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Image of ML Actuators icon   CS - Compact Series Linear Guide System

NEW!  The Compact Series Linear Guide System from PBC Linear® is designed to provide smooth, accurate, and repeatable linear motion in tightspaces. The Compact Series boasts a low profile—23 mm—standard system heightmaking it an ideal solution for applications such as lab automation, medical,automated delivery systems, dispensing robotics, and electronic board manufacturing.

The Compact Series Linear Guide System can beconfigured—with standard options—to adapt to the demands of the application.Options include: two bearing choices, gliding surface technology or profilerail technology; lead screw with multiple leads; standard fixed or ConstantForceanti-backlash nut; manual drive; integrated stepper or smart motor; and a motormount option for use with other motors.

  • Bearing options: Gliding Surface Technologyprovides smooth and quiet operation. This choice is low cost, self-lubricating,and maintenance free. Profile Rail Technology provides rigid performance and isideal for applications that require high loads or precise positional accuracy.

  • Lead Screw: 6 mm diameter lead screw isavailable in 1, 2, 5, and 10 mm leads.

  • Nut: Standard fixed or Constant Force™anti-backlash nut.

  • Motor: Integrated NEMA 17 or NEMA 23 steppermotors; single, double, or triple stack; motor mount option for attachingstepper, servo, or smart motor, etc. Option with a manual hand knob is alsoavailable.

Download the Compact Series catalog here.

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Gliding Surface Technology

Compact Series – Gliding Surface Technology, Plain Bearing

Gliding Surface Technology adapts plain bearing design to create a simple, two-piece configuration of a rail and carriage with a self-lubricating surface. By utilizing plain bearing design, the Compact Series offers low profiles, compact sizes, and smooth, quiet linear motion.

  • Compact design

  • Drive type flexibility

  • Leads available: 1, 2, 5, 10 mm

  • Plain bearing design will not catastrophically fail

  • Vibration damping provides smooth and quiet linear motion


Profile Rail Technology

Compact Series - Profile Rail Technology

Perfect for high speed transfer and handling applications, the Compact Series with profile rail guides offer both high rigidity and accuracy. Equipped with improved features such as stainless steel reinforced end plates, internal eco-lubrication system and overall dust proof design, these ball-type linear guides offer repeatable linear motion and long life.

  • Compact design

  • Drive type flexibility

  • Leads available: 1, 2, 5, 10 mm

  • High load and moment capacity



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