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Belt Drive Unit – Wheel Guided MLSH from Thomson LinearBelt Drive Unit – Wheel Guided MLSH from Thomson Linear

Thomson’s belt drive units with ForceLine MLSH60Z positioning slides have a variety of performance-boosting features. They have been designed with the extremely fast SpeedLine guidance system and a patented screw support system. Plus, thanks to the successful patented plastic cover bands, these units can be installed in almost any direction.

The surface of the belt drive unit’s power bridge is designed with T-slots on similar spacing. This allows easy X-Y assembly of gantry or Cartesian systems. Four mounting clamps are also included.


  • Can be installed in all directions
  • Patented guide system
  • Patented plastic cover band
  • Patented screw support system
  • Screw supports included in all units as required
  • Central lubrication of all parts as needed
  • 4 x mounting clamps included
  • Double carriages


Specifications / Shaft Size


Profile size (w x h): mm (in)

160 x 65 (6.3 x 2.6)

Type of belt


Max Stroke Length: mm (in)

5500 (217)

Max Linear Speed: m/s (in/s)

6.5 (256)

Max Acceleration: m/s2 (in/s2)

40 (1575)

Repeatability: ± mm (in)

0.05 (0.002)

Max Input Speed: rpm


Operation Temperature Limits: °C (°F)

0 to 80 (32 to 176)

Max Dynamic Load (Fx): N (lbf)

1480 (333)

Max Dynamic Load (Fy): N (lbf)

3000 (674)

Max Dynamic Load (Fz): N (lbf)

3000 (674)

Max Dynamic Torque (Mx): Nm (lbf-in)

165 (1460)

Max Dynamic Torque (My): Nm (lbf-in)

310 (2744)

Max Dynamic Torque (Mz): Nm (lbf-in)

310 (2744)

Max Drive Shaft torque (Mta): Nm (lbf- in)

45 (398.3)

Pulley diameter: mm (in)

42.97 (1.69)

Stroke per shaft revolution: mm (in)

135 (5.32)

Weight: kg (lb) unit with zero stroke every 100 mm of stroke each carriage

12.6 (27.8) 1.33 (2.9) 3.9 (8.6)


Linear Motion Systems Catalogue PDF VERSION

MLSH60Z Belt Drive Wheel Guide PDF VERSION

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Belt Drive Unit – Wheel Guided MLSH from Thomson Linear

Manufacturer: Thomson | Category: Business & Industrial | Author: Heason Technology | Product Code: Wheel Guided MLSH

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