The SLIM drive system is an LSM drive. It consists of SLIM stators mounted on the track, a power supply consisting of frequency converters and power distribution as well as the S-NET probe system.

The drive system is supplied as a complete system tailored to the customer’s needs.

The SLIM stator is characterized by the following features:

  • Fully encapsulated design (IP 68)
  • Use of several parallel tracks for higher forces possible
  • vertical and hanging versions
  • Typical air gap 5-7 mm
  • Convection or forced cooling
  • Stator provided for star and delta connection

The SLIM drive system offers the following advantages over conventional drives:

  • Maintenance- and wear-free – 10 million load cycles
  • very high speeds up to 50 m/s (= 180 km/h)
  • high drive forces up to 200 kN (at 3,000 A)
    very high dynamics
  • Acceleration up to 100 m/s² (= 10g)
  • reliable – long service life
  • small drag distances:
  • high speed or many short-stroke individual movements
  • high-precision positioning: no backlash and no spring effect in the drive train
  • high synchronization accuracyhigh repeat accuracy (= high path accuracy)
  • very good control properties
  • high stiffness of the control loop
  • comparatively very quiet
  • insensitive drive for harsh environmental conditions
  • freely scalable (endlessly extendable)
  • direct, non-contact and vibration-free application of force to the object to be moved
  • low transverse forces due to symmetrical design
  • meets the highest safety requirements
  • purely passively moving objects: no power supply, no sensors and no electronics
  • Can also be used as a motor brake at the same time