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Motion Control Features

Taking robotics handling to new levels of sophistication

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.

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Precision motion control with a soft landing

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.

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Revolutionising handling and transport in industrial automation

Superconductors could offer tremendous potential for industrial automation, enabling clean and low power contactless handling and transporting of objects.

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HepcoMotion enchants Parisian shoppers with a festive window display

Christmas is getting closer and Paris likes to mark this in style! Every Christmas, both visitors and residents of Paris are enchanted by the Christmas window displays at the large department stores in the city.

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More Motion Control Features Features

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    Time to get the ball rolling(07/11/2016)

    Roller screws are often an order of magnitude more expensive than common ball screws – but are the technology of choice for many demanding applications, says Phil Nicholas, Business Development Manager, Linear and Actuation Technology at SKF.

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    Linear motion - the most basic of all motion(07/11/2016)

    This article examines a couple of diverse applications involving linear motion products to illustrate how Newton’s first law of motion (objects that do not experience any net force will continue to move in a straight line with a constant velocity until they are subjected to a net force) drives the work of linear motion product manufacturers to increasingly design sophisticated applications.

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    The rise of linear robots(07/11/2016)

    Linear motion – that is motion along a straight line, which can be described mathematically using only one spatial dimension – is the most basic type of motion.

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    High speed packaging line is the perfect fit(03/08/2016)

    Intigena, a leading supplier of baby and children nappies since 1984, recently turned to Optima and Rockwell Automation for the integration of a new, high speed packaging line.

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    HepcoMotion products work swimmingly in fish farm feeding application(03/08/2016)

    When Engranor were contracted to design a new hatchery feeder machine for the fish farming industry, it turned to HepcoMotion for the fully assembled frame with necessary guidance system.

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