Technical Blog

Ultra-slow motion control with Zettlex position encoders

The term “motion control” often gives the impression of a high-speed systems with rapid changes of direction and speed. High speed and dynamic motion control applications endure technical challenges however, this also applies to slow speeds. It is quite common in modern-day...

Improve user experience with advanced lifting column technology

Our LC Series lifting columns are available in a range of models with features to match application needs. They offer Easy installation Maximum extension-to-retraction ratio High load capacity models Smooth operation Low noise output Lifting force for potential moment loads of up to...

Planetary Gearheads within the Medical Industry

How do planetary gearheads work? Planetary gearheads use a gear arrangement in which three planet gears rotate about a central pinion, or sun gear. The planet gears obit with an internal gear which is cut into the inner circumference of the gearhead. The construction of the gearhead is...

AKD-N Decentralised Servo Drive System

What is an AKD-N Decentralised Servo Drive System? An AKD-N decentralised servo drive system consists of a central power supply with robust IP67 rated Servo Drives which are installed near to the motor. This particular system offers everything that is needed for the next generation of machine...

Fast, Accurate Profile Rail Linear Guides - which design is best suited for your application?

What is a Profile Rail Linear Guide? Also known as a square rail, they provide an increase of rigidity and stiffness over round-rail linear guides, as well as offering high load capabilities in a small, concise package.  Profile-rails can differ in rigidity, load capacity, travel...

Eco-friendly Ballscrews: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

How do you adapt a Ball Screw to a level which will make our environment eco-friendly? The answer lies within the three “R” technique: Reduce, Re-use and Recycle.  If people could apply the three “R” technique with Ball Screws then we will all benefit...