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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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Linear Indexing Drive with Zero Backlash Resists Clogging and Jamming

Available in seven sizes to meet axial thrust requirements from 22 to 450 pounds, the Amacoil/Uhing RS indexing drive is a backlash-free alternative for linear motion systems. The inner race of the rolling ring bearings is in constant point-contact with...

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Heavy Duty Linear Drive with 800 Lbs Thrust — Reverses Direction Automatically without Reversing Drive Motor

Amacoil/Uhing has introduced the model RG80 linear drive which supplies up to 800 pounds of side thrust for heavy load linear motion applications. The drive features "rolling ring" linear motion engineering enabling mechanical control over reversal thereby...

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Traverse Pitch Adjustment Requires No Gear Reduction or Clutches — Works Independently of Spool Drive Motor

For designers and operators of winding and spooling equipment, Uhing "rolling ring" traverse winding drives now feature a mechanical pitch adjustment lever.

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Grease Fitting Option for Linear Drive Automatically Lubricates Shaft While Wipers Remove Dirt and Grime

Amacoil now offers a grease fitting option which attaches to the shaft wipers on Uhing rolling ring drive assemblies. When the drive is running the grease fittings facilitate automatic shaft lubrication while the wipers clean the shaft, removing dust...

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“Moving Spool” Winder for Flat, Brittle or Fragile Materials Improves Efficiency; Reduces Waste

A "moving spool" winding machine based on the rolling ring linear motion principle has been introduced by Amacoil, Inc. Instead of traversing the material onto the spool, the moving spool winder moves the spool back-and-forth to create a smooth, even...

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Extra Bearing Doubles Linear Drive Axial Thrust While Only Slightly Increasing Length – Conserves Space

An extra bearing option for Uhing rolling ring linear drives doubles the axial thrust capacity without forcing users to redesign for a larger size drive. Model RG linear drives are available with 3- or 4-ring bearing assemblies inside the drive unit....

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Free Movement On Smooth Shaft Prolongs Linear Drive Life – Reduces Wear and Tear On Motor And Components

Uhing rolling ring linear drives now offer a free movement lever (F-lever) as a standard feature making it possible to slide the drive unit, with its attached load, anywhere along the shaft without having to turn on the motor. The F-lever reduces wear...

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