MOTION CONTROL: Misumi USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Misumi Corporation, part of Misumi Group Inc., recently introduced innovative new Tensioner, a ready-to-mount tension mechanism that eliminates design and assembly time and labor for end users.Misumi has also added several new component offerings to its comprehensive line-up of gears, sprockets, chains and tensioners. These components are used by manufacturers and assemblers of factory automation machinery and motion control systems, for applications such as power drives and conveyors.
The new Tensioner (Part Number TNSR) comes as a fully assembled unit, complete with slotted holes and adjustment screws for easy mounting, installation and tension control. The unit’s attachment plates and tension blocks are fashioned of 1018 Carbon Steel, tension pins are 1045 Carbon Steel, and the slide plates are 1045 Precision Cast Carbon Steel.
The fully assembled Tensioner units are available in various sizes and configurations, with selection based on application needs, such as stroke, load and tension. The units are suitable for use with Misumi’s chain idlers, idlers with teeth for timing belts, idlers for timing pulleys and for flat belts.
Also new are Misumi Link Bars Type Tensioners (Part Number TNSRL) and Slide Plates (Part Number SDPT), as well as Steel Chain Guides (Part Number SGDT) in 1045 Carbon Steel or Hard Chrome Plated, with hole machining options available.
In addition, Misumi has added the following new components in a wide assortment of sizes and configurations:
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