Using motor-driven linear actuator to design your automated machine, which will come with a question: choosing linear motion guide or ball screw? It depends on how its characteristic align with your application’s goals. That means carefully comparing the advantages and disadvantages of each to avoid specification errors and ensure optimal performance. Let us use CCM belt-driven unit and ball screw as examples to evaluate linear actuators for your applications.
Roughly speaking, the repeatability of a belt linear driven rail might be defined as its ability to achieve repetition of the same task. On the other hand, accuracy is the difference between the requested task and the obtained task . For example, the task actually achieved by the linear rail. So, repeatability is doing the same task over and over again, while accuracy is hitting your target each time.
A cartesian coordinate robot (also called linear robot) is an industrial robot whose three principal axes of control are linear (i.e. they move in a straight line rather than rotate) and are at right angles to each other.The three sliding joints correspond to moving the wrist up-down,in-out,back-forth.
For most linear guide and drive applications, grease is the better lubrication option. Oil lubrication is recommended for high-speed applications,
CCM linear guide rail , it is designed for high speed industry area such as gantry robot, pick and place, industry conveyor.
A small industrial robot has software and accessory packages, a specific type of movement, control law and linkage dimension depending on the target application. Here are some different types of applications:
Material handling robots
A gantry robot consists of a manipulator mounted onto an overhead system that allows movement across a horizontal plane. CCM belt driven linear actuators are widely used in gantry system from electronic assembly and electronic manufacturing to vision systems and industrial automation.
Linear module, is a kind of module, which includes a baseplate unit, a table part, a spindle drive device, and a telescoping tube arrangement that encompasses the spindle and that has two tube elements that engage with each other in telescoping fashion in a movement direction, namely a tube element connected to the baseplate unit and a tube element connected to the table part.