Technical Blog

Types of Slip Rings

Types of Slip Rings Slip Rings come in many different types and sizes, available as either standard or customised.  Heason Technology offers both standard and customisable Slip Rings which are designed to deliver a flexible, cost effective, high quality and reliable...

Ball Screws vs Lead Screws

We asked our engineering experts the most common differences between ball screws and lead screws to help you make the best choice for your application.  Ball Screws vs Lead Screws: What are the differences? Typically, in most applications you can use either a ball screw or a lead screw,...

What is a Servo Drive?

A servo drive is an integral part of a servo system which also includes the controller, motor and feedback device. Communication to and from controllers and other devices can be via a simple digital and analogue i/o or digital fieldbus communication, such as EtherCAT, CANopen and many...

Servo Motors from Heason Technology

  Our range of servo motors suit many different types of harsh environments, including wash-down environments for food and beverage industries, explosion-proof environments found in oil and gas industries and environments with extreme temperatures.  We’ve put together our top...

Planetary Gearboxes from Heason Technology

There are seven Thomson Linear Micron® TRUE Planetary™ gearheads available from Heason Technology which are ideal for motion control applications including: Robotics Medical applications Machine tools Navigation Security Heason Technology is a leading distributor for...

What is Motion Control?

What is Motion Control? Motion control is the process of moving machinery using rotary and linear actuators. Motion Control is a sub-field of automation whereby position or velocity machines are controlled using a motion control device, such as a linear actuator, electric motor, a hydraulic pump...