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Article | October 3, 2011
Miniature linear positioning stages
The compact MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage from Aerotech is designed for the confines of the laboratory while retaining the high reliability required in production environments.
The precision-ground ball screw or lead screw provides accuracy and repeatability, with ultra-fine positioning resolution capability of 0.1 micron. The DC servomotor is equipped with a rotary encoder, and the crossed-roller linear bearings provide smooth travel and payload capabilities up to 5 kg with a stage mass of just 0.85 kg. The MPS50SL is available vacuum prepped to 10-6 torr.
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