Just Rolling Along with Rolling Ring Linear Drives

Multi-speed, direct braked reversible motors. Valves and solenoids. Gear head assemblies. PLCs and other complex controls. Whether you design, operate, or maintain production machinery, you're probably familiar with the components and assemblies typically...

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Compression and Friction in a Linear Motion System

In most linear motion applications, compression and friction within the drive train, while often necessary, are ultimately detrimental to the linear motion system. Compression and friction cause heat and wear. This shortens the system's lifespan and increases...

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Precision linear motion drive features thrust capacity from 7 to 800 pounds

The Precision Motion Drive System is a Model RG rolling ring linear drive integrated with a motion controller for precision linear motion applications. The Precision Motion Drive is fully programmable and meets application requirements for precision winding/spooling,...

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Linear Drive with Pitch Turndown Capability Maximizes Functionality of Winding Assembly – Eliminates Need to Change Gearing

The Uhing Kinemax linear drive features variable pitch which makes it possible to spool materials of varying diameters using only one winding assembly, without having to change the drive system's gear ratio for each different gauge of material being spooled....

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Shaft collar for high speed converting & winding applications – new design assures collars won’t jam on shaft

Easylock™ shaft collars, from Amacoil/Uhing, install quickly without special tools to provide non-slip holding of tools and reels on smooth, case hardened (Rockwell > 55) shafts. A new option – Easylock positive release – assures the collars won’t...

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Parts Scanning Platform — Variable Speed, Automatic Reversal No Programming or Electronic Controls Needed

Amacoil has designed a parts scanning platform which moves in a reciprocating motion pattern using the Uhing linear drive. The linear motion of the platform is backlash-free. Reversal is automatic without requiring an electronic control system or reversal...

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Winding Guide System Helps Assure Smooth, Even Spooling

The Amacoil/Uhing GS Guide System helps assure smooth, even spooling by keeping the wire or other material being spooled in-line between pay off and take up points. The GS system consists of guide wheels attached to the end of adjustable arms. The guide...

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New Timing Belt Drive Features Sag Resistant, One-Piece Extrusion Design

The new model AZ1040 drive is the most recent extension to the Amacoil-Uhing line of timing belt drives used for smooth linear motion in positioning and indexing applications. The drive features a one-piece aluminum profile extrusion which serves as the...

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Adjustable Pitch and Side Thrust Enhance Smooth Movement in Linear Positioning Drive

Amacoil/Uhing model RS linear drives are now available with five linear pitch settings and adjustable axial thrust. This permits varying pitch/thrust combinations until optimum settings are achieved. Optimizing pitch and thrust settings results in very...

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Linear drive with adjustable pitch enables variable speed without changing drive motor speed

All Uhing Model RG linear drives now feature a manual pitch control which permits a 10:1 adjustment of the linear pitch of the drive unit. Each of seventeen Model RG drive units has a specific maximum linear pitch. This is the linear distance the drive...

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