Drives

Mechanical Power Transmission

Sealed Linear Stage handles light loads.

March 30, 2015

Measuring 80 x 120 mm, SLS Light offers max dynamic payload of 15 kg for direct drive linear motor version and 30 kg for ball screw version. Both sizes have proprietary linear lip seal design that integrates with stage’s anodized aluminum housing. Made from ruggedized polyurethane elastomer, seal resists chemicals, temperature extremes, and mechanical wear, and keeps out contamination such as manufacturing debris, particulate, or liquids. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Voice Coil Stages offer positioning accuracy to 1 micron.

March 26, 2015

Measuring 13.5 x 4.00 x 3.755 in., VCDS-051-089-01 series features voice coil motor, ball bearing linear slide, home switch, and integral optical quadrature encoder with differential outputs. Standard models have 4.005 x 3.000 in. stage and positioning resolutions of 1, 12.7, 25.4, and 29.95 microns. Suited for manufacturing, medical, aerospace/defense, and inspection applications, products offer 2.20 in. linear travel, 6.0 lb continuous force, and 19 lb peak force (at 10% duty cycle). Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure 64 GB Solid State Drive is optimized for data protection.

March 25, 2015

Intended for applications where data protection is crucial, 64 GB SSD BGA (32 x 28 mm) overcomes malicious attack concerns with factory firmware lockdown technology that prevents covert firmware repurposing. Self-encrypting drive delivers multiple key management methods and security features based on Armor™ III processor technology. For sensitive applications, encryption key can be erased in <30 msec, and second security layer can be activated to erase entire storage media in <10 sec. Read More

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

Miniature Piezo Nanopositioners offer 1/2 to 1 in. travel.

March 20, 2015

Measuring just 22 mm wide and based on piezo inertia drive motor, Q-Motion Linear Positioning Stages provide precision positioning and alignment of opto-mechanical components both in research and OEM instrumentation. Self-clamping motor provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Several options are available for Q-522 stage series, from open-loop designs to closed-loop versions and high-end feedback sensors providing 1 nm resolution. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Air Bearing Stages target research and industrial markets.

March 16, 2015

Frictionless for smooth, accurate motion, Air Bearing Systems include motorized linear and XY stages, rotary tables and stages, spindles, non-motorized components, and machining systems. As opposed to mechanical bearings, air-bearing positioners literally float on air, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error, as well as optimal straightness, flatness, and velocity stability, which are prerequisites for high-end industrial inspection and manufacturing operations. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Integrated Drives feature synchronous reluctance technology.

March 5, 2015

Combining Simotics reluctance motors and Sinamics converters, Integrated Drive Systems offer efficiency in full and partial load range. Reluctance motors, available with aluminum or gray cast-iron enclosure, cover output range from 5.5–30 kW. Sinamics G120 converter incorporates vector control designed specifically for reluctance motors. Identification of pole positions prevents jerking movements of drive on activation, while flying restart enables synchronization with running motor. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Positioning Stage delivers backlash-free motion.

March 5, 2015

Building on rack-and-pinion design, ServoSpline™ employs drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. Product provides simple motion commands and positions stage in x- and y-axis by independently driving 2 splines. In addition to facilitating deployment/implementation, design ensures zero backlash and extended wear properties to provide engineers with reliable stage. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers, Green & Clean

Compact AC Drive conserves energy in elevator applications.

February 16, 2015

Suited for new elevator drive installations and modernization projects, Quattro® AC Cube is all-in-one, regenerative, clean power elevator drive that maintains minimal harmonics and meets building power requirements. All drive- and regeneration-related power control components, including line and motor contactors, harmonic filters, and fusing, are integrated into space-constrained package. Voltage boost feature supplies additional voltage for operation. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Hollow Shaft Stage comes in NEMA 23-compatible package.

February 13, 2015

Customizable, precision, hollow bore, direct drive servo motor system has NEMA 23 footprint and scalable encoder paired with precision bearings. This rotary stage enables automation and OEM engineers to add hollow shaft precision stage and realize precise positioning and smooth motion. Suited for fine positioning applications, product supports multiple options for encoder resolutions as well as choices between higher torque ULT or smoother UTS slotless motor technologies. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Combination Drives offer optical and HDD storage.

February 9, 2015

Sapphire Combo Blu-ray/HDD and DVD-RRW/HDD combine optical and hard drive storage into one package to address situations requiring addition of optical storage capability or external storage to computing devices via eSATA or USB 3.0 connection. Both models let users play movies or access data stored on all optical media as well as burn video/data onto DVDs or CDs. Snap-In Mobile Rack allows any 3.5 in. SATA HDD to be added or removed from Sapphire drive, and encryption capability is optional. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SSD Systems offer automated storage tiering.

