The Linear Slide comes equipped with a mounting face on the carriage for attachment of a robot, and is driven by a brushless AC servomotor with rack and pinion gearing. Range of movement is managed by programmable software limit switches with a safeguard of mechanical stops if these limit switches are overrun. The slides are offered in three sizes to accommodate robot models with varying payload capacities.
Add 7th or 8th Robot Axis
The Linear Slide is a self-contained one-axis unit that adds a 7th or 8th axis when used with another robot. The unit can be floor- or ceiling-mounted.
Nov 1, 2005