Heavy-duty couplings

Steel couplings manufactured from solid pieces of 17-4PH stainless offer fatigue resistance and double the torque capacity of similarly sized couplings of 303 stainless and 7075-T6 Al.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • H and W Series suitable for heavy-duty pump, leadscrew, positioning, and processing systems
  • MC Series features higher torque capacity with two sets of flexures for increased parallel offset
  • Accomodates shafts from 1.5 to 19 mm (H Series), 3.96 to 44.45 mm (MC Series), and 3 to 20 mm (W Series)
  • All transmit torque through 5° and to 600°F

HELICAL PRODUCTS CO. INC.
Santa Maria, Calif.
(877) 353-9873
www.heli-cal.com
Circle 159

Step motors

The IP65 rated series is protected against dust and withstands sprayed water up to three meters away from multi-directions.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Sustains water pressure of up to 30 kPa at 12.5 I/min for three min
  • Sizes 17 and 23 available
  • FDA approved motor coating

LIN ENGINEERING INC.
Santa Clara, Calif.
(408) 919-0200
www.linengineering.com
Circle 158

Digital drives

All-digital DC 104 drive helps OEMs create custom embedded motor drives by accepting commercially available plug-in PC/104 processors, I/O and networking cards from PC/104 vendors.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • PC/104 bus eliminates analog noise and conversion time issues
  • Two analog inputs, one analog output allow transition from existing systems
  • Drive parameters monitored and programmed through RS-232 port
  • 2 and 5-A models accept 115/230 Vac for dc motors with 90/180 Vdc armature ratings; 10-A version accepts 115 Vac for 90 Vdc motors

CALMOTION
Chatsworth, Calif.
(818) 357-5826
www.calmotion.com
Circle 160

Stainless dc motors

300-Series steel suitable for pharmaceutical and food-processing environments where washdown is required but paint or coating contamination is unacceptable.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Viton seals, double-lip shaft seals on TEFC versions
  • Exterior fasteners for minimal moisture entry points
  • BISSC certified, available in NEMA and IES (metric) configurations
  • Laser-etched nameplate in lieu of dirt-trapping plate

LEESON ELECTRIC
Grafton, Wis.
(262) 387-5410
www.leeson.com
Circle 161

Two megapixel vision sensor

In-sight 5403 vision sensors capture full-frame 1,600 × 1,200 pixel images at up to 15 frames per second.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Provides images of larger and multiple parts simultaneously, eliminating several sensors
  • Increased resolution delivers high accuracy and fine detail, even at a distance
  • Self-contained, industrial-grade vision sensor meets IEC specs and achieves IP67 rating
  • Built-in Ethernet communications

COGNEX CORP.
Natick, Mass.
(508) 650-3140
www.cognex.comCircle 162

Linear actuators

Size 8 21000-series linear actuators occupy 21 mm2 for high performance and endurance in a small package.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Captive, non-captive, and external linear versions
  • Resolutions of 0.0015 to 0.04 mm/step
  • Thrust to 4.5 Kg
  • Micro-stepping available for finer resolution

HAYDON SWITCH & INSTRUMENT INC.
Waterbury, Conn.
(800) 243-2715
www.hsi-inc.com
Circle 163

Four-axis controller

NPMC6045A-4104 four-axis, PC-1040-bus motion control card lets users control stepper motors and/or digital servo motors.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Uses PCL6045A ASIC motion control chip
  • Maximum output of 6.5 Mpps
  • Available with MS-DOS, C source code, programming library, and Windows 98/XP/NT/2000 DLL for VB/VC
  • Creates motion profiles; changes speed and position quickly

NIPPON PULSE AMERICA INC.
Radford, Va.
(540) 633-1677
www.nipponpulse.com
Circle 164

Square flange encoder

H25 square flange incremental encoder is a general-purpose, rotary motion encoder for simple speed, direction, and/or position monitoring.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • H25 NEMA footprint, ⅜ in. shaft
  • Speeds to 10,000 rpm; delivers up to 6,000 pulse/rev as standard quadrature signal
  • Shock rating of 200 G
  • Operating temperatures to 100° C
  • Output signals of A, B, N, and inverses

BAUMER ELECTRIC
Southington, Conn.
(800) 937-9336
www.baumerelectric.com/usa
Circle 165

Magnetostrictive sensor

Temposonics C-Series is smallest magnetostrictive linear-position sensor available.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 1.4 × 0.91-in. cylindrical package
  • ASICs for compactness, modular C-Series allows for IP67 housing
  • 0 to 5-Vdc or PWM output, 5 V input, or optional electronics board for 12 or 24-V input and EMI immunity
  • Suitable for embedding in sprayers, presses, clamps, small robots, medical beds, injection systems

MTS SYSTEMS CORP.
Cary, N.C.
(919) 677-2314
www.mtssensors.com
Circle 166

Motion controller

The MN400 dual processor communicates through RS232 or RS485 ports and utilizes DSP for high-speed operation.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Continuous-contouring algorithm minimizes decel/stop/accel between motion vectors, thus maximizing speed
  • Multiple MN400's connect on the same two-wire network in RS485 mode for unlimited axes
  • On-board non-volatile memory allows local configuration and stores programs
  • Libraries support Visual C and Visual Basic and contain example programs
  • Other features include remote motion-speed scaling, electronic gearing, and end of travel detection on all axes

MICROKINETICS CORP.
Kennesaw, Ga.
(770) 422-7845
www.microkinetics.com
Circle 167

