Universal linear luge

DN Staff

April 20, 1998

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Universal linear luge

Designers installing linear motors, usually add position feedback and a bearing structure to guide the coil over the magnets. Lack of a universal-mounting structure, makes application complex.

Most linear motors quickly bolt into the luge(TM) slide for easy installation. High accuracy crossed-roller bearings ensure precise movements over long travel lengths.

Non-contact encoder, mounted close to the motor, reduces frictional drag and hysteresis. Available for both epoxy and iron core motors, the system handles accelerations to 8 g.

Alan Feinstein, Bayside Motion Group, 135 Ricefield Lane, Hauppauge, NY 11788; (516) 484-5482.

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