Product News: Mechanical Power Transmission

XY Stage is driven by ironless core linear motor.

Press Release Summary:

XY Stage is driven by ironless core linear motor.

Jan 10, 2014 - Driven by 3-phase motor, KT230-EDLM linear positioning stage offers 110 X 110 mm travel, ±3 micron positional accuracy, and 0.05 micron repeatability. Electromagnetic brake is included as safety feature in event of power loss. Integrated temperature sensor and Hall effect limit switches are also standard. Stage body is manufactured from black-anodized, low-distortion aluminum alloy and includes backlash-free, stainless steel cross roller linear bearings. Max load rating is 150 N.

Original Press Release

New XY Stage with Linear Motor Drive

Press release date: Jan 09, 2014

BURLINGTON, MA – Steinmeyer, Inc. today announced another addition to its extensive family of linear positioning stages. The new KT230-EDLM is driven by a powerful ironless core linear motor and includes an electromagnetic brake as a safety feature in the event of power loss. The stage body is manufactured from a low distortion aluminum alloy (black anodized) and includes high stiffness, backlash free, stainless steel cross roller linear bearings. The KT230-EDLM offers the following performance:

• Travel is 110 X 110 MM
• Positional accuracy of  +/- 3 microns
• Repeatability of 0.05 microns
• Maximum load of 150 Newton

The new KT230-EDLM is driven by a 3 phase linear motor and incorporates an integrated temperature sensor as well as Hall effect limit switches (NO / 5 ... 24V). Options available for this stage are customized travel lengths and cable duct, higher accuracy of +/- 0.3 micron (via error mapping) and normally closed limit switches for wire break detection circuit.

This stage is ideal for applications such as:

• Robotics
• Laser Machining
• Medical
• Semiconductor
• Scientific

The Steinmeyer group is comprised of three manufacturing divisions located in Germany. August Steinmeyer GmbH & Co. KG (located in Albstadt) has been setting standards for high precision ball screws for over 40 years and prides itself on high quality, innovative designs to meet demanding customer requirements. Our Feinmess Dresden (FMD) division has been producing an extensive line of high precision positioning systems for well over 130 years.  Our Feinmess Suhl (FMS) division has been producing an extensive line of precision manual measuring equipment, precision gauges and manual positioning systems for over 100 years.

For further information on this new product or others in our extensive product portfolio call 1-781-273-6220 or visit the Steinmeyer  group at the following web site: