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Nexen Group, Inc.

560 Oak Grove Pkwy., Vadnais Heights, MN, 55127, USA

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Nexen Group, Inc.

Mechanical Power Transmission

Geared Bearing uses roller pinion system.

March 15, 2017

Available in variety of sizes, gear ratios, form and functions, Geared Bearing delivers ± 30 ArcSec indexing precision. Featuring precision grade, high load capacity cross-roller bearings, bearing offers zero backlash and can handle speeds up to 632 RPM.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Zero Backlash Brake targets indexing and positioning systems.

October 19, 2016

With 85 ms engagement response time, Model I-300 provides high dynamic torque of 5,300 lb-in. for backlash-free holding and emergency stopping on indexers and positioning systems. Spring engaged, air released power-off brake connects to shaft with tapered, keyless locking devices. Patented braking element locks and holds shaft in position without any displacement upon engagement or reversing of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake has contamination preventing design.

August 4, 2016

Targeting food-production machine builders, BISSC-approved FMCBE (Flange Mounted Clutch-Brake Enclosed) suits any environment where cleanliness is of primary concern. Smooth nickel-plated finish resists corrosion; stainless steel, hex-head bolts do not have any exposed threads or sockets as to protect against bacteria build-up; and all machined mating surfaces are sealed with O-rings to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque Tooth Clutches drive/hold large loads.

July 8, 2016

Size 80 and 100 high-torque tooth clutches, available as air-engaged, spring-released or spring-engaged/air-released models, include 45 versions in multiple bore sizes. Also available in flange- and pilot-mount versions, these nickel-plated, enclosed clutches are suited for use in wet or dirty environments. IP55 protection is ensured when equipped with rotary seals. At 80 psi, models 5H80P... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Ring Drive System delivers up to ±30 ArcSec indexing precision.

June 2, 2016

Along with precision grade bearing and drive mechanism in sealed housing, Compact Ring Drive (CRD) system features freely programmable, 3-drive design configurations that allow optimization for speed, torque, or both according to application demands. Roller pinion technology with integrated bearing and motor/gearhead deliver rigid, smooth system with zero backlash options from motor through... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor Brakes feature zero backlash design.

March 3, 2016

With Eclipse Servo Motor Brakes, no energy is consumed when brake is disengaged, unlike electrically released brakes that consume power continuously. Spring-engaged/air-released design keeps brake cool until it is needed and supports holding and E-stop applications. Supplied in square-shaped housing, brakes mount to shaft end of servo motors up to 20 hp, including NEMA 23, 34, and 42 frame sizes.... Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products

Precision Ring Drive Indexer mounts in any orientation.

January 13, 2016

Offering alternative to direct drive motors, PRD Precision Ring Drive Indexer can start and stop at any incremental position. Motion profile is easily changed by loading new servo drive program into system. PRD combines Roller Pinion System technology with precision-grade bearing and gearhead. Supported by high-capacity cross-roller bearing rated for loads up to 1,575 kN, table is capable of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Profile Rail Brakes provide high load-holding force.

December 11, 2015

Available in sizes from 15–65 mm, Generation II Profile Guide Rail Brakes provide fast engagement at 0.049–0.230 seconds and static holding force to 764 lb. Spring-engaged/air-released units offer stiffness and eliminate vibration in linear drives. Large clearance between brake and rail compensates for installation misalignment. With low backlash, maintenance-free brakes are suited for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Thermoplastic Rack serves motion control applications.

June 30, 2015

As alternative to metal racks, corrosion-resistant Versa Rack is made of self-lubricating polymer, can run at full speed (480–750 rpm and 2 m/sec) without additional lubrication, and withstands washdown and outdoors operation even in coastal climates with salty air. Backlash (<3.2 µm), positional accuracy (±580 µm), and load capacity (500–1,200 N) depend on selected pinion.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Pinion System yields up to 36 million meters of travel.

February 19, 2014

With more than 99% efficiency and operational life up to 60 million pinion revolutions, Roller Pinion System offers linear positioning with zero backlash for high-precision motion control applications. Pinion is comprised of bearing supported rollers that engage tooth profile. Each tooth profile is measured to ensure positional accuracy and eliminate cumulative error. Available in standard... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

High-Torque Servo Motor Brakes come in over 140 models.

