Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics, Material Handling & Storage

Tip/Tilt Piezo Stage targets research and OEM markets.

September 18, 2015

Featuring position noise of 0.2 microradians with strain gauge sensors, Model RXY3-410 provides accuracy for advanced applications, such as beam steering, image stabilization, and laser scanning. Piezo-driven, flexure-guided device is characterized by travel of 3 mrad for tip and tilt motion and resonant frequency of 1,400 Hz, which allows for scanning and settling times of less than 3 ms. Design provides pairing option for mirrors of 2 in. or larger and offers linearity of less than 0.02%. Read More

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Miniature Piezoelectric Stage features built-in controller.

September 15, 2015

Measuring 12 mm in diameter, including closed-loop controller, DK-M3-RS-U-1M-20 Piezoelectric Mirror Positioning System rotates pre-mounted aluminum-coated mirror ±20° at up to 1,100°/sec with accuracy of 0.25° for precise, point-to-point positioning or dynamic scanning up to 100 Hz. Miniature rotary stage integrates piezoelectric motors along with position sensors, bearings, drive electronics, and firmware. Operating from 3.3 Vdc, unit accepts input via I2C, SPI, UART or analog servo interface. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Platform Lift positions loads from 4.5-53 in. in height.

August 13, 2015

Featuring mast-style configuration that places platform and load directly over 4 wheels for stability, LiftStik Model PLS53-150 offers lifting speed of 4.75 ips. Unit is available with wood laminate platform measuring 17.75 x 15.5 in. or HDPE plastic platform which measures 19.5 x 19.5 in. Lifting capacity is 150 lb at 15.75 in load center, regardless of platform specified. Powered by 24 V 7.2 Ah battery, lift is suited for stockrooms, assembly areas, retail stores, and manufacturing facilities. Read More

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Mini Positioning Stages offer 1 nm or 4 nm resolution.

July 2, 2015

Available in open-loop and closed-loop versions measuring 21 mm wide, Series Q-521 offers travel ranges of 12, 22, and 32 mm. Piezo-driven linear positioners are based on stick-slip gearless motor principle with self-clamping motor design that provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Equipped with integrated linear encoder, stages provide precision positioning and alignment of compact opto-mechanical components in research and OEM instrumentation. Read More

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Miniature Linear Motor Positioners increase perfomance, not size.

May 27, 2015

Combining modularity, flexibility, and performance, mSR (miniature square rail) series is comprised of dual square rail guided, linear motor positioners with strokes from 25–500 mm. Models mSR 80 and mSR 100 respectively feature ironcore and ironless center-driven linear motor technologies and have width x height dimensions of 80 x 25 mm and 100 x 25 mm. There are 6 encoder options, which include magnetic incremental, optical incremental, analog sine/cosine, and BiSS-C absolute. Read More

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Pre-Configured Hexapods support 6-axis precision motion.

May 21, 2015

Featuring parallel-kinematic design with 6° of freedom and no moving cables, H-845 Series supports loads to 1 metric ton. Hexapods achieve step sizes from 0.5 µm and repeatability to 2 µm, with linear travel ranges to 340 mm and rotation ranges to 60°. Each comes with C-887 vector motion controller, powering 6 hexapod axes and 2 additional motorized single axes. All position values can be commanded as Cartesian coordinates, and center of rotation can be changed on-the-fly with software command. Read More

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Miniature Piezo Nanopositioners offer 1/2 to 1 in. travel.

March 20, 2015

Measuring just 22 mm wide and based on piezo inertia drive motor, Q-Motion Linear Positioning Stages provide precision positioning and alignment of opto-mechanical components both in research and OEM instrumentation. Self-clamping motor provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. Several options are available for Q-522 stage series, from open-loop designs to closed-loop versions and high-end feedback sensors providing 1 nm resolution. Read More

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Work Positioners are built for ergonomics and efficacy.

March 12, 2015

Available with various lift capacities, base and turntable sizes, and vertical travels, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Work Positioners enhance ergonomics by keeping workpieces close at hand as to eliminate unnecessary operator movements. Heavy-duty, 360° turntable makes products suited for palletizing, de-palletizing, work station assembly, and manufacturing in diverse industries. Available options include oversized and beveled edge platforms, PLC and foot pedal controls, and detent stops. Read More

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Underwater Acoustic Positioning System operates up to 1,000 m.

January 21, 2015

Housed in palm-sized titanium enclosure, Subsonus USBL combines 8-channel calibrated hydrophone array with integrated inertial navigation system to provide position, velocity, and heading at depths of up to 1,000 m. Self-calibrating system requires no extra equipment or user intervention for setup, minimizing risk of operator errors. Operating on inverted or standard USBL scheme, Subsonus performs all processing and uses single Ethernet connection for data output. Read More

Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Piezoelectrical System precicely positions microscope revolver.

