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Pegasus Linear Bearings are available in closed and open series in 1.000 in., 1.250 in., 1.500 in. and 2.000 in. sizes with 220 lb, 352 lb, 490 lb, and 858 lb ratings respectively. Unit’s shell, bearing retainer and end caps are made from Armoloy TDC coated 440 stainless steel. These bearings are used for zero clearance on Class L linear shafting. Armoloy coating reduces the amount of... Read More
Available in 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 45 sizes in N, H and P accuracy grades, Rail Linear Bearings consists of two or four rows of circulating balls arranged in 45 contact angle with raceway. Designed with 2 rows of recirculating balls, ME series unit feature dust proof design and has SS bearing, rail and balls. Having 4 rows of recirculating balls, ARC and HRC series guides come with dust proof... Read More
Part of SKF EnCompass Field Performance Programme, SKF Bearings have been optimized to meet real-world application conditions. SKF Explorer spherical roller bearings offer 50% less seal friction, while SKF Energy Efficient deep groove ball bearings minimize frictional losses. SKF Energy Efficient Y-bearings are characterized by lower frictional moment, and SKF Explorer steel/steel plain bearings... Read More
WHEN ULTRA PRECISION LINEAR MOTION MATTERS For some applications there is a need to maintain ultra precision even under heavy loads, high speeds and high acceleration. That’s where OAV Dovetail Series manifests its advantage over other linear air bearing systems. The OAV Dovetail is equipped with non-contact frictionless support on the top and angled frictionless support on the bottom – thus... Read More
Amacoil-Uhing Model RG3 linear drives with 3 rolling ring bearings can be fitted with 4th, adding 2 more bearing-to-shaft contact points and doubling thrust of units. Products come in range of sizes with side thrust ranging from 7-800 lb. Travel speed and direction are mechanically controlled, suiting drives for use in equipment needing reciprocating linear motion component. They also suit... Read More
• Integrated, low-profile, XY, ball-screw stage • Long-life linear motion guide bearing system • Optional low thermal expansion glass linear encoder • Cost-effective, high-precision planar performance Aerotech's PlanarSL mechanical bearing, ball-screw-driven XY stages offer exceptional performance in a cost-sensitive, low-profile package. Combining two axes of motion in a compact package,... Read More
Woman-Owned Automation Manufacturer to Feature New Products and Services at Press Briefings Pittsburg, CAÂ – The Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG), a woman-owned family of WBENC certified companies will feature recently released automation products and services at the Automation Technology Expo (ATX) West in Anaheim Convention Center from February 11-13. Join them at their on-site press briefings... Read More
BOSTON, MA — Long before the Boston Marathon bombing, Emerson Bearing, providers of bearing and related products for OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the U.S. and internationally, served prosthetics companies through its Robotic and Automation Division. Post-bombing, the company has doubled its efforts in serving prosthetics... Read More
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BOSTON, MA – Long before the Boston Marathon bombing, Action Bearing, providers of bearing and related products for OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) markets throughout the U.S. and internationally, served prosthetics companies through its Robotic and Automation Division. Post-bombing, the company has doubled its efforts in serving prosthetics... Read More
Thomson ballscrew and linear rail bearing assemblies support heavy loads while delivering accurate equine patient positioning for fast and accurate CT scans WOOD DALE, IL – The EquusCT℠ from Artec Imaging is a patient position and CT scanning table with floating carousel that offers a high degree of maneuverability for veterinarians practicing equine healthcare. EquusCT utilizes a Thomson... Read More
The Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK established its first European sales office exactly 50 years ago – in October 1963 – in DÃ¼sseldorf. As it expanded its business activities in Europe, additional sales organisations were set up in other European countries. NSK Europe's first manufacturing facility in Peterlee (UK) was founded in 1976 – an important milestone in the company's 50-year... Read More
Available in inch, metric, and Japanese Industrial Standard sizes, Super Smart Ball BushingÂ® Linear Bearings feature universal self-aligning bearing plates that are forgiving of misaligned housing bores and shaft deflection, promoting uniform ball loading over entire length of bearing plate as well as optimized distribution of load between ball tracks. Bearings have coefficients of friction as... Read More
Consisting of precision rods and plates, TECHSPEC Cage System Linear Translation Assemblies offerÂ alternative to complex optical alignment systems,Â andÂ allow user to construct custom, adaptable opto-mechanical component systems with limitless options for modification. In addition to building customized digital fluorescence microscopes or autocollimators, systemÂ can createÂ Michelson... Read More
Designed for applications with specified radial loading conditions, MadeWellÂ® Radial Wheel achieves reliable motion in environments exposed to debris, such as sawdust or grit, where traditional linear bearings fail. Available in carbon steel or stainless steel and in 3 primary sizes ranging from 0.774-1.803 in. OD, 90Â° vee-groove bearing works well in sliding wall panels, motorized doors... Read More
The 21st annual FIRSTÂ® Robotics Championship came to a close on April 28th in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 30,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered for the week-long event, which celebrated the engineering and robotics accomplishments of more than 600 student teams from all over the globe. igusÂ®, a diamond-level sponsor for the organization,... Read More
A manufacturer of scientific instruments and laboratory equipment used for applications and research in particle science technology uses DryLinÂ® R linear bearings in its series of physisorption and chemisorption analyzers. The manufacturer replaced recirculating ball bearings, which required frequent maintenance and re-lubrication, and as a result is able to save more than $36,000 per year.... Read More
Students reap the benefits of igus' FIRST Robotics sponsorship The 20th annual FIRSTÂ® Robotics Championship came to a close at the end of April in the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO. More than 25,000 fans, families, educators and industry leaders gathered not only to celebrate students' engineering accomplishments, but for an intense robotics competition. igusÂ®, a diamond-level sponsor... Read More
Rockford, IL - The Hillman Group has spent nearly 50 years providing working solutions in engraving and fastening and excels at anticipating the needs of the market. One area Hillman specializes in is the design and manufacturing of self-contained ID engravers for pets. Hillman has worked together with PBC Linear in this type of application for over 10 years with PBC supplying SimplicityÂ®... Read More
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,... Read More
Suited for where heavy loads must be moved in confined spaces without loss of precision or rigidity, Tschudin and Heid linear roller cages and guides allows displacement of moving parts in axial direction via use of parallel shafts and sleeves; no radial movement is possible. Rollers offer line contact with guide, enabling low pre-load at assembly to be maintained. Rollers are arranged within... Read More