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Bronze Guide Blocks serve industrial automation systems.
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'); document.write('Offered in various sizes and shapes, milled guide blocks utilize properties of bronze alloys to accommodate applications where metal will be rubbing against metal. Acting as sacrificial part while lending enhanced wear properties to assembly, these bearings can, with proper lubrication, sustain performance for extended periods. Machined from C93200 SAE 660 Bearing Bronze alloy, parts feature lead addition to promote machinability and offer natural internal lubrication.'); document.write('
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Modular Conveyor Belt handles right and left turns.
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'); document.write('Injection molded with NG™ Evo thermoplastic or long-wearing XPG low-friction acetal, System Plast™ 2257 Series is suited for unit material handling in manufacturing, distribution centers, and assembly operations. Side-flexing modular plastic belt features universal design that allows both left and right turns, as well as S-curves. Available in 1 in. pitch and standard widths of 9–24 in., belt handles minimum radius as small as 17.13 in. and is rated for max working load of 450 lb.'); document.write('
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Customizable Gantry Systems suit heavy load applications.
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'); document.write('Designed for multi-axis applications that require additional support for loads up to 18 kg or access to area under system, each complete, turnkey solution of G-LSQ Series includes 2-axis controller (A-MCB2), power supply, and all accessories needed for operation. Gantries are based on LSQ Series linear stages, which offer travel ranges from 150–450 mm per axis, speeds up to 330 mm/sec, and thrust up to 100 N (depending on lead screw choice). Z-axis can be achieved by adding another stage.'); document.write('
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Linear Actuator features mono-carrier construction.
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'); document.write('Measuring 30 mm in width and 15 mm in height, Model 401 XE features rugged steel body construction with integrated precision ball screw and bearing guide. Parallel motor mount option allows instrument builder to maximize amount of stroke per unit length of actuator. Potential applications range from electronics manufacturing to instruments performing diagnostic testing on biological samples.'); document.write('
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Motor Protection Platform incorporates control and management.
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'); document.write('Multilin™ 869 is used for protection, control, and management of medium and large induction and synchronous motors. Along with high-speed protection and control features and tools for accelerated motor configuration and startup, solution also generates motor functioning reports that facilitate identification of potential motor issues and necessary corrective action. Motor failure-mode analysis is also provided via broken rotor bar detection and stator turn-turn fault.'); document.write('
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HDD/SDD Duplicator Dock offers 22 GB/sec duplication speed.
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'); document.write('Delivering sector-by-sector drive cloning at up to 22 GB per minute, standalone USB 3.0/eSATA Drive Duplicator Dock (SKU: SDOCK2U33RE) can also be used as high-speed drive dock when connected to laptop or desktop computer via either USB 3.0 or eSATA. Device supports 2.5 and 3.5 in. SATA hard drives (HDD) and solid state drives (SSD) and features dual bay, top slot-loading design with drive doors. Dock is compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Aerosol Lubricants feature 2-way integrated actuator.
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'); document.write('Placed on all CRC NSF H1 aerosol lubricant products, Perma-Lock™ 2-Way Integrated Actuator will not detach and has no-slip grip. Flip straw locks into place, eliminating lost straws. Actuator delivers wide spray with straw in down position and precision spray with straw in up position. In addition, cans are labeled for OSHA GHS requirements as well as CPSC Retail requirements.'); document.write('
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Stainless Steel Gearbox exceeds hygienic standards.
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'); document.write('With electro-polished 316L stainless steel surfaces and IP69K washdown performance, HLAE Hygienic Gearbox features both FDA and NSF approvals. Unit uses food-safe lubricants throughout and includes smooth PTFE shaft seal that will not trap particulate. Offering full-load efficiency above 97% with minimal backlash and high torsional stiffness, gearbox is suited for food and pharmaceutical applications, including filling equipment, slicers, hygienic belt drives, and agitating machines.'); document.write('
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Timing Belts transport glass sheets.
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'); document.write('Available in metric and inch sizes, Synchronous Timing Belts are used to transport glass sheets for applications such as beveling, edging, grooving, indexing, linear drive, polishing, and cross cutting. Urethane belts offers optimized strength, durability, and abrasion resistance. To provide added grip, friction, and durability, rubber and urethane surface covering can be applied.'); document.write('
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Direct Drive Linear Motors integrate optical quadrature encoder.
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'); document.write('Offering 5.2 µm, 1.25 µm, and sub-micron resolutions, non-commutated SDLM-051 motors have zero-cogging design and eliminate backlash. Internal encoder directly connected to shaft promotes accuracy, and shaft weight fosters increased acceleration/deceleration. Measuring 2 in. dia x 3.75 in. long, these customizable motors have 1 in. stroke with continuous force of 5.0 lb and peak force of 15.8 lb. Spring is available to retract shaft to home position in case of sudden shutdown.'); document.write('
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Bushed Coupling reduces damage via misalignment capabilities.
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'); document.write('Baldor-Dodge® Para-Flex® QD (PXQD) coupling features QD flange design that complements Taper-Lock and bored-to-size style flanges. Sizes PX50 through PX200 offer torque ratings up to 82,500 lb-in., and bore capacity of PXQD flanges let end-users downsize coupling selections. QD bushing design allows installation and removal with minimal shaft damage. When used with Para-Flex element, complete Para-Flex couplings provide misalignment capabilities to prevent damage to connected equipment.'); document.write('
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Decentralized AC Drive targets outdoor installations.
