Sodick’s linear motors have a considerably higher dynamic performance than ball screw drives. The table and the motor constitute one unit – without any intermediate components as with recirculating ball screws, belts, pulleys or gears. All Sodick’s linear motors are developed and manufactured in-house. This has led to special arrangements of magnets, coils, and controllers to minimise, for example, cogging and torque ripple. This smooth drive system exhibits an exceptionally high dynamic responsiveness ideal for machine tools.
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