Linear Motion http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8233/more en Linear Guides For The Next Generation Of Medical Machines http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by IKO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. These lightly loaded applications generally</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/linear-guides-next-generation-medical-machines-0#comments Medical White Papers Linear Motion Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:52:00 +0000 44711 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 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:47:00 +0000 44701 at http://machinedesign.com Pneumatic Linear Slides http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pneumatic-linear-slides <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Fabco-Air </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What is a pneumatic linear slide? How does a machine builder decide which model best suits an application? How about load capacity?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pneumatic-linear-slides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/pneumatic-linear-slides#comments Design FAQs Linear Motion Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:24:00 +0000 43771 at http://machinedesign.com New Linear Motor http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor <div class="node-body article-body">ANCA Motion introduced its Australian-designed and manufactured LinX Linear Motor at IMTS. The motor is a cylindrical motion system providing improved performance. The LinX is fully sealed and </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/new-linear-motor#comments Products Linear Motion Motors/Drives Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:50:00 +0000 41381 at http://machinedesign.com Courtesy of ANCA Motion The Convergence e-book: The Future of Industrial Automation http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/convergence-e-book-future-industrial-automation <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by B&R Automation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Globalization is driving automation into emerging markets where standards and a skilled workforce don’t exist. Manufacturers need a strategy for international</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/convergence-e-book-future-industrial-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/convergence-e-book-future-industrial-automation#comments White Papers Linear Motion Motion Control Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:56:00 +0000 40591 at http://machinedesign.com 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 Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:53:00 +0000 40571 at http://machinedesign.com Applying Motors in Linear Motion Applications http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/applying-motors-linear-motion-applications-0 <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Pittman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No matter how simple or complex the linear motion system, at the most basic level they all have one thing in common</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/applying-motors-linear-motion-applications-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/applying-motors-linear-motion-applications-0#comments White Papers Linear Motion Fri, 05 Sep 2014 17:38:00 +0000 40551 at http://machinedesign.com Application-specific cylinders http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/application-specific-cylinders <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Nason </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why should engineers consider nonstandard components for a design? Aren’t standard parts usually the best bet? What’s the downside to standard components?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/application-specific-cylinders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/application-specific-cylinders#comments Design FAQs Linear Motion Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:28:00 +0000 39231 at http://machinedesign.com How LOSTPED Can Help With Sizing and Selecting Linear Motion Systems http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/how-lostped-can-help-sizing-and-selecting-linear-motion-systems <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Bosch Rexroth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A common mistake that engineers and designers make when sizing and selecting linear motion systems is to overlook critical application requirements in the final system. This technical paper details seven key factors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/how-lostped-can-help-sizing-and-selecting-linear-motion-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/how-lostped-can-help-sizing-and-selecting-linear-motion-systems#comments White Papers Linear Motion Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:41:00 +0000 38081 at http://machinedesign.com Demystifying Ball Spline Specs http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/demystifying-ball-spline-specs <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by NB Corp </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Place a recirculating-ball bushing on a shaft and what do you get? Frictionless movement of the shaft. But, create grooves along the axial length of the shaft that correspond to the radius </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/demystifying-ball-spline-specs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motion-control/demystifying-ball-spline-specs#comments White Papers Linear Motion Motion Control Tue, 06 May 2014 14:31:00 +0000 37251 at http://machinedesign.com