linear motion

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lin·e·ar mo·tion

(lin'ē-ăr mō'shŭn)
Movement in which all parts of a system move in the same direction at the same speed.
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Timken engineers, manufactures and markets bearings, gear drives, automated lubrication systems, belts, chain, couplings and linear motion products, and offers a spectrum of powertrain rebuild and repair services.
For complete linear motion systems there are a number of choices, including ball guides, slide (or prism) guides, and wheel guides.
All moving surfaces include Kerkite engineered polymers running on Kerkote TFE coating, providing a strong, stable platform for a variety of linear motion applications.
The ServoBelt from Bell-Everman uses a patent-pending design based on two steel reinforced polyurethane timing belts that are meshed and guided through a servo driven toothed roller and idler system held within a carriage supported on linear motion guide bearings and Bosch 45 series T-slot extruded profile.
The new product line from the company features linear motion to deliver long life, high accuracy and repeat-ability in a package measuring 2.3 inches by 2.2 inches by 1.7 inches.
* Bosch Rexroth Corporation, Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies, Charlotte, NC 28273.
Comptrol tension measurement, linear motion, and industrial automation and control systems include: tension transducers with load capacities from 4 to 35,000 MWF and up to 5VDC output direct from the transducer, ball screw and lead screw components and assemblies, linear actuators, rails, and slides.
Product gently slides along roflo[R] 3 pans with a linear motion technique --slowly forward and fast backwards, with each pan overlapping the next by a few millimetres.
Linear Motion Roller Guides offer low, consistent friction factors, which allow tighter control of positioning, small incremental moves, and repeatability.
The new Linear Motion Resource Kit CD from Bosch Rexroth brings together product animations, a comprehensive handbook, white papers and catalogs, offering insight into the structural design, operating principles and characteristics of linear motion technology components, according to the company.
Jet Edge utilizes high-volume, low-pressure air around the ball screws and linear motion guides and bearings.
Serving the heavy-duty, automotive, concrete and other industries, the Monterrey office will provide repair, field service, training and sales support for the Bosch Rexroth hydraulics, electric drives and controls, and linear motion and assembly technology groups.
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