LinX® Linear Motor Range

The state of the art LinX® Linear motor has significant benefits over other traditional motors with ground-breaking technology and design.

ANCA Motion’s tubular LinX® Linear Motors consist of a shaft containing magnets and a forcer containing wound copper coils. The symmetric design results in zero attractive forces between the forcer and shaft, greatly reducing the loading requirement on support bearings. With LinX® Linear Motors simple construction, non-critical air gap and no physical contact between shaft and forcer, machine manufacturers can greatly simplify installation, reduce maintenance and extend machine life. The LinX® Linear Motors range is designed to allow easy replacement of ball screws and pneumatic cylinders in existing machine designs.

At a glance, the LinX® Linear Motors offer:

  • Efficient linear motion
  • Wide force and stroke range
  • Low motor cogging
  • No wear
  • Zero down force
  • Low installation and maintenance costs
  • IP67 level protection (IP69K optional)
  • Ideal for ball screws and pneumatic replacement

The innovative LinX® Linear Motor from ANCA Motion provides improved performance at a lower cost when compared to conventional flatbed linear motors and rotary motors. The tubular design and the extremely strong magnetic flux are extremely efficient with continuous force up to 630N and peak force up to 4,272N. The high speed and acceleration, standalone thermal stability and the ability to achieve IP69K protection make LinX® an ideal solution for machine tools, food processing and other automation industries.

ANCA Motion has refined the tubular linear motor even further with the LinX® linear motor’s international patent pending thermal barrier design. The thermal barrier is designed to separate and remove heat from the motor, eradicating thermal growth in the machine, which makes the motor substantially cooler. This has enabled ANCA Motion to remove the need for a dedicated cooling system as the LinX® is able to use a machine’s current coolant system, improving floor space and reducing system costs.

The LinX® motor design helps improve machine life and reduces wear on guide ways or rails. It eliminates the down-force associated with flatbed motors, due to the zero net attractive forces. Because the magnets are contained within the stainless steel tube, machine builders can align the motor easier than before allowing machines to be built faster and safer.

Being tubular in profile, the LinX® system is also far more compact than flatbed motors, effectively fitting into a similar space as would a regular ball-screw and circular motor. This allows easy re-engineering & integration into machines requiring minimal floor space.

With no down force and no cogging, the LinX® produces truly amazing machine performance with direct motion control, resulting in a smoother motor and superior surface finish.

The LinX® Linear motor can be used with any servo drive or when connected to ANCA Motion’s AMD5x and enabled with a unique algorithm, it increases axis stiffness and helps to minimise axis deflection with greater accuracy.

When you combine the LinX® linear motor with an external position sensor, you can achieve improved surface finish and component accuracy. The LinX® linear motor allows you to reduce necessary floor space, machine downtime, backlash and position errors. The benefits of the higher force and speed allow you to increase productivity and in turn, customer satisfaction to make the LinX® Linear Motor the new standard in linear motors.


High precision motion systems

  • Designed for machine tools
  • Continuous force range of 335N to 630N
  • Peak force up to 4270N
  • Efficient fluid-cooling thermal barrier
  • No backlash or reversal error
  • Superior position performance


High efficiency motion systems

  • Superior performance in air-cooled conditions
  • Continuous force range of 255 to 455N
  • Peak force up to 4270N
  • High speed
  • Modular heatsink
  • Flexible mounting features
  • (Coming Soon)


Highly dynamic motion systems

  • Highly dynamic
  • Continuous force range of 90N to 160N
  • Peak force up to 1,200N
  • Modular heatsink
  • Integrated position feedback
  • Pneumatics retrofit friendly
  • (Coming Soon)

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