Aerotech, Inc.

Aerotech Presents XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive with Servo-Loop Update Rate of 192 kHz
Controls & Controllers

Aerotech Presents XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive with Servo-Loop Update Rate of 192 kHz

The XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive is used for closed-loop control of voice coil and single-phase motors. The drive comes with encoder interpolation feature, dedicated analog and digital I/O, fiber-optic interface and separate power connections for motor and control supply voltages. The parameters of the drive are software-settable that include control-loop gains and system safety functions....

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Aerotech Launches GL4 Scanner Controllers That Use Advanced Interpolation Electronics
Agricultural & Farming Products

Aerotech Launches GL4 Scanner Controllers That Use Advanced Interpolation Electronics

The GL4 Scanner Controllers are designed for long-thermal stability and micron-level tracking accuracy. The unit offers 192 kHz servo rate and resolution up to 26-bits. They come with infinite field of view and zero-tracking error for eliminating speed-related part distortion like necking on circles and rounding of corners. The controllers are offered with fiber-optic interface and onboard...

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New XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack Offers Loop Closure Rates Up to 20 kHz
Controls & Controllers

New XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack Offers Loop Closure Rates Up to 20 kHz

The XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack is offered with field replaceable 3U plug-in amplifiers that support linear and PWM amplifiers. The product is capable of controlling any combination of brushless, DC brush, or stepper motors at up to 320 VDC and 30 A peak current. The device comes with per-axis brake control logic, auxiliary encoder feedback, analog I/O expansion, 2 safe torque off sense inputs, 16...

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New IGM Systems from Aerotech Provide High Stiffness and Efficient Form Factor

New IGM Systems from Aerotech Provide High Stiffness and Efficient Form Factor

Aerotech's IGM systems are scalable designs that cater to an application's unique and specific needs. Fewer structural loop parts in the system ensure greater stiffness. Integration of machine components and granite makes the system compact. Since each axis is built directly into the main granite structure, the axis design parameters can be easily optimized. All systems are...

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Crossed-Roller Bearing Ball-Screw Linear Stages Offer Superior Precision and Flexibility
Communication Systems & Equipment

Crossed-Roller Bearing Ball-Screw Linear Stages Offer Superior Precision and Flexibility

Travel lengths to 250 mm with anti-creep crossed-roller bearings Optional center-mounted linear encoder for direct position feedback Versatile features and options enable convenient integration into a larger machine or use as a stand-alone positioning axis Vacuum- and cleanroom-compatible versions available ThermoComp® option for reliable performance in changing environments Aerotech’s ATX...

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HEX RC Multi-Axis Robotic Controller
Agricultural & Farming Products

HEX RC Multi-Axis Robotic Controller

4U high, rack-mount, six-axis controller for brush, brushless, and stepper motors Ideal for controlling six-axis robotic systems like hexapods Real-time A3200 distributed control architecture allows synchronized motion on up to 32 axes FireWire® or ASCII command interface via TCP/IP Program in native RS-274 G-code, AeroBasic command set, C, C++/CLI, .NET, MATLAB®, or LabVIEW® for the ultimate...

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ThermoComp™ Device diminishes the errors caused through internal heating.
Thermal & Heating Equipment

ThermoComp™ Device diminishes the errors caused through internal heating.

ThermoComp™ Mechatronic Device is used for both linear motor and ball-screw linear stages. Unit comes with integrated hardware, sensors and compensation algorithm and reduces stage inaccuracy caused due to thermal effects. Product can eliminate up to 90% of errors caused in linear positioning stages. The units are available on Aerotech PRO Series stages and are operated through Aerotech A3200...

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Precision Piezo Stage for Microscope Objective and Optics Positioning
Communication Systems & Equipment

Precision Piezo Stage for Microscope Objective and Optics Positioning

400 μm closed-loop travel; 450 μm open-loop travel Outstanding step-and-settle and scanning performance Designed for use with larger, high numerical-aperture objectives 29 mm diameter clear aperture Aerotech’s QFOCUS® QF-50 piezo nanopositioning stage is designed for high-performance microscope objective and optics positioning. It offers 400 μm closed loop and 450 μm open loop travel, high...

