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Miniaturization of linear actuator slides

  1. Jul 19, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    I'm in the process of miniaturizing a device that consists of X and Y linear actuator slides. I'm looking for thin, lightweight slides The load we are putting on it is very small. Length being 8" horizontally and 2" vertically. Most of the linear slides I've seen are pretty bulky:

    http://www.zaber.com/products/product_group.php?group=XY
    http://www.zaber.com/products/product_group.php?group=T-LSR
    http://www.nookindustries.com/slidesystem/SlideMMSeries.cfm

    Finally, because we are using Labview to automate the motion, one of the requirements is that our parts are compatible with National Instruments.

    If anybody could point me in the right direction, I'd appreciate it tremendously. Thank you very much!

    -Alvin Chen
     
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