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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, CA – 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...

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50 Years of NSK Europe

The Japanese bearing manufacturer NSK established its first European sales office exactly 50 years ago – in October 1963 – in Düsseldorf. 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...

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Bishop-Wisecarver Group to Exhibit at the WBENC 2013 National Conference

Woman-Owned Manufacturer to Feature Products and Services at Booth #1222 Pittsburg, CA – Bishop-Wisecarver Group (BWG), a WBENC certified woman-owned family of companies who works with manufacturers to engineer, manufacture, and build linear and rotary motion solutions, custom complex assemblies, and optimal embedded intelligence systems, will be exhibiting at the Women's Business Enterprise...

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Linear Guide Rail System has maintenance-free design.
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Linear Guide Rail System has maintenance-free design.

Available in lengths of 1,000, 2,000, and 3,000 mm, S99GWRM40... and S99GWRM80... series comprise a linear guide rail system that offers heavy-duty, low-wear, low-friction, and quiet operation without requiring any lubrication. Sliding element is of formulated polymer material suited for hard anodized aluminum rails, while carriage assembly consists of aluminum plate, die cast zinc blocks, and...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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BGS Linear Rails provide rigid and smooth operation.
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BGS Linear Rails provide rigid and smooth operation.

Utilizing size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator, BGS06 positions heavy loads and maintains repeatability and accuracy while withstanding cantilevered loading. Construction includes 303 stainless steel lead screws with Black Ice® TFE coating. Lead screw drives precision nut embedded in machined aluminum carriage mounted to stainless steel ball rail, promoting...

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Linear Rail System maintains accuracy while moving loads.
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Linear Rail System maintains accuracy while moving loads.

Offering stroke lengths of 1–18 in., Model BGS04 is based on linear actuator driving 303 SS precision lead screw. System is available with size 11 double stack or size 17 single stack hybrid linear actuator, depending on load requirements. Lead screw drives anti-backlash nut embedded in machined aluminum carriage mounted to stainless steel ball rail. Maximum horizontal load is 22 lb, and...

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Thomson 400 Series Profile Rail Solution Named 2011 Product of the Year by Plant Engineering Magazine
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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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Safe Travels for CNC-turning Machine
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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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Linear Motion System allows driving forces up to 280 N.
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Linear Motion System allows driving forces up to 280 N.

Suitable for demanding single-axis systems and multi-axis applications, HepcoMotion® PDU2M Profile Belt Driven Unit is comprised of rigid but lightweight aluminum slotted profile fitted with toothed belt drive and carriage, which effectively encloses unit. Belt is rated for operating speeds up to 6 m/s and loads up to 750 N. Mounted on adjustable eccentric studs, wheels run virtually...

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Profile Rails are available with ball spacer carriage option.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Profile Rails are available with ball spacer carriage option.

Thomson 500 Series Profile Rails have carriage design that promotes smooth operation and low drag force. Ball spacer carriage option is available for size 20, 25, 30, 35, and 45 profile rails to reduce carriage running noise by up to 6 dB. Noise reduction is achieved by inserting plastic discs between each ball bearing, preventing balls from contacting each other or bumping into ball track....

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Simple Connection - MGB with EtherNet/IP
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Simple Connection - MGB with EtherNet/IP

The new MGB with EtherNet/IP is a leap forward in access door safety. Designed for easy installation, flawless performance, and long service life, it is engineered with robust features and cutting-edge technology that places it firmly at the leading edge of the door safety device industry. To learn all about the benefits of the Euchner MGB, see our video.

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