Linear Motion http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8233/more en Stepper Motor Linear Actuators 101 http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Haydon Kerk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Converting rotary to linear motion can be accomplished by several mechanical means using a motor, rack and pinion, belt and pulley and other mechanical</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/stepper-motor-linear-actuators-101#comments White Papers Linear Motion Thu, 13 Aug 2015 17:53:00 +0000 40571 at http://machinedesign.com The Fundamentals of Ball Screws http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Kasberg, Nook Industries </div> <div class="field-deck"> Proper ball-screw selection involves a number of design and application considerations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Proper ball-screw selection involves a number of design and application considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/fundamentals-ball-screws#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:30:00 +0000 50641 at http://machinedesign.com Rounding Up the Latest Linear Guides http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides <div class="field-deck"> Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear guides are used with everything from drawers and cabinets to automation and assembly lines. Here is a roundup of the latest models to hit the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/rounding-latest-linear-guides#comments Medical Packaging Linear Motion Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:48:00 +0000 50001 at http://machinedesign.com Design Low-Cost Actuators for Harsh Environments http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/design-low-cost-actuators-harsh-environments <div class="field-byline"> Tom Baric, Parker Hannifin Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One way to adjust a motion-control system to fit a certain application is by incorporating a proper blend of actuators that meet high performance and environmental standards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/design-low-cost-actuators-harsh-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/design-low-cost-actuators-harsh-environments#comments Linear Motion Materials Motion Control Thu, 25 Jun 2015 20:30:00 +0000 49901 at http://machinedesign.com Selecting the Best Electric Drive http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive <div class="field-byline"> Alby King, Electromechanical Products Manager, Lenze SE </div> <div class="field-deck"> Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Getting the right drive for your motor and application will pay-off in reliable operations and lower energy costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/selecting-best-electric-drive#comments Manufacturing Equipment Robotics Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:23:00 +0000 49871 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (6/1-6/8) http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out Machine Design's new product round-up!</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/medical/machine-designs-products-week-61-68#comments Batteries/Power Supplies Medical Fasteners Linear Motion Motion Control Motors/Drives Pneumatics Thu, 04 Jun 2015 14:28:00 +0000 49361 at http://machinedesign.com Machine Design's Products of the Week (5/18-5/25) http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-518-525 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Stainless-steel sanitary conveyors, high-force cylinders, stepper actuators for security doors, and digital meters.&nbsp;This Machine Design gallery&nbsp;features these&nbsp;four&nbsp;products and more! Who knows, you may find something&nbsp;that suits your application. &nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://machinedesign.com/products/machine-designs-products-week-518-525#comments Products Controllers Linear Motion Motors/Drives Pneumatics Wed, 20 May 2015 16:21:00 +0000 48961 at http://machinedesign.com Factors To Consider When Choosing An Actuator of Four Feet Or Less http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/factors-consider-when-choosing-actuator-four-feet-or-less-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This paper spells out the affect of design on capacity, precision and...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/factors-consider-when-choosing-actuator-four-feet-or-less-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/factors-consider-when-choosing-actuator-four-feet-or-less-0#comments Linear Motion Tue, 12 May 2015 21:08:00 +0000 48731 at http://machinedesign.com Pick-and-Place Robotics Adopt Three-Axis Approach http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pick-and-place-robotics-adopt-three-axis-approach <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A new palletizing and tray-packing robot features only three degrees of freedom in Cartesian coordinates to facilitate programming and eliminate gear drives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pick-and-place-robotics-adopt-three-axis-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pick-and-place-robotics-adopt-three-axis-approach#comments Manufacturing Equipment Linear Motion Wed, 06 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 48641 at http://machinedesign.com The Engineering Basics of Slide Bushings http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/engineering-basics-slide-bushings <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corporation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Slide bushings give designers an economical way to support linearly moving shafts that are moderately loaded and reduce friction allowing for ease of movement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/engineering-basics-slide-bushings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/engineering-basics-slide-bushings#comments Basics of Design Linear Motion Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0000 48331 at http://machinedesign.com