Linear Motion http://machinedesign.com/taxonomy/term/8233/more en Untangling Some Confusing LVDT Terms http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/untangling-some-confusing-lvdt-terms <div class="field-byline"> Eileen Otto, Macro Sensors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several terms used to describe LVDTs can be confusing, such as nominal linear range, resolution, full-scale output, linearity range and repeatability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/untangling-some-confusing-lvdt-terms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/untangling-some-confusing-lvdt-terms#comments Linear Motion Wed, 11 Mar 2015 15:01:00 +0000 47161 at http://machinedesign.com Extending the Reach of Screw Drives http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/extending-reach-screw-drives <div class="field-byline"> Kyle Thompson, Thomson Industries Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Innovative support blocks and joining ball screws let screw drives move loads beyond traditional limits. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Innovative support blocks and joining ball screws let screw drives move loads beyond traditional limits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/extending-reach-screw-drives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/extending-reach-screw-drives#comments Linear Motion Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:25:00 +0000 46461 at http://machinedesign.com 303 Stainless-Steel Pneumatic Cylinders for Caustic Environments http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/303-stainless-steel-pneumatic-cylinders-caustic-environments <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clippard Instrument Laboratory’s new 303 stainless steel pneumatic cylinders are manufactured to survive caustic and wash-down environments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/303-stainless-steel-pneumatic-cylinders-caustic-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/linear-motion/303-stainless-steel-pneumatic-cylinders-caustic-environments#comments Products Linear Motion Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:45:00 +0000 45851 at http://machinedesign.com Linear Actuator Features Continuous Force Rating of 10,000 lbf http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf <div class="field-byline"> Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced the expansion of the Exlar FT Series of universal electric rod style linear actuators. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://machinedesign.com/motorsdrives/linear-actuator-features-continuous-force-rating-10000-lbf#comments Products Linear Motion Motors/Drives Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:03:00 +0000 45331 at http://machinedesign.com 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