Whether you want to design your own linear slide table system or buy one as a readymade, off-the-shelf assembly, there are a wide variety of linear products available on the market today. Materials like plastic or bronze leadscrew nuts, ball screws, as well as a variety of belt-driven ball bearing systems can make the choice difficult.
Below are a few suggestions that might make things easier.
1.Consider an off-the-shelf solution;
2.Plastic versus metallic bearings;
3.Choosing a lead screw, ball screw, or belt drive.