Aerotech: Direct drive linear motor stages

Aerotech’s ECO-LM series direct-drive linear motor stages are optimized with high precision, noncontact linear encoders. The encoders enable minimum incremental motion to 10 nm with micrometer-level repeatability.

ECO-LM series direct-drive linear motor stages
ECO-LM series direct-drive linear motor stages

The optional HALAR factory calibration improves positioning accuracy to ±1.5 µm.

The ironless forcer coil provides high force with zero cogging for smooth velocity and position control, ideal for applications requiring outstanding contour accuracy and smooth velocity profiling. The linear motor has zero backlash, no windup, zero friction, and excellent dynamic responsiveness. ECO-LM stages are available in 17 different models with travels ranging from 100 mm to 800 mm and speeds up to 2 m/s. Configurable cable management solutions are available for single and multi-axis systems as standard options.

ECO-SL Ball-Screw Stages with Stepper Motor or Brushless Servomotor

For more cost-sensitive applications, the ECO-SL series includes several NEMA 23 stepper motor and brushless servomotor options. The ECO-SL series is designed with many standard features and options that make the design adaptable to specific applications. Several encoder options provide electrical resolutions ranging from 0.5 µm down to sub-nm. A holding brake can be added for vertical applications. A motor fold-back kit is available for space-constrained applications to reduce the overall stage length. ECO-SL stages are available in 27 different models with travels ranging from 50 mm to 800 mm and speeds up to 300 mm/s.

ECO series stages offer many options to fit the exact requirements of numerous applications.

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