Piggy in the Middle
The Spring Challenge.. This application was for a constant force compression spring to connect two pipeline "PIGS" together. (A pipeline pig is a machine that enters into the actual pipeline from an offshore oil rig supplying oil or gas to the mainland.) As the pig moves along with the flow of oil or gas...
Thursday 17th April 2014
Satellite Roller Screw Perfection
The first patent for a roller screw was recorded in 1949 by the inventor Mr Bruno Standgren Carl, which was an adaptation of a frictionless bearing design patented back in 1939 by Mr Oscar and Stewart McCurdy.
Tuesday 18th March 2014
Abssac takes the front cover of the Irish Manufacturing magazine for the spring 2014 issue, showing a precision rolled ball screw. A technology spotlight feature on the linear technologies available from Abssac is detalied in the centre pages of the magazine - to view the latest copy of the magazine follow the link - http://www.
Thursday 13th March 2014
Quick Delivery of solid shaft couplings
Sometimes there is no need for flexibility in the connection between servomotors and the driven mechanism. A solid clamping coupling provides the best maximum torque, zero backlash and reliable rotational transmission money can buy. At Abssac we have sizes to suit 6mm to 50mm diameter shafts.
Wednesday 12th March 2014
Two function clamping in one !
An excellent example of our specialist capability is displayed in the development of the axial tensioner ETP-UNIGRIP which was developed to be used within a packaging machine. The application was to secure circular cutting knives which where originally held in place with spacers and multi-bolt mechanical shaft clamping devices.
Tuesday 4th March 2014
Looking for quick, efficient hub shaft connection?
The ETP-EXPRESS type R has the same excellent qualities as the proven ETP-EXPRESS hydraulic hub shaft connector, but is manufactured from Stainless Steel. This makes the product ideal for food processing environments where it is increasingly being used. The innovative product delivers fast and frequent mounting with only ONE screw.
Monday 24th February 2014