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Transportation

Nook is widely recognized in the transportation industry as a trusted innovator of linear motion solutions for both OEM and suppliers. 

Our products provide un-paralleled performance in the adverse environmental conditions typically associated with transportation applications.

 

 

Automotive, Trucks, and Marine

Automotive, Trucks, and Marine

Typical Applications

  • Engines Controls
  • Braking Systems
  • Communications Systems
  • Steering Controls
  • Drive Mechanisms
  • Vehicle Accessories
  • Trailer Hitches and Lifts

Utility Vehicles

Nook linear solutions are ideal for lifting, turning, and controlling the motion of the large devices mounted on mobile vehicles. Nook actuator easily resolve the weight and motion-control issues of hydraulic-based systems while being environmentally friendly, efficient, and cost-effective for the mobile vehicle. 

Mechanical actuators driven by an electric motor can provide a self-contained, lightweight, low maintenance solution.

Typical Applications

  • Aerial Booms
  • Scissor Lifts
  • Rocket Launchers
  • Mobile Communications
  • Advertising & Promotional Vehicles 
  • Cranes, Lifts, Hoists
  • Trailer Hitch

 

Utility Vehicles
Bus, Train, and Ship Doors and Boarding

Bus, Train, and Ship Doors and Boarding

Nook is widely recognized in the transportation industry as a trusted innovator of linear motion solutions for the opening and closing of passenger and cargo doors on virtually every type of vehicle. In this industry, performance, speed and safety are key factors. Our products provide un-paralleled performance in the adverse environmental conditions typically associated with these applications. 

Electro-mechanical devices can control bridge movements with ease and accuracy, without compromising safety. The equipment used to make this experience more efficient and enjoyable for passengers is just as important as the airplane, ship, or train itself. Passengers must securely board a variety of aircraft designs (and door heights) indoors away from the outside elements. 

Nook's innovative ball screw designs are ideal for this application due to their integral safety ball nut that . In the event of a ball nut failure prevents the structure from falling in an inadvertent failure. Nook ball screws provide a high efficiency, low torque solution with high repeatability and outstanding positioning accuracy. 

Maintenance Platforms, Stands, Lifts

Nook's products provide safety, accurate positioning, high efficiency, and rugged durability when lifting or positioning heavy loads with ease for a multitude of maintenance applications.

Typical Applications

  • Automotive Lifts
  • Aircraft or Ship Maintenance Stands
  • Mobile Maintenance Vehicles
  • Engine Hoists
  • Cranes

In addition, nook products are ideal for balancing heavy loads in position while smoothly raising or lowering them. 

Maintenance Platforms, Stands, Lifts
Tire Manufacturing

Tire Manufacturing

Increases in global competition, the demand for replacement tires, and factory automation have led to recent industry growth. This industry specializes in the manufacturing of automotive and aircraft tires, inner tubes as well as tire repair materials.

Nook offers advanced process controls for more fuel and cost efficient solutions for the manufacturing of automotive and aircraft tires, inner tubes and repair materials. Experienced Nook engineers assist customers worldwide in the design of their machinery to optimize performance in manufacturing lower cost tire products. 

Typical Applications

  • Strip Builders
  • Tire Tread Measurement
  • Strip Wrappers
  • Roll Lathes and Grinders
  • Profile Inspection Systems
  • Bead Assembling
  • Tread and Sidewall Extruders
  • Balance & Force Inspection

Cargo and Container Handling

Typical Applications

  • Train Yards
  • Shipping Docks and Yards
  • Cargo Truck Container Lifts
  • Ship Hoists and Lifts

 

Cargo and Container Handling