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Isotech, Inc. is a Leading Parts Distributor

Isotech, Inc. is a proprietary mechanical and electromechanical parts distributor. We carry vibration absorbers, gas springs, linear actuators, and more. Our company is located in Hatfield, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia. We have been in business since 1982 and we are always looking towards the future. Continue reading

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NASA’s Eight Legged Creation

NASA is developing a new eight legged creation called the Spidernaut. As the name would imply, the Spidernaut does in fact have eight legs. NASA has been looking for an easy means of working on vehicles, satellites and telescopes in orbit, and the Spidernaut could be a great solution. Continue reading

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Linear Actuators in Medicine and Beyond

I’ve enjoyed good health for most of my life. I’ve never had extended illness or any chronic conditions, and for that I’m grateful. But I’m also grateful that if I did become ill, I’d have access to the most advanced health care technologies in the world (assuming I had insurance). I’ve had only one major encounter with that technology, and that was minor surgery on my jaw when I was in high school. I went through the whole process – consultation with my doctor, a CT scan and finally the procedure itself. Continue reading

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Actuator Manufacturers: Not One-Trick Ponies

If you’re in the business of manufacturing something, there’s a good chance that your company doesn’t manufacture only one product. Of course there are exceptions, especially in the case of highly-specialized products or in the case of very small operations. But it’s more likely, in general, that a given manufacturing company manufactures a plurality of products rather than just one product in large volumes. Companies that are in the linear actuator manufacturing business tend to have their hands in a few other kinds of manufacturing as well, most notably pneumatic cylinders, linear slides, electromechanical actuators and hydraulic cylinders. Continue reading

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions Introduces the RGS04 Dual Carriage Linear Rail and Programmable Actuator Assembly

Waterbury, CT – Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a premier manufacturer of engineered linear motion products, offers the dual carriage RGS04 motorized linear rail assembly. This system combines many of Haydon Kerk’s patented motion technologies into a single integrated system. The RGS® brand linear rail will come preassembled with the IDEA™ programmable actuator, greatly simplifying product integration for the OEM. Continue reading

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