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Efficiency and performance in harsh environments

01 August 2019

ANCA Motion’s LinX range of tubular linear motors has features that match a vast range of automation applications. This includes packaging, food and beverage manufacturing, printing, pharmaceutical, rollforming, textile production, and test and measurement.

ANCA CNC Machines first introduced ANCA Motion’s tubular linear motors in 2014, with the FX Linear and MX Linear tool-grinding machines. 

These direct drive motors have since demonstrated some clear advantages over ball screw and flatbed linear motors. To satisfy the increasing market needs, ANCA Motion developed the LinX M-series linear motor.

Indirect drive systems like belt and ball screw drives, are common ways to convert rotary movement to linear movement. They are, however, slow and liable to wear due to their moving parts. Direct drive linear motors can be more expensive initially but offer a quick return on investment – as well as precise positional control, speed, and other benefits. 

Read the full article in the August issue of DPA

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