Belt Driven Slide has 10,000 N load carrying capacity.

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Fitted with HepcoMotion® GV3 precision ground slide, HepcoMotion® DLS5 linear transmission unit is produced with 50 mm wide belt and manufactured on aluminum beam of up to 6 m that can accommodate multiple carriages. Combination of v-bearing and cap wiper ensures maintenance-free motion in hostile working environments. Suited for single- and double-axis gantries, unit has 2,450 N driving force with speed of up to 6 m/sec.

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Bishop-Wisecarver Introduces New HepcoMotion® DLS5 Belt Driven Unit with Higher Load Carrying Capacity

Driven Linear Transmission Unit is Ideal for Single and Double Axis Gantries

December 15, 2004 - Pittsburg, CA - Bishop-Wisecarver announced today that it is introducing the new higher capacity HepcoMotion® DLS5 belt driven linear transmission unit in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Central America. The introduction of this new system in the HepcoMotion® product group is in accordance with Bishop-Wisecarver's exclusive partnership for guided motion products manufactured by UK-based Hepco.

The DLS5 is produced with a large 50MM wide belt that increases the load carrying capacity beyond the previous HepcoMotion® DLS range. This compact driven unit is manufactured on a tough aluminum beam of up to 6M and fitted with a HepcoMotion® GV3 precision ground slide. The combination of a Vee bearing and cap wiper ensures maintenance-free and precise motion, even in hostile working environments. This unit is well suited for single and double axis gantries.

The DLS5 carriage has a maximum load capacity of 10,000N and the single beam can accommodate multiple carriages for larger loads. The unit's driving force is 2,450N with a speed of up to 6M/S. Drive is provided by a toothed timing belt and pulley, providing an excellent combination of strength, speed and accuracy. Simple belt tensioning screw adjustments, brush seals and end-of-stroke buffers at both ends are standard features.

The HepcoMotion® DLS5 is available with a wide range of options to accommodate many applications. The DLS5 can be equipped with a plain input shaft, a fitted geared motor or tailored to marry with an existing gearbox. T-slots are also provided to enable the unit to easily integrated into any HepcoMotion® MCS machine building construction.

About Bishop-Wisecarver

Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation is one of the most respected names in guided motion technology. This market leader manufactures, stocks and distributes guided motion components and systems for linear, rotary and curved track applications. Bishop-Wisecarver products are used worldwide in industries such as packaging, medical device manufacturing, wood processing, food processing and semi-conductor fabrication.

Bishop-Wisecarver has been the exclusive North and Central American Partner and Distributor for HepcoMotion Products since 1984.

HepcoMotion® is the worldwide identity and trading name for Hepco Slides Systems Ltd.

For more information please contact Renee Halog. tel: 1.925.431.8234 email:

2104 Martin Way, Pittsburg, CA 94565

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