Eight finalists for the Launch Pad Startup Competition at Automate 2017 in Chicago will present software, hardware, services, and concepts to benefit customers looking to for advanced automation and robotics solutions.
Moving a load in a straight line can be done using a variety of linear actuator devices employing both rod and rodless technologies. For rod-style actuation requiring lower amounts of force requirements (less than 1,000 lb), there have...
Applications engineer Eric Utley gives Machine Design’s Jeff Kerns a tour of the company’s 3D-printing operation.
Pneumatic, electric, and integrated electric actuators have long been used to move loads. But how do they stack up against one another?