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    [VIDEO] Industrial Engineering: How to Size and Select the Appropriate Right Angle Gearbox

    Posted by Troy Branham on Jun 24 ,2020

    Right-angle gearboxes are useful across a broad range of industrial applications. To choose the best gearbox(es) for your design, you’ll need to consider size, capability, mounting, and environmental requirements

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    Types of Right Angle Gearboxes

    Posted by Troy Branham on Jun 16 ,2020

    Necessity is the mother of invention, and that certainly rings true in the case of the many different types of gearboxes available on the market. Each gearbox variation offers unique capabilities and serves different applications. Let’s unpack the various types of right angle gearboxes on the market, what they are, and how they're used.

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    Which Right Angle Gearbox Will Work Best for Your Mechanical Design [FREE CHECKLIST]

    Posted by Troy Branham on Jun 3 ,2020

    Within the world of gearboxes, there are so many configurations that choosing the right product for your particular mechanical design can be challenging. Nowadays, custom gearboxes are more and more common, chiefly because manufacturing to specification is easier than ever, with newer machine tools as well as design and automation software. So, when determining the right angle gearbox that will work best for your mechanical design, it’s important to identify the key aspects of your design and application.

    A Checklist for Selecting Your 

    Right Angle Gearbox

    Gearing that mounts properly and performs to specification is easier after reviewing the following and answering as many of these questions as possible:

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    Topics: Right Angle Gearbox

    What's the Difference Between a Hydraulic and Pneumatic Linear Actuator?

    Posted by Troy Branham on Apr 30 ,2020

    There's a variety of types of actuators available. The energy source that operates an actuator can be hydraulic (fluid-based), pneumatic (air pressure-based), or even electric, and with each energy source comes distinct advantages or disadvantages for use in certain applications. Here’s a summary of the main differences:

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    Topics: Pneumatic Actuators

    W.C. Branham's COVID-19 Update: We're Waiving our Quick-Turn Delivery Fee

    Posted by Troy Branham on Apr 16 ,2020

    All of us at W.C. Branham Inc., value our customers' business. We hope that you, your family and friends are healthy and safe during the continued COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Topics: Working at W.C. Branham

    [VIDEO] An Overview of Our DURATRK Rodless Cylinder Line

    Posted by Troy Branham on Apr 8 ,2020

    In this rodless cylinder video, our experts introduce you to Lanamatic: a Swiss manufacturer of pneumatic rodless cylinders. Through a private label arrangement, Lanamatic products can be found in the United States within the DURATRK™ label here at Branham

    Learn more about the versatility of the DURATRK Rodless Cylidner Line in our rodless cylinder video:

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    Topics: Pneumatic Actuators, Videos

    W.C. Branham's COVID-19 Update: Open for Business

    Posted by Troy Branham on Mar 23 ,2020

    With “stay at home” or “shelter in place” orders being issued across the U.S.A, we would like to inform you that W.C. Branham Inc. remains open for business.

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    Branham Gains Rep as Go-To Resource for Hyperloop Teams

    Posted by Troy Branham on Mar 18 ,2020

    So, what’s the latest with Elon Musk's Hyperloop project? We know our devoted design and engineering customers are as excited about the annual Hyperloop Pod Competition as we are here at W.C. Branham, so we wanted to update you on a couple of this year’s teams. We have a somewhat proprietary interest in this project, not just because it’s right up our engineering alley, but because over the years several teams have designed their prototype pods using our caliper disc brakes.

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    Topics: Hyperloop

    W.C. Branham's COVID-19 Update

    Posted by Troy Branham on Mar 16 ,2020

    We can all agree that we are faced with the difficult challenge of navigating through the unknown of the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has been declared a pandemic worldwide. With many countries on lock down and now designated a national emergency here at home in the United States, our hearts and prayers go out to the people who have been affected by this event – certainly unprecedented.

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    [VIDEO] Introduction to OVLPRO® Low Profile Pneumatic Cylinders

    Posted by Troy Branham on Mar 5 ,2020

    At W.C. Branham, our slogan says it all: Solutions in Motion. We love a good challenge, and in order to uncover solutions, we’re always thinking outside the box. Or, sometimes, "outside the round" in the case of industrial actuators. That’s how we developed our unique OVLPRO low profile series of pneumatic cylinders.

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    Topics: Pneumatic Actuators, Videos