New Linear Rail with Integrated IDEA Drive from Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions

April 29, 2013 - "New Product Release"

The new BGS06 linear rail is the latest addition to Haydon Kerk Motion Solution’s new Ball Guide Screw linear rail product line. The new linear rail has an integrated IDEA Drive and is a multifunctional system which can employ either the size 17 single stack or double stack stepper motor linear actuator with a fully programmable stepper motor controller.

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Haydon Kerk, an AMETEK Precision Motion Control brand, offers Ball Guide Screw rail systems which utilize precision rolled 303 stainless steal lead screws and linear stepper motors. Black Ice® TFE coating on the lead screws provides maintenance-free, wear resistant dry lubrication. The lead screw drives a precision nut embedded in a machined aluminum carriage mounted to a stainless steel ball rail, resulting in a rigid, smooth operating system. The following standard features are available for the BGS06 with Integrated IDEA Drive:



Stepper Motor Sizes: size 17 single or double stack

Max Stroke Length: 24-in (610mm)

Max Horizontal Load: 135 lb (600N)

Moment Load Capabilities

Roll: 11.62 lb-ft (15.75 Nm)

Pitch: 7.93 lb-ft (10.75 Nm)

Yaw: 9.15 lb-ft (12.40 Nm)

Integrated IDEA Drive System

Easy-To-Use Graphic User Interface (GUI)

RoHS Compliant

Interactive Program “Debug” Feature

Input Voltage Range: 12-48VDC

Max Current: 2.6A RMS

Current Boost Capability: up to 30% during ramping

Communication: USB or RS-485

Digital Inputs/Outputs: 4/4

Ramping: Trapeziodal

Haydon Kerk enhances system integration for the equipment OEM or end user by merging core technologies into a preassembled unit. Providing a complete solution that brings together load support, lead screw, motor, and programmable drive into one system means the overall integration cost is significantly reduced for the customer.

Having an adaptable design and manufacturing process is what sets Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions apart from other brands. Whether custom wire harnesses, mounting configurations, or load carriages, many options for customization are always available for the Ball Guide Screw Linear Rail Systems. Contact Haydon Kerk engineering at 203-756-7441 for more information today.



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