Nexen Group, Inc.

Spring-Engaged Brakes offer continuous thermal dissipation.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring-Engaged Brakes offer continuous thermal dissipation.

Designed for NEMA C-Face motors and gear reducers, FMBS Series is suited for high cycle palletizing material handling applications. Two models are available that provide out-of-box torque from 1,080–1,800 lb-in. and burnished torque from 1,300–2,160 lb-in., with release pressures of 55 and 90 psi and max rated pressure of 120 psi. Both flange-mounted brakes feature top speed of 1,800 rpm and...

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Nexen to Demonstrate Leading-Edge Motion Control Components at Hannover Messe
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Nexen to Demonstrate Leading-Edge Motion Control Components at Hannover Messe

Vadnais Heights, MN—Nexen Group, Inc. announces it will be showcasing diverse motion control products at Hannover Messe 2013, April 8-12 in Hannover, Germany. Combining 11 international trade shows into one comprehensive event, Hannover Messe highlights core technologies and services that enhance industrial production, innovation and efficiency. As part of Motion, Drives & Automation, Nexen...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Nexen Harmonic Gearhead Launched at IMTS to Enthusiastic Response

Nexen's Harmonic Drive draws attention at IMTS Vadnais Heights, MN - Nexen Group recently launched its breakthrough Harmonic Gearhead at this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. With over 100,000 attendees present to preview the newest manufacturing technologies from nearly 2,000 exhibitors, Nexen's Harmonic Gearhead debuted to outstanding feedback. A...

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Harmonic Gearhead replaces high-ratio planetary gearheads.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Harmonic Gearhead replaces high-ratio planetary gearheads.

Utilizing harmonic strain wave gearing technology, Harmonic Gearhead features true zero backlash and precise positional accuracy. Gearing-forward design overlaps components and allows gearing to be integrated into same plane asÂ- bearing, resulting in short and rigid gearhead. Narrow, rigid design is combined with large, crossed-roller output bearing, designed to handle all combinations of...

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Ring Drive suits indexing and rotary positioning applications.
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Ring Drive suits indexing and rotary positioning applications.

Merging Roller Pinion System technology with precision-grade bearing and gearhead, Precision Ring Drive can reach speeds up to 300 rpm and handle peak torques at all times. Unit offers indexing precision up to ±11 arc-sec with repeatability up to ±1.2 arc-sec. Supported by high-capacity cross-roller bearing, drive is rated for loads up to 1,575 kN, making it suited for demanding...

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Nexen RPS, Universal Rack Model Selected as a Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards Finalist

Vadnais Heights, MN-Nexen Group Inc. announces its Roller Pinion System (RPS), Universal Rack model is a finalist in the 2012 Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards Program. Designed to recognize the best new control, instrumentation and automation products, the Engineers' Choice Award is an annual competition. The publication's print and online subscribers-who vote based on the products'...

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Hybrid Caliper Brakes operate reliably in cold environments.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Hybrid Caliper Brakes operate reliably in cold environments.

Spring-Engaged, Hydraulically Disengaged Caliper Brakes, intended for dynamic braking and static holding applications, are rated for operation as low as -30°F. Fixed-point pivots allow equal braking force applied to both sides of brake rotor, and various friction materials can be specified for application requirements. In addition to minimizing spring force losses, nested spring design...

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Enclosed, Air-Engaged Clutch Brakes withstand washdown.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Enclosed, Air-Engaged Clutch Brakes withstand washdown.

Suited for bakery and food processing industries, Flange Mounted Clutch Brakes Enclosed (FMCBE) models include IP54 version for waterproof machines and BISSC-certified version with optional Air Champ locking key. Nickel-plated housing and flanges resist corrosion and bacteria build-up, while stainless steel output shaft includes captive key and stainless steel fasteners. BISSC model handles up to...

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Spring-Engaged Brakes mount to servomotors up to 20 hp.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Spring-Engaged Brakes mount to servomotors up to 20 hp.

Equipped with split hub, zero-backlash clamp collar for attachment to servomotor shaft, Eclipse Servomotor Brakes provides torque from 2-125 Nm for intermittent dynamic stopping applications. Units come in variety of input and output flange/shaft combinations, all designed to optimize machine safety. Ranging in size from 2.25-10.4 in., integral square flanges adapt to any servomotor and mounting...

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