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Motion Control Features

Gearing up Holborn Station's escalators for a reliable future

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.

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Providing motion control solutions to the aerospace industry

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.

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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(05/12/2016)

    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(02/12/2016)

    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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    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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