Wheel Guided, Belt-Driven Linear Units

February 12, 2015 4:52 am | by Thomson Industries | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

Thomson Industries, Inc. has released a new video to introduce the benefits of the WH SPEEDLine wheel guided, belt-driven units. The units are manufactured in North America and are ideal for high speed (10m/s max.) and long stroke (11m max.) applications which may also require multiple orientation...


1U Piton Rack Handle

January 2, 2015 5:08 pm | by Piton Engineering | Product Releases | Comments

New for 2015, the Piton Rack Handle is available in a 1U size.This high quality assembly provides handles and captive fasteners for your 1U rack-mount chassis. The Piton Rack Handle has a robust molded design with integrated screws that secure your enclosure to any equipment rack. These handles mount outboard of the front panel space with supplied hardware: no special panel prep is required....

LISTED UNDER: Slides | Handles and Knobs

Telescopic Pillar Helps Medical OEMs Boost Sales

March 7, 2014 1:30 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

SKF has launched a telescopic pillar for the movement of medical procedure equipment that enables OEMs to offer greater load capacity and speed in surgical chairs and tables compared to previous models. The SKF Telescopic pillar – series CPMT helps OEM customers to increase sales by providing equipment that meets market demands and increases patient throughput in busy healthcare centers...

LISTED UNDER: Cylinders | Positioning Stages and Tables | Slides

LSC® Series - Linear Slide Cylinders

May 9, 2013 2:21 pm | American Cylinder Co., Inc. | Products

LSC® Series Linear Slide Cylinders feature higher load bearing capability through use of new large diameter special accuracy Hard Chrome Plated Type 303 Stainless Steel Guide Shafts which act as the inner race for the precision, high performance Duralon® sleeve bearings. The expanded line of Slides are now available in 5/16" through 2" bore sizes. The LSC® Series continues to include features such as a replaceable air cylinder, aluminum tooling mounting bar, Buna-N U-Cup rod & piston seals, and switch capability. All cylinders are prelubricated and pretested to assure quality.

LISTED UNDER: Actuators | Cylinders | Linear Motion Systems

Incremental Linear Scales

October 15, 2012 11:13 am | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

With the newly revised LF series linear scales, HEIDENHAIN now offers higher precision than ever for use on high accuracy machine tools, jig bore and grinding machines, and linear motors. Sporting new designs of the scanning electronics and mechanical setup...

LISTED UNDER: Linear Motion Systems | Slides

Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Ball Bearing Slides

April 18, 2012 8:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Illinois Lock Company offers a wide range of medium-duty and heavy-duty ball bearing slides that are suitable for applications ranging from office furniture and cabinets to electronic enclosures...

LISTED UNDER: Bearings | Bearings | Slides

Mini-Slide Has Integrated Electrical Drive

October 5, 2010 5:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ready-to-install MSC-EL mini-slide with integrated electrical drive from Rexroth dramatically reduces the time required to plan, install, and start up customized handling systems.


Lead Time Reduced Significantly for Selected Linear Slides

March 23, 2009 11:59 am | Thomson Industries | Product Releases | Comments

The lead times for some of the company’s most popular slides have been significantly reduced. Lead times for Thomson 2DA, 2CA, 2BA, IB Series, IC Series, ID Series, and IV Series linear guides have been reduced to just two days.


Motorized Linear Slide Series Achieves High Positioning Response

November 10, 2008 6:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The RoHS compliant EZ Limo EZSII motorized linear slide series uses a step motor to achieve high positioning response without any missteps. The series consists of three sizes: EZS3, EZS4, and EZS6. The EZS3 and EZS4 ranges from 1.97? to 27.56? stroke in 1.97? increments.


Timing Pulleys Offered in Wide Variety of Materials, Sizes

May 8, 2008 8:43 am | Product Releases | Comments

This family of timing pulleys is offered in a wide variety of materials and sizes, including high-torque versions. The unique feature of this line is the configurable hub offered to suit virtually any shaft hole and flange requirement.


Electric Slides

January 10, 2008 10:59 am | Bimba Manufacturing Company | Product Releases | Comments

Electric Ultran High Load slides are the company’s first standard electric models. The slides offer higher positioning accuracy, smoother operation, and facility for positioning control.


Positioning Slides

April 9, 2007 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

The MS46 Series positioning slides are a cost-effective, versatile, and modular line of premium positioning slides.


Rod Cylinder Slide

September 3, 2004 5:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

The RCS series of Rod Cylinder Slides includes a choice of linear ball and composite bearing models in 5 bore sizes from 20 mm to 50 mm. Stroke lengths for each size are available, off-the-shelf, in one-inch increments up to 12 inches.

LISTED UNDER: Slides | Cylinders

Mounting System

August 4, 2004 8:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Thomson Piloted RediMount&#153 is an innovative mounting system that allows Thomson Slides to easily mount, horizontally, vertically, inclined, or inverted, to nearly any motor, with guaranteed alignment.


Linear Motor Slide

July 8, 2004 11:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

The ultra-fast Phaser&#153 series linear motor slides offer outstanding performance at a cost comparable to conventional ball screw servo motor slides.



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