New Product: Linear drive with ramp-down

May 8, 2008
A hardware attachment for Uhing linear drives permits mechanically controlled ramp-down of linear speed before reversal, dissipating forward momentum of the load to prevent shaking or jarring.

The slowdown option needs no electronics or programming and can be configured for dwell if the drive must stop.

The feature is also useful in traverse winding-drive assemblies for winding flat materials because it slightly increases the wrap time at the spool flanges.

Amacoil Inc., 2100 Bridgewater Rd., Box 2228, Aston, PA 19014, (800) 252-2645, amacoil.com

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