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Motion Control – High Precision Linear, Pitch, Roll, and Yaw Positioning Stages Feature Four Motor Options!

Motion Control – Four-axes Linear, Pitch, Roll, and Roll Stages

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The new Motion Control XGGR-50-10-15-60 Series of Four-axis Linear, Pitch, Roll, and Yaw Stages from OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.) is the integration of a Linear-axis stage, two Goniometer Stages, and a Rotary Stage. The lower Linear axis stage has 50 mm of travel. The Pitch-axis is a +/- 10 degrees Goniometer, the Roll-axis is a +/- 15 degrees Goniometer, and the Yaw-axis (upper -axis) is a 60 mm diameter rotary stage capable of continuous rotation. These compact four-axis Linear, Pitch, Roll, and Yaw stages feature four motor options to meet the precision and speed of travel requirements of an application.

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Motion Control – Electric Cylinder Has Zero Cogging and High Throughput!

Motion Control – Zero Cogging Electric Cylinder
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – Components -– Moticont has added another non-commutated linear actuator to its DDLM series of low cost actuators. This new DDLM-019-070-01 Linear Actuator can develop 10.1 oz (2.8 N) of continuous force and 32.1 oz (8.9 N) of peak force at 10% duty cycle.  Having a stroke of 0.960 in. (24.4 mm), this clean, fully enclosed linear actuator, also referred to as an electric cylinder is ideal for use in critical medical applications.   Measuring just 0.750 in. (19.1 mm) in. diameter with a housing length of 2.750 in. (44.5 mm) long, this zero cogging, bi-directional actuator is easily integrated into new and existing applications.  Each end of the shaft is threaded for direct coupling of the actuator to the load resulting in zero backlash allowing for smooth, high speed positioning, and high acceleration/deceleration resulting in greater throughput.

Motion Control – Dual Axis Cross Roller Bearing Voice Coil Stage Features 200 Nanometers Positioning Repeatability!

Motion Control – Stage Features 200 Nanometers Repeatability!

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Forestville, CA, – — The motion control – VCS-XY1010 Dual Axis Voice Coil Stage: Cross roller bearing guidance system; Reaction force cancellation system; 10mm of linear motion each axis; 35 G’s acceleration, no load; 200 nanometers positioning repeatability; Non-contact electro-optic position sensor; Direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility; 38 x 251 x 254mm, 1120 grams.

Motion Control – New! Three-axis Gimbal Mounts Feature High Resolution, High Load Capacity, Stability, and Four Motor Options!

Motion Control –  Three-Axis Stage!

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Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – Four high resolution, high Load, high stability three axis gimbal mounts have been released by OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.). These four new AU270-YPR Three Axis (Yaw, Angular Pitch, and Roll) Gimbal Mounts were developed to be used with larger and heavier: Cameras, telescopes, directional antennas, optics, lasers, tracking and scanning systems. These new, larger, high stability, gimbal mounts are 400 mm wide x 480 mm high, weigh 50 kg and handle loads up to 10 kg and the Roll Axis features a large 90 mm thru hole for cables and optics.

Motion Control – Compact 1.25 Micron Resolution Direct Drive Linear Actuator Features High Speed, Zero Cogging!

Motion Control – Electric Cylinder

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – A New, compact, Electric Cylinder or Linear Voice Coil Actuator 38.1 mm (1.500 in.) in diameter, with a 12.7 mm (0.500 in.) stroke, and a housing length of 69.9 mm (2.750 in.) long has been released by Moticont.
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This new SDLM-0038-070-01-01M Linear DC Actuator features high repeatability, 1.25 micron resolution, a continuous force of 14.5 N (3.2 lbs.), and a peak force of 45.8 N (10.3 lbs.). To operate at peak efficiency an integral temperature sensor provides data to achieve the highest possible throughput.

Motion Control – High Performance Ultra Compact Stepper Motor Positioning Stage From Equipment Solutions!

Motion Control – Miniature Positioning Stage!

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motion control - Miniature actuatorsForestville, CA, – — The motion control SMS12 Linear Stepper Motor stage is an ultra compact stage that provides up to 12 millimeters of linear motion. This stage offers near sub-micron resolution with the ability to accelerate a small load at 2G’s. A non-contact home sensor provides a reference position with repeatability of a couple microns. It was specifically developed for optical applications requiring both high precision and modest-speed positioning over a short to medium stroke.

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions features 200 Nanometer position Repeatability!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator features 200 Nanometer repeatability!

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Forestville, CA, – — Motion Control – This Custom LFA-2003 Linear Focus Actuator Features: 20 millimeter clear aperture, 3 millimeters linear motion, 200 nanometer position repeatability, Flexture guidance system, ‘C’ mount lens adapter, integrated coil temperature sensor, direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility, 74mm x 61mm, 690 grams.

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Voice Coil Servo Motors have Sub-Micron Resolution, High Acceleration, High Speed, and 37.6 oz. of Continuous Force!

