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Affordable Piezo Technology Brochure from PI

Auburn, MA — PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has released a new brochure on Lever Amplified Piezo Flexure Actuators. The brochure presents a number of new applications along with a variety newly designed, low-cost flexure actuators for OEMs.
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Fine-Pitch Encoding System from Renishaw

Hoffman Estates, IL — Renishaw's RESOLUTE optical encoder system is being called the world's first true absolute encoder capable of 27-bit resolution at 36,000 rpm. The fine-pitch system offers excellent dirt immunity, while delivering resolution of just 1 nanometer at up to 100m/s, for both ...
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Haydon Kerk Intros Micro Lead Screws

Hollis, NH — Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is introducing its Kerk® Micro Series Lead screw Assemblies — a new range of micro-sized lead screws. Standard configurations include 2mm diameter screws with leads ranging from 0.3mm to 2mm per revolution and a variety of nut configurations of self ...
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Ultra Motion Intros Linear Actuator

Cutchogue, NY — Ultra Motion LLC has introduced its Series A Linear Actuator. These units are designed to be lightweight and powerful with small dimensions. They can be configured for stroke lengths up to 16-in., for forces up to 500 pounds or for speeds up to 20-in./sec.
Add-on equipment includes brakes, position feedback devices and mounting hardware. They are suitable...

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MTS Super Shields Linear-Position Sensors

Cary, NC - MTS Systems Corp., Sensors Division has further improved the design of its Temposonics® linear-position sensors for longevity in harsh environments by adding a super shield housing option to ensure long-term wear. Ordered as an integrated package with R-Series and G-Series sensors, the ...

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Ormec Intros Proprietary Software for Indexers

Rochester, NY — Ormec Systems Corporation (Ormec) has launched MotionSet, a powerful, easy-to-use proprietary commissioning software, designed expressly for use with the company's new XD-Series Indexer Servo Drives. This industry exclusive software tool can reduce conventional indexer setup efforts from ...
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Haydon Kerk Intros 4G Linear Actuators

Waterbury, CT — Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. is introducing the G4 19000 Series Can-stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuator, built for extended reliability and high performance. This is the 3rd linear actuator size added to the company's line of high output can-stacks that reportedly offer superior ...
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Leine & Linde Extreme Encoder from Heidenhain

Strangnas, Sweden — The new Extreme 1000 series from Leine & Linde offers encoders for severe environments. Available in North America through Heidenhain Corporation, the measurement and function range on this encoder is especially designed to meet the exceptional requirements of the steel, crane ...
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Wire-Actuated Encoders from Siko

Dexter, MI — Siko's wire-actuated encoders are available in a slim, compact design and provide measurement length of up to 3000mm. The SG20 and SG30 Wire-Actuated Encoders are thus suitable for space-constrained applications such as crane manufacturing, where it is primarily used for measuring the ...
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Advanced Motion Intros Embedded Servo Drives

Camarillo, CA — Advanced Motion Controls has introduced its AZX series of embedded, extended environment servo drives specifically made to handle outdoor, mobile and otherwise rugged environment applications. With extended temperature range, shock/vibration protection and overall increased robustness ...
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MicroE Intros Hi-Res Optical Linear Encoder

Bedford, MA — MicroE Systems' new Mercury II 5000 is a miniature, high-resolution optical encoder that reportedly gives motion system designers superior performance, accuracy, versatility, ease of use and low cost of ownership compared to other encoders in its class.
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Leine & Linde Early Warning System Encoder from Heidenhain

Strangnas, Sweden — In order to avoid false diagnoses, costly downtime and prevent sudden failures of rotary encoders in today's machinery, Leine & Linde is offering a special integrated early warning system called ADS ("Advanced Diagnostic System") in its 800 Series of rotary encoders. These ...
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MicroE Intros Mini Hi-Res Optical Encoder

Bedford, MA — MicroE Systems' new Mercury II 5000 is a miniature, high-resolution optical encoder that gives motion system designers superior performance, accuracy, versatility, ease of use and low cost of ownership compared to other encoders in its class.
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Renishaw: Track-Mounted Encoder System

Hoffman Estates, IL — Renishaw's new Fastrack linear encoder scale system brings high accuracy, stainless steel construction and quick, easy installation to large, sectional machines used in flat-panel display and photovoltaic manufacturing applications, as well as large CMMs that require removal ...
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PI: Multilayer Piezo Actuator Lit

Auburn, MA — Piezo specialist PI has released a new paper on piezo actuator lifetime and reliability.
The paper describes the development and lifetime tests of ceramic encapsulated actuators in comparison with conventional polymer coated piezo actuators. Dynamic operation with a new internal electrode design for stress reduction as well as special external electrodes for high current...

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Special Engineered Materials from Haydon Kerk

Waterbury, CT — Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. is now offering Kerkite® Composite Polymers and other special materials. Kerkite polymers are standard materials used in Kerk® brand precision anti-backlash leadscrew nuts, RGS® linear rails and guides, and ScrewRail® linear actuators. Kerkite ...
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BEI Duncan Intros Position Sensors Brochure

Irvine, CA — BEI Duncan Electronics has released a new brochure: "Position Sensor Solutions for Aerospace and Defense". The new literature highlights the company's original founding goal of producing military-grade, precision wire-wound potentiometers for position sensing in military and aerospace applications. The brochure also describes the company's successful track record of reliable product performance of the initial product offering along with its technology expansion since.
The company's position sensors can be found in a wide range of environmental extremes where the ability...

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Mini Piezo Motor Demo Kit from PI

Auburn, MA — PI's patented P-653 piezo motor linear slide is smaller than other miniature linear stages and provides significantly higher velocities and resolution.
The ceramic miniature motors are available in a Developer's Kit which plugs into a USB port and comes with control software. This is a true linear motor slide; there are no rotary...
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Heidenhain Intros Versatile Absolute Linear Encoder

Schaumburg, IL — Heidenhain Corp. is introducing the versatile new LIC 4000 Absolute linear encoder. Besides its capability of absolute position measurement, this new encoder is characterized by its high resolution of 1 nanometer and its fast, purely serial EnDat 2.2 interface.
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Aerotech: Linear Motor Stage

Pittsburgh, PA — Aerotech NanoTranslation (ANT95-XY, ANT95-XY-H) cross-roller-bearing, linear motor, dual-axis stages are the newest release and continue the evolution of ANT series stages. The ANT95-XY...

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