The ScrewRail consists of a Kerk precision rolled lead screw supported by sealed ball bearings and contained within a concentric steel guide rail, driving an integrated nut and bushing. KerKote TFE coating and self-lubricating nut/ bushing material ensure long life and zero maintenance. The ScrewRail is available with either a freewheeling (SRA) or anti-backlash (SRZ) nut assembly. When mounted vertically, the ScrewRail can be used to simultaneously lift and rotate (Z-theta motion), making the unit ideal for pick-and-place mechanisms. Up to 72 in. stroke length is available.
The motor used on the unit is the Haydon size 11 hybrid double stack stepper motor. The stepper motor is available with either flying leads or an integral connector. The connector is RoHS compliant and features a positive latch in order to insure high connection integrity. The connector is rated up to 3 amps and the mating connector will handle a range of wire sizes from 22 to 28 gauge.