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Forest City Gear Products on Actuators of New Generation Mars Rover

Roscoe, IL - Forest City Gear announced today it has successfully completed its supply of approximately 60 space-qualified gear components, housings and carriers to Aeroflex (Hauppauge, NY), a major contractor on the newest Mars Rover vehicle for the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL). The Mars Science Laboratory mission is scheduled for launch in late 2011 and will determine whether Mars was or still...

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Linear Motor Actuators accommodate most applications.
Actuators

Linear Motor Actuators accommodate most applications.

Featuring factory assembled, fully integrated linear motor driven slide design, Sigma Trac SGT Series minimizes machine design complexity and commissioning time. Units offer wide variety of stroke lengths, smooth motion, and accurate positioning. Automatic motor recognition by amplifiers eliminates need for user to input motor coil parameters, while large integrated cable carrier allows space for...

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Actuators and Belt Drives offer linear motion.
Belt, Rope, and Chain Drives

Actuators and Belt Drives offer linear motion.

Available in travel lengths from 184-2,242 mm, MacSTANDARD Actuators provide max speeds of 1,270-15,240 mm/sec and load capacities from 25-500 lb, while Belt Drives provide 100-2,500 lb of force. Customers can configure products through options such as single or double shaft types, preferred drive shaft location, and addition of position sensors. Actuators and drives are suited for industrial...

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Miniature Linear Actuators suit small scale automation.
Actuators

Miniature Linear Actuators suit small scale automation.

Featuring 28 x 32 mm footprint, ML Series is suited for single and multi-axis assemblies. Model MLB comes with motor for automated control, while Model MLC features motor mount for coupling to motor of customer's choice, and Model MLD has hand-turned knob and break for manual control applications. Outer body profile is precision machined using SIMO(TM) process. Comprising 14 plane bearing...

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Valve Actuator suits hazardous environment installations.
Solenoids

Valve Actuator suits hazardous environment installations.

Featuring self-contained, pneumatic magnetic design, PneuMagnetic Solenoid Valve Actuator can be used as drop-in replacement for OEM coil on direct acting solenoid valves, and provides same on/off magnetic field as original coil. No field wiring, conduit, or intrinsically safe barriers and no electricity at valve are required. Actuator is fully compatible with any original hermetically sealed...

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Stepper Motor Linear Actuator has integrated chopper drive.
Electric Linear Actuators

Stepper Motor Linear Actuator has integrated chopper drive.

Available in size 17 single/double stack, MotoDrive(TM) PDE Captive Linear Actuator is offered with Haydon size 17 stepper motor and is suited for precision motion control applications. It offers output forces to 50 lb (single stack) and 78 lb (double stack), while captive configuration allows self-contained linear actuator unit with anti-rotation device guiding splined output shaft. Step...

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Micro Actuator targets in-vivo biomedical applications.
Actuators

Micro Actuator targets in-vivo biomedical applications.

Fabricated using silicon-on-insulator micromachining, Ultra Low-Power Actuator combines ±50 Â-µm range with ±195 µN force to position in-vivo brain electrodes. MEMS device operates at 11 V and consumes below 100 nW, making it suited for applications that require long battery life. Integrated with micro-needle in watertight encapsulation that does not hinder movement,...

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KZValve Receives High Ratings
Actuators

KZValve Receives High Ratings

KZValve is proud to announce that their KZValve EH3/EH2 and EH5 series of actuators meet the IP X8 rating of the ISO 60529 Standard (Protection Against Water Intrusion Test) and also meet the Ignition Protection Test requirements of ISO 8846, the USCG, stated in Title 33 CFR 183.410 and the SAE J1171 Standard. The procedures used to accomplish these results are acceptable to the European...

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Telescopic Linear Actuator offers transfer speed of 6.5 fps.
Actuators

Telescopic Linear Actuator offers transfer speed of 6.5 fps.

Providing push-pull solution with Rigid Chain, RollBeam Mechanical Actuator can be used for vertical as well as horizontal transfer, since chain can be stored above or below path of travel. Standard models cover applications up to 50 tons and offer travel distance of 3.3 ft to virtually unlimited. Suited for heavy-duty applications, actuator is also available in versions that operate in harsh...

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Reversing Electric Actuators simplify valve automation.
Actuators

Reversing Electric Actuators simplify valve automation.

Designed for ball/butterfly valves up to 24 in., EPM Series Reversing Actuators provide torque outputs from 300-13,500 lb-in., and are available with positioners for on/off or modulating requirements. Reversing Spring Return Electric Actuators, EPS Series, suit valves up to 8 in. and offer torque from 450-2,300 lb-in., while EPL Series Linear Drive Actuators provide up to 4,400 lb down/up force...

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Precision Machined Parts for High Tech Applications
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Precision Machined Parts for High Tech Applications

For precision and value that sets the standard for quality and craftsmanship, EGS Production Machining is the source for precision and value. Our extensive capabilities and dedication to customer service allow us to deliver the optimal manufacturing solution. See our video to learn more.

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