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Gudel Showcases Broadest Product Line of Robot Tracks and Gantries at Automate Show
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Gudel Showcases Broadest Product Line of Robot Tracks and Gantries at Automate Show

Robots and controllers from Yaskawa Motoman, ABB and FANUC grace a new generation of TrackMotion technology. ANN ARBOR, MICHIGANÂ- – Güdel Inc.'s continued growth in North America is highlighted with one of its biggest exhibition booths (# 532) at Automate 2015, March 23-26, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois USA. For the first time, Güdel previews a vertical TrackMotion...

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Where Wings Grow on Rails ENERCON Manufactures Rotor Blades on STROTHMANN RoundTracks®
Miscellaneous Blades

Where Wings Grow on Rails ENERCON Manufactures Rotor Blades on STROTHMANN RoundTracks®

ENERCON has opened its first flow production line for rotor blades in Aurich, Germany. Transportation was implemented on the basis of RoundTrack® technology from intra-logistics specialist STROTHMANN Machines Handling. RoundTracks® enable precise positioning without posing a barrier for forklift trucks and thereby prevailed over standard rails and chain conveyors. ENERCON constructed...

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Linear Motion Systems offer 88-1128 mm travel.

Linear Motion Systems offer 88-1128 mm travel.

Available in lengths from 160–1,200 mm, Roll-Slide Mini™ carriage and rail linear motion systems feature corrosion-resistant stainless steel rails, electrodeless nickel-plated carriages, and 440c stainless steel roller bearings with coefficient of friction from .001–.010. Maximum dynamic load is 45 lbs for single carriage, and temperature range is -50 to 140°F. Applications include...

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Blank Feeder features fully automated tooling change.
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Blank Feeder features fully automated tooling change.

Based on CompactTransfer and designed for blanks up to 4,100 x 2,100 mm, HighSpeedTransfer (HST) employs linear servo technology and comes with press simulation software that determines safest, most efficient travel curve. AtÂ- 6 m distance between press centers, up to 15 strokes/min are feasible. Respectively, theoretical max acceleration for horizontal and vertical axis is 25 adn...

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Thomson WH SpeedLine: Belt-Driven Linear Motion for High Throughput
Strap and Rope Slides

Thomson WH SpeedLine: Belt-Driven Linear Motion for High Throughput

Now with shorter lead times WOOD DALE, IL - Thomson Industries Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, now manufactures its popular WH SpeedLine Linear Units in North America to reduce delivery times for customers. The WH SpeedLine is a belt-driven positioning slide with an H-type roller guideway system designed to handle high forces and moments. These high efficiency...

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Standardized RCC Axes for High-Speed Assembly

Standardized RCC Axes for High-Speed Assembly

When complete Z or Y axes are to be moved in high-precision high-speed applications, the linear modules of SCHUNK's LCx series set a new benchmark. The profiles of the world's first standardized linear motor axes made of reinforced carbon composite weigh approximately 58% less than the profiles of comparable aluminum modules resulting in quicker acceleration with less energy. Since the...

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Material Handling Equipment

Gudel Open House Showcases New Generation in Tracks, Gantries and Linear Motion

Integrators, robot OEMs and National Robot Safety Conference attendees invited for food, demos and networking, October 15, 2014, from 5 PM to 7 PM ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN.– Güdel hosts an open house in Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 15, 2014, with demonstrations of the latest generation of robot TrackMotion™ and gantries based on the newest in linear motion from Güdel. Food and beverages will...

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Integrated XY Ball-Screw Stage for Cost-Sensitive Planar Performance
Linear Motors

Integrated XY Ball-Screw Stage for Cost-Sensitive Planar Performance

• 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,...

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Sealed Linear Stages suit harsh operating environments.

Sealed Linear Stages suit harsh operating environments.

Offering standard travel lengths from 100–1,000 mm, SLS Stages feature lip seal design that keeps debris, particulate, and liquid contaminants from gumming up internal drive and bearing components. Polyurethane elastomer seal, integrating seamlessly with anodized aluminum housing, resists chemicals, extreme temperatures, and wear. Linear motor stage configurations achieve accuracies of ±4...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Bishop-Wisecarver Group Exhibiting at Automation Technology EXPO West from February 11-13

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...

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