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'); document.write('Supporting both induction and permanent magnet motors up to 50 hp, VACON® 100 X features UL Type 4X die cast metal enclosure, breathable pressure equalizer vent to protect gasket seals, and heat sink cooling system that is not dependent on motor airflow. Drive is rated for 0–100% relative humidity, 3 g vibration, 25 g shock for 6 ms, and operating temperatures from 10–40°C. For safety, drive features integrated Safe Torque Off mode, which provides immediate removal of power to motor.'); document.write('
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GaN Power Amplifier is optimized for power and linearity.
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'); document.write('As 28–32 GHz GaN power amplifier (PA) in die form, CMD217 features >20 dB gain across operating frequency range with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +36.7 dBm and saturated output power of +39.3 dBm (8.5 W). Power added efficiency is 28%–35% across band. This fully matched 50 Ω design requires only external bypass capacitors to complete bias circuitry. Suited for Ka-band communication systems applications, die is passivated for reliability and moisture protection.'); document.write('
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Digital Servo Drives deliver up to 1,000 W of motor power.
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'); document.write('Panel- or DIN-rail mounted, Series SXD 15 can drive DC brush, DC brushless, or AC brushless motor requiring 1 kW of power. Standard ratings are 12–80 Vdc bus, 15 A continuous, and 30 A peak current. In addition to torque, velocity, and position control modes, drives provide 4 digital inputs, 1 digital output, 2 analog inputs, and 1 analog output. Series SXD 15 communicates via RS232, RS485, or CAN and offers full protection against short circuits, voltage excursions, and temperature extremes.'); document.write('
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Compact Gearbox reduces size requirements while maintaining power.
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'); document.write('At .55 in. long, Slim Line Planetary Gearbox reduces overall length of typical stepper motor gearbox combination. Gearbox shaft, which has 5 mm OD and can be mounted to any NEMA 17 motor, is also available in combination consisting of Xtreme Torque Series Motors with Slim Line Gearbox in 3 different stack lengths. Available in 5:1 ratio, product has 141 oz-in. continuous torque rating and suits applications that require space efficiency and have flexibility regarding backlash and accuracy.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Linear Positioning Actuator offers backlash-free movement.
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'); document.write('Featuring ball bearing mounted lead screw, Model LPA08 is powered by BLDC motor with integrated positioning controller. Unit handles loads up to 20 kg, max axial forces up to 150 N, and adjustment speeds up to 0.6 m/sec. Stainless steel spindle is coated with Kerkote TFE, which ensures maintenance-free operation and removes need for additional lubricant. Mounting of drive can be selected for horizontal, vertical, or overhead positioning with travel up to 1 m, available in increments of 200 mm.'); document.write('
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Compact Hollow Shaft Servo Actuators foster design versatility.
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'); document.write('Composed of Harmonic Drive® CSG zero-backlash gear combined with brushless servomotor with encoder resolution at output up to 20,971,520 pulse/rev, SHA-CG series offers positional accuracy of better than 1 arc-min and repeatability better than ±5 arc-sec while delivering up to 3,400 N∙m torque. There are 4 sizes available, hollow shaft diameters range from 17–45 mm, and max speed reaches 120 rpm. Cross-roller bearing allows mounting of loads directly to actuator without additional support.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Planetary Gearheads feature true zero backlash design.
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'); document.write('Utilizing helical gears for quiet performance, HPN Planetary Gearheads couple to any servo motor with Quick-Connect™ coupling. Units are available in 5 sizes of 11, 14, 20, 32, and 40 with reduction ratios from 3:1 to 31:1 Backlash is less than 5 arc-min for 1-stage and less than 7 arc-min for 2-stage. With peak torque from 9–752 N∙m, gearheads provide precision motion control and positioning in defense, robotics, medical, aerospace, and machine tool applications.'); document.write('
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Zero-Backlash Gearheads decrease weight while maintaining torque.
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'); document.write('Precision gearheads include CSF-LW and CSG-LW. Latter, with cross roller bearing and output flange, offers 1 arc-min accuracy, ±5 arc-sec repeatability, and peak torques from 450–60,500 lb-in. Hollow shaft Harmonic Drive® gearheads SHF-LW and SHG-LW, featuring 1 arc-min accuracy, offer gear ratios from 30:1 through 160:1 and employ cross roller bearing and output flange for direct mounting of load without additional support bearing. Largest unit has peak torque rating of 6,175 lb-in.'); document.write('
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Volume Boosters provide flow capacity of up to 400 scfm.
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'); document.write('Equipped with integral adjustable bypass valve, soft valve seat design, and 2 gauge ports, aluminum Type-6500 and 316 stainless steel Type-6600 increase stroking speed in valve actuation system applications requiring high flow capacity or remote pressure control. Products handle up to 250 psig supply pressure and deliver output pressure up to 150 psig. Exhaust port (¾ in. NPT) relieves 100 scfm at 5 psig above setpoint, and supply pressure effect is 0.3 psig for 100 psig change.'); document.write('
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