One of the hottest tickets in the field of automation today is the linear motor
One of the hottest tickets in the field of automation today is the linear motor. A direct producer of linear motion, this device eliminates the need to translate circular motion into linear motion and thereby replaces the cumbersome and inefficient ball-and-screw mechanism. Linear motors have recently come down in price and are now the way to go in automated systems.
CALIFORNIA LINEAR DEVICES:
The California Linear Devices servo motor is a simple "tubular" linear motor with one moving part and an integral bearing system. Installation is easy. Linear motion is controlled directly from position sensor information. There are no backlash or compressibility effects to compromise positioning accuracy.
The California Linear Devices "tubular" linear motor offers a simple way to obtain linear motion. Its simplicity means robust, reliable performance, and a significantly lower life cycle cost. More importantly, the cylindrical design delivers a very effective force-to-volume ratio.
The CLD linear motor utilizes standard 3-phase brushless DC drive technology. Yet, it still delivers the same level of performance as more complex linear motion systems on the market.
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