It’s a friction drive

That means that the bearings put a significant "bite" on the shaft. Anything you do in your set up to interfere with that "bite" will cause problems for you. You can't lessen or increase the pressure of the bearings against the shaft. If you use oil or...

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Accident waiting to happen

Was in Milwaukee last week seeing customers. Worked with the Amacoil rep out there who is very competent and a good guy. We saw one guy who had installed a new Uhing drive assembly with the L4 linear bearing slide. This load carrier mounts across the...

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FAQs about Rolling Ring Drives

If you're unfamiliar with Uhing rolling ring drives, it's best to call Amacoil and speak with an applications support person before forging ahead. You can also quickly see the answers to most (okay many) questions in in our Frequently Asked Questions...

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Do you need to fine tune your winding traverse stroke length to improve spooling accuracy

As an alternative to the standard manually adjustable end stops on Amacoil-Uhing traverse drives, an option is now available for fine adjustment of traverse travel distance. The option enables users to meet level winding application requirements where...

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