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Agricultural & Farming Products

Virginia Tech's Lumenhaus to be Featured on HGTV's Extreme Homes

Thomson Brings Virginia Tech's Award Winning and Energy-Optimizing Smart House to Life WOOD DALE, IL – Virginia Tech University's Lumenhaus, an 800 square foot energy-optimized and sustainable smart home that was the first place winner of the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe, is slated to be featured on the September 20, 2013, episode of HGTV's Extreme Homes television show. Lumenhaus leverages an...

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Linear Bearings come in JIS sizes.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Linear Bearings come in JIS sizes.

Available in inch, metric, and Japanese Industrial Standard sizes, Super Smart Ball Bushing® Linear Bearings feature universal self-aligning bearing plates that are forgiving of misaligned housing bores and shaft deflection, promoting uniform ball loading over entire length of bearing plate as well as optimized distribution of load between ball tracks. Bearings have coefficients of friction as...

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Thomson 400 Series Profile Rail Solution Named 2011 Product of the Year by Plant Engineering Magazine
Material Handling & Storage

Thomson 400 Series Profile Rail Solution Named 2011 Product of the Year by Plant Engineering Magazine

400 Series provides flexibility and performance that enables machine builders to standardize on one rail type across machine designs WOOD DALE, IL - Thomson 400 Series Profile Rail Linear Guides have been selected by Plant Engineering magazine subscribers as a 2011 Product of the Year Award winner. The 400 Series delivers high value linear motion in applications with straightforward automation...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Micron® AquaTRUE Planetary® Gearheads from Thomson Named 2011 Design News Magazine Golden Mousetrap Finalist

AquaTRUE gearheads provide robust performance in harsh washdown and corrosive environments WOOD DALE, IL - Micron® AquaTRUE Planetary® Gearheads from Thomson have been named a 2011 Golden Mousetrap finalist by the editors of Design News magazine. Micron AquaTRUE are 100% stainless steel planetary gearheads specifically designed to satisfy the demanding performance requirements of food, beverage...

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Planetary Gearheads satisfy strict industry requirements.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Planetary Gearheads satisfy strict industry requirements.

Featuring 100% stainless steel design for corrosion resistance, Micron® AquaTRUE Planetary® Gearheads satisfy requirements of food, beverage, and pharmaceutical handling, packaging, and dispensing applications. Self-lubricating units are available in 60, 80, 120, and 160 mm frame sizes with ratios from 3:1 to 10:1, torque capacity up to 876 Nm, and precision to 13 arc-min. With IP67 protection,...

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Linear Roller Bearing withstands contaminated applications.
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Linear Roller Bearing withstands contaminated applications.

Featuring all steel and iron construction, 4 in. RoundWay® RW64-V provides dynamic load capacity of 70,000 lbf at operating temperatures up to 500°F and speeds up to 100 fps. Round shaft enables bearing to rotate, eliminating potential for induced torsional stresses. In addition to concave rollers with 10 million inch L10 rated travel life, bearing features eccentric trunion pin that enables...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Thomson Launches Micron MOTIONEERING® Web-Based Gearhead Sizing and Selection Tool

Helps machine builders optimize design, save time and quickly compare multiple solutions to solve linear motion applications WOOD DALE, IL - Thomson introduces Micron MOTIONEERING®, a new web-based sizing and selection tool for Micron TRUE Planetary(TM) Gearheads. Micron MOTIONEERING offers Select by Model Number or Sizing and Selection modes to deliver downloadable 2D and 3D models, expected...

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