Mechanical Handling

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HepcoMotion - Industry Solutions | Mechanical Handling

Mechanical handling applications encompass many different requirements, from the need to work in hostile conditions under heavy loads to lightly loaded high duty cycle applications.

The industry puts a heavy demand on linear motion products to perform with minimal or even no maintenance. Hepco V guide linear systems are widely used due to their ability to provide a rugged reliable solution at a competitive price. If you are looking for a versatile performer with an extended service life we have a wide range of choices to suit all budgets.

Some of our relevant application examples, case studies and videos

Pallet Making Dirty Application

Task This customer has a machine that is used to make pallets. They have previously used a competitors product but due to the dirty harsh environment there... Read more

PCB Pick and Place Application

The Application The trend to produce PCB’s with higher hole densities has put additional accuracy demands on machine manufacturers; a typical 500mm x 600mm board can have... Read more

Medical Sample Testing

The Application Medical sample testing machines are available in many designs from complete automated laboratories to medium volume XYZ equipment and small desktop systems. The common requirement... Read more

Aircraft Wing Assembly

The Application The use of robots in the aerospace industry for high volume repetitive tasks has been gathering pace in recent years as the installed costs reduce. ... Read more

Cutting Aluminium Profile

Task Producing high quantities of aluminium profile cut to length requires an automated stop that would need to be accurately positioned at speed in order to ensure conformity of... Read more

Granite Cutting Application

Task Cutting large marble slabs while ensuring a precision smooth cut is a difficult task on its own, without the ongoing problem of airborne grinding dust that mixes with... Read more

Welding thermo-plastic and Industrial Fabric

Task Miller Weldmaster Corporation is a company that manufactures welding equipment for the thermo-plastic and industrial fabric industries to heat seal seams of sign and billboard panels, inflatable boats, and truck... Read more

Labelling of Gas Bottles

Task This manufacturer of gas bottles needed a special purpose labelling machine to identify each bottle by needle printing directly to the bottle outer shell. The key... Read more

Cosmetics Filling Application

Task This Spanish producer of cosmetics was facing a life problem with an existing wheel based system that uses shaft fitted into aluminium rails. After 3000km, travel... Read more

Transfer of Solar Tubes

Task Handling solar tubes requires careful handling and accurate positioning especially at high duty cycles and in an environment where lubrication needs to be kept to a... Read more

Surface Cleaning in Gas Industry

Task Linear positioning systems were needed on six new gas burners heading for Chile. The systems would clean and activate container surfaces prior to surface treatment and painting. Solution ... Read more

Heavy Duty Cable Pulley System

Task A manufacturer of High Tech cables had a severe problem when changing bobbins for an important production machine. Because production cables broke regularly when changing bobbins... Read more

Measuring System Application

Task This French special purpose machine builder needed to measure the flatness of 8m long steel rails in a number of positions along their length. To achieve this measuring... Read more

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