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Macron 14 H Heavy Duty Linear Actuator Used In Automated Glass Cutting System

This automation system was designed for use in an industrial shop environment where large, heavy pieces of glass are cut. The glass cutting process where this system was installed had previously been carried out by hand.

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XYZ Dual Rail Positioning Table Used for Underwater Inspection

This XYZ dual rail positioning table was developed for a client who performed visual inspections and ultra-sonic measuring in underwater environments.

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Double Stacked Custom Gantry and Automated Machine Frame for Laboratory Research & Development

This custom X-Y axis, double stacked gantry system and frame was engineered for use in a laboratory research and development environment by Macron. One of the challenges in designing this gantry system was that the gantry would be moving around hazardous materials, making precise movement and travel a requirement.

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Material Handling and Filling System XYZ Gantry Provides Support for Heavy Moment Loads

The multi-axis XYZ system was to be used in an automated filling application which required the movement of oil barrel-like containers into and back out of a small area where they were filled and weighed.

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Macron 14 Linear Actuator WAC System (Wrap Around Cart) and Screw Table For Medical Industry

This wrap around cart, single axis linear actuator was designed for an automated bag sealing and cutting system for a client in the medical industry. Used to seal and cut IV medical bags, Macron engineers designed a wrap around cart in order to increase moment load capability of this actuator. The standard Macron 14 linear actuators are designed to handle loads up to 200 pounds, travel at speeds up to 160 mm/sec, and provide repeatability of +/-0.025mm.

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Macron 14 Linear Actuator With Wrap Around Cart is Solution for Automated Welding System

Macron automation engineers were tasked with designing and manufacturing an automated welding system used for welding pipes in an industrial environment. The existing method used was to weld the pipes manually by hand. The client was seeking a faster, more precise and consistent process for welding the pipes.

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6 Axis Gantry System Uses Macron 14 Actuators in Industrial Pick & Place Automation

This six (6) axis gantry system was designed to automate an industrial line using pick and place automation that moved two different items in two different locations (directions) at the same time.

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Automated Prescription Fill System Relies on PSC-28 Linear Actuator Gantry and Frame

This custom automated gantry system was developed for the pharmaceutical/medical industry and serves as an automated picking system used to fill drug prescriptions. The gantry system is used in an in-hospital pharmacy where single dose prescription filling is picked, packed, and bar coded for individual patients.

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Food Service Automation System Features Macron 14 and 14Z Linear Actuators with Wrap Around Cart

This multi-axis system was engineered for use in the food service industry. The application called for very high accelerations and heavy lifting.

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Engineers Overcome Challenges of Designing a Linear Motion System at Sea

When Macron Dynamics, a manufacturer of linear actuators and motion systems, was contacted by a major cruise line about designing a motion system aboard two of their cruise ships, Macron's engineers knew they could meet the proposed specifications. Of course, it didn't hurt that the installation would have to take place while the ships were at sea bound for a sunny Pacific destination.

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