High precision for handling systems

Overcoming extreme requirements for drives

Gearing up

Graham Mackrell looks at the gearing requirements for broadcast cameras

This time, it is rocket science

Graham Mackrell explains why strain wave gears have been the top choice in space for more than 40 years

Redesigning the gear

Graham Mackrell explains a new development in strain wave gearing

Gears for packaging machines

Graham Mackrell looks at how gears for packaging machines keep your goods fresh

Getting into gears

Graham Mackrell explores the diversification of a time-tested technological staple

Ushering in a new age of robotics

Precision gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK has launched its new CSF-2UP range of gearboxes for medical, robotics and measuring applications

Eye in the sky

Graham Mackrell discusses how innovative gears are being used to deliver an immersive viewing experience at this summer’s sporting events

New gears get going when the going gets tough

Precision gearing specialist Harmonic Drive UK has launched its new CobaltLine series of high torque gear component sets

The evolution of medical machines

The last century has seen medical machines and devices develop at an unprecedented rate, from the discovery of electrocardiography to the use of handheld devices to monitor it

Corrosion protection and galling resistance on critical components

Birchwood Technologies’ TRU TEMP low temp black oxide process creates a non-dimensional finish, maintaining the same material hardness and load-bearing properties

Customisable drives for precision applications

Users can specify gears, motors, encoder feedback systems, output bearings, sensors, windings, protective coatings and ingress protection ratings

Planetary performance increases accuracy

HPN range is designed for applications including packaging, printing, machine tools, as well as pick-and-place robotics

Gear unit range brings increased performance

Spinea’s TwinSpin high precision gear reducer is improved with new G-series

Robots given a helping hand

Universal Robots with the supply of HFUS-2SH Series Gears for use in the UR-5 six-axis flexible robot

Simulation tools range expanded

Romax Technology enhances product portfolio with upgrades to three products

Software upgrade for advanced magnetic inspection

Inspection of permanent magnets in R&D, quality control, production of sensor systems, electric motors, medical devices and consumer electronics

How to achieve optimum bearing performance in gearboxes

NSK has developed a guide to assist engineers and designers alike in this complex field

Sensor detects neutral and reverse gear positions in engine stop-start systems

Sensor element reliably detects the selected drive position and sends this information to control units incorporated in the vehicle

Hollow-shaft right angle helical gear drives

The gear drives feature heavy-duty sealed ball bearings, 1:1, 2:1 or 3:2 ratios




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