Bosch Rexroth recently launched its integrated LinSelect selection and sizing software tool, enabling design engineers to find optimal linear axes and actuators from around 100 000 possible Bosch Rexroth product variants for their application in just five steps. The company presented an alpha version of the software at the 2016 Automatica trade fair, held in Munich, Germany, from June 21 - 24, 2016.
LinSelect delivers an integrated digital engineering process, from selection right through to configuration and electronic order at the Bosch Rexroth eShop. Here, selecting complete axes and actuators extends beyond the mechanical considerations; it also encompasses suitable Bosch Rexroth motors and drive controllers.
LinSelect doesn’t just simplify design and procurement for experienced engineers; even inexperienced users are guided intuitively through the selection process, without the need for laborious training and familiarisation. In just five steps, the software narrows down the number of possible variants based on individual needs.
In addition to a pure calculation of mathematical parameters, the software developers have also integrated algorithms with comprehensive application-specific know-how of linear motion systems. Beyond pure mechanicals, the tool also suggests suitable Bosch Rexroth motor and drive controllers.
Bosch Rexroth’s range of linear technology and electric drives and controls is available exclusively in sub-Saharan Africa through Tectra Automation, a member of the Hytec Group of companies.