Comparison of linear motion systems — pros and cons

Do you know the difference between linear motors, rack and pinion, timing belts and ball screws in linear motion? Understanding the functionality and intelligence of drive systems in motion is critical.

This video shows the differences between the drive systems, their advantages and their disadvantages so that you can choose the perfect one for your application.

A comparison of four techniques in linear motion:

  • Linear motors
  • Rack and pinion
  • Timing belts
  • Ball screws

Discover the four techniques and their acceleration, accuracy and cost.