September 10, 2014

Mounted between objective revolver and microscope stand, MIPOS R120 allows operator to switch between lenses without changing setup. Parallelogram design and solid-state flexure hinges make unit free of mechanical play and eliminate any evidence of friction and stiction. Equipped with capacitive or strain gauge sensors, unit ensures resolution in nanometer range, repeatability, and stability. System features up to 5 kg load bearing capacity, and resonant frequency suit dynamic applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Mounting & Attaching Products

Scissor Lift and Rotate System offers 2,000 lb capacity.

August 29, 2014

With Scissor Lift and Rotate System, users can raise cart containing pallet to proper height while placing product onto pallet and turning cart 360°. System is built with rotate bearing attached to platform below lift, with 4 mounting holes for securing to floor. Heavy-duty bearing can withstand load slamming from forklift trucks. For safety, system offers bolt-on bellows skirt to protect from pinch points, maintenance safety stop, and captured roller wheels to prevent table from tipping. Read More

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Parallel Positioning System offers 1,000 lb load capacity.

July 22, 2014

Supplied with C-887 hexapod multi-axis vector controller and software package, 6-axis Model H-850KMLD provides 1 µm minimum incremental motion over 100 mm travel range in XY and 0.5 µm in Z direction. Repeatability in 3 linear axes is ±1 µm, and ±5 µrad/9 µrad in rotary axes. Applications include precision manufacturing and automation, astronomical telescopes, optics alignment, satellite antenna alignment, high energy physics, and semiconductor manufacturing. Read More

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Positioning System aids inspection of large wafers.

July 9, 2014

Designed to position wafers with diameter up to 12 in. using precise hold and repeat positioning, Wafer Positioning System can be used as automated inline controller or as stand-alone positioner. System offers positioning in microseconds with steps of few microns and repeatability in nanometers. Typical applications include semiconductor and solar production, lithography, display production, surface structuring, surface inspection, measurement chips, and quality control. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Tool-Positioning System minimizes setup times.

May 9, 2014

Based on VDI interface, Eppinger Trifix Tool Positioning System facilitates quick and accurate exchanges of both static and driven tooling for DMG/Gildemeister multitasking machines. System delivers positioning accuracy within 10 microns between tool stations and single-position repeatability of less than 5 microns at tool length of 3.9 in. After user initially aligns Trifix unit in lathe turret, further adjustment for subsequent tool changes becomes unnecessary. Read More

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XY Nanopositioning Piezo Stage provides sub-nm resolution.

April 25, 2014

With footprint less than 3 x 3 in., Model P-763 provides 30 x 30 mm aperture and travel range of 200 x 200 microns. Flexure-guided positioning system is equipped with capacitive, direct-metrology position sensors and ceramic-insulated piezo actuator technology. With capacitive feedback, linearity of motion is optimal, with 0.02% deviation from perfect straight line. Stage is suited for applications such as image-stabilization, micro-lithography, nano-alignment, and surface metrology. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mounting & Attaching Products

Crush Cut Positioning System eliminates human error.

April 9, 2014

Capable of going as narrow as .500 in., QUICK SET 0.5 can automatically position hundreds of knife holders simultaneously, within seconds rather than hours, with extreme accuracy. System eliminates potential human errors and optimizes setup time, allowing customers to reduce scrap. Read More

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Servo Shim Positioner handles loads up to 150 lbf.

March 18, 2014

Available in single and dual axis configurations, Servo Shim Positioner delivers accurate and repeatable digital positioning. Unit provides standard slide travel of 25 mm per axis and travel speed of 1 in. per second. Mounting in any orientation, positioner features lightweight aluminum construction, lube-free PTFE ways, and 24 Vdc linear actuator. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mounting & Attaching Products

OEM Piezo Driver integrates high voltage power supply.

February 24, 2014

Designed for dynamic operation of low-voltage multilayer piezo actuators and piezo positioning systems, Model E-836.03 can source and sink peak currents to 100 mA and provides output voltage range of -30 to 130 V. Running on 24 V, module also integrates high-voltage supply for piezo driver as well as other required supply voltages. PCB-mountable unit is short-circuit-proof and equipped with full over current and over temperature protection. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Mounting & Attaching Products

GNSS Modules deliver -167 dBm tracking sensitivity.

February 5, 2014

NEO, MAX, and LEA modules, available for u-blox M8 multi-constellation positioning platform, satisfy diverse requirements by providing scalable range of features: antenna management, integrated filters, data logging, crystal or TXCO, and multiple interfaces. In addition to acquiring and tracking all visible GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, QZSS, and SBAS satellites, modules can concurrently track any 2 GNSS systems for enhanced reliability, accuracy, and acquisition time. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Electric Belt Drive Scissor Lift Table offers static positioning.

January 6, 2014

Intended for manufacturing and automation, E-Series Electric Belt Drive Scissor Lift Table model No. LSBD04 is powered with mechatronics drive system using single belt, multi-pulley design powered by 480 V, 3-phase gear motor. This 59 x 40 in. unit holds static position to ± .06 in. indefinitely, can fulfill 120,000+ duty cycles in one year, and has 2,000 lb max capacity. Able to be customized to requirements, product also suits clean room applications due to lack of hydraulic fluid. Read More