Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motor Positioning Stage allows multi-axis motion control.

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Press Release Summary:

August 29, 2014 - Multi-headed linear motor positioning stage, intended for applications requiring independent control of multiple axis on single plane, is assembled on single piece of aluminum extrusion and driven by independent brushless linear motors. Guided by precision recirculating linear ball bearing blocks on single rail, motors share same magnet track and encoder scale. Each moving table has independent 1 micron resolution linear encoder head for position feedback.

H2W Technologies, Inc.

26470 Ruether Ave. #102, Santa Clarita, CA, 91350, USA

Original Press Release

Multi-Headed Linear Motor Positioning Stage

Press release date: August 27, 2014

H2W Technologies introduces a multi-headed linear motor positioning stage which is ideal for applications that require independent control of multiple axis on a single plane.  The stage is driven by independent brushless linear motors which are guided by precision recirculating linear ball bearing blocks on a single rail.  All motors share the same magnet track and encoder scale.  Each moving table has an independent 1 micron resolution linear encoder head for position feedback.  This allows for multi-axis motion control.  It is assembled on a single piece of aluminum extrusion.  Optionally, H2W can supply the system with fully integrated electronics to operate the stage under synchronized multi-axis closed loop motion control.

Features:
- Multiple motors on single magnet track
- Multiple encoder heads reading a single encoder scale
- Single extrusion lengths up to 6.0 m long allowing for long strokes
- Multi-Axis of motion control
- Cable carrier for payload cables
- Custom strokes, forces, and feedback resolution configurations available

Examples:
Single Motor Stage - SRS-032-05-013-01-EX
Dual Motor Stage - SRS-026-06-013-01-2EX
Triple Motor Stage- SRS-020-08-013-01-3EX

Please note that as long as the magnet track is long enough to allow for the required travel, there is no limit to how many independent brushless linear motors can share the same magnet track.

H2W Technologies is dedicated to the design and manufacture of linear and rotary motion products that are used in the motion control industry.  The complete line of linear electric motors includes: single and dual axis linear steppers, DC brush and brushless linear motors, voice coil actuators, and AC induction motors.  Also offered is a complete line of ball screw, lead screw and belt driven positioning stages.

Other motion control products include: limited angle torque motors for compact, limited angular excursion rotary servo applications, 3 phase brushless rotary servo motors with matching digital servo amplifiers and permanent magnet linear brakes for fail-safe, zero power braking for baggage handling and people moving applications as well as amusement park rides.

With over 75 years combined experience in the linear and rotary motion field, the H2W Technologies team of engineers offers the optimal solution to the most demanding motion control requirements.

For additional information please contact Mark Wilson at H2W Technologies, 26470 Ruether Avenue #102, Santa Clarita, CA 91350; Tel: 888-702-0540, Fax: 661-251-2067, E-Mail: info@h2wtech.com or visit the website at www.h2wtech.com.

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