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Rack-and-Pinion Drives Often Top Other Drives For Durability, Efficiency, and Economics

Wittenstein RAPLinear motors, ball screws, and rack-and-pinion drives are good options when it comes to electro-mechanical linear motion systems. Ball screws are very popular, and linear motors are noted for precision and dynamic performance. Rack-and-Pinion drives are often overlooked when it comes to accuracy and performance, but they cannot only match but exceed what is offered by competing hardware. This is made possible through the advances in precision manufacturing, and the recent advent of electronic preloading. In fact, rack-and-pinion units often top the others in terms of durability, efficiency, and economics.... {Read More}

Rockwell Automations PowerFlex 7000 Drives with ArchShield Help Reduce Arc Flash Hazards

Posted on Friday Jan 08, 2016 | arcshield, drives, powerflex, safety,

Rockwell Automation’s PowerFlex 7000 drive system with ArcShield technology is the latest addition to their family of arc-resistant products. The new drive system offers an integrated solution to reduce the safety burden put on industrial end users. The PowerFlex 7000 with ArcShield fits a wide range of applications that require frequent starts and stops. The technology allows you to slow down and stop your motors more quickly and efficiently.... {Read More}