Press Release Summary:
Employing miniature sensors, Mercury II(TM) encoders offer linear resolutions from 5 Âµm to 1.2 nm and rotary resolutions up to 268M cpr to upgrade motion systems. Short- and long-range accuracies are respectively rated up to Â±20 nm and Â±1 Âµm, and vacuum models are rated up to 10-8 torr. Options include scales with cut-to-length PurePrecision(TM) laser tape, featuring stick-on index and limits; linear glass, featuring stick-on index and limits; and rotary versions.
Original Press Release:
World's Smallest Linear Encoder Features 1.2nm Resolution
Bedford, MA - MicroE Systems' Miniature Encoders are Ideal for XY Microscope Stages, Sub-Micron and Nanometer Positioning Systems, Piezo-Motor Stages and Fine Control of Optics
See how MicroE Systems' newest Mercury II(TM) encoders, with miniature sensors and resolutions up to 1.2nm, can upgrade your motion system!
Mercury II encoders enable compact system designs with a sensor as short as 8.7mm and tape scale only 6mm wide. Models include programmable interpolation up to x16384 - right in the sensor. Users benefit from digital or analog output from the sensor, especially a smaller footprint and a variety of connector options - including customer-specific connectors.
The small size, excellent operating performance, integrated interpolation electronics, low power consumption and ease of installation make Mercury II encoders perfect for a wide range of precision motion control and metrology applications. High speed applications are supported by new, faster A-quad-B output and serial word versions - up to 10m/s with 1.2nm resolution!
In addition to Mercury II encoders, MicroE Systems makes small-diameter rotary, low-cost PCB mount and vacuum-rated models, all RoHS compliant.
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