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In the realm of electronic devices and industrial automation products, DC motors and servomotors hold significant importance, though they are not to be confused with one another. While both components serve to power the movement of various machinery, each of their characteristics makes them suitable for distinct purposes. In this blog, we will discuss the differences between these two types of motors to aid in selecting the appropriate kind for specific tasks and applications.


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In the realm of industrial automation products, pneumatic valves and electric valves stand out as key components in controlling the flow of fluids or gasses within various systems. Understanding the disparities between these two types of valves is crucial for selecting the most suitable option for specific applications, so in this blog, we will delve into the fundamental disparities between pneumatic valves and electric valves.


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Condensate pumps play a vital role in efficiently managing condensate produced by air conditioning and HVAC systems. More specifically, these pumps prevent unwanted water accumulation and promote smooth operation of the system as a whole. To better understand the purpose of condensate pumps, we will delve into how they function, highlighting their key components and applications so that you can make a more informed purchase.


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Hydraulics and pneumatics are two systems that play a crucial role in powering machinery and equipment. Both utilize fluid power to generate and transmit force, but they differ in terms of the medium used and their applications. If you would like to learn more about these vital systems, read on to explore the way these two parts differ, as well as the applications with which they work best.


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Pumps and compressors are both widely used in industrial and commercial applications. Although both machines facilitate the movement of fluids through a transmission system, they differ in operating principles and media compatibility. By understanding the mechanics of these elements, buyers can best choose a product commensurate with their individual needs. In this blog, we do a deep dive into pumps and compressors, highlighting their function, uses, and distinguishing factors.


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Adhesives are just one of many substances which, when applied between two surfaces, will bond or seal them securely. More commonly referred to as glue, adhesives fall into two categories: natural and artificial. Generally, most modern adhesives are artificial, but various natural glues have been around for hundreds of years.


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As many of you are probably familiar, a pneumatic system is any system that relies on pressurized air or gas. In order to drive actions, air or gas typically travels through a series of pipes, hoses, and/or tubes similar to the flow of liquids through hydraulic systems. Connecting to one another and various components in the system, these network channels require airtight seals to maintain leak-free joints. As such, a pneumatic fitting works to establish a tight connection between the components of a pneumatic system. With applications in virtually all industries, pneumatic systems range in their specific channel types, so a vast array of pneumatic fittings are available for procurement depending on the characteristics of their applications. For your better knowledge, we will explore some popular types of pneumatic fittings.


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Shims are utilized to fill in excessive tolerances and clearances in assemblies, such as those found in automotive body panels, electric motor mounts, and other related applications. For instance, in machining applications, shims are precision engineered to specific tolerances for use in precise machinery positioning. Due to their versatile nature, they are available in a wide range of materials and styles to suit a myriad of applications.


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Gaskets are found in a myriad of applications ranging from cars to industrial machinery. The term industrial gasket can be used to describe any seal or grommet that holds two things together. Usually made from rubber, plastic, metal, and other materials, gaskets are made to suit any one of your needs. As gaskets can do more than just create a secure seal to prevent leakage, this blog will cover their wide range of applications


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Industrial washers are metal or non-metallic machine components that are used alongside a nut, an axle bearing, or a joint to reduce friction, prevent leakage and loosening, and isolate and distribute pressure. There are varying types of washers that suit a myriad of applications. For example, lock washers are utilized to secure fasteners, while spring washers are considered load bearing devices that provide preload between two surfaces. As there are so many washer types, this blog will outline some of the most common ones and their uses.


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Bearings are a standard element of countless applications where moving assemblies are present, serving to facilitate motion while deterring the friction that generates as surfaces slide across one another. If an application features components that traverse in a straight direction, then linear bearings may be the best choice for their ability to maintain precision and repeatability. Across the market, there are a number of linear bearings that may be chosen from, those of which differ in their design and load capacities. In this blog, we will discuss the common forms of rolling and plain linear bearings that are used in a variety of systems, ensuring that you have the knowledge to find the best solution for your needs.


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Adhesives are an important part of many industrial endeavors that require steady support systems in unsteady environments. The most important aspect of a reliable adhesive is its ability to maintain a strong bond between two substances; however, different conditions offer different obstacles that threaten to break a bond. Therefore, when purchasing an adhesive product, it is important to look first at the conditions of your application. Industrial adhesives offer various advantages and disadvantages based on their material characteristics such as chemical composition, physical form, classification, or load bearing capability. While some varieties form stronger bonds, others are more resistant to environmental extremes like high temperatures. This blog will explore different types of adhesives used in industrial operations and how to know which product you should purchase.


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Industrial Pumps are common elements within countless vehicles, industrial machines, and buildings, serving to transport fluids from one area to another through the conversion of energy. Pumps come in a number of types to accommodate varying needs, and each will often differ in the way in which they direct fluids and convert power. The centrifugal pump is a common type found in numerous applications, and it is capable of transforming mechanical energy into hydraulic energy through the use of a centrifugal force. Flowing in a radial outward direction, fluids flowing through a centrifugal pump are given the energy necessary to travel upward between levels. To help you better understand the functionality of the centrifugal pump, we will discuss its design and applications in more detail.


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Welcome to Stacked Industrials. If you want to understand what industrial hoists are and their myriad of different types, you have come to the right place. In this blog, we will discuss the purpose of industrial hoists, in addition to their various industrial applications.


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Motors are electro-mechanical devices that convert energy into motion. The energy is usually electrical, hydraulic, or pneumatic while the motion is either rotational or linear. In particular, electrical motors include the AC and DC varieties, which can be further categorized into specific special purpose electrical motors such as gearmotors, stepper motors, servo motors, and linear motors.


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With hundreds of moving and vibrating surfaces on an aircraft at any given time, unchecked friction could lead to a sudden spike in temperature and eventual mechanical failure. To prevent such an occurrence, all moveable parts of an aircraft must be properly lubricated before use. In this blog, we will discuss the types of lubricant used on aircraft to reduce friction and keep them working like a "well-oiled machine."


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