Thomson Industries, a provider of linear motion control solutions, has significantly increased its product range since being acquired by Danaher Corporation in 2002.
Their family of linear and mechanical motion products also includes BSA, Neff, Tollo, Micron, Deltran and Cleveland – which all are now part of Thomson.
They have also been busy upgrading their online tools and resources for customers by offering a wide variety of online application, selection, and training tools and videos.
Under the Design Tools section of their website you will find a plethora of helpful features to ensure you are choosing the correct product for your application, including Product Microsites with expert guidance from Thomson plus configurable 2D and 3D CAD models with interactive viewer instructions.
Tech Tips videos are available for a number of their products and are also available via their YouTube Channel. Their Motioneering Engineer’s Toolbar provides easy access to commonly-needed engineering utilities for motion and machine design professionals that are simple to use.
Thomson's EngineersCALC mobile app is four calculator applications in one and provides easy access to commonly needed engineering utilities for motion and machine design professionals.
Convert a number from one set of units to another, calculate the inertia of a common shape, determine the density of a material in a particular unit, or look up a common trigonometric or calculus function. Saving and sharing calculations is easy with built-in email and texting features.
The mobile app is available for iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, Android & Blackberry devices. Thomson’ Solution Center is an interactive online knowledgebase that provides technically substantive answers to a broad range of questions on the selection application, installation, maintenance and general use of Thomson’s products.
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