Precision translation stage in 48 variations
These micropositioning stages are especially cost effective in high performance, high-duty-cycle applications, when combined with the with the networkable C-862 Mercury controller
PI (Physik Instrumente), a manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for nanotechnology, photonics, semiconductor and life science applications, offers the new M-403/M-414 series of precision linear translation stages.
Combined with the low-cost Mercury servo motor controller, these stages form very affordable, high-value, motion control systems.
Features and advantages.
Four different precision/load classes.
Motor resolution to 0.012um, true min incremental motion 0.1um.
Very cost-effective servo controllers.
Two drive options: leadscrews (lower cost) and recirculating ball screws (higher speed and longer lifetime).
Three motor options: DC-Gearhead (low power), DC Activedrive direct (faster) and stepper motors (lower cost).
Travel ranges 25mm to 300mm.
Load capacity to 50kg.
These micropositioning stages provide high-performance at a very attractive price.
The integrated low-friction ball-screws combine high duty-cycles and velocities with minimum incremental motion of 0.1um.
High load and maintenance free.
All models of the M-400 family are equipped with high-precision linear guiding rails and recirculating ball bearings.
Their high load capacity allows them to carry up to 50kg and to push/pull up to 100N.
The recirculating ball bearings are maintenance free and immune to the cage migration which can plague crossed roller bearings.
Typical applications: research and development, quality control, semiconductor test equipment, precision automation, metrology.
A variety of low-cost stand alone and plug-in-board motor controllers is available.
These micropositioning stages are especially cost effective in high performance, high-duty-cycle applications, when combined with the with the networkable C-862 Mercury controller.
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