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Fast and precise positioning for dynamic applications

Fast and precise positioning for dynamic applications
Festo has launched a high performance spindle-driven cantilever axis designed for handling applications that demand fast and precise positioning. The new EGSA series axes are based on an open platform design that allows OEMs and system integrators to use either a Festo servo or stepper motor, or the motor and controller of their choice.

Fully compatible with Festo's modular mechatronic handling and assembly products, they can be easily integrated into multi-axis systems. EGSA cantilever axes can be used in any orientation - including vertical - and can handle high levels of torsional load. They are ideal for precision short-stroke Z-axis functions involving fast positioning, such as those used in palletising systems, 2D and 3D gantry robots, and pick and place units.

EGSA series cantilever axes offer a choice of 50mm and 60mm wide models. The size 50 unit has a nominal stroke length of 100mm, while the size 60 unit is available with 100, 200 and 300mm stroke lengths. The size 50 unit is rated for speeds up to 1m/s, accommodates loads up to 3kg, and can deliver up to 100N of peak thrust. The larger 60 size unit is rated for speeds up to 1.5m/s and loads up to 6kg, and can produce up to 200N peak thrust. All four models handle acceleration rates as high as 25m/s2, and provide exceptionally accurate repeatable positioning to within +/-20 microns.
 

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