|Employee Spotlight: Jason McDaniel, Division Manager |
"Usually I just get beat up, but sometimes I get some good shots in on the other guys."
No, this isn't Jason's approach to customer service... find out what he was talking about.
|Helical Products Company Launched into Space (Again)!|
|Mars Science Lab incorporated Helical flexible couplings and machined springs|
Helical Products Company, Inc. is proud to announce that several of its parts are present on NASA's latest space explorer, the Mars Science Laboratory 'Curiosity' rover. Helical's engineering team designed and manufactured both flexible couplings and machined springs for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, working closely with JPL's engineers on these precise, custom designs.
Among these parts is a custom flexible coupling to be used in the Vibration Mechanism in the Sample Acquisition & Sample Processing and Handling (SASPaH) subsystem at the end of the Robotic Arm.
The Curiosity Rover is also equipped with several Helical machined springs. These particular devices are used as a locking latch in the rocket deploy pivot mechanism.
|White Paper: Integrated Linear Motion Systems|
High performance and reliability with reduced size, cost and time-to-market
Mechanical linear motion technologies that provide high performance and reliability,clean operation and low maintenance include: linear motor, linear slide with rotary motor, and stepper motor linear actuator
Integrated linear motion systems provide accurate positioning, high speed, and long life with low maintenance. Integrated product combines a stepper motor linear actuator with mechanicals and electronics to form a single, compact system. It also delivers the added benefits of reduced machine size, lower cost and shorter time-to-market.
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|Completely Modular Concept for all kinds of Applications|
|Parker's newest electric actuator offers cost-effective high performance
The OSPE Series (Origa System Plus electromechanical) is developed for reliability, high performance, easy handling and optimized design flexibility. The main system carriers are the actuators
themselves, consisting of extruded aluminum proﬁles with double dovetail slots on three sides, providing direct mounting for all modular options.
- 4 major drive trains, multiple sizes and bearing options
- 46 unique products to solve industrial motion needs
- 1000's of standard configurable solutions
OSPE Series Actuators accommodate an extremely wide spectrum of load, speed and stroke requirements.
OSPE Belt-driven actuators for high speed and long strokes.
OSPE Screw-driven actuators for high thrust force and precision.
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|A New Foundation for 1-D Barcode Reading|
|Hotbars™ image analysis technology
Hotbars is a significant innovation in the fundamental image analysis methods used to read barcodes.
The result of a two-year R&D effort, Hotbars technology combines with Cognex-led advances in image formation to enable DataMan� ID readers to outperform traditional laser scanners in the most demanding applications:
- Material handling
- Consumer goods
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