Linear Axis achieves high travel speeds.

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Available in lengths up to 2,500 mm with dynamic load capacities up to 32,490 N, Compact Modules CKL offer travel speeds of up to 5 m/s. Unit combines zero-maintenance linear motor, ball rail systems with lubricant reservoir, linear measuring system, and carriages into one module. Profiled aluminum frame contribute to module's running properties and positioning accuracy. Product is also offered as complete drive trains and packages with matching servo amplifiers.

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For Highly Dynamic Applications: Compact Modules with Linear Motor

High travel speeds and short cycle times were Rexroth's objective in developing its new Compact Modules CKL. The targeted combination of linear motor, ball rail systems, linear measuring system and carriages into a compact, ready-to-install linear axis considerably cuts the installation effort for the user.

The modules are available in lengths up to 2500 mm, with dynamic load capacities up to 32,490 N. They offer travel speeds of up to 5 m/s.

The Rexroth Compact Module has been designed for low maintenance. Key features in this respect are the zero-maintenance linear motor and the ball rail systems with large lubricant reservoir.

Excellent running properties and positioning accuracy are achieved through the special machining of the profiled aluminum frame combined with the Rexroth ball rail systems and measuring system.

Rexroth also offers these models as complete drive trains, well-tuned packages with matching servo amplifiers.

Bosch Rexroth AG, a one-hundred-percent owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, achieved sales of 3.62 billion Euro in 2002 with approximately 25,500 employees. The company was formed in May 2001 by the merger of Bosch Automationstechnik and Mannesmann Rexroth and now combines under the brand name of Rexroth the range of products and services of the former brands of Bosch Automation, Brueninghaus Hydromatik, Indramat, Lohmann + Stolterfoht, Mecman, Refu, Rexroth Hydraulics and Star. Rexroth offers all relevant drive, control and motion technologies: from mechanics, hydraulics and pneumatics through to electronics as well as the associated services - and in around 80 countries worldwide.

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