Mini-Pak® Air Cylinders - Space Saving Cylinders

May 9, 2013 3:45 pm | American Cylinder Co., Inc. | Products

American's space saving cylinders, with NFPA mounting styles designed for applications requiring space saving configuration. Available in 1-1/2" through 8" bore sizes. Features include Buna-N quad seals, chrome plated piston rods, cast iron rod bushings, and hard coated aluminum body. Options include fluroelastomer seals, bumpers and reed switches. Special modifications available upon request.

LISTED UNDER: Actuators | Cylinders | Pneumatic Components

MSP® Air Cylinders - Multi-Stage Power Air Cylinders

May 9, 2013 3:21 pm | American Cylinder Co., Inc. | Products

Multi-Stage Power Air Cylinders are designed for applications requiring an output force several times that of a single piston air cylinder. Available in 1-1/2" through 8" bore sizes. Hard coated I.D. aluminum body, hard chrome plated and polished piston rod, and Buna-N seals are among the standard features. Rated 100 PSI and offered in various NFPA mounting styles.


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

Super White Washdown Duty Motor

May 8, 2013 5:11 pm | by MDT Staff | Baldor Electric Company | Product Releases | Comments

Baldor Electric has introduced the new Super White Washdown Duty motor designed for humid and moist environments in the food and beverage industry where motors receive sanitary washdowns on a regular basis. The autophoretic autodeposition exterior surface preparation method makes the white epoxy finish coat of this motor five times more resistant...

LISTED UNDER: Other Motors

Eliminating Leak Points and Reducing Costs

May 7, 2013 5:25 pm | by MDT Staff | LinkTech Couplings | Product Releases | Comments

LinkTech’s new Push-In Couplings are well suited for use on durable and disposable medical equipment. They offer the highest flow with no installation tooling needed. These space efficient couplings are designed and manufactured to eliminate leak points and costs, providing a trouble free connection with a long service life.


Planetary Gearmotors Offer High-Yield Torque for Small Spaces

May 7, 2013 3:39 pm | by MDT Staff | Groschopp, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Available in 3 sizes and multiple gear ratios, Groschopp’s new i-series gearboxes are ideal for applications that have stringent space limitations yet require a high yield torque and increased efficiency. Available with AC, PMDC and Brushless motors, the i-series gearbox has been pre-engineered with a custom design interface to mate with Groschopp motors.


Small Profile Optical Encoder

May 2, 2013 3:13 pm | by MDT Staff | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The new RSF MS 14 encoder system fulfills the need for a small package, high resolution encoder that has a repeatable optical reference mark, along with an easy visual display of signal quality. Available in North America through parent company HEIDENHAIN Corporation, this frictionless kit style encoder is perfect for motion feedback applications...


Brushed Chrome Option for IP65 Rated Pushbuttons

April 30, 2013 5:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Nkk Switches | Product Releases | Comments

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced it has updated its YB2 Series of 24mm square and 25mm round tamperproof pushbuttons. New to the series is a brushed chrome cap and bezel option for non-illuminated models.

LISTED UNDER: Switches/Pushbuttons

Motion control products

April 27, 2013 9:07 pm | Allied Motion | Products

Allied Motion products include brush and brushless DC motors, brushless torque motors, coreless DC motors, integrated brushless motor-drives, gearmotors, modular digital servo drives, motion controllers, and incremental and absolute optical encoders.

LISTED UNDER: AC Servo Motors | Brush DC Motors | Brushless DC Motors

Stainless Steel Couplings Provide Twice the Torque Capacity

April 26, 2013 4:54 pm | by MDT Staff | Helical Products Co. | Product Releases | Comments

Helical’s 17-4PH stainless steel couplings are ideal when high strength, excellent fatigue resistance and high torsional stiffness are called for in an application. Helical is the only company offering a standard product line of beam couplings made of 17-4PH stainless steel.


A World of Custom Switches Allow Medical Device OEMs to Integrate Signaling

April 25, 2013 12:49 pm | by MDT Staff | Tapeswitch Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Tapeswitch offers a wide variety of pressure sensitive, general purpose signaling switches for use with medical equipment and devices that function as control switches for operation in various applications. Available models include ribbon switches, touch pads, foot switches, hand switches, and sensing cells.

LISTED UNDER: Switches/Pushbuttons

Encoders with Fanuc Interface

April 23, 2013 2:39 pm | by MDT Staff | Heidenhain Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Heidenhain’s product range of absolute rotary encoders of the 400 Series are now available with interface to Fanuc controls. These encoders are particularly suitable for use on servo axes and spindles in machine tools, and feature integral bearings and stator or separate shaft couplings.


Luer Fitting Replacement

April 17, 2013 5:24 pm | by MDT Staff | LinkTech Couplings | Product Releases | Comments

The new 10 Series Couplings from LinkTech offer the ideal replacement for a luer fitting. These couplings are LinkTech’s smallest connectors yet with a new twist lock feature that is intuitive to use and makes an audible click when coupled.


Linear Rail with Integrated Drive

April 8, 2013 11:25 am | by MDT Staff | Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The BGS06 linear rail with the integrated IDEA Drive is a versatile system utilizing the popular size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator with an integrated and fully programmable stepper motor controller.

LISTED UNDER: Linear Motion Systems

Linear Drive Nut

April 8, 2013 10:34 am | by MDT Staff | Amacoil, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Amacoil/Uhing has expanded its line of Model RS rolling ring linear drive nuts with the new RS8 drive. The new unit runs on an 8mm diameter case hardened and ground, smooth shaft and supports space-saving machine design trends toward smaller components.



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