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Aerotech: High-power drive rack

The Npaq 6U from Aerotech is a high-power drive rack that uses plug-in amplifiers supporting both linear and PWM topologies to control brushless DC, brush, or stepper motors at up to 320 VDC operating voltage and 30 A peak current capability.


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Linear slide table good for food packaging machinery
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Linear slide table good for food packaging machinery

Dry-Lin SLN linear slide table system from Igus is good for food packaging machinery applications because it does away with lubricants that could become contaminants. Linear slide table can be designed with a stepper motor and encoder integrated into it.
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Aerotech: Linear motor stage

Aerotech’s PlanarDL series of integrated, low-profile, XY, linear-motor stages offers quality geometric performance (straightness to ±0.4 µm; flatness to ±1 µm), and dynamic performance in a compact, low-profile, cost-effective package.
A servo linear conveying system similar to this one is what Delkor uses in its integrated cartoning solution.
OEM Application Note
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Linear servo motor permits unique cartoning system

All in a very small footprint, this integrated packaging system forms, loads, and closes cartons thanks to its “racetrack” conveyor powered by servo linear motors.
XTS motor. The Beckhoff XTS linear motor system consists of eight straight and two curved motor modules (track sections), guide rail, and ten carriages.
Feature Article
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A new breed of linear servo motor finds packaging applications

Conspicuous at Pack Expo International last fall, linear servo motors may be evolving in a manner similar to that of the coordinated multi-axis rotary servos that preceded them.
Linear motor cuts TCO on packaging machines
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Linear motor cuts TCO on packaging machines

From Linmot comes a linear servo motor that is especially suitable for packaging machinery manufacturers working to combine linear and rotary motion.
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Bosch Rexroth Corp.: Linear motion system

Rexroth's Omega Module linear motion system adds more capability to the EasyHandling modular system, allowing higher dynamics over longer distances in feed units, by combing low traveling mass and fast belt drive, so that top speeds can be reached.
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Aerotech, Inc: Miniature linear positioning stages


The compact MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage from Aerotech is designed for the confines of the laboratory while retaining the high reliability required in production environments.
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Thomson: Web-based sizing and selection tool for linear motion applications

Thomson’s Linear MOTIONEERING®: Ball and Lead Screws is a web-based sizing and selection tool that simplifies machine design by quickly identifying the best ball and lead screw options for the linear motion requirementsfrom the company’s range of inch and metric screws.
Linear actuator. Design of the  linear actuator's planetary roller screw  technology is shown clearly in this cutaway illustrati
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Linear actuator simplifies machine building

Purchase and assembly of multiple components are rendered unnecessary because this actuator combines servo motor and planetary roller screw in one compact unit.

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