Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Motorized Goniometer Stage handles loads to 30 kg.

November 27, 2015

Measuring 160 x 160 x 100 mm, Motorized Goniometer Stage offers solution for precise measurement of angles or rotation of object to precise angular position. Unit provides ±15° of rotation at speeds to 10°/sec, 400:1 worm gear ratio, and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. Height of rotation center at 139 mm is suited for crystallography, light measurement, measurement of surgical cutting blades, microscopy, laser positioning, and inspection applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Material Handling & Storage

Precision Linear Stepper Stage offers stability, high resolution.

November 16, 2015

As 2-phase micro stepper motor platform, L-511 offers 2, 4, and 6 in. travel ranges and incremental motion as small as 0.02 µm for precision positioning. Recirculating ball bearings enable max load capacity of 22 lb and durability at repetitive cycle rates with velocities up to 45 mm/sec, and precision ball screw drive unit with 2 mm pitch is nested in stress-relieved aluminum base. Centrally located linear encoder provides 1 nm resolution if operated with MC Hydra controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor Drive features 8 opto-isolated GPIO.

November 10, 2015

With IDEA™ PBL4850E, users can create distributed stand-alone complex motion profiles, eliminating need for additional motion control components. Four-quadrant, 3-phase motor drive utilizes sinusoidal commutation to produce smooth motion and communicates via USB to mini USB. Unit offers programmable current control up to 5.6 A peak with optional current boost during ramping of up to 6.5 A peak. Hall cell signals are used for phase initialization, and encoder provides positional feedback. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drives support CFast, mSATA, and M2 form factors.

November 3, 2015

Ranging from 4–256 GB, Solid State Drives are available in both Industrial and Enterprise class grades. Industrial SSDs, made of SLC NAND flash, operate from -45 to 80°C and are suited for mission-critical applications deployed in data centers, finance, and aerospace or manufacturing facilities. Also operating from -45 to 80°C, Enterprise class SSDs use MLC NAND flash which is less durable since higher storage capacity per cell incurs higher read/write cycles per cell than SLC SSD. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Drive Module suits limited space applications.

October 27, 2015

Featuring dual/quad-axis universal drive, UDMSD Series is designed for servo, step, and voice coil motors with continuous power range of 10–100 W. Module supports up to 4 digital incremental encoder channels and 2 absolute encoder channels. Serial Peripheral Interface supports other feedback devices, such as autofocus signals. Available with currents of 1.25/2.5 A and 2.5/5 A (cont/peak), unit is powered by 12–48 Vdc drive supply voltage and separate 24 Vdc ±20% control supply. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Portable X-Ray Generator meets needs of industrial applications.

October 27, 2015

Able to penetrate steel, concrete, and other materials, Linatron® Xp portable industrial linear accelerator weighs <250 lb and can be integrated with PaxScan 2530HE flat-panel digital image detector or built into systems using computed radiography. Liquid-cooled version, designed for high-duty applications, can run continually without having to stop for cool down, while air-cooled version is designed to be used in short bursts with thermal recovery periods in between. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Servo Motor Air Bearing Stage has 38 mm overall height.

October 16, 2015

Floating on air cushion without rollers or sliding components, frictionless PIglide A-141 delivers vibration-free motion with velocity stability and zero mechanical component wear. Miniature linear positioner has preloaded air bearings and integral optical linear encoder. Latter provides position information down to 20 nm resolution. Smooth motion, without any cogging or attractive forces, is provided by ironless linear motors, which reach velocities up to 0.5 m/sec and acceleration to .75 g. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Arc-Resistant Regenerative Drive reduces safety risks.

October 15, 2015

Medium-voltage drive, Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 7000, incorporates ArcShield technology, which redirects hazardous energy and gases created from arc-flash event away from personnel to help reduce safety risks and protect equipment in heavy process industries. Offering full regeneration capabilities and integrated arc-resistant Allen-Bradley CENTERLINE starter, system provides 50 kA arc rating and meets Type 2B protection to provide full perimeter personnel protection. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Drives offer automatic shaft cleaning and lubricating.

October 15, 2015

As option, Amacoil-Uhing Linear Drives are available with combination shaft wiper/grease fitting, which removes dirt from shaft while drive is running and simultaneously assures adequate shaft lubrication with manufacturer-approved grease. Shaft wiper consists of O-ring made of specially formulated rubber which is mounted in Delrin® brand plastic fitting. One wiper is attached to each end of drive unit. As drive moves back and forth, wipers push debris to either end of shaft. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drive comes in IP66/NEMA 4X models.

October 6, 2015

Supplied in dust- and water-resistant housing for harsh environments, Model AC10 features output frequency up to 590 Hz and full 150% overload at 0.5 Hz for 1 minute. Auto-tuning sensorless vector mode takes drive beyond simple V/Hz control, allowing users to benefit from drive's 0.5% speed and 5% torque accuracy. Available through 20 hp, UL-listed drive will run either AC induction or permanent magnet motors. Integrated keypad facilitates installation, setup, and commissioning. Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Linear Stage delivers high force density.

