Mechanical hardware for accurate machine control

Hayes, Clint
May 2012
InTech;May/Jun2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p22
The article looks at the effect of mechanical linear motion systems on precision motion and the important information machine designers and manufacturing engineers should know to get the most performance out of their machines. It states that accuracy in linear guides depends on a number of factors and ball screws play a role in driving motion in high performance machines. Linear motion modules or actuators are considered vital to building cartesian robotic systems.


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