Products

  1. Keeping Machines Rolling with DualVee Guide Wheel Technology

    Keeping Machines Rolling with DualVee Guide Wheel Technology
    There are more adjectives to describe Bishop-Wisecarver’s DualVee Guide Wheel technology, but you get the point. The patented vee guide wheels were designed by founder Bud Wisecarver in 1968 and the company’s signature product has been helping customers with quiet, low friction motion in even the most extreme conditions for more than 50 years.
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  2. Reliability is Key for Precision Agriculture Equipment

    Reliability is Key for Precision Agriculture Equipment
    Problem solving is what many of us do all day everyday. But if we solve one problem by creating another, we still have work to do. And sometimes that second problem is bigger than the original issue. This is a dilemma faced in the new era of precision agriculture and robotic farming where the equipment designed to solve certain problems, brought many of their own. Bishop-Wisecarver took on these new design challenges to ensure reliable autonomous motion in this specialized equipment that has to work 24/7 in harsh and extreme environments.
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  3. Guided Motion Solutions a Must for Medical Analysis Equipment

    Guided Motion Solutions a Must for Medical Analysis Equipment
    When performing vital tests in hospitals or clinical labs, results must be accurate and quick. Prescribed medical care for individuals, or decisions that could impact large groups of people, are depending on these results and no one wants a delay.
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  4. Choosing a Ring: Slewing RIngs vs. Vee Guide Ring Systems

    Choosing a Ring: Slewing RIngs vs. Vee Guide Ring Systems
    From songs to books to entertainment and common phrases, there are no shortages of rings to discuss. The same holds true for today’s manufacturers. They want to conserve floor space by developing circular or complex curvilinear paths for product movement within production workstation cells and must choose between using slewing rings or vee guide ring systems. Multiple ring options, but what is the best choice? As with most situations, both products have their benefits and best use cases.
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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