Pick & Hold PWM Modules from OES

August 25, 2014 9:59 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Optimal Engineering Systems (OES) has announced a low cost solution for solenoid control electronics. The off-the-shelf PWM "Pick & Hold" modules operate on a single supply voltage from +9 VDC to +50 VDC ...

LISTED UNDER: Control | Pulse Width Modulated (PWM)

100 V Synchronous Forward Controller

August 21, 2014 4:03 pm | by PD&D Staff | Linear Technology Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology has announced the LT8310, a primary-side synchronous forward controller. The LT8310 operates over an input voltage range of 6 V to 100 V, is targeted for power levels up to 200 W, and provides a drive signal for secondary-side ...

LISTED UNDER: Electrical and Electronic Components | Motion Control and Automation

Güdel Introduces Overhead Tracks for Robots

August 19, 2014 5:00 pm | by Güdel | Product Releases | Comments

Güdel has announced Trackmotion TMO – the latest generation in overhead robot tracks. TMO innovations include higher performance and reliability, configurable and scalable designs and reduced lead times. Güdel is the only track ...

LISTED UNDER: Mechanical Components | Motion Control and Automation

Zero-Max Right Angle Gear Drives

August 19, 2014 9:45 am | by PD&D Staff | Zero-Max, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Zero-Max has announced Crown gear drives that remain lubricated for life with Beacon 325 premium grade grease. The drives also feature heat treated AGMA Class 10 spiral bevel gears for a maintenance free operation in ...


Quick Actuation in Heavy Duty Applications

August 14, 2014 5:22 pm | by PD&D Staff | Southco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Southco has recently launched non-locking versions of its AC-30 and AC-40 Actuator styles that provide quick actuation in heavy duty applications. The AC-30 features push button actuation and simple installation for ...

LISTED UNDER: Positioning

Intelligent Analog Integration

August 14, 2014 5:06 pm | by PD&D Staff | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology has announced an expansion  of its 8-bit PIC16F178X enhanced Mid-Range core microcontroller family with increased Flash memory densities, intelligent analog and digital ... 

LISTED UNDER: Surface Mount | Control

Velmex BiSlide® Positioning Assemblies

August 12, 2014 12:09 pm | Velmex, Inc. | Products

The Velmex BiSlide positioning stage's modular design makes it highly configurable for a multitude of motion-control applications. The systems can be used to position, align, measure, test, fixture and machine, to name a few uses. Exceedingly accurate, multi-axis systems can be quickly and easily assembled using the BiSlides. Because BiSlide components are interchangeable, they can easily be reconfigured as the need arises. One, two and three axis systems are created by simply bolting together standard components utilizing the advantages of T-slot framing BiSlides have a load capacity of 300 lbs. (136 kg.) horizontally and 100 lbs. (45.4 kg.) vertically. BiSlide configurations come in travel lengths from 5″ (12.7 cm) to 80″ (203.2 cm).

LISTED UNDER: Motion Control Systems | Motion, Linear | Positioning Devices

UniSlide® Linear Stages

August 12, 2014 11:41 am | Velmex, Inc. | Products

Velmex UniSlide Assemblies deliver precise, versatile movement in one, two or three dimensions with linear motion. An impressive array of standard configurations are available to meet a multitude of applications. UniSlide positioning systems also can be easily customized to fulfill exacting requirements. They are available in an array of manual or motor-driven models and sizes including Linear Assemblies, Elevating Tables and XY Tables. Linear UniSlides have a maximum load capacity up to 400 lbs. (181.5 kg.) horizontally and 100 lbs. (45.5 kg.) vertically. UniSlide Elevating Tables and UniSlide XY Tables can lift up to 100 lbs. (45.5 kg.). Standard travel lengths of Velmex Linear UniSlides range from 3” (7.62 cm) to 42” (107 cm).

LISTED UNDER: Motion Control Systems | Motion, Linear | Positioning Devices

New Brushless Drives

August 11, 2014 5:14 pm | by PD&D Staff | Maxon Precision Motors | Product Releases | Comments

maxon motor has announced new brushless drives with a diameter of 19 mm that have been specially designed for high speeds. The new brushless DC motor is available in three performance classes ...

LISTED UNDER: Brushless, Self-Contained

Collision-Free Path Planning

August 11, 2014 5:03 pm | by PD&D Staff | Siemens Plm Software | Product Releases | Comments

Siemens has released KineoWorks 3.0, a software component for collision-free path planning in a range of applications, including robotics, human accessibility studies and ...

LISTED UNDER: Motion Control and Automation | Software and Computer Systems

Stainless Steel Handwheels

August 11, 2014 9:40 am | by PD&D Staff | J.W. Winco, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

J.W. Winco has announced it now offers GN 227.4 A4 stainless steel, spoked handwheels, in inch and metric sizes, available with and without revolving handle. These RoHS-compliant handwheels, can be used where a noncorrosive component is necessary and are not affected by shock and ...

LISTED UNDER: Materials and Prototyping | Mechanical Components | Motion Control and Automation

DC Hypoid Right-Angle Gearmotor

August 6, 2014 12:11 pm | by PD&D Staff | Bison Gear And Engineering Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Bison Gear and Engineering launched a PMDC motor version of the PowerSTAR hypoid right-angle product line. Features include ...

LISTED UNDER: Mechanical Components | Motion Control and Automation

Piezo Actuator

August 6, 2014 10:25 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Viking AT has announced the ViVa piezo actuator. With different sizes and strokes, the actuators can be engineered to fit nearly any ...

LISTED UNDER: Mechanical Components | Motion Control and Automation

Miniature Lampholder High Vibration Applications

August 4, 2014 4:35 pm | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

VCC has developed a miniature wedge based lampholder for low-voltage, high-vibration applications such as automotive and white goods. The lampholders accept T-5 and T-3 1/4 wedge base lamps including ...

LISTED UNDER: Positioning Devices

Hand Controls

August 4, 2014 1:35 pm | Actus Manufacturing | Products

Put control in the palm of your hand with Actus’ line of hand controls. These hand controls are, and always have been, made to your exact specifications. Because of our ability to provide O.E.M.’s with custom controls at affordable pricing, we have established ourselves as a reliable and competent supplier.



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