Available in two different axis sizes – HG 25 with peak force of 180 N, and HG 12 with peak force of 110 N – the HG series of lightweight, aluminum, closed linear motor axes from Weiss reduce costs, provide precise axis in a compact design, and feature a unique guide profile cover made of machined aluminum to provide protection for applications that experience external contamination influences.
B&R’s two new helical gearboxes, the 8GP70 series with a shaft output and the 8GF70 series with a drive flange, provide smooth operation for absolute precision, excellent synchronization characteristics, and a very low noise level at high speeds.
As baby boomers continue to age and adherence packaging becomes more important than ever, one clever company built a 134-axis servo-driven system to crank out lots and lots of blister-style adherence packs.
There’s no place like interpack to see the latest in packaging machinery controls and automation. Here are just two examples of what the world’s largest packaging show had on display in the cartoning sector.
Minimizing the effects of shaft currents that can be present in adjustable speed motor applications, Baldor Electric Company’s Reliance Super-E motors with internal AEGIS Bearing Protection Ring are now available with 28 new ratings consisting of 1 to 40 HP, open drip-proof motors, 200 volt and 575 volt, as well as 5 to 15 HP totally enclosed fan-cooled designs for 200 volt.