Linear Positioning Drives

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

ACR-32UT Precision Rotation Stage offers resolution of 0.5 arc-sec.

March 27, 2017

Suitable for semiconductor manufacturing and general automation applications, ACR-32UT Precision Rotary Stage comes with high-speed direct-drive rotary servo motor. Running at sub-rpm speed with low velocity ripple, ACR-32UUT can accelerate quickly to 2,000 rpm. Equipped with direct drive technology, unit offers 1 arc-sec repeatability.

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear-XY-Rotary Combination Stages

March 17, 2017

Low 42 mm height actuators

Stroke 100 mm to 600 mm

Precision ball bearings

Motorized Rotary stage

Compact multi-axes configuration

Stepper, Servo, SMART motors

The BSMA-140H is a compact, high-performance linear positioning stage that is perfect for the confines of the laboratory while providing the high reliability required in a production... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Six Axis Linear and Rotary Positioning Stage

March 17, 2017

The SRS-080-10-020-01-3EXRTS is a six-axis positioning stage that consists of three rotary motors, with encoders, each mounted to three independently moving linear axis. It is ideal for applications that require independent multiple motions on a single travel plane.

Each linear axis uses a H2W brushless linear motor BLDM-D06 to generate a continuous/peak force of 24.8 lbs [110 N]/74.5... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

L-402 Linear Positioning Stage comes with crossed roller bearings.

February 13, 2017

Used in micromanipulation, test systems, and opto-mechanical alignment automation applications, L-402 Linear Positioning Stage is equipped with direct drive stepper motor or a DC-servo/ gearhead and rotary encoder. Designed with 0.12µm resolution and 0.5µm repeatability, unit offers velocity to 5 mm/sec and has half inch travelling range. L-402 features 22.5 mm wide XY and XYZ stack... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Miniature Beam Steering, Mirror Positioning Developers’ Kits Now Available for Purchase at Digi-Key and Mouser

December 23, 2016

Rotary piezoelectric smart stages with embedded controllers make the system smaller, easier to use than galvo systems

Victor, NY - December 20, 2016 - New Scale Technologies’ miniature beam steering kits and mirror positioning kits are available for purchase at Digi-Key and Mouser. The kits feature New Scale’s miniature M3-RS-U Rotary Smart Stage, a piezoelectric stage with embedded... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

6-Axis Motion Hexapods provide sub-micron precision.

December 23, 2016

With bases ranging from 100mm to 1m, 6-axis parallel positioning hexapods provide precision and versatility for loads from 2 kg to 1,000+ kg. Ranging rotation to 60 degrees with sub-micron precision, H-850KML combines up to 100mm linear travel and offers 400kg self-locking capability. H-850KML is ideal for many automation and test applications. Providing linear travel range to 45mm and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multi-Axis Positioning Family comes with high-resolution encoders.

December 10, 2016

Supported with extensive software packages, Multi-Axis Positioning Family of Linear, Vertical and Rotary stages are used in high duty cycle applications, industry and research fields. Product comes with choice of stepper and servo motors. Linear stage can travel up to 155mm and has motion increments from 0.6microns down to 20nm. Vertical stage travels up to 1 in. with incremental motion to... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Mechanical Power Transmission

Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems Establish Japan Radiotherapy Education Center

November 30, 2016

TOKYO, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016  Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new advanced radiotherapy education center in Japan. Located on the Komazawa campus in Tokyo, the education center is equipped with a fully functional Varian TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator and offers hands-on educational courses for medical professionals and... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

Helsinki University Hospital Orders Four Advanced Varian Systems in Country's Largest Radiotherapy Project

November 8, 2016

HELSINKI, Nov. 1, 2016 - Cancer patients in Finland will gain access to the latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments with the news that Helsinki University Hospital has ordered four advanced medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). The decision to acquire two Edge™ Radiosurgery systems and two TrueBeam™ systems from Varian represents the largest order ever... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Motorized Goniometer Stage has low-profile design.

