OEM Components – Mechanical
1) Positioning Systems - Y Axis
The ACLGS® (Akriti Composite Linear Guide System) was developed to provide a low friction, high strength solution for a gantry based CNC design that supports high travel speed while reducing instances of gantry lock up.
Made of Carbon Fibre & Glass Fibre Composite Sandwich beam as the main load bearing structure and high hardness stainless steel for the sliding surface, the ACLGS® comprises of a sixteen wheel rolling carriage that ensures precise positioning and mechanical accuracy.
A total of 32 sealed ball bearings ensure optimum load distribution while also ensuring high tolerance to machining dust and chips.
The ACLGS® is easy to service being vacuum friendly and the only use of stainless steel components simply ensures a corrosion-free experience.
2) Positioning Systems (cont.) - Y & X Axis
1605 Rolled Ball Screws and HG 20 Linear Guides from Hiwin/GLT are used for the X and Y positioning system.
IMPORTANT – The systems are pre-lubricated and you are advised to follow the OEM standards on lubrication, which can be found at the following link
Hiwin – https://www.hiwin.com/pdf/lubricating_instructions.pdf (Can also be used for GLT)
3) Positioning Systems - Z Axis
Igus Lead Screw System & Linear Guide –
The Z-axis uses a 1604 Lead screw and a WS 16 guide system. Both these systems use lubricant impregnated, dust friendly lead screw nuts and blocks that require no lubrication by you.
Read more about Igus lubrication free solutions here