Motorized Linear Stages offer optimized moment load stability.

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With patented bolt-on design, WGS Series can be directly coupled to size 17 and size 23 step motors, simplifying design by eliminating assembly time and previously required couplings. Over 20 lead screw configurations and multiple motor size and stack options are available. Stages are suited for variety of applications, including blood analyzers, microscopy, auto-samplers, industrial X-Y stages, and semiconductor inspection equipment.

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Haydon Kerk® Motion Solutions Releases New WGS Motorized Linear Stages

WATERBURY, CT - Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, a recognized leader in linear and rotary motion solutions, has announced the release of its new line of WGS motorized linear stages. The WGS line is now directly integrated into Haydon Kerk’s step motor family using its patented design. The motorized WGS can be ordered and shipped within 24 hours from the Haydon Kerk e-commerce website at

The WGS family of linear slides utilizes technology that greatly improves moment load stability over previously released technologies.  The WGS can now be directly coupled to size 17 and size 23 step motors to provide a compact, powerful design.  Utilizing the patented bolt-on design, the integrated motorized WGS solution helps simplify design by eliminating assembly time and previously required couplings. 

With over 20 lead screw configurations and multiple motor size and stack options, the number of possible custom solutions is virtually endless.  With all these possibilities, Haydon Kerk expert applications and sales engineers are available to help select the best combination for a particular  application.

The WGS motorized linear stage is ideal for a variety of applications, including blood analyzers, microscopy stages, auto-samplers, industrial x-y stages, semiconductor inspection equipment and other custom x, y or z stages that require a self-contained guide rail and drive mechanism.

For more information concerning the new WGS motorized product lines, please visit or call 1 800 243 2715 for more information.  For help with a specific application please call or send an email to

For more information about Haydon Kerk products, contact: Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, 1500 Meriden Road, Waterbury, CT 06705. Telephone: (toll free) 800-243-2715 and (international) +1- 203-756-7441.  Fax: 203-756-8724.  E-mail:    Web site:

About Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, Inc.

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of $4.0 billion. 

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions is the joining of two world-class brands in the field of linear motion: Haydon Switch and Instrument, Inc. and Kerk Motion Products, Inc. Together as Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions, they offer a wide range of high-performance and precision linear motion products.

Recognized as a leading manufacturer of stepper motor-based linear actuators, rotary motors, lead screw assemblies, and linear rail and guide systems used in niche market applications, Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has developed industry-renowned brands built upon its technical innovation, versatility, customization, product durability, and dedicated customer service. 

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