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2500mm Linear Stage

March 14, 2019
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We recently completed a project for a customer in the laser industry that required 2500mm linear stages.  Working closely with our customer, the entire process of inception, research, development, and testing, took only 16 weeks to complete and deliver the final products. Performance specs include: • Travel Length: 2500mm • Drive Type: Linear Motors • Bidirectional Repeatability: ±0.5µm • Linear Accuracy: ±20µm/m (uncompensated) • Continuous Force: 175N • Peak Force: 405N • Max Velocity: 2.5…

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The Growing Motion Control Industry

March 14, 2019
Graph showing market share in the motion control industry, with material handling at 42.5%, machine tools at 32.6%, and robotics at 24.9%

The motion control system market is lined up for significant growth by 2022. Here are five key things to keep in mind as it expands. 1. Motion control is part of your daily life, whether you realize it or not. 2. By 2022, the motion control market will be a $22.84 billion industry. 3. Robotics is the next wave of motion systems. 4. The medical industry is fueled by motion…

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2019 Trends In Motion Control And Motors

March 14, 2019
Robotic arms using motion control on a production floor

The motion control and motor industry has evolved dramatically over the years, and the pace of technological change only continues to gain steam.  Motion control and motor technology is getting smarter, more capable and more productive, and is playing a key part in the overall productivity of any given operation. As 2019 gets underway, three industry trends to keep an eye on include: • Customized and frameless motors achieving higher…

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