Parallel Kinematic Positioning System provides 6-axes of motion.
Positioners

Parallel Kinematic Positioning System provides 6-axes of motion.

With no moving cables or accumulation of errors, HXP50 hexapod serves motion applications requiring complex combinations of rotation and linear motion, high load capacity, and repeatability in up to 6 independent axes: X, Y, Z, pitch, roll, and yaw. System, driven by 6 DC servo-motor-driven actuators with encoder feedback at lead screw nut, offers 2 virtual and programmable pivot points. It can...

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Handling Equipment

Entry-Level Cluster System serves high-speed, low-volume jobs.

Able to be customized and designed to meet unique handling needs of OEMs, Constellation HA-200 four-sided vacuum transfer system platform employs HA-3.0 vacuum robotic arm, HA-50V vacuum elevator, and mechanical aligner. Cassette load port and transport module design lend to compact dimensions and operational value. System provides alternative to automated load locks in projects requiring high...

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Newport Announces the Industry's First Family of Air Bearing Stages for 450mm Wafer Initiative - DynamYX® Datum TM 450 and 450GT
Inspection Equipment

Newport Announces the Industry's First Family of Air Bearing Stages for 450mm Wafer Initiative - DynamYX® Datum TM 450 and 450GT

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in advanced motion control solutions, introduces the industry's premier line of high-performance air bearing stages specifically designed for the 450mm semiconductor wafer initiative. The new DynamYX® Datum(TM) 450 and 450GT are based on Newport's proven DynamYX 300-series wafer processing and inspection platforms with more than 1,000 worldwide...

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Mars Rover Science Laboratory with Piezo Actuators and Motorized Positioners from PI and PI miCos
Actuators

Mars Rover Science Laboratory with Piezo Actuators and Motorized Positioners from PI and PI miCos

Auburn, MA - Long before Curiosity started its long journey to Mars, when NASA decided to have positioning stages from miCos GmbH and piezoelectric actuators from PI (Physik Instrumente) LP work together millions of miles away on the Red Planet, both companies were not aware that a down-to-earth collaboration lay in their near future. Endless tests (in the case of the piezo actuators 100 Billion...

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Drilling Machinery

Aker Solutions to Deliver Six Drilling Equipment Packages to Drillships in Brazil

Aker Solutions has won a contract to supply drilling equipment packages for a series of six deepwater drillships being built by Jurong Shipyard for the Brazilian market. The contract value is undisclosed. The contract includes complete topside and subsea equipment (drilling riser and BOP) packages for six drillships, and an option for one further unit. The equipment will be delivered from Aker...

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Digital Indicators offer secure wireless data transmission.
Indicators

Digital Indicators offer secure wireless data transmission.

Available with built-in transmitter, MarCator 1086 and 1087 Digital Indicators send data to small i-stick wireless receiver, which supports up to 8 indicators with range up to 12 m. Integrated wireless interface is active as soon as i-stick is plugged in, and each indicator is identified by signal coding in MarCom software so there is no signal confusion. With software, data can be transmitted...

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Audible Alarms/Annunciators help improve safety, productivity.
Alarms

Audible Alarms/Annunciators help improve safety, productivity.

Measuring 2.95 x 2.95 x 0.78 in., BSV Series offers user-selectable volume control from 0-87 dB at 1 m to satisfy range of application requirements. Audible indicators come with 15 pre-loaded and user-selectable alarm and chime-style sounds. Users can also program each unit with up to 15 original messages or sounds in MP3 format (up to 63 sec total) with proprietary SD card. Dark gray, off-white,...

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Motorized Positioning Stages offer 15-70 mm travel.
Positioners

Motorized Positioning Stages offer 15-70 mm travel.

Comprising linear, rotary, goniometer, and vertical elevation stages with DSP-controlled microstepping drives, AX Series offers positioning accuracy to 5 microns and repeatability to ±0.3 microns. Units are available with tables from 40 x 40 mm to 120 x 120 mm, with 1.0 mm pitch ballscrew drive and both cross roller and caged ball designs for loads up to 20 kg. All stages support complete...

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Imaging Equipment

Elekta and Brainlab Collaborate to Increase Accuracy and Comfort of Radiosurgery Treatments for Individuals with Cancer

Fortis Memorial Research Institute in Gurgaon, India installs first Elekta treatment system equipped with integrated Brainlab ExacTrac Patient Positioning system FELDKIRCHEN, Germany - Cancer management technology leaders, Brainlab and Elekta announced the first installation of an Elekta linear accelerator (linac) equipped with ExacTrac® Patient Positioning system by Brainlab; a strategy to...

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Software

CIVCO Showcases "Clearly Different" Products at AAPM 2012 Booth #217

CORALVILLE, Iowa- CIVCO Medical Solutions is showcasing new robotic integration, a new addition to the Universal Couchtop(TM) family and new fiducial markers at AAPM 2012. CIVCO is the clear choice for excellence in motion management, patient positioning & immobilization, tumor localization and IGRT delivery. Whether you need to visualize a tumor over multiple modalities, accurately target a...

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