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Nov. 1, 2005
Linear actuators Duraplus linear actuators driven by brushless dc stepping motors promote smoothness, speed, and less cogging for OEM applications. FEATURES

Linear actuators

Duraplus linear actuators driven by brushless dc stepping motors promote smoothness, speed, and less cogging for OEM applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Speeds of more than 10 in./sec with high acceleration rates
  • ¼ to ⅜ in. leadscrews in various materials and efficiencies
  • NEMA 23, with optional 17 and 34 sizes
  • Motor windings of 12 to 160 Vdc

EADMOTORS
Dover, N.H.
(603) 742-3330
www.eadmotors.com
Circle 216

Rocker switches

The SW 3800 series features high electrical capacity of 30 A at 125 and 250 Vac and 30 Vdc.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Mechanical life rated at minimum 50,000 operations and electrical life at minimum 25,000 operations
  • Nominal force from 800 to 2,200 g
  • Double and three-pole switches contain circuits in single or double-throw configurations
  • UL recognized and CSA certified

NKK SWITCHES
Scottsdale, Ariz.
(480) 991-0942
www.nkkswitches.com
Circle 217

Handheld control terminal

Profi-RT3 handheld control terminal with built-in ProfiBus-DP interface is designed for robotic systems and automated machinery.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • LCD display of 20 lines by 15 characters
  • 44 mechanical keys
  • ANSI/RIA R15.06-1999 compliant push-lock type E-Stop
  • 3-position enable switch

DYNASERVO INC.
Markham, Ont.
(905) 479-0175
www.dynaservo.com
Circle 218

Vision sensors

The In-Sight 5400S is made of stainless steel and protects against harsh manufacturing environments without an extra enclosure.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Sorts, detects, inspects, verifies, reads, and counts passing items
  • Contains vision-software library and built-in Ethernet
  • PatMax is available for feature and object location
  • Meets IEC specs for shock and vibration and achieves an IP68/NEMA 6P rating that tolerates chemical washdowns and submersion

COGNEX CORP.
Natick, Mass.
(877) 264-6391
www.cognex.com
Circle 219

Shaft seals

Meco outside single-face seals suit high-temperature and high-speed applications where double-face seals can overheat and fail.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Contain vapors in vertical-shaft vessels; operate without purge or flush system
  • Handle axial-shaft motion and large degree of shaft run-out
  • Maintain constant seal face pressure as components wear
  • Custom-engineered; available fully split for installation without bearing or drive removal

WOODEX BEARING CO. INC.
Georgetown, Maine
(207) 371-2210
www.mecoseal.com
Circle 220

High-load ball screws

New line of ball screws handles high-capacity loads at fast speeds with efficiency up to 90%.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Stainless and alloy-steel styles available in 3/8, 1/2, and 5/8 in. diameters in lengths to 72 in.
  • Single circuit, dual circuit, preloaded styles support loads to 1,650 lb
  • Operating temperatures from -65° to 300° F at speeds to 2,000 in./min
  • Straightness at 0.01-in./ft TIR; does not exceed 0.025 in.-TIR over length of screw

PIC DESIGN
Middlebury, Conn.
(800) 243-6125
www.pic-design.com
Circle 221

Linear synchronous motor

QuickStick 100 is a modular, linear synchronous motor solution for assembly automation and material handling that connects end-to-end for any length.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • One-meter module contains embedded position sensors and control software and independently directs up to five small vehicles
  • Operates without pneumatic stops, belts, pulleys, and gears for less maintenance and downtime
  • Propels, tracks, and moves pallets by interacting with a permanent-magnet array on each vehicle
  • Built-in controls regulate speed, acceleration, direction, permission to advance, and standard positioning within ±0.5 mm, with potential for ±0.05 mm repeatability
  • Vehicles run without power or communication cables

MAGNEMOTION INC.
Acton, Mass.
(978) 461-5090
www.magnemotion.com
Circle 222

Motion, logic controllers

Three new models (30, 80, and 160) of servo-wire motion and logic controllers are available for integrated motion, I/O, and networking and feature a small footprint and improved performance.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Control up to 16 axes and thousands of I/O points
  • Built-in digital (8 in/8 out) and analog I/O
  • Intel 32-bit processors run QNX real-time operating system;removable compact flash for storage
  • Two Ethernet ports and three or four serial ports; Wago 750 series I/O connected via Modbus/UDP or FireWire

