HepcoMotion PDU2 – Profile Driven Unit Actuator
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|Carriage Load Capacity|
|500 N||500 N||5 Nm||14 Nm||14 Nm|
PLASTIC BOTTLE MOLDING
PDU2 Easily Adopted to Inspection System
Avid, Inc. from Greenland, NH provides vision-based measurement and inspection systems for on-line and off-line industrial applications. The challenge was to meet their strong demand for a competitively priced linear actuator that could provide repeatable, reliable, and predictable linear transmission of newly molded plastic bottles through a high speed laser inspection station running in a clean environment.
PRODUCT USED: PDU2 Linear Actuator
PSD80 and PDU2M
Work Together as an X-Y-Z Application
What is different about PDU2 when compared to other Bishop-Wisecarver driven slide systems?
PDU2 carriages ride on crowned roller wheels instead of the conventional vee-guide wheels. The wheels themselves are made of a proprietary polymer designed for high performance and long life without re-lubrication.
Profile Driven Unit. The 2 signifies Hepco's size classification of the slide based on their existing product lines.
PDU2 is belt driven, utilizing an AT3-20mm wide polyurethane belt reinforced with steel cords.
PDU2 is available with a beam length of up to 6 meters long. Travel length is 175mm shorter than the beam length.
Components such as mounting brackets for gantry applications, custom-fitted motor mounts, and sensor kit assemblies are available for the PDU2.
The PDU2 is only available as a belt driven system. The PSD120 offers a ball screw driven version.