Not too long ago, the motion systems used in medical and lab automation equipment had technical requirements that were easy to satisfy. These lightly loaded applications generally required simple point-to-point moves with low to moderate positioning accuracy requirements.

However, medical motion systems have had to become more sophisticated in other respects to keep pace with unfolding trends and developments in the medical machine marketplace. This paper looks at those trends and examines how linear guides have developed to meet them.

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