Tol-O-Matic's new RCS series of Rod Cylinder Slides includes a choice of linear ball and composite bearing models in five bore sizes from 20 to 50 mm. Stroke lengths for each size are available, off-the-shelf, in one inch increments up to 12 inches. The series also includes several standard features including: ISO style repairable cylinders with integral air cushions and dowel pin locating holes on the tooling plate and slide body. Each model variation has been tested and validated for max load at more than 200 million linear inches of travel, according to the company.
The new composites manufacturing innovation center is intended to be a source of grand challenges for industry, like the kind that got us to the moon under JFK. These aren't the words its new CEO Craig Blue used, but that's the idea and the vision behind the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI).
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.