Linear Motor Stages offer linear velocities up to 900 mm/s.

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Featuring fully sealed design measuring 20.866 x 8.075 x 2.441 in., LM3 Series provides 300 mm travel with 15 µm accuracy, 1 µm repeatability, 5 µm flatness, and 5 µm straightness. Low-profile units include ironless linear servomotors and recirculating ball linear ways, linear SS scale encoder, optical limit switches, hard coverings with side seals, and integrated cable management. Stages are suited for inspection, scanning, optical positioning, laser marking, and machining applications.



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Griffin Motion Announces its High-Speed LM3 Series 300mm-Travel Precision Linear Motion Platform



Fully sealed & capable of high linear velocities up to 900mm/s, this compact, low-profile linear stage delivers exceptional accuracy, repeatability, & long-lifetime performance in a variety of factory automation & semiconductor processing applications



Apex, NC — Griffin Motion, a precision motion equipment manufacturer that designs and develops extremely precise modular and application-specific motion solutions that deliver accuracies from microns to nanometers, announces its high-speed LM3 Series 300mm-travel precision linear motion platform. Built for high duty cycles and long-lifetime precision performance in inspection, scanning, optical positioning, and laser marking and machining applications, these compact, low-profile linear motor stages exhibit exceptional levels of accuracy (15µm), repeatability (1µm), flatness (5µm), and straightness (5µm) with regard to travel, and attain high linear velocities up to 900mm/s, which is ideal for factory automation and semiconductor processing equipment.



Additional features of the LM3 Series 300mm-travel precision linear motion stages include: ironless linear servomotors and recirculating ball linear ways, which enable extremely smooth motion and velocity control; hard coverings complete with side seals to satisfy the ingress protection demands of harsh industrial applications; a high-resolution (0.1µm) linear SS scale encoder; optical limit switches with home; and integrated cable management to simplify design-in. The series can also be stacked to create XY motion.



“Two critical features that differentiate Griffin Motion platforms from the competition are the almost-unbeatable levels of precision, accuracy, and repeatability that they deliver at a comparably outstanding price/performance ratio, and our proven ability to quickly customize the stages with features such as customer-specified mounting holes or varied travel lengths, often within the span of our already relatively short lead-times,” said Josh Houghton, chief operating officer, Griffin Motion. “We also make it a point to imbue each stage with additional value — like the LM3 Series’ fully-sealed case and integrated cable management — to provide our customers with benefits that, while not necessarily critical, improve installation and performance.”



Made in the USA, LM3 Series 300mm-travel precision linear motion platforms measure 530mm (20.866”) x 205.096mm (8.075”) x 62mm (2.441”) with regard to length, width, and height, and standard lead-time for the series is five weeks; although, expedited lead-times are available upon request.



For more information about Griffin Motion’s high-speed LM3 Series 300mm-travel precision linear motion platform (LM3-300-LM-G-M-S-F-00), please visit http://www.griffinmotion.com/products/linear-stages/lm3-300-lm-g-m-s-f-00.html. For all other inquiries, please visit, http://www.griffinmotion.com/, email sales@griffinmotion.com, call 866-906-2709, or contact Griffin Motion at 1040 Classic Rd., Apex, NC, 27539.



About Griffin Motion

Established in 2005, Griffin Motion is a precision motion equipment manufacturer that designs and develops extremely precise modular and application-specific motion solutions that deliver accuracies from microns to nanometers in order to satisfy demanding customer performance requirements. Its comprehensive range of standard and customizable precision motion products include: Linear Stages (single axis motion), XY Stages (dual axis motion), Rotary Stages, and Elevator Stages (rigid Z-axis motion) that are ideal for use in semiconductor manufacturing, medical equipment, inspection/calibration, optoelectronic/photonic/laser, R&D, and nanotechnology applications.



Griffin Motion also designs, develops, and delivers completely custom precision stages to solve specific customer application challenges — including non-standard travel distances, multiple axes of motion, high vacuum requirements, wide temperature ranges, and Class 100 clean room environments — and commonly integrates its stages into assemblies designed specifically for OEM customers’ platforms.



Headquartered in Apex, NC, its 20,000-square-foot manufacturing facility features complete in-house design, prototype, and machine shop capabilities for manufacturing, production, and testing. For more information about Griffin Motion, please visit http://www.griffinmotion.com/about/.



For more information, contact:

Josh Houghton

COO, Griffin Motion

919-577-6333 x110

jhoughton@griffinmotion.com


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