Encoder cable

The MR121 Zapfree cable solves encoder communication problems caused by EMI, RFI, and ground loops in industrial environments.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Fiber optic technology avoids redesign by disconnecting existing controller and sensor connections
  • Built-to-order cables convert output from electrical-to-optical signal and then back at controller end
  • Hybrid cable incorporates six electrical lines for end-to-end transport of power, ground, sense, and fault paths
  • Low-transmission loss enables controller and remote sensor to be 3,280 ft apart

MICRONOR INC.
Newbury Park, Calif.
(805) 499-0114
www.micronor.com
Circle 168

Micro drives

Series 1024 micro drives employ ironless rotor motors with Neodymium magnets, reaching speeds of up to 14,700 rpm and stall torque of 2.89 mNm.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Low contact resistance permits low starting voltage
  • Achieves output torque of up to 450 mNm when coupled with small gearboxes
  • 10-mm wide and 24-mm long motor combines with gearbox and encoder for complete drive system
  • Motor housed in back for optimum heat dissipation

MICROMO ELECTRONICS INC.
Clearwater, Fla.
(800) 807-9166
www.micromo.com
Circle 169

Parallel shaft gears

HDP (heavy duty parallel shaft) series speed reducers offer a compact design and record torque density.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Four of 12 sizes with ratings of 41,150, 57,960, 101,775, and 146,500 lb-in.
  • Two or three stages with ratios of 7:1 and 112:1
  • Motor is full shaft in metric or inch measurements
  • Output drive features single or double full shafts, hollow drives with slot and key, and shrink fit couplings

BONFIGLIOLI USA
Hebron, Ky.
(859) 334-3333
www.bonfiglioliusa.comCircle 170

Scanner and I/O

Allen-Bradley's DeviceNet scanner and I/O integrates standard and safety PLCs on a single network for easier data sharing.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Assures fail-safe communication
  • Connects up to 63 DeviceNet devices of which 32 can be safety nodes
  • I/O modules perform safety and standard functions on same block
  • Models contain between four to 12 safe inputs, eight safe solid-state outputs, four replaceable safe relay outputs, and four configurable standard outputs

ROCKWELL AUTOMATION
Bloomington, Minn.
(800) 223-5354, x1809
www.rockwellautomation.com
Circle 171

Cam followers

Self-lubricating Graphalloy cam followers are available in stainless steel and metric sizes from 16 to 90 mm O.D. for use with corrosives, washdowns, and wet applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Operating temperature of -450° to 750° F
  • Oil and grease-free
  • Low, constant friction coefficient eliminates galling or seizing in hot and dry conditions
  • Does not soften or extrude in acids, hydrocarbons, liquid gases, and other hostile non-lubricating environments

GRAPHITE METALLIZING CORP.
Yonkers, N.Y.
(914) 968-8400
www.graphalloy.com
Circle 172

Controller for micropositioning

Nano C-Series of controllers enables multi-axis stages to move in nm increments with stability.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Dual DSPs operating at 20 kHz for quick corrections; high, low, and notch filters for quick step and settle moves
  • User-friendly interface for access to Bode plots, FFT, and dynamic feedback plots
  • Ethernet or serial-port communication
  • 6 U rack-mount arrangement

SCHNEEBERGER INC.
Bedford, Mass.
(800) 854-6333
www.schneeberger.com
Circle 173

Photoelectric sensors

Side and end sensing are achieved through diffused, retro-reflective, and thru-beam mode sensors.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Sensing range extends from 8 in. to 11.5 ft
  • Adjacent devices unaffected by crosstalk
  • Light-immune, IP67 housings are standard for washdown environments
  • Slotted mounting holes simplify installation

PEPPERL+FUCHS INC.
Twinsburg, Ohio
(330) 425-3555
www.am.pepperl-fuchs.com
Circle 174

Large bore shaft collars

Large bore shaft collars are designed for use in large conveyor systems and oversize conveyors, machinery, and equipment.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Steel, stainless steel, brass, bronze one and two-piece clamp-type configurations
  • Up to 16 in. I.D., many O.D.s, with widths from ½ to 20 in.
  • Threaded bores, keyways, and special bore contours
  • Come with one or more alloy socket cap screws to 1 in., 8 threads per inch

STAFFORD MANUFACTURING CORP.
North Reading, Mass.
(800) 695-5551
www.staffordmfg.com
Circle 175

Motion processor developer's kit

Magellan integrated hardware and software package delivers multi-axis motion control for dc brush, brushless dc, microstepping, and pulse and direction motors.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • User-selectable profiling modes include S-curve, trapezoidal, velocity contouring, and electronic gearing
  • Generates PWM, analog, and pulse and direction outputs and provides servo-loop closure
  • Programmable acceleration and deceleration, parallel I/O CANBus, bi-quad servo filtering, and multiple profile breakpoints
  • Application Programming Interface contains C-source code and links to Visual Basic
  • Users interface to external amplifier and motor via two 50-pin header connectors

PERFORMANCE MOTION DEVICES INC.
Lincoln, Mass.
(781) 674-9860
www.pmdcorp.com
Circle 176

Integral wheels

DualVee integral wheels feature a one-piece design that grinds the bearing inner raceway into the bushing or stud shaft.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Low profile and increased rigidity for up to 84% deflection
  • Large-diameter fasteners for up to 25% greater holding torque
  • Available in carbon, stainless, and polymer over-moulded stainless steel
  • Less tolerance stack-up, external adjustment and tightening

BISHOP-WISECARVER CORP.
Pittsburg, Calif.
(888) 580-8272
www.bwc.com
Circle 177