News

  1. July 18, 2022

    Wear-resistant & lubrication-free: new igus bar stock for food, continuous operation and high media resistance

    Treotham has expanded its wide range of igus iglidur round bars with four materials; among them two for the food sector: the heat-resistant material iglidur AC500 and the resilient material A250. The extremely hard-wearing material iglidur H3 and the particularly wear-resistant endurance material iglidur E complete the product range. This makes it possible to mill and turn lubrication-free and maintenance-free prototypes and special components for a wide variety of applications.

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  2. July 18, 2022

    Ball screw or lead screw? Five questions to help you identify the right equipment for your application

    When determining if an application calls for a lead or ball screw, your decision should be guided through evaluating the inherent advantages and disadvantages of each. This evaluation process can have a significant impact on the performance and economic benefits of linear motion projects. The first step comes from understanding how they differ. Both ball and lead screws use threaded rods to convert from rotary to linear motion. Ball screws, as the name would imply, use recirculating ball bearings to minimize friction. Lead screws, by contrast, rely on a low coefficient of friction from sliding surfaces.

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  3. July 18, 2022

    Practical upgrade for hot areas: System builders can keep a cool head

    The Wenglor INTT inductive sensors for extreme temperature ranges from Treotham detect metallic objects contactlessly at ambient temperatures of up to 250 °C. The new INTT series has two new features that make it even more flexible and robust. For dynamic applications in hot areas, system builders can now choose from flexible cables and simple push/pull connectors. The plug-in sensor heads are therefore easy to replace. The analysis module is also located directly in the M12 sensor plug. This innovative feature offers great added value for users who design or operate drying ovens for paint or surface coatings, for example.

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  4. June 27, 2022

    Robust control and data cables for the food and beverage industry

    Thanks to their chemical resistance, as well as being highly ozone, UV and weather resistant in compliance with EN 50396 and HD 605 S2, the ÖLFLEX® and UNITRONIC® robust cables from Treotham are certified to be suitable for wet cleaning in the food and beverage industry in accordance with ECOLAB, European and North American standards.

     

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  5. June 27, 2022

    Introducing the flexfunction CTS safety switch and the CKS2 key system from Treotham

    Treotham’s new CTS guard locking device from Euchner features a high locking force, compact design and maximum flexibility, making it the perfect choice for applications requiring a high locking force in a confined space. Measuring only 135 x 31 x 31 millimeters in size, it delivers a maximum locking force of 3,900 N for universal use. The CTS can be mounted in three orientations, permitting flexible use for hinged and sliding doors. 

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  6. May 31, 2022

    Evolution of the trapezoidal thread: new igus standard from Treotham achieves 82 percent efficiency

    Even tried and tested structures have potential for improvement. One example is the classic trapezoidal thread, which igus has refined. Thanks to a special geometric interaction between the lead screw nut, which requires no lubrication or maintenance, and the metal lead screw, dryspin technology promises a long service life, improved efficiencies, low wear and less movement noise.

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  7. May 26, 2022

    How igus energy chains from Treotham become power-saving champions

    Roller chain links reduce drive energy for the E4.1 energy chain series by 37%

    Good news for users of the igus E4.1 energy chain series: newly developed roller chain links reduce required drive power by 37%. This allows customers to reduce their electricity costs in times of sharply rising energy prices.

     

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  8. May 25, 2022

    Squich connectors for 10,000 mating cycles

    Machine interfaces and system components that are connected and disconnected several times a day require high-performance connectors as frequent mating cycles are the norm.

    For such conditions, Treotham offers the RSH and RDSH ILME inserts, designed to maximise ease of use and minimise systems downtime.

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  9. May 20, 2022

    Treotham Sydney has moved to Macquarie Park

    Treotham Automation was established in Sydney in 1992, selling chains and accessories out of a garage by founder and current owner Mikael Paltoft. Since then, Treotham has expanded it’s product range through energy chains, chainflex cables, polymer bearings and flexible conduit systems. This resulted in the opening of the Brookvale warehouse along Sydney's Northern Beaches. The steady growth for Treotham has allowed the business to open warehouses in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Auckland in New Zealand.

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  10. May 03, 2022

    Fresh look for Treotham website

    After many months of hard work and dedication, we are excited to officially announce the launch of our brand new website. We hope that you love our new modern look and find it much easier to search what you are looking for.

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