New drives can be set up with unlimited travel lengths
These drives are made for applications such as traveling gantries and columns, pick and place robots, and material handling systems. They come in metric pitches from module 1.0-16.0, with linear force capacities of up to 31,000 lb. They come with standard rack segment lengths up to 3m, but segments can be mounted end-to-end for unlimited travel lengths. They come in soft, induction-hardened, quenched and tempered and hardened and ground (AGMA 12) quality levels.
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.