XSlide linear positioning stages are compact and low cost

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XSlide linear positioning stages are compact and low costLG Motion is promoting its compact low-cost linear positioning stage with a manual or motorised drive. Available from stock and backed up by the comprehensive expert design and application service offered by the team at LG Motion XSlide is already serving a wide range of industrial and science applications around the world.

The design is based on the BiSlide assembly, incorporating the dovetail ways, cleat mounting, and the slide/bearing construction. The 45 degree opposing dovetail ways on the BiSlide and XSlide assemblies provide the highest rigidity for their size compared with other dovetail designs.

The XSlide assembly offers a very capable positioning slide for its size and price. The simple design and versatility enables it to be used either singularly or in multi-axis assemblies. XSlide is manufactured from high-grade aluminium alloy precision extrusion with low-friction polymer bearings fitted to the slider for long service life, which are free from significant wear.

Key features:

  • 48mm × 31mm cross-section
  • Low cost
  • High precision
  • Smooth PTFE bearings
  • Easy adaptors for multi-axis combinations
  • Impact resistant
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Long-life anodised slide-ways
  • Integrated limit switches
  • Seven lead screw pitches
  • NEMA 17 or 23 motor mounting

Wherever price and performance are critical considerations XSlide should be considered. The list of applications is not exhaustive but here are just a few examples:

  • Camera positioning
  • Ultrasonic scanning
  • Machine adjustment
  • Optics research
  • Laser beam alignment
  • Medical research
  • Fibre optic manufacture
  • Pick & Place
  • PCB drilling & routing

XSlide is just one product range in a comprehensive portfolio of standard and customised motion control products available for LG Motion. For more information on the range of products and services available please go to

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