Reliability and minimal maintenance are essential qualities for any components and systems specified for processing and packaging automation, and for this reason HepcoMotion claims to be the supplier of choice for many companies. At TOTAL 2013, this British manufacturer will be showing linear and continuous motion products that meet the needs of high-speed and high-duty applications that are characteristic in these sectors.
X-Y-Z systems are widely used in processing and packaging but the needs of various axes vary considerably. This is why HepcoMotion has developed a family of actuators to enable each axis to operate optimally and contribute to the overall efficiency and longevity of the system. One of the stand exhibits will demonstrate this combination.
The X-axis foundation of the system is the HepcoMotion PDU2 linear actuator, a cost-effective and compact belt-driven unit that features ultra-high performance Herculane wheel technology. The Y-axis requires particularly high load capacity and stiffness against twisting loads, needs met by the PDU2M system. And the PSD80 linear actuator is suited to the enhanced linear force and higher gearing requirements of the Z-axis.
Focus products at TOTAL for HepcoMotion will be its PRT2 range. The company’s design and manufacturing skills allow any size or shape of ring or circuit to be provided. At the show gear driven rings will feature, as will the company’s latest innovation, the PRT2 “1-Trak”.
This comprehensive system gives designers complete freedom in 2D bearing track design. It allows every conceivable configuration to be realised, far exceeding the scope of traditional technology that is limited to simple combinations of straight lines and curves. Cost-efficient, space-saving and high-reliable automation is assured.
For any machine builder, system designer or manufacturer seeking simple and effective automation, the HepcoMotion range of linear motion products provide a range of choice. The company can supply a simple ex-stock component right through to custom designs and multi-axis systems complete with motion control.
One of the key benefits of the HepcoMotion product programme for those involved in food and beverage processing is that stainless steel is a standard choice. It is not priced as a ‘special’ and not subject to long lead times. Furthermore HepcoMotion provides a range of stainless steel and corrosion resistant elements that can be mixed and matched so that the optimum combination of hygiene, wear and performance can be achieved.
For more information about linear and continuous motion products from HepcoMotion, please visit the company at TOTAL 2013, Stand D80, or go to their website at www.hepcomotion.com.