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Mechanical Drive Assemblies

Models KLMDA and MAMDR extend the range of applications for the Transfer Engineering Precision Magnetic Manipulator (PMM) by allowing remote operation and computer control. These Mechanical Drive Assemblies and related components will work with the entire Transfer Engineering family of magnetically coupled linear, rotary and linear/rotary manipulators.

The Mechanical Drive Assemblies provide expanded capability and convenience in several situations by providing:
  • Reproducible motion using stepper motors with control pad or computer control
  • Resistance to external forces (they overcome the gravitational problems predominant to vertical applications)
  • Remote operation when the magnetic manipulator is either very long or is inaccessibly mounted.
Two versions of the Mechanical Drive Assembly are available. Model KLMDA is used to drive manipulators in the linear direction. Manipulators with linear and rotary motion or rotation-only use the Model MAMDR. Both models can be horizontally or vertically mounted. Options include limit switches, a pulley drive motor mount, an end motor mount (on spacers), a hand crank, a rotary drive attachment, a stepper motor and controller.

precision magnetic manipulator

Weight 4 lbs + 2 lbs/foot of travel
Height 6"
Width 3.25'
Length Same as PMM
Orentation Vertical or Horizontal
(Drive above or below PMM)
Typical speed with stepper motor Customer to specify
Dependent on manipulator it drives.

Model KLMDA shown with stepper motor attached.
Carousel 200 System Drawing
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