Products

  1. 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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  2. 4 Videos in 10 Minutes: Motion Technology Overviews for Long Lasting Success

    4 Videos in 10 Minutes: Motion Technology Overviews for Long Lasting Success
    Most of us have more action items on our lists, but less time to complete them. We need the best information and resources to make successful decisions, but we don’t have extra hours to make that happen. With that in mind, Bishop-Wisecarver developed 4 short videos that provide overviews of some of our most popular motion technology products.
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  3. Track vs. Conveyance Systems: When and What to Choose

    Track vs. Conveyance Systems: When and What to Choose
    Both track-based systems and conveyor-based systems can shuttle materials from point A to B…but how do you choose one over the other? Environmental factors, desired machine footprint and application requirements such as speed and precision, all play a role in the decision process, and the ultimate success of that choice.
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  4. Three Ways Motion Solutions Include More than Metal

    Three Ways Motion Solutions Include More than Metal
    At Bishop-Wisecarver, we’ve manufactured patented motion products for nearly seventy years. We take pride in offering our customers a large variety of durable options that provide a low total cost of ownership. From the materials used, to the manufacturing processes we have in place, are what our customers have told us to be the best in the business.
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  5. Pudding and Proof in Motion

    Pudding and Proof in Motion
    The proof is in the pudding. It’s an old phrase, and one where the actual words are debated, but the intended meaning has remained according to Merriam-Webster “that the real worth, success, or effectiveness of something can only be determined by putting it to the test by trying or using it, appearances and promises aside.”
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  6. 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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  7. Creating a Guided Motion System for Any Environment

    Creating a Guided Motion System for Any Environment
    Guided motion animates the manufacturing universe. Tracks, wheels and systems they comprise move the machinery and automate the equipment we use to create countless products that fuel our economy and advance our society.Guided motion animates the manufacturing universe. Tracks, wheels and systems they comprise move the machinery and automate the equipment we use to create countless products that fuel our economy and advance our society.
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  8. Finally, an Alternative to Costly Slewing Rings!

    Finally, an Alternative to Costly Slewing Rings!
    When it comes to automating heavy loads, there aren't many options for large capacity bearings. Slewing ring bearings are often the go-to because they come in large diameters and can withstand enormous payloads. But they're extremely expensive. They have long lead times, ranging from four to six months on average. They're also tricky to assemble and require an inordinate level of maintenance.
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  9. Reducing Downtime in Packaging Automation

    Reducing Downtime in Packaging Automation
    You know that feeling when you're driving through the backroads, trying to get around freeway rush hour, only to hit every single red light? Like, Every. Single. Stop. Lost time and frustration fulminate into road rage and you wonder why you didn't just take the train.
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  10. Pi Day 2015 – Combining Math & Food for a Celebration of the Century

    Full disclosure, math is not my best subject, in fact it ruined my chances at becoming a pharmacist, but when 3.14.15 comes around only once in a century, we need to celebrate! While I may not be stellar at math I love STEM and making sure our kids are getting a great STEM based experience in school. So we combined two of our favorite subjects – math and food – and built the first ever Bishop-Wisecarver Pie Making Machine in honor of Pi Day 2015. You won’t find it added to our sales catalog just yet, but you can check out what products we used to build it in a list I’ve included below.
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