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

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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Pay-Out and Take-Up Reels

Circuit Management System facilitates wire installation.

Helping electrical contractors install branch circuit wiring, SIMpull WireBARREL(TM) includes NoLube® SIMpull® THHN, available in circuit-sized conductors paralleled in barrel package; MAXIS BarrelTRUCK(TM) hand-truck; and MAXISBarrelTAP(TM) wire-guide. MAXIS BarrelTRUCK hand-truck and MAXIS BarrelTAP pay-off device both have universal wire-guide feature that promotes smooth,...

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Belt, Rope, and Chain Drives

Speed up your Design Process

Electric toothed belt axis for a faster design process The electric toothed belt axis ELGA-TB-G from Festo enables design engineers to dispense with time-consuming in-house solutions and concentrate fully on their core activities. This speeds up the design process, and saves time and money. HAUPPAUGE, NY - The electric toothed belt axis ELGA-TB-G is the ideal solution for applications where loads...

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Linear Roller Guides ensure precision, rigidity under load.
Guides

Linear Roller Guides ensure precision, rigidity under load.

Tschudin and Heid linear roller cages and guides are components for machine, instrument, tool, and fixture applications. Roller and cage design allows displacement of moving parts in axial direction via use of parallel shafts and sleeves; no radial movement is possible. Construction suits applications where heavy loads must be moved in confined spaces. Rollers are arranged within plastic or...

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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation
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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation

In the amount of time it takes to set up a meeting to discuss just one design, engineers can now explore designs exponentially. Generative design has catalyzed a paradigm shift in product development. This shift not only drastically decreases the time it takes to design a product. It also opens the door to design options that might never have been imagined by engineers on their own.

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Instrument Displays

Web Guide suits global applications.

Suitable for narrow web applications worldwide, FIFE-500 Web Guiding System features color touchscreen display similar to those seen in smart phone devices. Guide supports 13 languages, 90° rotation of screen, and intuitive icon-based operation. Advanced processor and optional splice table further optimize efficiency during roll changes.

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Linear Motion Guides

Misumi Adds Manually Operated Units to Ku Series Linear Actuators and Builds on Line of Pneumatic Linear Motion Modules

New products continue to expand the firm's extensive selection of cost-effective linear motion components designed for use in industrial machinery and automation systems. (Schaumburg, IL) - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962), is pleased to announce the recent expansion of its Linear Actuator product offerings. The new products include...

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Rod Guides withstand well conditions up to 500°F.
Miscellaneous Guides

Rod Guides withstand well conditions up to 500°F.

Intended for progressing cavity downhole pumping applications, Era® Blazer(TM) Rod Guides are manufactured from engineered plastics with additives specifically tailored to withstand high temperature well conditions up to 500°F. Spin-through design minimizes torque that is generated by mechanical and hydraulic friction of rotating rod string. Compatible with steam assisted gravity...

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Linear Rail Systems feature 180° folded-over motorized design.

Linear Rail Systems feature 180° folded-over motorized design.

Using aluminum pulleys and fiberglass reinforced neoprene timing belt, Kerk® RGS/RGW Linear Rail Systems offer drive ratios of 2:1, 1:1, and 1:2 and screw leads from 0.050-1.2 in./rev. Splined aluminum guide rail and 303 SS lead screw have Kerkote® TFE coating, providing permanently lubricated surface. Maximum load capability of RGS is 35 lb in Z direction and 35 lb in hanging/gantry...

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High-Performance Rod Guides withstand temperatures to 500°F.
Miscellaneous Guides

High-Performance Rod Guides withstand temperatures to 500°F.

Era® Blazer(TM) Rod Guides can increase production and decrease workover costs by extending rod and tubing service life in standard and high-temperature applications such as progressing cavity downhole pumping. Manufactured from engineered plastics enhanced with performance additives tailored to withstand high-temperature well conditions, products feature spin-thru design that reduces...

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Linear Guide features with rigid rail.
Guides

Linear Guide features with rigid rail.

Supplied pre-assembled and pre-aligned to facilitate installation, Vector Linear Guide with Rigid Rail features rigidly fixed track and adjustable carriage. To accommodate needs of tandem and single-rail applications, product is available in 3-roller, in-line carriage design as well as 4-roller design. Stainless steel component option is also available to meet needs of contaminated environments.

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