October 27, 2016

Used to measure angles or rotation of object to precise angular position, 2.362 in. high AK130-15 has 4.724 in. high center of rotation. Table (4.724 x 5.118 in.) offers ±15° of rotation at speeds up to 10°/sec and has precision ground worm gear with 304:1 ratio and resolution of 0.0005° with 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. This and crossed roller... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Manual Translation Stages are designed for precision.

September 14, 2016

Comprised of cross roller bearing, aluminum-bodied translation stages, XR-Series offers rear- and side-actuation. These 1 in. travel stages come with all components needed to have left- or right-handed X, XY, XZ, YZ, and XYZ configurations, and integrated dovetail feature for stacking can also be used to provide custom mounting options. Along with <150 µrad angular deviation in pitch and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Industrial Linear Stages increase performance via feature set.

September 6, 2016

Available in cleanroom prepared and vacuum versions, PRO-LM linear motor stages and PRO-SL/SLE ball-screw linear stages employ recirculating linear guide bearing system and low-friction sealing solution for extended life in industrial applications. Design provides protection from debris, while ThermoComp™ embedded temperature compensation unit ensures accurate positioning in variable... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission, Vision Systems

Varian Expands Access to Advanced Cancer Care in Bolivia

September 1, 2016

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Continuing its efforts to increase access to radiotherapy for cancer treatment worldwide, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced the installation of a Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at Instituto Oncologico del Oriente Boliviano in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. First patient treatments were started earlier in August. In addition to the installation of the Clinac iX,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Micro-Translation Stage offers 25 mm travel range.

August 22, 2016

Featuring 60 x 86 mm footprint, M-122 Closed-Loop Motorized Positioning Stage can handle payloads to 11 lb with velocity to 20 mm/sec. Optical linear encoder provides 100 nm resolution. Extended service life and optimized guiding accuracy with minimal backlash are guaranteed by preloaded ball-screw drive and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist. Product is suited for... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

New High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages from Primatics

August 19, 2016

High Accuracy Positioning Tables/Nano Precision Stages, from Primatics, Inc., are used in applications where high accuracy and repeatability and/or smoothness are critical.  All sub-assembly components are machined to very tight tolerances in order to achieve the required accuracy and repeatability.  Typical precision for these types of stages are measured in the sub-micron or nanometer... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motion Drive features 7-800 lb thrust capacity.

August 8, 2016

Integrating Model RG rolling ring linear drive with motion controller, Precision Motion Drive is fully programmable and meets requirements for precision winding/spooling, pick-and-place machines, X-Y coordinate tool movement, and other machinery providing accurate positioning and reciprocating linear motion. Linear movement of drive head is defined via software and monitored by sensors feeding... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Piezo Nanopositioning, Scanning Stage offers 1800 µm travel.

July 5, 2016

Meeting needs of micro-assembly, beam guidance, photonics, and optical metrology applications, PIHera P-620.2 to P-629.2 direct metrology stages are driven by PICMA® piezo ceramics and offer positioning accuracy of 0.02%. Flexure-guided piezo positioning stages offer vibrationless motion, virtually unlimited resolution, and accelerated response. Excluding rolling elements, there is no bearing... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Stepper Stage offers 2 axes of coordinated motion.

June 30, 2016

Run in horizontal or vertical orientation, closed loop LSS-012-12-060-XY-01A-M series integrates absolute linear encoder into single-axis linear stepper motor stage to operate linear stepper motor as 2-phase brushless linear motor. Linear stepper motors STS-0620-R generate 6.0 lb with total stroke length of 12.5 in. for each axis, and 1.0 micron (absolute) resolution encoder allows precise... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Profile Linear Positioner offers 3 travel ranges.

June 17, 2016

With fully integrated linear piezo motor, Model N-565 measures 65 mm W x 20 mm H with length from 80 mm and travel ranges of ½, 1, and 2 in. Integrated interferometric linear encoder can resolve to 20 pm and allows incremental motion below 1 nm. Due to short signal period of 0.5 µm, linearity error of PIOne encoder is less than 1%. PiezoWalk® technology stepping drives are not subject... Read More