Nelson Air Corp. - Linear Motorized Air Bearing Stages

Atlas stages from Nelson Air are a fully integrated positioning solution. We have combined the highest precision air bearings with linear motors and optical encoders to deliver outstanding performance in an extremely compact package. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Linear Air Bushings - Optical Fiber Manufacturing

When a leading manufacturer of optical fibers needed smooth, precise bearings that could withstand the harsh, abrasive environment in their plant, they turned to Nelson Air's LB series of linear air bushings. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Linear Air Bearings - Automotive Testing

Nelson Air's model 1200B linear air bearings were developed in response to the needs of a major auto manufacturer. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - RAB Series Standard Linear Air Bearings

Offered in a variety of sizes, Nelson Air's RAB series of standard rectangular air bearing slides are the workhorse of the air bearing industry and have been delivering trouble-free performance to our customers for many years. They can be found in a wide array of applications ranging from tensile testing to precision positioning. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - RT Series Standard Rotary Air Bearing Tables

Nelson Air's RT Series of rotary air bearings are designed for accuracy, precision and ease of use. They can be used in any orientation and are easy in integrate with motors and encoders for complete positioning solutions. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Air Bearing Spindle - Micro-Machining Spindle

Air Bearing Spindles enable frictionless, ultraprecise rotary motion with moderate radial or moment loading. Nelson Air has supplied a number of air bearing spindles for a variety of customers. These bearings provide good load capacity and extremely high stiffness with very low runout and are inherently frictionless. This makes them ideal for high speed precision applications. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Flat Pad Air Bearings

Nelson Air's flat pad air bearings are offered in a variety of sizes, shapes and load capacities, which can easily be used to create custom air bearing systems. Flat pad air bearings operate on flat, nonporous surfaces such as granite, aluminum, glass, and ceramics. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Linear Air Bearings

Nelson Air's linear air bearings provide smooth, accurate linear motion. Choose from just the air bearing with the 100B to 1200B series rectangular air bearing slides, or get a complete integrated positioning package with the Atlas series of linear motor stages. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Spherical Air Bearings

Nelson Air has supplied a number of spherical air bearings for both research and industrial use. These bearings provide excellent load capacity and stiffness while allowing three axes of inherently frictionless rotational motion. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Air Bearing Spindles

Nelson Air has supplied a number of air bearing spindles for a variety of customers. These bearings provide good load capacity and extremely high stiffness with very low runout and are inherently frictionless. This makes them ideal for high speed precision applications. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Rotary Air Bearings

Nelson Air has developed an extensive catalog of rotary air bearings for diverse applications such as optical grinding, roundness checking, disk drive inspection, semiconductor processing, torque testing, and many others. Because of this, in addition to offering a line of standard air bearing tables, they can provide individually customized bearings for each application. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Air Bearing Bushings

Nelson Air's air bearing bushings can be used for both linear and rotary applications. The LB series of bearings utilize porous bronze air bearing surfaces, which provide excellent bearing stiffness and crash resistance. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Planar XY Air Bearings

For the highest precision applications, Nelson Air has developed a number of Planar XY air bearing stages. These systems use air bearings, which ride directly on a granite or aluminum base. By eliminating the height stackup and overhung loads typical of stacked stage designs, planar air bearings achieve flatness of travel equal to or better than the actual flatness of the base. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Rectangular Air Bearings

Offered in a variety of sizes, Nelson Air's standard rectangular air bearing slides are the workhorse of the air bearing industry and have been delivering trouble-free performance to our customers for many years. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Custom Air Bearings

At Nelson Air, custom does not mean expensive! We regularly work with a variety of OEM's and R&D labs to provide designs that are integrated into a product, used for custom fixturing or used in special laboratory apparatus. (read more)

Nelson Air Corp. - Linear Bearing/Linear Slide

Extended travel air bearings are ideal for high speed, high accuracy, lightly loaded applications. Unlike other long travel air bearings, the bearing slide is supported only on the ends (similar to a gantry) reducing the requirements for expensive precision support surfaces. (read more)