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Motion Control Features

PAT analytical sensor evaluation platform uses Mclennan's motion & machine control sub-system

When ExpoPharma designed a new Process Analytical Technology (PAT) powder-stream conditioning chute – a full-scale development platform for characterising analytical sensors for use in continuous pharma or similar manufacturing processes – it turned to Mclennan for a standalone Ethernet-based three-axis micropositioning sub-system, complete with planetary gear units, pre-programmed HMI and a temperature controller.

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Long-stroke ball screws drive optimisation of 5G fibre optic filament production

Fundamental ball screw technology hasn’t changed much since 1929, when Rudolph G. Boehm patented what he called an “anti-friction” nut. The ability to move heavy loads smoothly and precisely is a key process which continues to enable engineering innovation today.

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Long, difficult and dirty: A linear guide system for a complex setup

Spie GmbH is responsible for the repair, maintenance and refurbishment of machinery for a leading train manufacturer in Germany. It was faced with a difficult problem: an old DUO welding system was breaking down more than it was in operation – and it was giving the company a constant headache.

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Taking robot envelopes to new heights with Güdel linear motion technology

Robots are an integral and essential part of many manufacturing processes, undertaking a wide range of tasks from high-precision assembly to simple pick-and-place operations.

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