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Virtual Panel Event about Industrial Connectivity

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This 60-minute virtual panel discussion between industry experts will explore the intersection of connectivity (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference



Join us on 15 July 2021 on the MVC Technology Presentation Hub and explore eight online seminar theatres. (more)

PPMA Show 2021

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

28/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

PPMA Show 2021 will be the UK’s largest ever event dedicated to state-of-the-art processing and (more)

Southern Manufacturing

Farnborough, Hants(GU14 6TQ)

06/10/2021 - 07/10/2021

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is the most comprehensive annual industrial exhibition in the (more)

Advanced Engineering 2021

NEC Birmingham(B40 1NT)

03/11/2021 - 04/11/2021

Join us in our 12th and most important edition to date, as we invite engineers and management from all (more)

U-turn with a halfway option

U-turn with a halfway option FS Engineering says it has another unique Gimatic product which will offer an alternative to rotary actuators. Moving away from conventional rack and pinion drives, a single piston and 'pin-made' pinion actuator has been designed and patented. The end result is a compact, yet robust and powerful, precision oscillating swivel unit with an optional mid position stop. Designated series RT, its main advantages are better shock resistance and a minimum of moving parts, ensuring improved reliability, durability and longer service life, compactness for installation into small spaces, lower manufacturing costs, and lower final product costs. The hard anodized black aluminium housing with its distinctive red end plates accommodates a single pneumatic piston including a rack to rotate the table via its pinned shaft, meaning it is fitted with dowel pins rather than an ordinary geared pinion. The round 'teeth' match the pins' diameter and provide a smooth translation of energy from linear to rotary motion. A robust, well guided rack moves along the opposite direction and its stroke is freely adjustable from both end caps to obtain any angle of rotation within the maximum of 190deg.
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