Roller Chains

Serapid Mechanical Linear Actuators Installed at Sears Tower

Sterling Heights, Mich: SERAPID, Inc is part of the Sears Tower renovation project opening to the public Thursday, July 2. The new "Sears Tower Ledge" allows visitors to step out over the edge of the building (some 103 stories) above the busy streets of Chicago. The four observation ledges are pushed out approximately 4 feet with SERAPID LinearBeam mechanical linear actuator systems. The systems...

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Air Bearing Actuator Enables Extreme Low Force Sensitivity
Miscellaneous Bearings

Air Bearing Actuator Enables Extreme Low Force Sensitivity

Norwalk, CT. Super-sensitive grinding and polishing operations with forces controlled to as little as 0.001 pounds or 0.45 grams are now possible and being utilized in industry by customers of Airpot's Airpel -AB Air Bearing actuators. Many manufacturers with the need for extremely tight control of small incremental movements along with low forces and speeds are discovering the benefits of air...

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Masts

Serapid, Inc to Exhibit New Telescopic Mast at the 2009 Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems Conference

SERAPID, Inc will exhibit for the first time at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems, Inc. (AUVSI) Conference in Washington D.C. August 11-13. At the conference, SERAPID will introduce their new telescopic mast. Powered by their Rigid Chain technology, this telescopic mast provides smooth motion at high speed with no drift. It can reach heights of 60 feet or more with loads of over 1000...

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Miscellaneous Controls

New Linear Systems Partnership Offers Complete Motion Control & Automation Solutions

HMK, a leading independent supplier of drives, motion control and automation solutions, has teamed up with Schaeffler UK to incorporate Schaeffler's INA range of mechanical actuators and driven linear units into HMK's comprehensive product portfolio for the machine building and factory automation markets. For customers, the new partnership brings together the vast bearings knowledge and...

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Actuators

Rod-Style Actuator delivers programmable motion control.

Integrating programmable digital drive, servomotor, and actuator, ICR Plus Linear Rod-Style SmartActuator provides 100% duty-cycle performance in low- to medium-force applications. Servomotor offers choice of 2 screws, providing up to 80 lb of continuous force for speeds up to 23 ips, or up to 200 lb continuous force for speeds up to 9 ips. Maximum stroke length is 24 in. Operating on 24 or 48...

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Air Valve Actuators come in piston and yoke styles.
Actuators

Air Valve Actuators come in piston and yoke styles.

Available in 2 sizes to cover varying plant air supplies, air operated actuators mount on standard valve body to provide remote control capabilities in process applications. Piston style offers dependable operation and extended actuator cycle life, while yoke style design, which offers separation from process fluids and actuator air pressure, also indicates stem position. Offered in NO or NC...

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Compact Rotary Actuator suits skids, tight processing lines.
Actuators

Compact Rotary Actuator suits skids, tight processing lines.

Offering nested spring design, Fisher® 2052 can be installed on rotary-shaft valve bodies for throttling or on-off applications. Actuator linkage features clamped shaft lever and single pivot point to reduce lost motion between actuator and valve. Available in 3 sizes accommodating shaft sizes from 12.7-38.1 mm, actuator features powder paint coating that offers corrosion-resistant finish...

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Performance, Ease-of-Use and Reliability for the Most Demanding Actuator Applications with Parker-Origa System Plus
Actuators

Performance, Ease-of-Use and Reliability for the Most Demanding Actuator Applications with Parker-Origa System Plus

Richland, MI, June 1, 2009 - The Pneumatics Division of Parker Hannifin announces the addition of three new product lines featuring the Parker-Origa System Plus (OSP) family of linear actuators. The OSP product line includes the completely modular and space saving OSP-P rodless pneumatic cylinders and the high speed precision OSP-E electric linear drives. Complimenting the OSP-P, Parker-Origa is...

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Electromechanical Actuators come in various styles, sizes.
Servomotors

Electromechanical Actuators come in various styles, sizes.

Offered in hollow shaft designs, FHA series miniature AC servo rotary actuators exhibit zero backlash and are optimized for accuracy, response time, and vacuum compatibility. Super-mini, high-powered RH series DC servo rotary actuators provide precision motion control and high torque capacity. Tach-generator and/or encoder are directly mounted onto motor shaft. Also available, LA Series compact...

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Linear Actuator features self-alignment capabilities.
Actuators

Linear Actuator features self-alignment capabilities.

Housed in 2.75 in. dia x 5.2 in. long package, Linear Voice Coil Housed Actuator features integrated shaft and AMP connector that prevents flying leads otherwise requiring terminals. Unit offers peak force capability of 60 lb, force sensitivity of 4.56 lb/A, 1 in. stroke, and continuous force of 17 lb. Fully encapsulated, device operates in harsh and dirty environments without contamination....

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