Safe Travels for CNC-turning Machine
Profile Rail Wheel Guides

Safe Travels for CNC-turning Machine

Machine-tool manufacturer one of first to implement new cable carrier system East Providence, RI - August 19, 2011 igus® offers Guidelok, a horizontal guiding system designed to stop metal chips from causing abrasion and wear in long travel cable carrier applications. Guidelok holds a cable carrier's upper and lower runs apart over long distances when they would normally glide on top of one...

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Electric Cable

igus to Exhibiting at Pack Expo 2011

New products for the food-processing, bottling, and packaging industries East Providence, RI igus® will be exhibiting at booth number 4946 in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center during Pack Expo 2011. Some of the products on show will include an all-new quick-release leadscrew table for fast and easy format adjustments and a plastic plain bearing designed specifically for...

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Slides

Camera Slider Kit utilizes linear guide technology.

Based on UtiliTrak® Linear Guide Technology, UTCSK Camera Slider Kit helps filmmakers create smooth, professional camera shots with minimal equipment. Unit is available in 1,000 and 1,500 mm aluminum track lengths and is suited for small to medium DSLR cameras and lenses. For tripod mounting, Â-¼-20 in. threads are located at center and on both ends of track. Anodized aluminum wheel...

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Guides

New Stainless Steel Adjustable Rod Guide

Sierra Pacific Engineering and Products has added a new adjustable rod guide to their product line. It is the 710SS, in many cases it not desirable to weld steel to stainless so SPEP has created the new rod guide in stainless steel. Now a stainless steel NEMA enclosure can be produced without the trouble of welding a steel part to the stainless steel. This allows for easy production of enclosures...

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Guides

Linear Guides offer manual brake option.

Available for UtiliTrak Linear Guides, carriage brakes offer 2-component assembly solution for manually securing carriage to rail in confined spaces. Brake system is available in 4 sizes with anodized aluminum body for corrosion resistance. Components are positioned below carriage's payload mounting surface to minimize interference, and angular position of handle arm can be adjusted to any...

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Linear Guidance Systems Ensure Accuracy and Reliability of DMG Milling Centres
Roller Bearings

Linear Guidance Systems Ensure Accuracy and Reliability of DMG Milling Centres

In the machine tool industry, system partnerships and co-development projects between OEMs and component suppliers are now increasingly important. Machine tool manufacturers prefer to focus on their core competence, whilst sourcing ready-to-fit components and sub-systems from high performance technology partners. The result is that all parties involved benefit from this close cooperation,...

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Structural Compound from RTP Company Delivers Metal-Like Surgical Performance at Disposable Device Price
Miscellaneous Guides

Structural Compound from RTP Company Delivers Metal-Like Surgical Performance at Disposable Device Price

WINONA, MINNESOTA, USA -- When engineers at Wright Medical Technology wanted to increase the value of their innovative PRO-DENSE* bone-grafting paste by offering surgeons and hospitals a set of disposable, pre-sterilized surgical tools for performing specific ankle procedures, they turned to custom compounder RTP Company for help with designing one of the key instruments - a retrograde drill...

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BIGLIA Group Relies on Linear Guides and Spindle Bearings from Schaeffler
Ball Bearings

BIGLIA Group Relies on Linear Guides and Spindle Bearings from Schaeffler

The Schaeffler Group has expanded its close working partnership with Italian machine tool manufacturer The BIGLIA Group. In addition to supplying ball and roller monorail guidance systems for BIGLIA's range of lathes and multi-spindle machine tools, Schaeffler will also supply its super precision FAG spindle and cylindrical roller bearings. This technical and commercial collaboration with...

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Linear Drive Units utilize spindle or timing belt.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Linear Drive Units utilize spindle or timing belt.

Magnetically sealed with steel band, RK DuoLine 160 Series offers protection rating of IP40. Spindle variant provides vmax of 2 m/s, stroke length of 5 m, and efficiency rating above 85%, while timing belt model provides no-load torque down to 2.5 Nm. BLOCAN® profile slots have T-rails with tapped holes to simplify attachment of loads. To facilitate positioning, optional coupling and motor...

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Belt Guide upgrades cylinder ironers and aging folders.
Miscellaneous Guides

Belt Guide upgrades cylinder ironers and aging folders.

Featuring proprietary rake design, Cross Folder Belt Guide helps each belt maintain its position without slipping, sliding, or crawling on top of adjacent belts. Product retrofits on cylinder ironers and variety of cross folders that rely on tracking tapes for belt guidance, virtually eliminating potential for jams at cross fold inlet to promote consistent feeding and folding. By minimizing...

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