Category Archives: Parker

Migrating from Fluid Power to Electromagnetic Technology

by Lisa Eitel, Design World At a recent visit to the Parker Hannifin Electromechanical and Drives Division in Irwin, Pa., I got the chance to hear the perspective of Jeremy Miller, Product Manager — Linear Mechanics. I asked him about some of the major design objectives Parker’s customers cite when changing their designs from fluid … Continue reading Migrating from Fluid Power to Electromagnetic Technology

Introducing the mPR

Parker’s Electromechanical and Drives Division ‒ North America is pleased to announce the release of the mPR (miniature precision rotary) stage. The mPR series is a miniature, precision direct-drive rotary stage with integrated high-precision rotary bearing, high-resolution rotary encoder, and 3-phase AC servo motor. It has been engineered to deliver a combination of modularity, flexibility, … Continue reading Introducing the mPR

Aluminum Alloys: Do You Know the Difference?

Posted by Electromechanical Team on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Do you have a stack of t-slot aluminum framing catalogs or a folder of pdf datasheets from extrusion manufacturers that contains an almost endless amount of data on the material? For a person who specializes in this area, deciphering the material specifications for t-slot aluminum structural … Continue reading Aluminum Alloys: Do You Know the Difference?

Meet the BHD Belt Driven Actuator

The most popular of the OSPE family, the BHD offers an extremely high-capacity belt-driven actuator in a low-profile package. The integrated square rail bearing design captures the bearing and drive train completely within the IP54 sealed unit and creates extensive environmental protection for the internal components. The OSPE…BHD is optimally designed for both point-to-point and dynamic … Continue reading Meet the BHD Belt Driven Actuator