Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Single Axis Actuators target factory automation applications.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 25, 2012 - Available in standard or cover versions with thousands of possible configurations, LX Actuators include High Precision Class models for precise positioning and indexing control, and LX Actuators with Motors, which come in heavy and medium load versions with 8 types of stepper motors. CE compliant, RS Robotic Actuators are available in 18 small sizes driven by stepper motors and 20 large sizes driven by AC servo motors. Clean Room Class 10 models feature sealed design and stainless steel cover.

Original Press Release

Misumi LX and RS Series Single Axis Actuators Provide Industrial Automation Versatility, Precision and Productivity

Press release date: Oct 16, 2012

Broad Spectrum of Models, Configurations, Options and Accessories Enable Faster, Easier Design of Factory Automation and Motion Control Machinery, Systems and Devices 

Schaumburg, IL - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), now offers the industry’s most comprehensive array of single axis actuators available for machine builders and automation system designers across a wide range of industries. Two main product lines include the LX Series and RS Single Axis Robotic Actuators, both designed to reduce design/build time and costs for manufacturers of production machinery, automation systems and motion control devices. 

MISUMI’s pre-assembled Single Axis Actuators offer high performance and reliability in a range of diverse applications, including parts assembly, pick-and-place, stacking, insertion, drilling, measurement, inspection, alignment and more.

Here is a brief overview of the LX Series and RS Series Robotic Actuators:

LX Actuators are available in standard or cover versions, with literally thousands of possible configurations so users can tailor the units to their applications, taking into account factors such as load, speed, stroke distance, material requirements and operating environment. 
• High Precision Class LX models feature extremely precise positioning and indexing control, offering superior price/performance value over competitive high precision product offerings.
• LX Actuators with Motors are available in heavy and medium load versions in a wide range of combinations, with eight (8) types of stepper motors. A selection of mounting brackets and accessories, such as limit sensors and end-of-travel switches, allow the actuators to be outfitted to perform specific tasks and functions.

RS Robotic Actuators are CE compliant and are available in 18 small sizes driven by stepper motors, and 20 large sizes driven by AC servo motors. Clean Room Class 10 models feature a durable sealed design and stainless steel cover.  Accessories include power and signal cables, I/O cabling, control terminal, noise filter, support software and USB cable.

With no minimum order requirements or set-up charges on a product portfolio of more than 1,000,000 metric and inch mechanical components, MISUMI has built its reputation as the premier global supplier of high quality factory automation components.  At the heart of the MISUMI business model is the unique on-demand CAD Configurator and convenient electronic commerce on the one-stop Web.  Exclusive to MISUMI, this business model offers customers an effective strategy for reducing costs and gaining competitive advantage through streamlined production and assembly processes and faster time-to-market.

About MISUMI USA, Inc.
Located in Schaumburg, Illinois, MISUMI USA, Inc. was established in 1988 as a Subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, a part of the MISUMI Group (TOKYO: 9962). MISUMI USA, Inc. is a leading supplier of fixed and configurable components such as Bearings, leader pins, single axis actuators, linear shafts, slotted keys, aluminum extrusions, parting locks, locating pins, linear guides, XY Stages and other components for factory automation, plastic mold and press die industries.  For a complete list of available components, please visit MISUMI USA.

Patrick J. Esposito
Marketing Communications  
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