Machine Design

Verticaltranslation stage

The VTS300 verticaltranslation stage positions loads up to 450 kg (1,000 lb) with ±25-μm accuracy with travels from 50 to 200 mm. Multiple units can be combined for lift and tip/tilt motion multiaxis motion.

The VTS300 Series features a special high-stiffness aluminum-alloy base and table, as well as preloaded angular contact ball bearings that support the 0.1 in./rev leadscrew.

Stages are offered with matched stepping or NEMA-23 or 34 brushless servomotors that drive a high-capacity 90° gearbox. The motors can be left, right, or rear-oriented. Movable limit switches adjust the travel range and vacuum preparation is available for operation in vacuum chambers from 10-3 to 10-6 torr.

Aerotech Inc.
101 Zeta Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
(412) 963- 7470 liftstages/vts300.html

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