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FDA/USDA and 3A-Dairy Compliance Brochure features Linear Motion Components from LM76!

Motion Control – FDA/USDA/3A-Dairy Compliance Brochure E. Longmeadow, MA — Motion Control Components – Linear Motion – Food processing and beverage plants’ wash down areas are unique environments that undergo harsh treatment from high pressure washers, steam, and a multitude of caustic chemicals used in the cleaning and sanitizing production equipment. OEMs and maintenance departments […]

Motion Control -What To Consider When Specifying A Linear Slide

Motion Control – Tutorial Considerations when specifying a linear slide for a new or existing application. By Mike Quinn • LM76 When a design engineer has fully defined a linear-motion application’s requirements regarding travel length, speed, force, and accuracy as well as repeatability, the next question to answer is this: Does an off-the-shelf linear slide (or a stock […]

Motion Control – Electromate Recognized with 2021 AHTD Foundation Award!

Motion Control – Electromate 2021 AHTD Foundation Award! Toronto, Ontario – June 18, 2021 – Electromate received a Foundation Award from the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD), recognizing the company’s 25 years of membership and support. This is the first year the Award has been given, honoring a small group of members out of […]

Motion Control Tutorial – Slotted vs. Slotless Motor Technology

Motion Control – Tutorial Motor Technology Motion Control Tutorial – When first introduced, brushless DC motors, despite their many advantages, were cast as a costly alternative to brush-commutated motors and were typically only specified for low-power applications where long life was the primary desired requirement. Without the mechanical brush-commutator mechanism that would wear and eventually […]

Motion Control – Steinmeyer Tutorial Series – Ball Screws – Explaining Load Capacity!

Motion Control – Ball Screw Tutorial           Tutorial presented by Steinmeyer – Many engineers are confused about this topic, especially if they don’t work frequently with ball screws. So let’s take a moment to explain the terminology.   BURLINGTON, MA — There are generally two load capacities given for a particular […]

Motion Control Tutorial – Slotted vs. Slotless Motor Technology

Motion Control Tutorial – When first introduced, brushless DC motors, despite their many advantages, were cast as a costly alternative to brush-commutated motors and were typically only specified for low-power applications where long life was the primary desired requirement. Without the mechanical brush-commutator mechanism that would wear and eventually result in motor failure, brushless motors […]

Motion Control – Steinmeyer Tutorial – Ball Screws – Maximum Load!

              Tutorial presented by Steinmeyer – Their Ball Screws are specially manufactured for dynamic performance BURLINGTON, MA –Motion Control Tutorial – Ball Screws – Maximum Load There are five ways a ball screw may fail due to overload: Excessive dynamic loading, which means the screw makes too many revolutions […]

Motion Control White Paper – Life Expectancy for Single Vs. Double Nut Ball Screws

Motion Control Components – White Paper – Life Expectancy for Single vs. Double Nuts by Steinmeyer!   Life expectancy equations provided by some manufacturers only cover nuts having two-point contact. But what about four-point nuts? And what about the effects of preload? BURLINGTON, MA –Motion Control Components – The fundamental determining factor of life expectancy […]

Linear Bearing Engineers Design Camera Sliders for the Pro and Beginner!

Designed by Linear Bearing Engineers Camera Sliders for the Beginner and the PRO PRODUCTS | CONTACT US | NEWS | VIDEOS | Designer Spotlight | Artist Spotlight | NEW SLIDER The difference between rolling and sliding friction in camera sliders. Mike Quinn Take a quarter and roll it on its edge across a table – […]

Motion Control “White Papers” – Welcome to the Kollmorgen “Engineer’s Library”

Motion control technical white papers Here you’ll find best practices and other resources to help you envision, design and realize a truly differentiated machine. We’ll be updating the Engineer’s Library several times per year, so check in often.   Achieve Superior Motion Control Servo Performance, Quickly, with Auto-Tuning! The highest quality flexographic printing machines use direct […]

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