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Motor
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The LVCM-025-029-02 and the LVCM-025-029-02M (Metric version) have been added to the Moticont’s line of Linear Voice Coil Servo Motors. These miniature 1 inch (25.4 mm) diameter brushless high speed linear servo motors feature high force-to-size ratios, and zero cogging. Clean, quiet, and efficient they feature high accuracy and high repeatability, and sub-micron resolution when operated in a closed loop as a DC servo motor. Featuring low inertia and high acceleration/deceleration for high throughput, these new linear servo motors have a stroke length of 0.313 in. (7.9mm), a high-force-to-size ratio of 37.6 oz. (10.5 N) and a peak force of 118.9 oz. (33.1N) at 10% duty cycle.

Innovative Automation- High Precision, Low Profile, Compact 40 mm Motorized Rotary Stages!

Innovative Automation – 40 mm Diameter Rotary Stage!

Innovative Automation - 40 mm dia rotary stage
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Van Nuys, CA – Innovative Automation – The AY110-40-01 Rotary Stage (pictured) from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) offers the users a high precision, low profile, compact motorized rotary stage. This precision stage with a diameter of 40 mm (1.575 in.) table is just 30 mm (1.181 in.) high and the footprint is only 133 mm by 57.5 mm (5.236 in. by 2.264 in.). The stage has an 8 mm (0.314 in.) aperture, a vernier scale, and a pattern of threaded mounting holes in the rotary table, and holes in the base for easy integration into new and existing applications.

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Stage has 35 mm Travel and Features 200 Nanometer Position Repeatability!

Motion Control – Miniature Linear Voice Coil Stage

VCS-35 Voice Coil Stage: 35mm of linear motion; Optional clear aperture; Recirculating ball bearing guidance system; 200 nanometer position repeatability; 37 G’s acceleration; Direct SCA814 Servo Controlled Amplifier compatibility; 38 x 41 x 102mm, 320 grams
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Forestville, CA – Motion Control – Products – Equipment Solutions, Inc. (ESI) is a provider of engineering and manufacturing services. ESI specializes in the design and production of automation and instrumentation products including motion control components and sub systems.

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Motion Control – Compact 0.750 Inch Diameter Voice Coil Motor Features A 1.500 Inch Stroke and High Force-to-Size Ratio!

Linear Motion Actuator – 1.0 Inch Diameter Voice Coil Motors!
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – Moticont has added a 0.750 in. (19.1 mm) diameter (smaller than a US Quarter) Linear Voice Coil Motor, to their expanding line of voice coil or moving coil motors. The LVCM-019-048-02 Linear Voice Coil Motor is a true servo motor featuring zero cogging, high accuracy, and high repeatability when operated in a closed position loop. Voice Coil Motors (also referred to as actuators) are clean, quiet, efficient, brushless high speed linear servo motors. This small LVCM-019-048-02 diameter actuator has a 1.500 in (38.1 mm) stroke length and a high-force-to-size ratio of 7.4 oz (2.1 N) and a peak force of 23.5 oz. (6.5 N) at 10% duty cycle.

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This efficient, low inertia, high acceleration, brushless, high speed linear motor has zero cogging and features high accuracy, and high repeatability. It is ideal for: Work holding and clamping, medical devices, haptic feedback, assembly, testing, laser machining and drilling, wafer handling, optical focusing, dynamic vibration absorption, scanners and laser beam steering and filtering.

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator Features, 20 mm Clear Optical Path, <50 nanometer Repeatability, and <3 miliseconds Response Time!

Motion Control – Linear Focus Actuator

Forestville, CA – Motion Control – The LFA-2010 Linear Focus Actuator from Equipment Solutions is a high performance compact motion control positioner, specifically developed for optical applications requiring both high precision and high speed positioning over a short to medium stroke.

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The LFA-2010 actuator has a 10 mm range of motion with <50 nanometer positioning repeatability, and a small step response of time of <3 milliseconds. This high force, low noise voice coil motor is typically configured with an analog position feedback sensor and can be optionally equipped with a 1um resolution digital quadrature feedback element.

Motion Control – 12.7 mm (0.500 in.) Diameter Miniature Linear Voice Coil Servo Motors Have 25.4 mm (1.000 in.) of Travel!

Motion Control – Long Stroke Miniature Voice Coil Motor!
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – Moticont is releasing two 12.7 mm (0.500 in.) diameter Linear Voice Coil Motors, the LVCM-013-032-02M (Metric) and the LVCM-013-032-02 (Imperial). These brushless high speed linear servo motors have a 25.4 mm 1.000 in. long stroke, and a high-force-to-size ratio of 0.70 N (2.5 oz.) and a peak force of 2.20 N (7.9 oz.) at 10% duty cycle.

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Known also as moving coil motors or linear actuators they are ideal for: Dispensing, work holding and clamping, assembly, testing, wafer handling, animation, dynamic vibration absorption, scanners and laser beam steering and filtering. Featuring low inertia and high acceleration/deceleration they are: Clean, quiet, efficient, and have high accuracy and high repeatability when operated in a closed loop as a DC Servo Motor.

