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Schunk: Compact short-stroke axis for dynamic assembly applications

Schunk has combined a powerful linear motor drive with an ultra-smooth pre-loaded roller guide for its ELB linear axis and is desig-ned for precise and dynamic strokes.
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Weiss: Linear motor axes for small parts assembly applications

Available in two different axis sizes – HG 25 with peak force of 180 N, and HG 12 with peak force of 110 N – the HG series of lightweight, aluminum, closed linear motor axes from Weiss reduce costs, provide precise axis in a compact design, and feature a unique guide profile cover made of machined aluminum to provide protection for applications that experience external contamination influences.
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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.

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

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

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.
Controls Product Brief

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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