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

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Linear Motor Stage includes absolute encoder.

August 3, 2015

Equipped with integrated absolute-measuring encoder with less than 2 nm resolution, PIMag® V-551 offers travel to 230 mm and eliminates time required for referencing. Velocity to 500 mm/sec and quick acceleration is provided by ironless magnetic linear motor, resulting in accuracy and smooth motion. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage ensure guiding accuracy with 1 µm straightness and flatness per 100 mm. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Torque Arm Drive System saves floor space.

July 16, 2015

Featuring self-contained, closed-loop design, Hägglunds TADS Hydraulic Drive System comes with either internal splines or hollow output shaft with compression coupling that mounts directly to machine's drive shaft. TADS delivers max torque from zero speed with infinite start, stop, and reverse, which will not damage system. Equipped with fast hydraulic pump compensators to minimize wear, drive system is suited for apron feeders, belt feeders, belt conveyors, and infeed conveyors. Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Screw Assemblies offer travel speeds up to 1.5 m/s.

July 14, 2015

Available with screw diameters up to 75 mm and leads up to 20 mm, Planetary Screw Assemblies achieve dynamic load capacities of 544 kN and static load capacities of 1,496 kN. Planets rotate with defined contact profile in nut around screw in parallel to axis, ensuring smooth operation and minimized noise emission. Assemblies are suited for use in medium-sized and heavy-duty machinery such as presses, plastic injection molding machines, and machine tools. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Data Storage Systems deliver 4 million IOPS performance.

July 6, 2015

Featuring scalable design, ETERNUS DX8700 S3 and DX8900 S3 are built for enterprises that demand peak performance up to 4 million IOPS, capacity up to 14 PB, enterprise-class resiliency, and always-on availability. With automated quality of service management, performance levels can be allocated according to business priorities. ETERNUS DX models are suited for consolidating data into one system, such as online transaction processing, file services, business analytics, and/or Big Data. Read More

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

Mini Positioning Stages offer 1 nm or 4 nm resolution.

July 2, 2015

Available in open-loop and closed-loop versions measuring 21 mm wide, Series Q-521 offers travel ranges of 12, 22, and 32 mm. Piezo-driven linear positioners are based on stick-slip gearless motor principle with self-clamping motor design that provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Equipped with integrated linear encoder, stages provide precision positioning and alignment of compact opto-mechanical components in research and OEM instrumentation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Planar XY Air Bearing Stage serves precision motion applications.

June 23, 2015

To maximize throughput while promoting precision, PIglide HS uses magnetically preloaded air-bearings on Y axes and vacuum preloaded X-Y puck that floats on reference surface. Cross-beam mounts to Y axis via flexural coupling that provides yaw-compliance without sacrificing system stiffness, and gantry axis is dual air-bearing H-bridge design incorporating dual linear motors and dual linear encoders. Incremental and absolute encoder options are available, and travels reach 500 x 1,000 mm. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor/Driver Packages have built-in controller.

June 17, 2015

Available from 30–400 W with 16 speed settings, BXII Series provides speed control up to 4,000 rpm with speed regulation to +0.05%. Units are available in round shaft, parallel shaft gearheads, or hollow shaft flat gearhead with electromagnetic brake options. Parallel geared types produce up to 610 lb-in. of torque, while hollow shaft flat geared types produce up to 970 lb-in. Digital setting on face of drive is used for built-in speed control, positioning, or torque limiting functions. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Aluminium 2.5 in. SSD delivers seamless, lag-free computing.

June 5, 2015

Leveraging MLC Flash, SSD370S SATA III 6 Gbps SSD comes in capacities from 32 GB to 1 TB and is resistant to shock and vibration. Metal (aluminum) unibody design promotes heat dissipation and reduces EMI effects, while SATA Device Sleep Mode (DevSleep) support maximizes notebook battery life, and 100 msec response time optimizes responsiveness. Weighing 52 g, 7 mm profile SSD also incorporates wear-leveling and Error Correction Code (ECC) features.
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Mechanical Power Transmission

Advanced Mezzanine Card features quad SATA III SSD module.

May 29, 2015

Featuring mid-size, single-module design, Model AMC623 is equipped with four 1.8 in. SATA III drives for nearly 2 TB of storage. Four drives can provide 6 Gbps data rate which is routed to backplane via x2 PCIe lanes. Compliant to AMC.1 specification, advanced mezzanine card supports RAID 0, 1, and 10 for striping and mirroring options. Read More