Motion Control – Multi-Head Linear Motor Positioning System!

H2W Technologies Multi-Head Single Rail Linear Motion System

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Santa Clarita, CA —Linear Motion — H2W Technologies introduces a multi-headed linear motor positioning stage which is ideal for applications that require independent control of multiple axis on a single plane. The stage is driven by independent brushless linear motors which are guided by precision recirculating linear ball bearing blocks on a single rail. All motors share the same magnet track and encoder scale. Each moving table has an independent 1 micron resolution linear encoder head for position feedback. This allows for multi-axis motion control. It is assembled on a single piece of aluminum extrusion. Optionally, H2W can supply the system with fully integrated electronics to operate the stage under synchronized multi-axis closed loop motion control.

Features of this Linear Motion System:

  • Multiple motors on single magnet track
  • Multiple encoder heads reading a single encoder scale
  • Single extrusion lengths up to 6.0 m long allowing for long strokes
  • Multi-Axis of motion control
  • Cable carrier for payload cables
  • Custom strokes, forces, and feedback resolution configurations available

Examples of other Single Rail Linear Motion Systems from H2W Technologies:

Note: As long as the magnet track is long enough to allow for the required travel, there is no limit to how many independent brushless linear motors can share the same magnet track.

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H2W Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to the design and manufacture of linear and rotary motion products that are used in the motion control industry. The complete line of linear electric motors includes: Single and dual axis linear steppers, DC brush and brushless linear motors, voice coil actuators, and AC induction motors. Also offered is a complete line of ball screw, lead screw and belt driven positioning stages.

Other motion control products include: Limited angle torque motors for compact, limited angular excursion rotary servo applications, 3 phase brushless rotary servo motors with matching digital servo amplifiers and permanent magnet linear brakes for fail-safe, zero power braking for baggage handling and people moving applications as well as amusement park rides.

With over 75 years combined experience in the linear and rotary motion field, the H2W Technologies team of engineers offers the optimal solution to the most demanding motion control, requirements.

For additional information contact Mark Wilson at H2W Technologies, 26470 Ruether Avenue #102, Santa Clarita, CA 91350; Tel: , Fax: 661-251-2067, E-Mail: or visit the website at

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