Press Release Summary:
Available in single- and dual-knob versions with stage measuring 2.36 x 2.45 x 1.18 in., TECHSPECÂ® English Long Travel Linear Translation Stages use rack-and-pinion positioning with accuracy of 0.01 in. Each stage offers nine Â¼-20 tapped holes for equipment mounting and has load capacity of 5 kg (H) and 2 kg (V) when locked. Tracks measure 2.45 W x 0.4 H in. and have counter-bored mounting holes for Â¼-20 socket head cap screws every 6 in.
Original Press Release:
English Linear Translation Stage and Track Offers Travel to 24 Inches
February 14, 2008, Barrington, NJ. - Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components and tools, today announced the availability of linear translation stages with travel track distances as long as 24-inches. The stages use rack-and-pinion positioning with accuracy of 0.01-inches and are designed to allow easy integration of standard English-unit positioning equipment.
EO's TECHSPEC® English Long Travel Linear Translation Stages come in single- and dual-knob versions with the stage measuring 2.45" W x 2.36" L x 1.18" H. Each stage offers nine ¼-20 tapped holes for equipment mounting and has a load capacity of 5kg (H) and 2kg (V) when locked. The tracks are 2.45" W x 0.4" H in 6-, 12-, and 24-inch travel lengths and have counter-bored mounting holes for ¼-20 socket head cap screws every 6 inches. Mounting screws and Allen wrenches for the tension and mounting screws are provided with the tracks and stages.
The stage and track provide precision positioning with straight-line accuracy ranging from 0.004-inches for the 6-inch track to 0.011-inches for the 24-inch track. Stages travel 0.71-inches for each turn of the knob. Tracks are marked with 0.10-inch graduations and offer Vernier scale reading to 0.01-inches. Stages and tracks are aluminum with black anodized coating.
Price and Availability
EO's English Long Travel Linear Translation Stages and Tracks are available from stock with track travel lengths of 6-, 12-, and 24-inches. Prices range from $179 to $239 for a stage and track combination, or stages and tracks can be ordered individually. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for quantity pricing.Long Travel Linear Translation Stages & Tracks are available in metric configurations.
Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology for R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, biomedical, and military markets around the globe. EO is the world's largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components. Customers can purchase items by contacting EO at 1-800-363-1992, via the catalog, or via the website at www.edmundoptics.com
Edmund Optics® Inc.
101 East Gloucester Pike
Barrington, NJ 08007 U.S.A.