September 29, 2015

To optimize force density, XMG Miniature Linear Stage features ironless motor that delivers 100% cogging-free smooth linear motion. Motor design ensures that force variation along motor's electrical cycle is minimal compared to typical linear motor stage. With sinusoidal back EMF, XMG stage ensures that force ripple is also negligible. Stage is suited for stepping or scanning motion within microscopes, which require stable velocity or consistent force to move and settle as fast as possible. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Rackmount NAS Systems support auto tiering.

September 28, 2015

Available in 24, 16, 15, and 12-bay models, TVS-ECx80U-SAS-RP Series is compatible with 12 Gbps SAS RAID expansion enclosures REXP-1620U-RP and REXP-1220U-RP. Qtier Technology triggers storage auto-tiering, which delivers constant optimization of data across SSD, SAS drives, and SATA disks. Supporting 10 GbE-ready network connectivity, systems are powered by quad-core Intel® Xeon® E3 v3 processor with 16 GB DDR3 or 8 GB DDR3 ECC RAM to deliver up to 3,800+ MBps throughput and 268,100+ IOPS. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Enclosed, Variable-Speed AC Drive has compact design.

September 21, 2015

NEMA 1 and NEMA 12 variations of EMC-approved NXC Drive are available with standard diode front end or active front end when requirements call for low harmonics/capability of regenerating 100% of power back to incoming line. Designed for accessibility to relays, auxiliary terminals, and other equipment, control compartment also provides space for connecting power cables and includes keypad on door. Power range is 110 kW to 2 MW, and voltage ranges are 380–500 V and 525–690 V. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Actuator Control features microprocessor-based design.

September 21, 2015

Combining AC to DC switching power supply with regenerative PWM drive, DCH Series is suited for applications requiring control of 12 or 24 Vdc motors when only 115 or 230 Vac power is available. With isolated front end, series is compatible with 0-5 or 0-10 Vdc analog signals from any PLC. True low voltage output allows control over low voltage motors without current spikes or large Bus voltage. With 4Q reversing, actuator can perform contactorless braking and/or reversing-on-the-fly. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Robotics

NAS System provides schedulable snapshots.

September 16, 2015

With support for next-generation Btrfs file system, 12-bay RackStation RS2416+/RS2416RP+ offers metadata mirroring and checksums that guarantee data availability and survivability. Snapshots can be automatically captured as frequently as every 5 min, allowing businesses to recover previous versions of files and folders. Scalable up to 24 drives, RS2416+/RS2416RP+ is equipped with quad-core CPU, built-in AES-NI hardware encryption engine, 2 GB RAM, and read/write-optimized SSD cache support. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Miniature Piezoelectric Stage features built-in controller.

September 15, 2015

Measuring 12 mm in diameter, including closed-loop controller, DK-M3-RS-U-1M-20 Piezoelectric Mirror Positioning System rotates pre-mounted aluminum-coated mirror ±20° at up to 1,100°/sec with accuracy of 0.25° for precise, point-to-point positioning or dynamic scanning up to 100 Hz. Miniature rotary stage integrates piezoelectric motors along with position sensors, bearings, drive electronics, and firmware. Operating from 3.3 Vdc, unit accepts input via I2C, SPI, UART or analog servo interface. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Services

Planar XY Air Bearing Stage provides vibration-free motion.

September 9, 2015

Offering travels up to 200 x 200 mm, A-311 PIglide IS Series features fully preloaded air bearings that provide frictionless motion, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error. Single base plate design facilitates integration in tight spaces. By eliminating height and overhung loads of XY stack design, stage achieves 0.1 µm/in. straightness and flatness and roll/pitch/yaw errors of 1–2 arc-sec. Position information down to 1 nm resolution comes from integrated linear encoders. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Stage features internal motor and controller.

August 31, 2015

Measuring 210 x 210 mm with height of 50 mm, Model KT210-EDLM provides 100 x 100 mm travel with accuracy of ±13.6 µm, repeatability of ±2.7 µm, and linear runout of ±4 µm. Unit features point to point motion as standard; programming in steps; 1 external input and output; and communication via USB or RS232. With direct drive ironless linear motor, cable carriers, and controller integrated inside, stage is suited for space-saving motion applications. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

SATA SSD provides advanced security for data-at-rest.

August 28, 2015

Featuring ANSI/VITA 42.3-2014-compliant PCIe interface and XMC form factor, TRRUST-Stor® SSD plugs directly into host card and eliminates need for external enclosure. Device features hardware-based AES-256 encryption and advanced key management systems. Layered security protocol allows hardware or software command to erase encryption key in less than 30 ms and full flash storage media in less than 10 sec. Available in 256 and 512 GB capacities, SSD provides 185 Mbps read/write speed. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Adjusting Clutch eliminates adjustment-related downtime.

August 11, 2015

Available for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, Euclid® self-adjusting 15.5 in. clutch comes in 15.5 x 2 in. models with 7 springs or 9 springs in 4- and 6-paddle options. Over-adjustment prevention technology is standard, and Actively Expanding Seal (AES) provides anti-contamination enclosure. Self-locking worm gear ensures positive adjustment, and reset procedure, if required, does not require clutch removal. Read More