IJAT Vol.14 No.2 pp. 274-279
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2020.p0274


Evaluation of Dynamic Characteristics of a Hybrid Guideway System

Isao Oshita*,†, Atsushi Matsubara*, and Tsuneto Sumida**

*Department of Micro Engineering, Kyoto University
Kyoto daigaku-katsura, Nisikyo-ku, Kyoto 615-8540, Japan

Corresponding author

**Yasda Precision Tools K. K., Okayama, Japan

September 2, 2019
January 24, 2020
March 5, 2020
machine tools, sliding guideway, rolling guideway

This paper presents the dynamic characteristics of a hybrid guideway system that employs sliding guides as the primary support and rolling guides to decrease the friction force and improve servo response. A drive table with a linear motor was fabricated, and the dynamic responses of the proposed hybrid guideway to command input and disturbances were measured. The results indicate that the developed guideway system provides high dynamic stiffness without sacrificing the accuracy of servo response. Furthermore the floating action of the table influenced the dynamic compliance of the guide in the horizontal direction.

Cite this article as:
Isao Oshita, Atsushi Matsubara, and Tsuneto Sumida, “Evaluation of Dynamic Characteristics of a Hybrid Guideway System,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.14, No.2, pp. 274-279, 2020.
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