Press Release Summary:
Eliminating need for additional machining and alignment, Integrated Racks can be assembled to rail off of machine frame. By mounting rack and rail together, need for separate mounting surface for rail is eliminated. Drives are suited for applications such as axis drives requiring precise positioning and repeatability, traveling gantries and columns, pick and place robots, and material handling systems.
Original Press Release:
New Integrated Rack Range Mounts Directly to Most Linear Guide Rails
ATLANTA Drive Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce a new range of Integrated Racks which mount directly to most standard linear guide rails, eliminating the need for additional machining and alignment, saving time and money. Compact, performance optimized designs can easily be achieved with these racks.
By mounting the rack and rail together, the need for a separate mounting surface for the rail is eliminated. Additional alignment between the rack and rail is also not necessary, since it is possible to assemble the rack to the rail off of the machine frame.
These drives are perfect for a wide range of applications, including axis drives requiring precise positioning & repeatability, traveling gantries & columns, pick & place robots, and material handling systems. Heavy load capacities and duty cycles can also be easily handled with this drives. Industries served include Material Handling, Automation, Aerospace, Machine Tool and Robotics.
This rack range further expands the already wide range of ATLANTA rack & pinion drives and is currently available in metric pitches up to module 4.0. Quality levels include soft (AGMA 9) and hardened & ground (AGMA 12). Typical delivery time for these standard components is only 3 to 4 weeks - ideal for OEM's requiring just-in-time delivery schedules.
For more information, contact ATLANTA Drive Systems at: (800) 505-1715, or on the web at: www.atlantadrives.com.