Heavy-duty slide

The newly improved Heavy-Duty Slide 2 is constructed from a single rigid aluminum extrusion profile.

Features & benefits

  • 225-mm-wide slide handles heavy-cantilevered loads; 122 to 2,722-mm travels with wraparound-motor mounting kit for longer travel, shorter lengths

  • T slots on three sides for easy mounting; four precision rails, four bearing blocks, home reference, end limit switches; users choose from inline or side-mounted stepper motors or servomotors; 16-mm anti-backlash ballscrews in 2.5, 5, 10, and 20-mm leads

Techno Inc.
Linear Motion Systems
(800) 819-3366
www.techno-isel.com
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Displacement motor

MV-A variable-displacement hydraulic motors are adjustable-displacement ball-piston motors designed for smooth low-running speed.

Features & benefits

  • 20 uniformly distributed and ported ball pistons react with precision antifriction bearing-displacement rings for pulseless output, constant torque over entire speed range

  • Flowpaths provide reversibility; 5 to 3,000 rpm, 12 hp at 2,000 psi, and 14 lb-in. torque/100 psi

Planet Products Corp.
(513) 984-5544
www.planet-products.com
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Motion components and peripherals

A 145-page catalog covers motion system products.

Features & benefits

  • Eight sections detail SmartMotor specifications, fieldbus protocols, brake options, connectivity, peripherals, power supplies, gearheads, and software

  • Foldout selection chart compares SmartMotor frame sizes and lengths; Animatics Institute offerings detailed

Animatics Corp.
(408) 748-8721
www.animatics.com
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Positioning stage

The Model PMT320 linear stage features ±1-micron repeatability.

Features & benefits

  • Straightness runout accuracy, 600 to 1,500-mm travel distances; 1,000-mm-stroke stage weighs 70 kg, with 320-mm-wide diecast base

  • Servolinear or dc-rotary motor drive options; linear encoder provides position feedback; size 25 precision linear-profile rails provide linear guidance for loads to 500 kg

  • Flatness and straightness run-out ±2 microns over any 100-mm travel

Steinmeyer Inc.
(781) 273-6220
www.steinmeyer.com
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Stainless-steel bevel gears

SUB Series bevel gears are made of SUS303 stainless steel.

Features & benefits

  • 24 sizes range from Module 1.5 to 3; gears available in teeth range of 15 to 45

  • 8 to 20-mm bore sizes, 25 to 80-mm hub diameters

Quality Transmission Components
Div. of Designatronics Inc.
(516) 437-6700
www.qtcgears.com
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Photoelectric sensors

Series 3130 analog sensors feature a 10 to 100 mm sensing range.

Features & benefits

  • Stable between -25° and 55° C; independent of object's color, surface structure; 500-Hz bandwidth

  • 0 to 5 or 0 to 10 V, 1 to 5 or 4 to 20-mA current out; potted, glass windows, IP67 compliant

Contrinex Inc.
(866) 289-2899
www.contrinex.com
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Retaining rings

Hoopster retaining rings fit into much shallower grooves than regular snap rings or retaining rings and are suitable for light to heavy loads.

Features & benefits

  • For thin-wall tubes; low profile, precision circularity, small radial size, high thrust capacity

  • Will not twist or deform under load as with conventional retaining rings

  • Carbon and 302 stainless steel in sizes from 3/8 to 3 in.

  • Easy installation without special tools

Smalley Steel Ring Co.
(847) 719-5900
www.smalley.com/hoopster
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Sanitary RTD sensors

PRS-3 Series sanitary RTD sensors are used in food, dairy, beverage, and biopharmaceutical clean-in-place applications.

Features & benefits

  • Stepped design of heavy-duty 3/16 to 3/8-in.-diameter probe stem offers added strength; standard duty has ¼-in.-diameter probe

  • Both versions: Probe lengths of 3, 4, 5, and 6 in., wetted surfaces of 316L stainless, 32 µin. finishes

  • 120-in.-long PFA cable with molded nylon strain relief; standard 1½-in., 16 Amp Tri-Grip mounting cap; four-wire Pt100 Class A platinum RTD sensor; -50 to 200° C process-measurement temperature; compatibility with three and two-wire RTD instruments

Omega Engineering Inc.
(203) 359-1660
www.omega.com
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Continuous flex cables

Highly flexible Olflex Chain 879 and 879 CY, a shielded version, have joined the FD continuously flexing cable product line.

Features & benefits

  • UL Type MTW approved cable; NFPA 79 compliant

  • Fine stranding; PVC insulation and jacket compounds extend life and resist oils, water-based coolants; meets UL Oil Res I/II

  • Suitable for gantry robots, cable tracks, pick and place units, conveyor systems, machine tools

Lapp USA
(888) 456-3539
www.lappusa.com
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Hard/soft connectors

Strain relief eliminates stress and strain from electrical conductor termination points.

Features & benefits

  • Anti-twist eliminates pistoning of conductors inside jacket at termination; meets or exceeds straight pull test of corresponding cable

  • Weighted 180° tick-tock flex tension tested to 750,000 cycles; secure interface

C&M Corp.
(860) 774-4812
www.cmcorporation.com
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Flexible servo cables

SF flexible servo cables are flexible for connecting power supply and servomotors, drives, and controllers.

Features & benefits

  • TPE jacket and PVC/nylon insulation suitable for continuous flexing; tight bend radius of 10 times cable diameter makes installation easier

  • UL Listed NFPA 79; 18 to 8 AWG conductor sizes; four conductors for power and ground; composite power cable adds two twisted pairs for use in braking, temperature monitoring

  • Shielded with foil, copper braid; rated for 600 V, TC-ER and WTTC applications, CSA for AWM I/II A/B

Alpha Wire
(800) 522-5742
www.alphawire.com
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