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1 Coupling Connection (August 2017)

Couplings and harsh environment use

2 Shielding Sensors (March 2020)

Dust, lubricants, extreme weather. No matter what environment your sensors operate in, there are bound to be elements you have to protect them from. Here's how Heidenhain designs their encoders to specifically meet those challenges.

3 Planning Ahead (April 2019)

Navigating Clutch/Brake Operation in Harsh Environmental Conditions: Chemicals, saltwater, food particles, heat, dust, and electrical corrosion are just a few of the many issues that can cause clutches and brakes to fail prematurely.

4 Integration Nation (February 2020)

Gearmotors handle harsh environments with digitalization, customization and improved service life.

5 Motors in Space (September 2020)

Components like motors, bearings and drives are subject to harsh environments on Earth, but they must be at the top of their game to enjoy space travel. Recent applications from Maxon Motors (Return to Mars) and the University of Michigan (Robotic Legs) illustrate the incredible requirements it takes to handle applications in space and how these components can be utilized here on Earth.

6 It's a Jungle Out There (April 2018)

Harsh environments and saltwater properties tend to make it difficult for motors, gearboxes and engines to perform consistently at a high level.

News Items About harsh environments

1 Serapid LinearBeam Boasts Actuator for Harsh Environments (February 6, 2008)
Serapid’s LinearBeam rodless actuator is available for heavy loads, long travel or harsh environments where exposure to heat, conta...

2 Shaft Collars Available for Harsh Environments (January 4, 2012)
A full line of 316 stainless steel shaft collars and rigid shaft couplings that resist harsh chemicals, solvents, detergents and salt wat...

3 Haydon Kerk Actuator Operates in Harsh Environments (July 28, 2011)
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions prides itself on its ability to customize linear motion systems for just about any application. Among t...

4 Wittenstein Offers Gearbox for Harsh Environments (September 29, 2010)
When environmental conditions demand a higher level of protection, the alpha SG stainless steel gearbox from Wittenstein offers a solutio...

5 Revolvo Offers Split Roller Bearings for Harsh Environments (July 18, 2012)
The advantages provided by split roller bearings in delivering greatly reduced downtime compared to solid bearings are well documented: s...

6 Pittman Offers Servomotors for Harsh Environments (March 18, 2013)
Pittman Motors, a unit of Ametek Precision Motion Control, offers IP65 industrial grade servomotors that are suitable for use in harsh in...

7 Kuebler Expands Versatile Incremental Encoders for Harsh Environments (August 22, 2017)
Expanding on its line of versatile incremental encoders, Kuebler now offers a ruggedized hollow shaft alternative for use in harsh enviro...

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

9 J.W. Winco Latch Clamps Utilized for Harsh Environments (February 23, 2016)
J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, now offers GN 854 Latch Clamps with Trigger Function, in metric s...

10 Netzer Introduces Absolute Encoder for Harsh Environments (November 25, 2020)
The VLX-60 is a new member of the VLX series of Electric Encoders, a product line based on Netzer Precision Motion Sensor proprietary tec...