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12/02/2015 | Sizing and Selecting Your Application with Precision Linear Actuators – Free Webinar for Design Engineers

12.02.2015 KRISTIANSTAD, SWEDEN – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, is presenting a new webinar that will provide engineers with information to improve machine design.

The webinar will be based around the Thomson PC-Series electric linear actuators. These units are considered to be one of the most promising solutions on the market right now because they have a greater power density in a smaller package and provide up to four times more travel time than other typical electromechanical alternatives; giving machine builders the ability to create more compact designs, improve reliability and extend travel life.

The PC-Series actuators are optimized to help designers convert from pneumatic to electric linear actuation. The units have efficiencies of over 80% compared with a typical 10-15% for pneumatic equivalents. They also require less maintenance, simplify machine design, offer significant cost savings and are ideal for 100% duty cycle applications that require high accuracy and reliability.

This free webinar will be held on 25 February 2015 and is aimed at giving a detailed technical insight of the PC-Series to design engineers. It will be hosted by Niklas Sjöström, Product Line Manager for Systems in EMEA and Asia at Thomson, who will give a step-by-step guide in how to correctly size and select precision linear actuators.

For further details, including how to register and dial in, please visit:

About Thomson

With more than 70 years of motion control innovation and quality, Thomson Industries, Inc. is the industry’s premier producer of Linear Ball Bushing® Bearings and Profile Rail Bearings, 60 Case® Shafting, ground and Ball and Lead Screws, Linear Actuators, Gearheads, Clutches, Brakes, Linear Systems, and related accessories. Thomson invented the Linear Ball Bushing Bearing in 1945, and has set the standard ever since with an unsurpassed set of mechanical motion control solutions serving global commercial and aerospace & defense markets. Thomson Industries, Inc. has facilities in North America, Europe and Asia with over 2000 distributor locations around the world.

Thomson, 1500 Mittel Boulevard, Wood Dale, IL 60191-1073; 1-540-633-3549; 1-540-633-0294 (fax);;

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