Six families of air cylinders from Fabco-Air Inc., Gainesville, Fla., feature Teflon-lined Duralon rod bearings and chrome-plated, stainless-steel piston rods. Pancake, Square 1, and short-stroke models are available in bores from 0.5 to 4 in...
Reliable leadscrew applications depend not only on proper selection, but also on correct installation and alignment to eliminate off-axis load.
Planetary gears, which can supply a lot of speed reduction and torque in a small package, have operating characteristics beyond those of fixed-axis gear trains
Many things are not always what they seem. Servos are one of those. Here are some ideas for servo systems that may help improve productivity, and delay the arrival of a gray hair or two.