November 11, 2013

Offered in NEMA 23, 34, and 42 frame sizes for servo motors up to 20 hp, Eclipse® spring-engaged, air-released, flange-mounted servo motor brakes offer torque from 2–125 Nm to provide responsive and dynamic stopping and holding power. Respective flange sizes and shaft diameters are 2.25–10.43 in. square and 0.25–1.89 in., and zero backlash design ensures accurate positioning. Able to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Roller Pinion System features corrosion-resistant design.

July 3, 2013

Constructed of precipitation hardened stainless steel, Roller Pinion System offers positional accuracy and zero backlash as well as fatigue resistance, high stiffness, and corrosion resistance, making it suitable for any linear motion application. Typical applications can be found in food packaging, semiconductors, and clean room industries. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring-Engaged Brakes offer continuous thermal dissipation.

May 6, 2013

Designed for NEMA C-Face motors and gear reducers, FMBS Series is suited for high cycle palletizing material handling applications. Two models are available that provide out-of-box torque from 1,080–1,800 lb-in. and burnished torque from 1,300–2,160 lb-in., with release pressures of 55 and 90 psi and max rated pressure of 120 psi. Both flange-mounted brakes feature top speed of 1,800 rpm and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Harmonic Gearhead replaces high-ratio planetary gearheads.

September 20, 2012

Utilizing harmonic strain wave gearing technology, Harmonic Gearhead features true zero backlash and precise positional accuracy. Gearing-forward design overlaps components and allows gearing to be integrated into same plane as bearing, resulting in short and rigid gearhead. Narrow, rigid design is combined with large, crossed-roller output bearing, designed to handle all combinations of... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Ring Drive suits indexing and rotary positioning applications.

May 4, 2012

Merging Roller Pinion System technology with precision-grade bearing and gearhead, Precision Ring Drive can reach speeds up to 300 rpm and handle peak torques at all times. Unit offers indexing precision up to ±11 arc-sec with repeatability up to ±1.2 arc-sec. Supported by high-capacity cross-roller bearing, drive is rated for loads up to 1,575 kN, making it suited for demanding... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Hybrid Caliper Brakes operate reliably in cold environments.

November 16, 2010

Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brakes, intended for dynamic braking and static holding applications, are rated for operation as low as -30°F. Fixed-point pivots allow equal braking force applied to both sides of brake rotor, and various friction materials can be specified for application requirements. In addition to minimizing spring force losses, nested spring design offers... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Enclosed, Air-Engaged Clutch Brakes withstand washdown.

April 20, 2010

Suited for bakery and food processing industries, Flange Mounted Clutch Brakes Enclosed (FMCBE) models include IP54 version for waterproof machines and BISSC-certified version with optional Air Champ locking key. Nickel-plated housing and flanges resist corrosion and bacteria build-up, while stainless steel output shaft includes captive key and stainless steel fasteners. BISSC model handles up to... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring-Engaged Brakes mount to servomotors up to 20 hp.

February 8, 2010

Equipped with split hub, zero-backlash clamp collar for attachment to servomotor shaft, Eclipse Servomotor Brakes provides torque from 2-125 Nm for intermittent dynamic stopping applications. Units come in variety of input and output flange/shaft combinations, all designed to optimize machine safety. Ranging in size from 2.25-10.4 in., integral square flanges adapt to any servomotor and mounting... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pneumatic Torque Limiters provide overload protection.

October 5, 2009

Using ball/detent interface and proximity sensor, single-position TL Series immediately disengages machine shaft when excessive torque or machine jam occurs, protecting downstream equipment and product from damage. By utilizing pneumatic actuation, units facilitate remote trip-out torque adjustment via air regulator, allowing overload protection while machine is in use. Limiters are available in... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Couplings compensate for component misalignment.

May 17, 2006

Exhibiting zero axial backlash under all operating conditions, Linear Coupling absorbs parallel misalignment up to 0.7 mm and angular misalignment up to 1.5° through its spring system made of spring steel. Maintenance-free couplings have aluminum components and are rated for infinite life if operated within performance limits. Linear motion control devices have compact design and are typically... Read More

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