Despite their higher cost, roller screws are well worth considering as a replacement for ball screws thanks to their premium performance in linear actuation applications. Phil Nicholas, Business Development Manager Linear & Actuation Technology at SKF explains why.
LG Motion are specialists in the design and manufacture of motion control solutions for a wide range of industrial and scientific applications. Its range of products is complemented by additional specialist motion control solutions from a number of leading international partners with whom it has had a close collaboration for a number of years.
There are many factors to consider when looking to purchase a linear system – invariably cost is usually one of the fundamental ones.
Bob Love, Business Development Manager at Schaeffler UK, outlines the top five points that engineers, maintenance technicians and service providers should consider when replacing linear profile rail systems in existing machinery.
Based in South Wales, Mechtek Automation is a specialist engineering company offering advanced automation solutions. From mechanical to electrical, Mechtek designs in-house and specialises in complete turnkey solutions.
Bosch Rexroth has reported two years of maintenance-free production at its plant in Schweinfurt, Germany, following the installation of its own Integrated Measuring Systems (IMS), a move that has saved the company tens of thousands of Euros in maintenance and running costs.
Long service life, maintenance-free and robust: these are the requirements for components used in the interior construction of high-quality camping vehicles.
Actuators have always been on the frontline of automation, providing the “push and pull” that extends human capabilities. Now, as the industrial world becomes increasingly digitised and connected, a new generation of actuators have emerged with greater intelligence, simplicity and economy.
Lumco Manufacturing Company designs, builds and integrates automation and special machine equipment for the automotive, agricultural, gas and oil, energy and aerospace industries.