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Motion Control Features

Shock absorber helps young woman to recover from tumour operation

An adjustable industrial shock absorber donated by WDS Component Parts Ltd. is helping a young woman regain strength and mobility following a major operation to remove a tumour. The shock absorber is incorporated into a modified rowing machine in a project coordinated by nationwide charity Remap.

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Customer’s use of electric linear actuators’ synchronisation option

Thomson Industries, Inc. has released a video showing how the synchronisation feature available with its Electrak HD electromechanical linear actuators helped Spika Design and Manufacturing address a growing customer demand.

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Ball Screws – an answer to safe and efficient motion for cobots

Cobots are increasingly used in large-scale production applications that involve continuous lifting operations but still require a human touch. While cobots have been in use for at least a decade and continue to grow, applications have been limited by the gearing systems that control motion.

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Güdel tracks help launch CNC robotics into new markets

The combination of a 6-axis robot and a linear track is not unusual in today’s fast-moving automation environment. However, when this combination is used to perform machining operations, a whole new series of applications are available to manufacturers.

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