By Design Engineering staffPower Transmission Machine Building Thomson Industries
Thomson WH SpeedLine belt-driven slide designed for high throughput.
Thomson Industries announced that it now manufactures its WH SpeedLine linear slides in North America to reduce delivery times. The belt-driven positioning slide feature an H-type roller guideway system designed to handle high forces and moments, the company says. The units also feature steel reinforced belts and a centralized lubrication system. The product range can handle dynamic loads of up to 9,300 N (2091 lbf) over stroke lengths of up to 11 m (433 in) with acceleration up to 40 m/s2 (1575 in/s2) and speeds of up to 10 m/s (394 in/s).