positioning-equipment-news

  1. XY Precision Linear Stage For Metrology And Microscopy Applications From PI miCos
    3/20/2013

    The new PI miCos MCS XY precision linear stage was designed for industrial surface metrology / microscopy applications and combines robustness and high accuracy.

  2. Motion Controller For Precision Linear Positioners And Rotation Stages
    3/15/2013

    The C-884, 4-axis digital servo controller was designed to control motorized linear translation stages and rotary positioners with very high accuracy and repeatability.  The high-speed encoder interface allows the use of the latest direct-metrology linear and angular scales with resolutions down to the nanometer and microrad realm and below.

  3. New Focus Introduces Open-Loop Picomotor Controller/Driver Module With 4 Channels
    12/17/2012

    New Focus, a Newport Corporation Brand, announces the new Model 8742 Open-Loop Picomotor controller/driver module with 4 channels. The compact, single-box design with an integrated controller and driver provides a low-cost solution for driving New Focus open-loop Picomotor products. 

  4. Linkam Scientific Instruments Reports On The Launch Of Their New Cryo-Correlative Cooling Stage
    12/11/2012

    Linkam are pleased to announce the development and launch of a stage for cryo-correlative light/electron microscopy (cryo-CLEM). It was designed in collaboration with scientists at the Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC) led by Bram Koster and Erik Bos. Cryo-CLEM is the correlation of images captured with a cryostage on a fluorescent light microscope and images of the same sample observed with Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM).

  5. Newport Introduces RGV100HL, A High-Speed Precision Rotation Stage For High Torque Applications
    12/3/2012

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces the compact and high torque RGV100HL high-speed precision rotation stage.

  6. Newport Introduces XPS-Qx Series Of High-Performance Universal Motion Controller/Drivers
    10/4/2012

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces the ultra high performance universal motion controller/driver, the XPS-Qx. The new, easy to use controller series is available in 2-, 4-, 6- and 8-axis configurations and comes with new firmware and dual core processor.

  7. Three Piezo Motor Technologies Explained In New Catalog – By PI Physik Instrumente
    10/3/2012

    PI, a leading manufacturer of piezo positioning equipment has released a new catalog on piezoelectric motors. The 70 page brochure covers three different types of piezo motors – inertial motors, often referred to as stick slip motors, ultrasonic motors and stepping (walk) type motors.

  8. Newport Introduces Higher Accuracy, FMS Linear Stages For Metrology
    9/28/2012

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces the last installment of high accuracy FMS stages for higher-end metrology applications.

  9. Ultra-Compact Mini-Mag Stages From Dover Now Available With Complete High Performance Controls Package
    9/14/2012

    Mini-MAG (MMG) precision linear positioning stages from Dover are now available with a complete and optimized controls package. OEMs and end users can combine an MMG linear motor stage with a compact Dover board-level single axis servo drive for easy integration into a control cabinet, or a Kollmorgen AKD™ servo drive for single or multi axis applications with a graphical user interface for easy set-up and programming, and real time performance feedback. Both options provide Ethernet communication for fast data acquisition. Downloadable CAD files are available from www.miniature-linear-stage.com for easy integration into customer models.

  10. Mars Rover Science Laboratory With Piezo Actuators And Motorized Positioners From PI And PI miCos
    8/28/2012

    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.