WOOD DALE, IL –Thomson introduces Thomsonlinear.com – a content rich site detailing the company’s comprehensive family of mechanical and electromechanical motion solutions, along with a vast array of helpful, time saving and performance optimizing design tools and educational/training resources. Visitors are also able to browse potential motion solutions by industry of interest. Each resource is provided to engineers streamline the design process and optimize the performance of their machine through quick specification of best in class components and systems.
Machine builder’s will quickly find all relevant features, benefits, specifications and ordering information for Thomson actuators, ball screws and lead screws, clutches and brakes, linear bearings and guides, linear motion systems, precision balls and planetary gearheads. They are also able to browse potential motion solutions by industry, including aerospace and defense, electronic assembly, lift truck, medical, mobile off-highway, packaging and converting, personal mobility, semiconductor and textile.
Perhaps most significantly, OEMs have access to the company’s comprehensive and substantive library of design tools and education/training resources, including:
•Sizing software such as Linear MOTIONEERING® and Micron MOTIONEERING® to automate the linear system and planetary gearhead sizing, selection and quoting process
•Attribute-based Product Selectors that automatically identify the optimum components based on user inputs
•On-demand and live technical, educational and non-commercial webinars
•An Engineer’s Toolbar that provides a convenient method of performing common technical calculations
•Configurable 2D and 3D CAD drawings in all major CAD formats
•A library of technical articles and white papers
•Thomson eNews – a monthly enewsletter that covers a wide range of topics including application design, problem-solving insights, product introductions and selection, available literature and online software tools
Machine builders can also check out the company’s training schedule and enroll for upcoming courses, and even request customized, on-site training.
Filed Under: Ball screws • lead screws, Linear motion • slides, Mechanical, Motion control • motor controls