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Nook products are routinely used in a multitude of entertainment applications that require very heavy to very light loads with highly accurate positioning and reliability.

Stages, Platforms, and Lifts

Stages, Platforms, and Lifts

Many highly respected leaders in the development of theatrical, entertainment, and studio systems have counted on Nook for their most challenging applications. This includes the ability to provide multiple ways to reveal guests, bands, or special sets with the ability to support numerous stage configurations with great flexibility and striking appearance.

Typical Applications

  • Long Travel in a Small Footprint
  • Lifting and moving extremely heavy loads over long travel lengths
  • Dampened Vibration and Resonance
  • Fast lift speeds with steep pitch thread pattern

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Scoreboards and Monitors

Scoreboards must be raised, lowered, or moved to allow pedestrian foot traffic or equipment to be moved into and out of the stadium. Some are more than 30 feet high and 30 feet wide while weighing several thousand pounds. They must also be synchronized to raised and lowered levels or they may become damaged. Outdoor stadiums and venues require water tight enclosures and connectors. 

Nook linear solutions offer the ability to meet all of these challenges associated with this application,. Additionally, we offer a wide range of accessories that are ideal for highly accurate positioning and control.

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Scoreboards and Monitors
Sound & Lighting

Sound & Lighting

Overhead lighting structures require compact, lightweight designs so they can be attached above the stage in a multitude of locations that require a tight and to also minimize shipping costs. In addition, they must be highly reliable and safe with 100% no risk of failure.

Electric actuators are a highly effective solution for this application due to their high force capabilities, superior repeatability and proven reliable performance. For added safety, they can also come equipped with geared reduction boxes that stop movement  in case of complete power loss. Their compact retracted size allows for efficient transportation. 

Advantages Include

  • Maximum Safety 
  • Compact Space 
  • Reliable Performance