Heason Technology has represented Hephaist as a UK distribution partner for a number of years, offering a range of Spherical Rolling Joints suitable for Hexapod applications or the simulation and robotics industries.

Hephaist Seiko is a Japanese company specialising in the manufacture and sale of linear motion equipment and high-precision components. 

Hephaist has been involved in research and development of linear motion applications and has established a reputation as a manufacturer specialising in linear motion bearings characterised by high levels of accuracy, stiffness and quality. 

Hephaist was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in Kawagoe, Japan. Over the past 50 years, it has created basic infrastructure that underpins our society in three main areas: linear motion parts, ultra-high precision processing, and system product development. Their potential extends as far as space development, clean energy and medical care.

The main Hephaist products available from Heason Technology are the Spherical Rolling Joints - developed to resolve a variety of problems associated with joints with multiple degrees of freedom.  The main features of the Spherical Rolling Joints include:

  • High precision - less friction resistance due to its rolling joint struction, achieving high precision and zero clearance.
  • Downsizing of joints with multiple degrees of freedom - high rigidity and downsizing can be achieved.
  • Application to parallel mechanism - optimal for achieving high precision, high rigidity and downsizing of the parallel mechanism.
  • Superfine inner spherical machining technology  - realised with super fine inner spherical technology

Take a look at the Spherical Rolling Joint Product Brochure for detailed features and specifications. For additional information, or to discuss your application with one of our specialists, call us on +44 (0) 1403 792 300 or email sales@heason.com