January 26, 2015

Supplied with hybrid 2.5 in./3.5 in. trays, ready for all-SSD storage, EonStor DS 3000T Systems feature automated storage tiering, which allocates data to most appropriate tier based on hotness. SSD wear level indication provides SSD health information to prepare for and perform data loss countermeasures such as replication, migration, and SSD replacement. With SSD Cache, customers can use SSDs as high-speed cache pool for read-intensive applications such as online transaction processing. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

SATA III SSDs offer 7 mm profile and 960 GB max capacity.

January 21, 2015

Targeting ultrabook and laptop users, Slim S85 and Velox V85 come in 240/480/960 GB capacities and feature 6 Gbps SATA III interface. Respective read and write speeds of 560 and 540 MB/sec (ATTO test) and 530 and 510 MB/sec (CrystalDiskMark test) reduce boot time and enhance system responsiveness. Along with SMART monitoring system and ECC technology, 100 x 69.85 x 7 mm shockproof and vibration-proof SSDs incorporate wear leveling technique and do not experience latency delay or seek error. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

NVMe Flash Storage Products offer 1.37 or 2.75 TB capacity.

January 14, 2015

Utilizing advanced controller and array of NANDrive SSDs in PCIe add-in card form factor, G7100 Series G-card™ deploys Distributed ECC Architecture with each NANDrive building-block having its own ECC engine. Onboard hardware RAID provides system-level lifetime endurance of up to 10 Drive Writes Per Day for 5 years. With intelligent power interrupt data protection circuit for on-board buffer memory, G-card can commit host write operations without risk of data loss due to power interruptions. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

USB 3.0 Flash Drives deliver optimal read/write speeds.

January 9, 2015

Available in capacities of 256 GB and 512 GB, Supersonic Magnum 2 delivers maximum read and write speeds up to 400 MBps and 300 MBps, respectively. Industrial-grade metal housing enables shock resistance up to 15 Gs to protect stored data. Supersonic Rage 2, available in capacities of 128 GB and 256 GB, also delivers maximum read and write speeds up to 400 MBps and 300 MBps. Retractable unit has rubberized casing and slide-to-connect feature to protect port from damage. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

Solid State Drive offers 480 GB or 960 GB capacity.

January 9, 2015

Utilizing Phison S10 controller, Patriot Ignite SATA III SSD reaches max sequential read and write speeds up to 560 MBps and 545 MBps, respectively. Unit includes advanced features such as end-to-end data protection, wear-leveling, smartECC, and Smart Refresh. Designed with standard 2.5 in. form factor and backed by SATA III 6.0 Gbps interface, Ignite is compatible with most desktops and notebooks. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Positioning Stages offer 1-29.95 micron resolution.

December 31, 2014

Voice Coil Driven Stage with Quadrature Position Sensor and Home Switch offers 1–29.95 micron standard positioning resolution and 0.50–5.20 in. motion ranges. Linear stages are fully self-contained, and each utilizes one or 2 voice coil motors, linear carriage system, optical quadrature encoder feedback device, and home switch. Stages may be stacked in XY, XZ, and XYZ configurations. Continuous (stall) forces range from 1–23.0 lb, and intermittent forces at 10% duty cycle are 3.1–73 lb. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Mechanical Power Transmission

SSD Cache offers capacities up to 3.2 TB.

November 28, 2014

Available for EonStor DS 1000 and EonStor DS 3000 systems, SSD Cache allows fast SSD to be used to extend cache pool capacity of storage systems so that vital applications run faster. SSD Cache moves copies of most frequently accessed data from HDDs to SSDs automatically. With intuitive GUI, virtually no effort is required for maintenance or additional management. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Twin Disc Transmission excels in well stimulation.

November 20, 2014

Featuring counter shaft design, TA90-7601 Power Shift Transmission offers expected L10 life of 10,000 hours. Coaxial, 9-speed unit can be power shifted under all loaded or unloaded conditions without any throttle dipping within range-to-range shifts. Flexible coupling allows transmission to be installed on engine's dry flywheel housing, minimizing torsional excitations by engine and pump. Transmission has max gross input power rating up to 1,939 kW (2,600 hp) at 1,900 rpm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Digital Motor Drive features sensorless, brushless design.

November 18, 2014

Designed to drive delta- or wye-connected brushless motors at up to 150,000 rpm, DPFlex™ II provides sensorless control, minimizing wiring complexity. Unit outputs up to 48 V and 30 A peak with 1,200 W of power to drive wide range of motors. Offering 20:1 speed control range, drive features full protection against most faults, including thermal overload. Patented technology enables detection of motor rotor position at standstill for reliable starting without rotor movement and while under load. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Mechanical Power Transmission, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Measuring System features inductive design.

November 17, 2014

Available for ball and roller rail systems, IMS-I provides feedback for distances up to 4,500 mm, and allows several runner blocks to be positioned independently of each other on same rail. Scale is integrated into profiled rail and protected by tightly welded stainless steel strip across entire rail section length. Rated for positioning accuracy of 0.25 µm with scale precision of ±3 µm/m, inductive measuring system operates without physical contact and is therefore wear-free. Read More