013)

Smart actuators bring big benefits to utility and other off-highway vehicles

30 Ball Screws Revisited - Ask the Expert (February 2013)

A reader asks for clarification on last issue's Ask the Expert column about ball screw sizing.

31 INDUSTRY NEWS (March 2015)

News From the Industry

32 Product News (June 2012)

The complete Product News section from the June 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

33 Best Practices for Selecting and Sizing Guide Wheels (October 2011)

How to select a guide wheel with the properties best-suited for a given application to create a system that reduces design costs and engineering changes, and lowers warranty, assembly, installation and mounting costs.

34 Motion System Management (August 2008)

Companies focus on customization and quality in linear motion

35 Oscillation Welding Protects Pipelines (April 2010)

Ball screw assemblies are key to this patent-pending oilfield corrosion prevention solution.

36 Linear Motion Q&A: Customized Machinery Built with Off-the-Shelf Components (April 2010)

This Q&A session with various experts at Thomson Linear Systems covers linear slides & stages, clutches & brakes, bearings and actuators.

37 Product News (October 2010)

The complete Product News section from the October 2010 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

38 Product News (April 2015)

Latest Products

39 Linear Motors (October 2016)

When the need arises for linear motion or positioning, there are many choices. One can use an Acme screw, ball screw, rack & pinion, or belts. The cost of a linear motor solution is generally greater than a mechanical linear product, but when one needs highly accurate, repeatable, high-speed motion, then the answer may be a linear motor.

40 The ABCs of Linear Motion Rolling Guides (December 2018)

Improving System Performance One Application at a Time. PTE recently caught up with IKO, Rollon and THK to breakdown the basics in linear motion rolling guides.

41 Introducing the Ball Screw (December 2018)

The Swiss Army Knife of PT Components.

42 Realizing the High Precision Load Handling Benefits of Rodless Electromechanical Actuators (February 2019)

Electromechanical rodless linear actuators can offer better load handling in smaller spaces than rod-style actuators, but realizing those benefits requires careful attention at the specification level. Whether you are replacing a failed actuator, looking for better performance or building a new application from the ground up, success depends on how precisely you specify application requirements.

43 Reduce Your Linear Motion Assemblies to a Single Component with Motorized Lead Screw Actuators (December 2019)

When it comes to specifying linear motion within a machine, system designers have many options from which to choose. Making the right choice can impact the ease of installation, footprint and cost of operation.

44 Linear Bearing CAD Models and More On the Fly (April 2018)

Here's what one supplier is doing to take advantage of the mobile phone in your pocket.

45 Efficiency of Design (February 2018)

Energy efficiency is for more than just motors. Here are some mechatronics companies making sure you get more bang for your buck when it comes to your power bill.

46 Product News (March 2017)

The complete Product News section from the March 2017 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

47 Why Direct Drive (March 2017)

In today's highly competitive world, the better someone understands the advantages and benefits of direct drive technology, then the more they will have an advantage in machine building, giving them an edge over their competition.

48 CNC System Upgrades (December 2017)

Automated production of large objects such as auto body prototypes, boat hulls and surfboards traditionally requires computerized numerical control (CNC) systems costing nearly a million dollars. Thomson Cuts Costs and Production Time for Autoscale Inc.

49 Precision Manufacturing and the Digitalization of Linear Motion Technology (June 2020)

Digitalization is increasingly transforming mechanical engineering and manufacturing technologies, bringing with it not only unparalleled control and flexibility over production systems but so much more.

News Items About Helix Linear Technologies

1 Nook Sells Small Diameter Segment of PowerAC Acme Product Line to Helix Linear Technologies (January 26, 2018)
In a strategic effort to accelerate long-term growth and better serve its partners, Nook Industries has sold the Small Diameter segment o...