01 March 2011
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Mechanism allows quick adjustment on leadscrew drives slide position

Linear motion specialists igus UK has introduced DryLin Fast Forward – a mechanism that allows quick positional adjustment of the slide on a trapezoidal lead screw drive in assembly systems.

And in a recently released video presentation, readers can see how considerable costs and amounts of time can be saved when adjusting machine settings, particularly in applications that involve long leadscrews.

The location of the linear slide can still be positioned extremely precisely on the trapezoidal thread using the conventional hand wheel adjustment mechanism; the fast forward function on the other hand releases the slide from the thread to enable it to be slid quickly to a new approximate position by hand first followed by more precise positioning with the hand wheel.

The lubricant-free DryLin linear tables are available in two types: the SHT series, which is a precise, rigid aluminium version made of machined and anodised aluminium parts; and the SHTP series, a lightweight, low-price alternative made of solid plastic

To watch the DryLin video, visit: http://bit.ly/em8J3L

Author
Paul Gay

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Igus (UK) Ltd

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