LinMot Technical Support for Linear Motion

Assistance with Linear Motion System Design and Start Up

At LinMot, we strive to provide the best technical support available.  Your first contact for any support request is your local LinMot representative or local authorized distributor.  They have LinMot product experience; choosing the correct linear motor and controller for your application, basic configuration help during start-up, and initial troubleshooting assistance.  Please find your local respresentative by using the link ‘Find a Rep Near You’ in the top menu bar.

In our USA head office, we have a team of experienced application engineers offering 2nd level support. This team supports the sales staff on any technical problem. If necessary, they also get in direct contact with customers (only with prior consultation of the local sales representative).

LinMot’s proprietary software is provided at no cost to our customers. This software is used to determine proper motor sizing for your application needs and configure your motor during installation. The software can be downloaded from the Documents and Software tab below.

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e-Mail: usasupport@linmot.com

 

  • Sliders

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    What is the thread size on the ends of LinMot Linear-Rotary motors?

    Thread sizes are as follows:
    PR01-52 rotating shaft: M5-0.8mm x 15mm deep
    PR01-52 linear shaft: M8-1.25mm x 20mm deep
    PR01-84 rotating shaft: M6-1.0mm x 20mm deep
    PR01-84 linear shaft: M10-1.5mm x 20mm deep
    PR01-84-L (hollow shaft) rotating shaft: G1/8 (Whitworth parallel pipe thread)
    PR01-84-L (hollow shaft) linear shaft: G1/4 (Whitworth parallel pipe thread)

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    What is the thread size on the ends of LinMot Sliders?

    On 12mm sliders the thread size is M5 x 0.8mm pitch x 15mm deep.  On 19mm and 20mm sliders the thread size is M8 x 1.25mm pitch x 20mm deep.  On 27 and 28mm sliders the thread size is M10 x 1.5mm pitch x 20mm deep. – Submitted: 06/17/13

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    What are LinMot sliders made out of?

    LinMot sliders are are made out of stainless steel on the outside and neodymium magnets on the inside? – Submitted: 06/17/13

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    What is the difference between a High Performance slider and a standard slider?

    High Performance sliders use stronger magnets and magnets that can work at higher temperatures. – Submitted 07/11/2013

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  • Download and Install LinMot Talk Software

    LinMot Talk Configuration – Downloading Firmware


    LinMot Talk Configuration – Motor Wizard


    LinMot Talk Configuration – Your First Move


    LinMot Talk Configuration – Discrete IO Part 1: Inputs


    LinMot Talk Configuration – Discrete IO Part 2: Outputs


    LinMot Talk Configuration – Curve Moves Part 1: Creating Curve

    LinMot Talk Configuration – Curve Moves Part 2: Making the Curve Move

    LinMot Talk Configuration – Curve Moves Part 3: Advanced Features

    LinMot Talk Configuration – EasySteps Part 1: Initial Setup

    LinMot Talk Configuration – EasySteps Part 2: Analog Parameter Scale

    LinMot Talk Configuration – EasySteps Part 3: I/O Motion

  • Drive

    The electronic component that both delivers power to and controls the motion of a LinMot linear motor.  It is sometimes referred to as a “controller”.
    Extension Cable
    The cable that connects the drive to the motor.  An extension cable is not a high flex cable, which is referred to as a “trailing chain cable”.
    Motor
    A combination of a LinMot stator and a LinMot slider.
    Slider
    The magnetic rod that slides within the stator of a LinMot motor.
    Stator
    The external part of a LinMot linear motor containing the magnetic field coils, electronics and inner bearing.
    Trailing Chain Cable
    The cable that connects the drive to the motor.  A trailing chain cable is a high-flex cable that is made to move along with the motor.