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Bishop-Wisecarver Corp.

2104 Martin Way, Pittsburg, CA, 94565, US

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Material Handling & Storage

Guide Wheels operate in vacuum environments.

March 31, 2014

Capable of ultra high vacuum down to 10-9 mbar, DualVee® Wheels are linear guide bearings with precision ground 90° surfaces for linear and rotary motion applications in vacuum environments, vacuum testing chambers, and vacuum processing equipment. Units are made of vacuum compatible AISI 440C and 304 stainless steel and grease, providing chemical resistance over wide range of temperatures. Available in size 1 and size 2, wheels offer load capacities up to 1,855 N radially and 440 N axially. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Guidance System can be used across industries/applications.

July 29, 2013

Based on DualVee Motion Technology®, QuickTrak® is 90° vee guide wheel based linear motion platform that enables smooth motion in environments ranging from very clean to heavily debris-laden. There are 2 sizes and 2 configurations available, in kit of parts or fully assembled, and track support sub-assemblies reduce number of hardware pieces required for fastening track to mounting substrate. Holes do not need to be drilled in track; aluminum wedge is used to secure steel vee-edge track. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Construction Equipment & Supplies

Curvilinear Track System comes in unlimited 2D shapes.

March 8, 2013

Completely seamless and free running, HepcoMotion® PRT2 1-Trak eliminates possibility of misalignment during installation or in service. Entire track element is manufactured from single piece of steel, with or without base plate, and features 3-bearing wheel plate. Wheel plates can carry loads from 67–51,000 N, and tracks can be made up to 5.5 x 1 m or 1.9 m square. Track systems can be specified with vee profile guide section of any size to suit bearings from 13–150 mm in diameter. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Linear Guides can be installed on finished products/equipment.

November 29, 2012

QuickTrak® components and sub-assemblies facilitate process of assembling machines with motion guidance systems for manufacturers and automation solution providers. T-nut and T-slot based kit of parts lets user build linear guide system from modular, cut-to-length parts. QuickTrak wheel plates consist of wheel mounting kits assembled in T-slots on extruded aluminum wheel plates. Wheel mounting kits consist of DualVee® guide wheels, bushings, wheel covers, and T-slot mounting fasteners. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Single Row Ball Bearing travels at speeds up to 5.5 m/s.

June 5, 2012

Designed for applications with specified radial loading conditions, MadeWell® Radial Wheel achieves reliable motion in environments exposed to debris, such as sawdust or grit, where traditional linear bearings fail. Available in carbon steel or stainless steel and in 3 primary sizes ranging from 0.774-1.803 in. OD, 90° vee-groove bearing works well in sliding wall panels, motorized doors and windows, heavy-duty drawers, and commercial furniture. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Camera Slider Kit utilizes linear guide technology.

June 10, 2011

Based on UtiliTrak® Linear Guide Technology, UTCSK Camera Slider Kit helps filmmakers create smooth, professional camera shots with minimal equipment. Unit is available in 1,000 and 1,500 mm aluminum track lengths and is suited for small to medium DSLR cameras and lenses. For tripod mounting, ¼-20 in. threads are located at center and on both ends of track. Anodized aluminum wheel plate with linear guide wheels includes ¼-20 in. camera thumb screw for use with/without ball head mount. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Track Support promotes linear slide system rigidity, stability.

May 27, 2011

Track Support joins MinVee® low-profile, miniature linear slide system track to mounting substrates and ensures clearance for free travel of carriages. Made from extruded 6063-T6 aluminum alloy, support is clear anodized and comes in single-piece lengths to 10 ft. Longer track lengths are possible via multiple, butt-jointed track supports. Continuous, lengthwise contact, along with support for DualVee® track across full mounting surface width, ensures optimal support and rigidity. Read More

Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Aluminum Rings are designed to accommodate lighter loads.

April 15, 2011

Available in 4 sizes from 148-300 mm dia as standard and with external vees, HepcoMotion® ALR rings are machined from aluminum alloy and anodized for durability. Rotary movement system suits medium precision and light load applications requiring corrosion resistance and non-magnetic environment. Available options include additional diameters and thicknesses, internal vees, gearcut rings, and rings machined in form of self aligning timing belt pulleys. Read More

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