ORMEC
Rochester, N.Y.
(800) 656-7632
www.ormec.com
Circle 223

Timing belt pulleys

Series 0.080 pitch aluminum MXL timing belt pulleys for 1/4 in. belts feature Fairloc integral hub fastening which eliminates the need for conventional separate hub clamp devices and offers frequent position adjustment.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Gold iridite aluminum alloy in 12 to 72 grooves
  • Double or no-flange design with bores from 0.125 to 0.25 in. and O.D. of 0.286 to 1.813 in.
  • Cap screw can be tightened and released repeatably without marring the shaft or affecting torque transmission

STOCK DRIVE PRODUCTS
New Hyde Park,N.Y.
(516) 328-3300
www.sdp-si.com
Circle 224

Step motor

Linearstep offers linear motion in a rotary package.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Thread spec and enhanced neodymium magnet rotor promote high-thread efficiency and large driving forces
  • Linear shaft movement allows simple, inexpensive system design
  • Ball-bearing supports and sturdy motor case extend life and durability
  • Available in 25 and 35-mm versions

NIPPON PULSE AMERICA INC.
Radford, Va.
(540) 633-1677
www.nipponpulse.com
Circle 226

Shock absorber

High-cycle SC 300-HC industrial shock absorber features a quick rod-ready time for high-speed production equipment.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Short stroke translates to faster cycling and production times
  • Suitable for packaging, sliding, robotics, and machine-tool applications

ACE CONTROLS INC.
Farmington Hills, Mich.
(800) 521-3320
www.acecontrols.com
Circle 225

Ring drives

Camco ring index drives feature large through-holes for automated machinery and equipment, including electrical wiring, air, and hydraulic lines.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Models feature 1, 1.5, or 2-meter nominal rings; each available in 6 to 48-stop configurations
  • Locating equipment in center through-hole frees up outer periphery for operator access and auxiliary equipment; size allows more workstations for assembly of complex products
  • 4-point contact bearing supports large output-mounting surface for high accuracy, superior thrust, and moment capacity
  • Direct shaft-mounted motorized drive with reducer and brake-motor combinations suit any application
  • Precision ground cam with preloaded cam followers maximize accuracy

INDUSTRIAL MOTION CONTROL LLC
Wheeling, Ill.
(847) 459-5200
www.camcoindex.com
Circle 227

Linear guides

DryLin N low-profile linear guides are self-lubricating and support high-speed applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Plastic guiding elements run on anodized aluminum rails, enabling oil and maintenance-free operation
  • Reach speeds of 32 fps and available in four widths
  • Flat, lightweight design resists corrosion, dirt, dust, and contaminants
  • Incur low wear and have a low coefficient of friction

IGUS INC.
East Providence, R.I.
(888) 803-1895
www.igus.com
Circle 235

Electromechanical linear actuator

DGE-RF linear actuator offers high speed and flexible design for a variety of applications.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Speeds to 10 m/sec, working strokes to 5 m, repeatability of ± 0.1 mm, loads to 600 N
  • Roller guide technology for minimal friction, smooth motion, and quiet operation
  • Operates in contaminated environments
  • Roller bearings require little maintenance and lubrication

FESTO CORP.
Hauppauge, N.Y.
(631) 435-0800
www.festo.com/us
Circle 237

Servo electrical gripper

PT-AP70 servo actuated gripper is fully flexible and easily controls glass, foam, or sand molds via pre-programmed parameters.

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • 70-mm total stroke; 200 N grip force
  • Repeatability less than ± 0.05 mm in 0.9 Kg package
  • CAN-bus, RS232, Profibus-DP communication options
  • Low-friction linear bearings allow ultra-sensitive controllable actuation

Schunk Inc.
Morrisville, N.C.
(919) 572-2705
www.schunk-usa.com
Circle 236

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