Made of the same quality components used in the RGS® series, the Kerk® Motorized WGS Linear Slide utilizes a screw-driven carriage that offers reliable, continuous linear speed while maintaining accurate positioning. The length and speed of the WGS is not limited by critical screw speed, allowing high RPM, linear speed and long stroke lengths. The WGS slide has a unique, compact profile that provides improved torsional stiffness and stability over RGS and RGW products. The integral mounting base can provide support over the entire length that can extend up to 8 feet (2.4 meters). Longer lengths are possible on a special order basis.
Standard leads include .100-in, .200-in, .500-in and 1.00-in (2.54, 5.08, 12.7 and 25.4 mm) travel per revolution. Many optional leads, both inch and metric based, offer everything from high efficiency to non-backdriving leads for vertical applications, eliminating the need for brakes. With Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc. wide range of available leads, speeds of more than 60 inches per second (1.5 meters per second) are possible, rivaling belts and cables while offering superior positioning accuracy, repeatability and axial stiffness.
The WGS utilizes sliding plane bearings on a low profile aluminum guide rail that keeps the motion smooth throughout the travel distance. The lead-screw is precision-made of high-quality stainless steel rolled on-site at our U.S. manufacturing facility. All moving surfaces include Kerkite® high performance polymers running on Kerkote® TFE coating.
This system combines many Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions patented motion technologies into a single integrated, linear motion control system. The Motorized WGS linear rails feature standard wear-compensating, anti-backlash driven carriages to insure repeatable and accurate positioning. When integrated with an IDEA drive, the system combines Haydon hybrid linear actuatortechnology with a fully programmable, integrated stepper motor drive. By combining technologies into a single preassembled unit, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is able to improve system integration for the equipment OEM or end user.
The slides come with a wear-compensating, anti-backlash driven carriage. Additional driven or passive carriages can be added, along with application specific customization. Linear guides, without the drive screw, are also available.
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