Güdel, Inc. Offers New White Paper that Compares Cam Followers and Profile Guides

Video and white paper examine function, installation and maintenance of anti-friction bearing systems for robot tracks.

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN. A new Güdel white paper, "The CamFollower Advantage," examines different types of bearing technologies used in linear motion systems for robots and automation. It is important to know which anti-friction bearing systems provide the best protection and ease of repair in different environments and circumstances. A Güdel YouTube video covers all the concepts addressed in the white paper.


"Güdel has built gantry robots and robot track modules for foundry, welding, painting and almost every type of environment. Each component in a Güdel module is part of a fully, vertically integrated system. This dedication to linear motion technology is one reason why Güdel's third generation of TrackMotion and gantry robot products are more rugged and easier to maintain," said Joe Campbell, Vice President, Sales and Marketing.

Güdel's white paper covers the basics on different types of bearing technologies, including:

* Different load, speed and precision capabilities
* Physical and environmental considerations
* How to save time in maintenance and repair

Placing robots and automation on linear motion technology frees them to operate in a larger work envelope, increases process flexibility and saves money. For full value, it is important to understand the operating function, installation, maintenance and life cycle costs.

Learn how to make linear motion technology easy to maintain. Download "The Cam Follower Advantage" white paper today; follow links to the video and consult Güdel automation specialists when you consider your next gantry robot or robot TrackMotion.

About Güdel Inc.
Güdel Inc. is the US subsidiary of Güdel Group, a global manufacturer of robotic automation products, systems and services. Güdel supplies linear motion modules, robot track motion units, gantry robots and components to OEM's, systems integrators and machine builders serving the automotive, aerospace, logistics, heavy industrial and power generation industries. Güdel Inc. is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan in a dedicated 45,000 square foot facility, providing North American customers with engineering, design, production, and customer service support. Güdel Inc. also operates a satellite engineering office in Troy, MI.

Güdel Group was founded in 1954. Headquartered in Langenthal, Switzerland, today Güdel operates in 21 locations worldwide.

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