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Heason Technology at the Engineering Design Show 2018

Situated on Stand G74 at the Ricoh Arena, we recently returned to the Engineering Design Show with a full line-up of motion control components from our distribution partners. We also featured working demonstrations that displayed the leading UK motion control supplier and system integrator's capability for the complete design and build of customised motion systems.

A centerpiece of the show was our custom-built EtherCAT Controlled Hexapod, along with a BRAND NEW maze game that visitors to the stand thoroughly enjoyed having a go at. 

What products did we showcase?

To compliment the Hexapod centerpiece, we also showcased an array of products that included:

  • Kollmorgen Motors – high performance stepper and servo motors with high power density, optional integral brakes, electronics and feedback. This included the new AKM2G Servo Motors.
  • Kollmorgen Drives – including standalone or network, analogue, digital, CAN, EtherCAT, multiple feedback options and on-board position control.
  • Thomson Planetary Gearheads – high reduction ratio gears, zero backlash, high precision, bearing reducer gears and high performance multi-stage gears where a high torque to volume ratio is required.
  • Elmo Drives – supporting CANopen and EtherCAT protocols equipped with the latest advanced technology for applications under extreme environmental conditions.
  • Spinea Zero Backlash Gears – designed for applications requiring a high reduction ratio, high kinematic accuracy, low lost motion, high moment capacity and high stiffness of a compact design, with a limited installation zone and low mass.
  • Servotecnica Slip Rings – standard and customisable slip rings/electric rotary joints suitable for power transmission and electrical signals.
  • Zettlex IncOders – non-contact, inductive angle encoders for high-precision and reliable measurement in harsh environments.

Paul Sorrell, Technical Sales Engineer, comments "With a steady flow of visitors to the stand the enquiries were, as ever, wide ranging and interesting with good potential for new projects. The Heason 'Hexa-maze' was the centerpiece of our stand and an irresistible draw to passers-by who couldn’t resist the challenge!".

Eve Hanford, Sales Desk Administrator, also comments “This year’s Engineering Design Show was a great success! My first time exhibiting with Heason was very exciting and educational. Meeting with customers, suppliers and other companies in the same industry was a great way to build relationships and put names to faces. I hope to be involved in many more exhibitions in the future!”.

Take a look at the show highlights video which features our UK & EU Sales Manager Ash Chury being interviewed.

For further detailed technical information, take a look at our show preview Heason Technology at the Engineering Design Show.

About the Engineering Design Show

The Engineering Design Show is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to engineering, electronics and embedded design. The show provides the ideal environment for design engineers to benefit from direct access to the latest products, services and innovations available to the sector.

With more than 25 conference speakers, a wide-range of free-to-attend workshops, exciting feature zones and over 220 exhibitors showcasing their products and services, the Engineering Design Show is the only event that caters all aspects of engineering design under one roof in an efficient and dynamic environment.

If you have any questions or an application you need support with, call us on +44 (0) 1403 792 300 or email

Article published on: 22/10/2018

Article last updated on: 22/10/2018