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IJAT Vol.7 No.5 pp. 544-549
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2013.p0544
(2013)

Paper:

Reduction of Thermal Deformation in a Motor Precision Positioning Device Cooled by Peltier Elements

Takashi Nozaki and Jiro Otsuka

Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology, 2200-2 Toyosawa, Fukuroi, Shizuoka 437-8555, Japan

Received:
March 25, 2013
Accepted:
August 6, 2013
Published:
September 5, 2013
Keywords:
precision positioning, Peltier module, ball screw, thermal deformation
Abstract

In a precision positioning device, positioning errors due to thermal deformation arise from heat generated by the motor and by friction between the ball screw and the nut. However, their proportional contributions to thermal deformation are not clear. In this study, thermal deformation was reduced by cooling the motor with Peltier elements, which had a beneficial effect on the precision of the positioning device.

Cite this article as:
T. Nozaki and J. Otsuka, “Reduction of Thermal Deformation in a Motor Precision Positioning Device Cooled by Peltier Elements,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.7, No.5, pp. 544-549, 2013.
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