Miniature linear positioning stage
Aerotech's MPS50SL is designed for accurate measurement and testing in space-constrained applications.
The MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage is designed for measurement, testing, alignment and component assembly in any space-constrained applications whether on the factory floor or in laboratory environments.
The precision-ground ball screw or lead screw is designed for accuracy and repeatability, with positioning resolution capability of 0.1 micron. The dc servomotor is equipped with a rotary encoder and the crossed-roller linear bearings provide exceptionally smooth travel and payload capabilities up to 5 kg with a stage mass of just 0.85 kg.
The MPS50SL is vacuum prepped to 10-6 torr for applications in markets such as semiconductor manufacturing and inspection, optics fabrication, and military/aerospace.
A breadboard mounting plate provides direct mounting to both English and metric breadboards. Any model can be mounted in an XY configuration and, with the right-angle L-bracket, in XYZ configurations. The MPS50SL can also be directly mounted to the larger MPS75SL stage for a compact, high-performance XY system.
The MPS50SL is a member of the MPS (Miniature Positioning Stage) family of linear, rotary, goniometer, and vertical lift and Z stages from Aerotech. Two or more MPS stages can be mounted together in numerous combinations for a compact, accurate multi-axis motion solution.
- Edited by Chris Vavra, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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