What is different about PDU2 when compared to other Bishop-Wisecarver driven slide systems?
PDU2 carriages ride on crowned roller wheels instead of the conventional vee-guide wheels. The wheels themselves are made of a proprietary polymer designed for high performance and long life without re-lubrication.
What does PDU2 stand for?
Profile Driven Unit. The 2 signifies Hepco's size classification of the slide based on their existing product lines.
What type of drive mechanism does the PDU2 employ?
PDU2 is belt driven, utilizing an AT3-20mm wide polyurethane belt reinforced with steel cords.
What is the longest length available for a PDU2 unit?
PDU2 is available with a beam length of up to 6 meters long. Travel length is 175mm shorter than the beam length.
What accessories are available with the PDU2?
Components such as mounting brackets for gantry applications, custom-fitted motor mounts, and sensor kit assemblies are available for the PDU2.
Is the PDU2 available in versions other than belt driven?
The PDU2 is only available as a belt driven system. The PSD120 offers a ball screw driven version.