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Suited for open loop positioning applications requiring 2 axis of motion in one plane, dual axis linear stepper motors offer speeds up to 80 ips and strokes up to 20 x 30 in. Moving assembly (forcer) is supported by embedded, magnetically preloaded air bearings, which support payload and maintain 0.0005–0.0010 in. gap between platen and forcer. Respectively, full step values are 0.010 and 0.005 in. for 2- and 4-phase motors. With micro-stepping, resolutions of 0.5–1 micron are achievable. Read More
Providing forces up to 100 lb, acceleration to 1 g, and speeds to 90 ips, Polynoid Linear Actuators consist of electrically operated, open loop AC linear induction motors that deliver constant force over entire stroke. Units can run directly off of 115/230 Vac line voltage or with adjustable frequency drive. Direction of travel is reversible by switching 2 of 3 leads. Suited for limited duty cycle applications, actuators offer optional built-in electronic brake for end holding. Read More
Operating at speeds up to 240 ips, cog-free BLS Series is intended for long-stroke, high-speed, closed-loop applications. Iron-core BLD Series, with forces of more than 500 lb continuous, is designed for long-stroke, high-force, closed-loop applications. Both are available with motor coils featuring Hall-effect assemblies for trapezoidal commutation, or without Hall effects if used with linear encoder and commutation is achieved through software. Read More
Multi-headed linear motor positioning stage, intended for applications requiring independent control of multiple axis on single plane, is assembled on single piece of aluminum extrusion and driven by independent brushless linear motors. Guided by precision recirculating linear ball bearing blocks on single rail, motors share same magnet track and encoder scale. Each moving table has independent 1 micron resolution linear encoder head for position feedback.
Incorporating linear stepper motor along with 1 micron resolution linear encoder, LSS-060-04-006-ME has stroke of 60 in. and generates 6 lb of continuous force. Moving stepper forcer suits applications with acceleration from 0.5–1.5 m/sec and payloads of <1 kg. While operation is possible under open loop control using 2-phase microstepping driver, stage can also be operated under closed-loop using linear encoder and motion control electronics package. Read More
Offering 2-axis motion control, custom VCS08-700-08/350-AB-01-MC-XY is guided by precision, non-contact air bearings to minimize friction and reduce system pitch, yaw, and roll. Stage operates under closed loop position control, is driven by 3 NCC series moving coil type linear actuators guided by parallel air bearing shafts, and includes 1 micron resolution linear encoder on each axis. Each voice coil has 0.80 in. stroke and generates 35 lb continuous force (105 lb peak). Read More
Featuring dual axis design, Model SRS-002-007/003-003-01-XY is suited for applications that require precise synchronized control of motion profiles. Each axis incorporates 1 micron resolution linear encoders for position feedback. Bottom axis has 1.75 in. stroke and generates 5.1 lb of force at 100% duty, while top axis has 2.75 in. stroke and generates 2.7 lb of force at 100% duty. Stages are driven by brushless linear motors which are guided by recirculating linear ball bearing blocks and rails. Read More
Incorporating 5 magnetically preloaded air bearings for both load carrying and lateral guidance, Model ABS-012-12-030-X provides 12 in. stroke and generates continuous and peak force of 20 lb and 60 lb, respectively. Base of stage is constructed using lapped granite surface plate and lateral guidance is controlled by granite straight edge that is mounted to base. Non-contact 3-phase brushless linear motor operates in conjunction with linear encoder which provides 1 micron resolution. Read More
Respectively intended for high- and low- to medium-force applications, vertical axis dual rail stage (DRS) and horizontal axis single rail stage (SRS) are closed loop positioning systems driven by brushless linear motors that are guided by recirculating linear ball bearing blocks and rails. Each axis incorporates 1 micron resolution linear encoders, and dual shock absorbing dampers protect stage and payload. Respective strokes for horizontal and vertical axes are 13.8 in and 4 in. Read More
Suited for high-force motion control applications, Model NCM08-35-450-3LB can be operated under either open or closed loop position control, or force control. Moving magnet type linear actuator incorporates neodymium magnets in conjunction with precision layer wound winding. Precision ground hardened steel shaft, measuring 0.500 in. in diameter, is guided by 2 recirculating linear ball bushings. Featuring 0.750 in. stroke, actuator generates 45 lb of continuous force and 135 lb peak force. Read More
