Authoritative Guide to Linear Motion Systems

Now available from Thomson, guide looks to help users identify the optimum solution to satisfy the requirements of each particular application.

January 24, 2013
Manufacturing Group
Coolants/Fluids Design/Engineering People/Facilities Motion Control

Thomson introduces the comprehensive Linear Motion Systems catalog. This 230+ page guide details the features, specifications, dimensions and ordering information for the company’s complete family of linear units and accessories. Users will also benefit from illustrated application examples, selection guidelines and educational engineering reference material to assist in identifying the optimum linear motion system for the application.

“Often the ideal design solution is not about finding the fastest, sturdiest, most accurate or even the least expensive option; rather it is the optimal balance of performance, life and cost,” says Rob Gallagher, marketing communications manager, Thomson. “In that light Thomson has several advantages that make us the supplier of choice for motion control technology. We offer the broadest standard product offering of mechanical motion technologies in the industry and modified versions of standard product or white sheet design solutions are routine for us. Machine builders who choose Thomson also gain access to over 70 years of global application experience in a wide range of industries including packaging, factory automation, material handling, medical, clean energy, printing, automotive, machine tool, aerospace, and defense.”