Linear Motion http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8233/more en 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 Maintenance Free Linear Motion http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/maintenance-free-linear-motion <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IKO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Various takes on maintenance free linear guides and ways have been around for years now, but not all of them are created equal. Some focus on achieving the longest possible maintenance free intervals. Others focus on adding</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/maintenance-free-linear-motion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/maintenance-free-linear-motion#comments White Papers Linear Motion Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:47:00 +0000 44701 at http://machinedesign.com