Linear Motion

  1. White Paper: DualVee® Motion Technology Outperforms the Competition

    White Paper: DualVee® Motion Technology Outperforms the Competition
    These competitor products fail to perform to the same levels as DualVee®, and their product limitations not only hinder machine reliability, but also increase the total cost of ownership (TCO) for customers.
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  2. Top 7 Challenges in Product & Tool Transfer Automation

    Top 7 Challenges in Product & Tool Transfer Automation
    What do 7th axis robots, indexing assembly lines, and pick-and-place gantries have in common? They all count on reliable transfer technology.
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  3. Top 10 Questions to Ask When Designing Automated Cutting Equipment

    Top 10 Questions to Ask When Designing Automated Cutting Equipment
    No matter your industry, when it comes to designing cutting systems, the need for equipment that can last multiple years, through multiple cycles, while withstanding harsh environments is a must. From food to shavings and anything in between, cutting means debris. So asking - and answering - the right questions in advance can help successfully influence the design of any automation project.
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  4. Building an Industry 4.0 Workforce for the Future - Panel Discussion Highlights

    Building an Industry 4.0 Workforce for the Future - Panel Discussion Highlights
    Industry 4.0 is a much discussed topic in the manufacturing world as it has the ability to create faster, more efficient and flexible processes that produce higher-quality goods at lower costs. But while those are all great benefits, the new technology doesn’t work without a skilled workforce. The skills gap in the manufacturing industry is already extensive and figuring out how to get newly skilled workers, while training current workers, was the focus of last week’s Automate Forward panel discussion “Building an Industry 4.0 Workforce for the Future”.
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  5. Leading the Way as a Certified Evergreen Private Company

    Leading the Way as a Certified Evergreen Private Company
    As Bishop-Wisecarver continues celebrating its 70th Anniversary this year, it is the ideal timing to achieve Certified Evergreen® status from the Tugboat Institute®. This certification highlights the company’s continued commitment and vision to build and scale as a privately owned business for generations to come.
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  6. Custom Designed Actuator Increases Stability & Precision for Customer Success

    Custom Designed Actuator Increases Stability & Precision for Customer Success
    Recently, our experienced design engineers used their ingenuity and deep product knowledge  to create a custom hybrid LoProⓇ/UtiliTrakⓇ actuator for the DJS Systems Trim Press Automation (TPA) solution.  The new hybrid actuator design significantly increases the overall integrity of the overhead actuator axis, with reduced complexity due to fewer component parts. It also provides 421% more axial capacity and 300% more pitch movement capacity.
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  7. 3 Accelerators for Motion System Design to Help You Multi-Task with Success

    3 Accelerators for Motion System Design to Help You Multi-Task with Success
    So, anything that can help speed up the time-consuming, complex process around designing and developing automated equipment is worth learning about. Check out our recent webinar on 3 Accelerators for Motion System Design to discover the 3 paths that will help minimize project complexity and align solutions to your project requirements.
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  8. Getting Back to the Basics with Linear Guides 101 Webinar

    Getting Back to the Basics with Linear Guides 101 Webinar
    Let’s get back to the basics! Chances are, since you are reading this blog, you have some working knowledge or interest in linear motion technology. But has anyone ever explained the foundational knowledge key to long term success in selecting the best motion solutions moving forward? If not, this is that day.
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  9. Announcing New UtiliTrak VC Wheel Plate

    Announcing New UtiliTrak VC Wheel Plate
    It’s an exciting day for Bishop-Wisecarver, and our customers, as we announced expansion of our successful UtiliTrak® Family with an innovative, hybrid-designed Vee/Crown (VC) wheel plate for commercial applications. This new option simplifies ordering as we now have one solution that works for both vee and open track channels, while also maintaining backwards compatibility with existing UtiliTrak installations for easy direct-field replacements and upgrades.
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  10. Five Fast Facts with FIRST Team 692 – The Fembots

    Five Fast Facts with FIRST Team 692 – The Fembots
    Bishop-Wisecarver Group is sponsoring four high school groups in the 2017 FIRST competitions. Today, we catch up with Nicole Danuwidjaja, 11th grade, Co-Captain of the Fembots team. We asked Nicole to give a one word response to each of the terms below, followed by a short explanation. Take a few moments to read about the hard work and lessons learned by this amazing all girl team.
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