Research and development into unmanned vehicles has made considerable progress in the past few years.
Because ball screws are available in both inch and metric dimensions, designers sometimes begin the specification process by selecting a product family based on the unit of measure.
Non Destructive Test Equipment (NDT) is used extensively to analyse and measure for defect-free high precision components and fabrications in a wide range of industries where manufacturers pursue the highest degrees of component integrity and reliability.
Based in West Sussex, Adelphi Packaging Machinery (part of The Adelphi Group of Companies) is a manufacturer of liquid filling and capping machinery for industries such as pharmaceutical, cosmetic, toiletries, food, agrochemical and lube oil.
The need for linear motion is increasingly common, especially in areas such as automated assembly packaging and robotics, but also diverse applications such as retail displays, sports equipment and many other areas.
Renold Gears won an order to supply seven new escalator drive packages to London Underground as part of Transport for London's (TfL) refurbishment of escalators at Holborn underground station.
The aerospace industry in the UK provides many challenging applications for motion control products. Many applications are “behind the scenes” in supporting work in the telecommunications industry, earth observation and scientific satellite applications.
A collaboration between Yaskawa and a leading intralogistics and packaging company has resulted in the development of an automatic robot-based palletising cell which takes robotics handling to new levels of sophistication.
Motion control components do exactly what they say on the tin – they move things “in and out, up and down, round and round” – to coin the phrase used often by one of the UKs leading manufacturers and distributors of motion control products, LG Motion.