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3 Reasons to Use Mechatronics

January 31, 2017 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

Mechatronics combines “mechanical engineering, electronics, computer engineering, telecommunications engineering, systems engineering, and control engineering” to improve and optimize product design and manufacturing processes.


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Top 4 Design Tips for Washdown Environments

October 18, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

Minimizing areas of potential bacteria build-up is vital when designing linear motion components for washdown applications.


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A “Master” Washdown Application—The Tour Spin Club Washer

April 07, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

Golf is a game of perfection—both for the player and for golf course management. When a player uses well-maintained equipment, quality of play is often significantly improved. Conversely, ill-maintained equipment can have adverse effects for a player, as well as the golf course with the introduction of invasive species from dirty or contaminated equipment. These risks inspired the development of the Tour Spin Club Washer...


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Case Study: Mechatronics Solution for Large Format 3D Printer

February 12, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

PBC Linear®’s Mechatronics Enabled™ (ME) initiative provides a range of mechatronics solutions for small, medium, large and extra-large applications. For 3D Platform, a manufacturer of the large-format 3D printer, the 3DP1000, the world-class motion control...


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How to Finish Hevi-Rail Linear Guides

February 05, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

PBC Linear®’s Hevi-Rail®, a product in the Cam Roller Technology (CRT) family, is a common solution for industrial strength-handing applications with high load capacities. The natural state of the rail may...


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NEW Video: The Benefits of StepSERVO Closed Loop Stepper Technology

January 20, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

Traditional step motor systems offer many benefits for an automation engineer looking to accurately and repeatedly position a load. This class of motor is traditionally considered to be a go-to motor for engineers because they are easy to set up, maintain, and troubleshoot. Their simplicity comes with trade-offs though, and some of those trade-offs require special attention...


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PBC Linear was recently featured in the December 2015 issue of Design World magazine in a cover article, Top 10 Benefits of IoT Enabled Mechatronics. The article dives into the latest trend in machine design, the Internet of Things (IoT), and the key advantages of integrating the “smart” technology solution, including...


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NEW Video: The Internet of Things in Linear Motion

January 11, 2016 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

PBC Linear has recently released a new video, “The Internet of Things in Linear Motion,” to show some of the key advantages of internet connected machines, such as...


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Simplicity Bearing Proves More Economical than Competition

December 30, 2015 - Rockford, IL  -  Posted by PBC News

The Simplicity® bearing from PBC Linear® is designed to withstand most industrial environments—extreme temperatures, washdown, fine particulate contaminants, vibration, and more. The design features that enable this kind of versatility are ones that also contribute to the longevity of a Simplicity bearing’s life...


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PBC Linear recently attended SPS IPC Drives 2015 Trade Fair in Nuremburg, Germany, as a part of the MOONS Industries booth. At the show, PBC MOONS joint venture showed complete mechatronic linear motion systems and smart robot modules. Included in the booth were PBC Linear®s Mechatronics Enabled products, SIMO® Series and Compact Series linear systems, which were paired with the world class stepper, smart stepper, and smart-servo motors of MOONS.


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