Motion Control – NEW! A Series of 600 mm to 1000 mm High Precision Ball Bearing Linear Guide Stages Available from OES!

Motion Control – Long Travel Linear Stages

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Van Nuys, CA – — Motion Control – A series of long travel, low cost, low profile, motorized, profile rail positioning stages are now available from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES). The AQ140 Series of linear stages are available off-the-shelf in travel lengths of: 600 mm, 700 mm, 800 mm, 900 mm, and 1000 mm. These high precision stages can be ordered with a Two-Phase Stepper Motor (pictured) which feature resolutions of 2 micron and 1.25 micron (achieved with a 10 or 20 micro-steps per step stepper motor driver), and up to 80 mm per sec of travel.

Motion Control – Servo Controller for Non-commutated Devices, e.g. voice coil motors, from Equipment Solutions!

Motion Control – Servo Controller for Non-commutated Devices!

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Motion Control – SCA601 Linear Servo Controller: High Performance analog PID Servo Control law; Digital control of PID tuning parameters; Analog Position Sensor input; High current linear amplifier; RS232 interface; 76 x 76 x 25


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Forestville, CA, – Motion Control — The SCA601 Linear Servo Controller was specifically designed to control single phase, non-comutated devices like voice coil motors. It is a high performance single axis DC motor controller and amplifier system. It is comprised of a highly integrated single PC board level product with a cohesive interface and a compact heat sink.

Motion Control – Low Cost Linear Optical Encoder Module and Linear Scale Feature 1.25 Micron Resolution!

Motion Control – Linear Optical Encoder Modules!

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control Components – Moticont has released their OEM-00125U-01 Linear Optical Encoder Module and LS-00125U-01 Linear Scale. The compact linear encoder module measures just 51.5 mm (2.027 in.) long by 5.99 mm (0.236 in.) wide by 0.8 mm (0.073 in.) high. This high, 1.25 micron resolution, low power encoder module features TTL Quadrature Outputs and requires only a single +3.3 or +5 VDC supply.

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The LS-00125U-01 Linear Scale supplied is only 6 mm (0.24 in.) wide by 0.3 (0.01 in.) high and would be attached to a flat surface using PSA adhesive. The standard scale length is 76.2 mm (3.00 in.) long. The linear scale is available with lengths up to 610.0 mm (24.00 in.). The quadrature signals are output differentially. The module also features a TTL level HOME output.

Motion Control – RVC-1008 Miniature Rotational Voice Coil Stage from Equipment Solutions

Motion Control – Miniature Rotational Voice Coil Stage

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Forestville, CA, – — The RVC-1008 Rotational Voice Coil Stage: Optical element widths up to 20mm; Controllable motion over +/-10 degree optical; Small step response of less than 3msec; Non-contact electro-optic position sensor; Positioning sensitivity of less than 2µrad; Analog and USB control of mirror position; Digital positioning resolution of 6µrad; Fully integrated PID servo controller; Simple USB electrical interface; Extremely compact design.

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Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages Feature 1.20 Inches of Travel and Resolutions of 29.95 and 25.4 Microns!

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages!

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The Moticont’s HCDS-051-064 Series of Open Aperture Voice Coil Stages are linear DC motor (also called voice coil) driven stages. Designed for closed loop servo operation, an integral quadrature optical encoder with differential outputs is standard. The stages are: Clean, quiet, and efficient, with low inertia, high acceleration, and high speed. Each stage has a built-in home switch for accurate initialization upon power up.

Motion Control – Giant Solar-Powered Butterfly Puts the Focus on Climate Change Solutions

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Motion Control – Seeking climate change solutions, the world’s largest sustainability tour is coming to Taunton, Massachusetts. The solar-powered butterfly is a 30-foot-long tiny house in the shape of a butterfly, which charges the electric vehicle it tows

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Motion Control – The SolarButterfly is focused on reaching millions of people, alerting them to the companies and individuals that are integral in transitioning societies away from fossil fuels toward clean energy technologies. Presently on a four-year journey around the world, the SolarButterfly plans to identify, record, and publicize at least a thousand climate protection pioneers and their solutions.

Motion Control – Features of 600 MM Vertical Lift Stage Include: Stability, High Loading, Low Cost, and 5 Micron Repeatability!

Motion Control – 600 MM Vertical Lift Stages

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The new AT20-600 series of Motorized Vertical Lift Stages from Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) features a vertical lift of 600 mm.  The AT20-600-01 (pictured) is driven by a Two-Phase Stepper Motor features a repeatability of 5 microns, positional accuracy of 20 microns and has a knob on the motor for manual adjustment. The AT20-600-02 is driven by a Brushless DC Servo Motor with a Quadrature Incremental Encoder and the AT20-600-03 is driven by a DC Servo Motor with a Quadrature Incremental Encoder.  Each of the Servo Motor options, the -02 and -03 versions, offer higher travel speeds, increased positional accuracy, and repeatability.  The AT20-600-04 is driven by a Two-Phase Stepper Motor with a Quadrature Incremental Encoder mounted on the motor for position verification.

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