Backwoods Z - CNC Linear Stage Actuator

Heavy duty Z axis for hobby cnc manchines.
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Introducing the Backwoods Z, our premium linear motion Z-axis system, meticulously engineered for precision and versatility. This sophisticated system features a seamlessly flat mounting plate, expertly designed to accommodate a diverse range of tools including spindles, routers, lasers, and plasma torches, ensuring unparalleled adaptability for your project needs.

The Backwoods Z comes equipped with a NEMA 23 motor, and the construction boasts .375" thick 6061 aluminum for both the front and back plates, offering a sturdy and durable foundation for high-performance operation. At the heart of its movement, the 1605 Ball Screw provides smooth and accurate linear motion, complemented by the HGR20 Linear Guideway, which ensures a flawless and precise guidance system.

With a generous 5 inches of Z travel, this system offers ample range for a variety of applications, enhancing the versatility and efficiency of your operations.

Designed for seamless integration, the Backwoods Z is fully compatible with the Shapeoko 3, serving as a direct OEM fit. This compatibility extends to an array of mounting options, including those specifically tailored for the Shapeoko 3 and our upcoming Shapeoko 3 Upgrade Kit, further broadening its applicability across different setups.

We understand the uniqueness of each project and offer customized mounting solutions to meet your specific requirements. Give us a call to discuss additional mounting options, ensuring a tailored fit for your unique setup.

At Backwoods Fabrications, we take pride in our craftsmanship. Each machine and component is meticulously made to order in-house, adhering to the highest standards of quality. Our production timeline is typically 2 weeks or less for the Backwoods Z, reflecting our commitment to efficient and prompt service without compromising on quality.

Choose the Backwoods Z for a professional-grade, versatile Z-axis system that stands at the intersection of precision engineering and adaptable design, making it an essential component for any high-precision fabrication or machining setup.