Beam Positioners

Mechanical Power Transmission, Optics & Photonics

Belt-Driven Boom positions robots and gantries.

January 17, 2002

DGEA toothed-belt-driven electric boom-arm axis is suitable for positioning applications requiring horizontal or vertical projecting motions. Fixed pinion drive mechanism engages stationary toothed belt, causing projecting structure to traverse work envelope. Roller guide bearing system is integrated into housing. Unit has stroke range of 100-1,000 mm, payload of 110 lb, speed of 2.1 m/sec, and is available in 3 sizes of 18, 25 and 40mm. Read More

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