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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Linear Slide Option Protects Drive Systems from Damage Due to Heavy or Off-Center Loads

To enhance the performance and extend the longevity of Uhing linear drive assemblies, an optional line of linear slide load carriers has been introduced. The slides remove twisting and bending forces from the drive unit, and from the guide rails and supports....

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Zero-Backlash Linear Drive Assembly Requires No Additional Drive Train Preloads – Smooth Shaft Stays Clean

A backlash-free design eliminates the need for additional drive system preload in Amacoil/Uhing linear drive units and assemblies which are used in a wide range of converting, finishing and packaging processes including slitting, coating, x-y table movement,...

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Traverse Winding and Spooling System Runs Off Take-Up Drive Motor – No Additional Motors, Sensors or Controllers Needed

Engineers and production personnel may simplify spooling machine set-up, operation and maintenance, with a traverse winding system from Amacoil/Uhing which does not require its own drive motor. Instead, the traverse system is linked to the take-up reel...

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