Able to be used for high-speed positioning and auto-focusing applications, miniature VCS02-001-CR-01-MC is driven by NCC type actuator (NCC02-07-001-1R) and guided by precision linear crossed roller bearing. This closed loop system, with 0.20 in. stroke, generates 0.26 lb continuous force and 0.78 lb peak force. There are no moving cables, and 1 micron resolution magnetic linear encoder is standard. Custom strokes and force configurations are also available. Read More
Driven by NCC type actuator and guided by precision linear recirculating bearings, Model VCS20-020-LB-12 features 2.0 in. stroke and generates 2 lb continuous/6 lb peak force. With optional air cooling, stage can achieve higher continuous forces. Two mounting options allow unit to be oriented vertically with coil moving, or horizontally with magnet assembly moving. Equipped with 12 micron resolution linear encoder, closed loop system is suitable for high-speed positioning applications. Read More
With automatic optimization speed control technique, Model SD-03-48-125 produces output that is stable with almost zero vibration and noise. Two-phase, bi-polar micro-stepping drive features supply voltage of 20–50 Vdc, selectable output current from 1.0~4.2 A peak, pulse input frequency up to 200 kHz, and selectable resolutions up to 25,000 steps. Suitable for 2-phase, 4-, 6-, and 8-lead step motors, driver includes over voltage, coil to coil, and coil to ground short circuit protection. Read More
Designed for secondary silicon wafer processing while exposed to vacuum, 4-axis (XYθZ) positioning gantry features X and Y axes driven by brushless linear motor DR Positioning Stages. While θ axis is worm gear stage driven by rotary stepper motor under closed loop control in conjunction with arc-segmented linear encoder, Z axis linear motion is achieved using voice coil positioning stage operating under closed loop position control. Rotary axis is capable of full 360° rotation.
Capable of independent or synchronized 2-axis control, Model VCS15-050-LB-01-MC-2 is suited for high-end motion control applications. Each head that rides on common linear rail is driven by NCC moving coil type linear actuator, and is guided by 2 recirculating linear bearings. Each voice coil has 1.5 in. stroke and generates 8.4 lb of continuous force with 25.2 lb of peak force. For position feedback, stage is supplied with two non-contact, 1 micron resolution digital output linear encoders. Read More
Driven by 3-phase brushless linear motor and guided by pair of precision recirculating linear ball bearings, SR Series features integrated closed loop servo theta stage for 2-axis linear/rotary motion control applications. Open-type positioning stages, providing 24 in. stroke, generate 100 lb of continuous force and 300 lb of peak force. Rotary axis is capable of full 360° rotation. Equipped with 1 micron linear encoder, stages have vertical orientation and include mounting. Read More
Suitable for high force positioning applications, Model VCS08-700-08-350-CR-01-MC-XY is driven by 3 NCC moving coil type linear actuators. Closed loop system is guided by dual crossed roller bearings on X-Axis and precision linear rail on Y-Axis. Each voice coil, providing 0.80 in. stroke, generates 35 lb of continuous force and 105 lb of peak force, or combined 70 lb continuous force and 210 lb of peak force on X-Axis. One micron resolution linear encoder is included on each axis. Read More
Driven by vacuum compatible 3-phase brushless linear motor, SR Series is guided by pair of vacuum compatible recirculating linear ball bearings. Stage has 24 in. stroke and generates 20 lb of continuous force and 60 lb of peak force. Ironless core coil assembly has no magnetic attractive force to stationary magnet assembly which extends life of bearing system. Equipped with 1 micron resolution linear encoder, stage is suited for long stroke applications requiring high speed and acceleration. Read More
Driven by 3-phase brushless linear motor and guided by pair of precision recirculating linear ball bearings, SR series generates 100 lb of continuous force and 300 lb of peak force. Open type positioning stage includes 1 micron resolution linear encoder and ironless core coil assembly that has no magnetic attractive force to stationary magnet assembly, maximizing life of bearing system. Low overall weight of stage makes it suitable as Y axis in multi-axis system. Read More
Suited for controlled sinusoidal motion applications, Model NCM02-05-005-4JBH operates from 1–1,000 Hz for open loop applications and 1–125 Hz for closed loop applications. Precision ground 0.125 in. diameter shaft, guided by jeweled sapphire bushings, has 0.070 in. hole, which is suitable for routing fiber optic cable or air hose. Featuring 0.15 in. stroke, non-commutated, moving magnet type linear actuator generates 0.5 lb of continuous force and 1.5 lb of peak force. Read More
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