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Aerotech Presents XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive with Servo-Loop Update Rate of 192 kHz
Controls & Controllers

Aerotech Presents XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive with Servo-Loop Update Rate of 192 kHz

The XL4s Linear Network Digital Drive is used for closed-loop control of voice coil and single-phase motors. The drive comes with encoder interpolation feature, dedicated analog and digital I/O, fiber-optic interface and separate power connections for motor and control supply voltages. The parameters of the drive are software-settable that include control-loop gains and system safety functions....

Read More »
Aerotech Launches GL4 Scanner Controllers That Use Advanced Interpolation Electronics
Agricultural & Farming Products

Aerotech Launches GL4 Scanner Controllers That Use Advanced Interpolation Electronics

The GL4 Scanner Controllers are designed for long-thermal stability and micron-level tracking accuracy. The unit offers 192 kHz servo rate and resolution up to 26-bits. They come with infinite field of view and zero-tracking error for eliminating speed-related part distortion like necking on circles and rounding of corners. The controllers are offered with fiber-optic interface and onboard...

Read More »
New XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack Offers Loop Closure Rates Up to 20 kHz
Controls & Controllers

New XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack Offers Loop Closure Rates Up to 20 kHz

The XR3 Six-Axis Drive Rack is offered with field replaceable 3U plug-in amplifiers that support linear and PWM amplifiers. The product is capable of controlling any combination of brushless, DC brush, or stepper motors at up to 320 VDC and 30 A peak current. The device comes with per-axis brake control logic, auxiliary encoder feedback, analog I/O expansion, 2 safe torque off sense inputs, 16...

Read More »
New IGM Systems from Aerotech Provide High Stiffness and Efficient Form Factor

New IGM Systems from Aerotech Provide High Stiffness and Efficient Form Factor

Aerotech's IGM systems are scalable designs that cater to an application's unique and specific needs. Fewer structural loop parts in the system ensure greater stiffness. Integration of machine components and granite makes the system compact. Since each axis is built directly into the main granite structure, the axis design parameters can be easily optimized. All systems are...

Read More »
Crossed-Roller Bearing Ball-Screw Linear Stages Offer Superior Precision and Flexibility
Communication Systems & Equipment

Crossed-Roller Bearing Ball-Screw Linear Stages Offer Superior Precision and Flexibility

Travel lengths to 250 mm with anti-creep crossed-roller bearings Optional center-mounted linear encoder for direct position feedback Versatile features and options enable convenient integration into a larger machine or use as a stand-alone positioning axis Vacuum- and cleanroom-compatible versions available ThermoComp® option for reliable performance in changing environments Aerotech’s ATX...

Read More »
HEX RC Multi-Axis Robotic Controller
Agricultural & Farming Products

HEX RC Multi-Axis Robotic Controller

4U high, rack-mount, six-axis controller for brush, brushless, and stepper motors Ideal for controlling six-axis robotic systems like hexapods Real-time A3200 distributed control architecture allows synchronized motion on up to 32 axes FireWire® or ASCII command interface via TCP/IP Program in native RS-274 G-code, AeroBasic command set, C, C++/CLI, .NET, MATLAB®, or LabVIEW® for the ultimate...

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Company News

Aerotech Expands our Capabilities with a Dedicated Building in Germany

On March 2, 2016 Aerotech celebrated the groundbreaking for our new Aerotech Germany office in Fürth, Germany. Construction and relocation to the new building has been completed and the opening ceremony was held on May 18th, 2017. According to Norbert Ludwig, the Managing Director of Aerotech Germany, "We had approximately 40 participants from outside [Aerotech] plus 20 Aerotech Representatives...

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ThermoComp™ Device diminishes the errors caused through internal heating.
Thermal & Heating Equipment

ThermoComp™ Device diminishes the errors caused through internal heating.

ThermoComp™ Mechatronic Device is used for both linear motor and ball-screw linear stages. Unit comes with integrated hardware, sensors and compensation algorithm and reduces stage inaccuracy caused due to thermal effects. Product can eliminate up to 90% of errors caused in linear positioning stages. The units are available on Aerotech PRO Series stages and are operated through Aerotech A3200...

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