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Tolomatic MXB-S Linear Belt Drive Actuator

January 9, 2018

Tolomatic MXBSThe MXB-S is a compact belt drive linear actuator for use in applications requiring light to moderate load carrying and guidance. The bearing system of the MXB-S linear belt drive utilizes two field-replaceable solid bearings that optimize performance, rigidity and life. Featuring a trapezoidal, self-cleaning bearing system, the MXB-s linear belt drive a good choice for applications in paper production or sawmills. This low-cost, economical belt drive actuator features speeds up to 100 in/sec (2540 mm/sec) and thrusts up to 418 lbf (1860 N). All MXB-S linear belt drive actuators are built-to-order in stroke lengths up to 200 inches (5080 mm).

  • 6 body sizes
  • Oversized pulley bearings for longer life
  • High-power polyurethane belt resists stretching
  • Easy access belt tensioning system with no disassembly required
  • Field replaceable bearings for extended service life
  • Large, flexible carrier mounting surface

Tolomatic MXB-S Linear Belt Drive Actuator

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Intelligent Actuator Rotating 2-Axis Wrist Unit

September 5, 2017

Ideal for reducing costs when 6-axis robot is not necessary

Wrist Units with logoIAI’s Unique WU Series Wrist Unit design makes it light weight and compact in size.  
Equipped with a battery-less absolute encoder as standard, the WU Series is a low cost alternative, compared to 6-axis articulated robots making it ideal for reducing the cost of equipment.

Diagonal approaches and tip swiveling can now be performed with minimum required axis configuration which until now required a vertically articulated robot.

Numatics 651 Series FRL

October 27, 2016

asconumatics-series-651-frlIndustry’s highest flow rates in small port sizes

This new FRL line broadens the company’s high flow-rate 650 Series family to include products with 1/8 -inch and 1/4-inch port sizes.

The 651 Series FRLs require less space and are designed to fit in compact applications and in machines that require less air consumption. With the highest flow rates for their sizes, these highly reliable air preparation products are ideal for packaging and other applications that require space-saving designs.

In-Sight 8000 Micro Vision System

July 28, 2016

High Resolution Vision Systems in an Ultra-Compact Package

MicroInsight.jpgAs the world’s smallest, full line, stand alone vision system, the In-Sight 8000 series offers range of vision systems available in VGA, 1MP, 2MP and 5MP resolutions.

Supporting Gigabyte Ethernet for high speed communications, these vision systems deliver high-performance vision tools, faster communication speeds, and high resolution in a small package.

Barcode Reading Technologies

July 22, 2016

Quick and Powerful Barcode Reading for Auto ID Applications

Cognex IDImage-based industrial barcode reading in DPM identification applications is an increasingly important part of manufacturing processes: components manufacturing, part-level identification in traditional direct part mark (DPM) industries, document handling and sorting, track and trace for consumer products, pharmaceuticals, food, and beverage, to name a few.

Cognex ID readers are optimized to ensure continuously high read rates of 1D and 2D symbologies in the most challenging DPM and label-based identification applications.

In-Sight Explorer Machine Vision Software offers EasyBuilder for quick and easy deployment

July 12, 2016

Insight explorer spreadsheet.pngThe most powerful In-Sight® vision tools are now the easiest to use and are presented more simply than ever before with the EasyBuilder® interface in our In-Sight Explorer Software. This easy-to-use interface walks you through the process of setting up your vision application, step by step.

Great for first time vision users, EasyBuilder doesn’t require you to learn programming, allowing you to get the application deployed and running in a very short time and enabling you to focus on what’s most familiar… your part! Plus, the advanced vision tools and logic make EasyBuilder a powerful interface for the experienced vision user too!

For advanced vision users, In-Sight Explorer gives you access to the power and flexibility of the spreadsheet to allow you to program solutions for the most challenging applications.

Simple and Powerful Vision Sensor

July 6, 2016

In-Sight-2000-Feat-1In-Sight® 2000 series vision sensors combine the power of an In-Sight vision system with the simplicity and affordability of a vision sensor. Ideal for solving error-proofing applications, these vision sensors set new standards for value, ease of use and flexibility thanks to a powerful combination of proven In-Sight vision tools, a simple setup, and a modular design featuring field changeable lighting and optics.

Mitsubishi MR-J4 Ultra-compact DC Servo

June 2, 2016

MR-J4 compactThe newest addition to the MR-J4 product line are the Ultra-compact DC servos available as a general purpose or multi-axis SSCNETIII/H interface from 10-30W.

These petite DC servos are packed with features such as built-in positioning function for easy programming without a positioning module, vibration suppression and a customer favorite one-touch auto-tuning. Keep this powerful little DC servo in mind for compact X-Y tables, processing machines, inspection systems, or electrical device assembling systems and more.

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5 Easy Steps to Choosing a Conveyor

May 19, 2016

5 easy steps.jpg5 Easy Steps to Choosing a Conveyor,” walks you through all of the components and pieces of a conveyor, the options and configuration varieties available for each part, and the ideal context and product for that specific element.

Numasize: Pneumatic System Optimization

May 19, 2016

NumasizingAbout 25% of a plant’s compressed air is wasted. And that air is expensive. Only ASCO has Numasizing, a unique tool that accurately sizes all of the components in a pneumatic application and optimizes their efficiency.

Numasizing precisely predicts ideal cylinder speeds by analyzing different pressures, component sizes, and load conditions.