An easy slider

Automation specialist Festo has unleashed a new range of pneumatically driven, small dimension linear axes for handling and assembly functions.

The HMPL linear actuator is slender and robust, making it, says Festo, perfect as a highly precise individual module, or, by combining it quickly and easily with other modules, for pick-and-place operations or as a portal unit.

High speed and cycle time is achieved due to minimal dead weight and low mass and hence, short oscillation decay times. Even at very high velocity, repetition accuracy is ensured, says Festo. The actuator comes in diameters of 12, 16, and 20mm and maximum stroke length options ranging from 30 to 200mm.

HMPL can be equipped with adaptive functions and features to meet the requirements of specific applications without unnecessary costs. A flexible intermediate position can be approached from either the refracted or advanced end position, as well as traversing movements.

There is an intermediate position with external stop, while an optional, adaptable clamping unit uses a clamping cartridge as a safety function.

Festo Automation

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