Aerotech has developed the PlanarHDX, the most advanced commercially available planar air-bearing platform for semiconductor manufacturing and advanced test and inspection. The PlanarHDX was designed using an FEA-optimized silicon carbide structure and optimized air-bearing compensation techniques to provide the highest possible dynamic performance while maintaining unparalleled geometri... (read more)
Aerotech QNP-XY series piezo nanopositioning stages provide the resolution, linearity, repeatability, and high dynamics required for the most demanding applications from microscopy to optics alignment. With resolution to 0.15 nm, linearity to 0.007%, and repeatability to 2 nm, nanometer-level precision is assured. With the highest dynamics (resonant frequency and stiffness) of any other... (read more)
The highly repeatable and thermally stable feedback sensors used on the AGV-HPO scanner systems can be calibrated down to single-digit, micron-level accuracy over the field of view. With the extremely low thermal gain drift performance of the position transducers, complex, high-density laser machining applications will maintain consistent micron-level feature placement accuracy over the... (read more)
Aerotech’s QNP-L series linear piezo nanopositioning stages give nanometer-level performance in a compact, high-stiffness package. A variety of travel and feedback options make these stages ideal for applications ranging from microscopy to optics alignment.
High Quality in a Compact Package
The QNP-L linear piezo stages are guided by precision flexures optimized... (read more)
A compact, high-performance linear positioning stage, Aerotech’s MPS75SLE features exceptionally smooth travel combined with outstanding accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 25 nm. Ideal applications include optics positioning, z-axis positioning of sensors in surface metrology, and in general purpose high-precision alignment. Quick and straightforward m... (read more)
Aerotech’s PlanarSL mechanical bearing, ball-screw-driven XY stages offer exceptional performance in a cost-effective, low-profile package. Combining two axes of motion in a compact package, the PlanarSL is the perfect solution for applications ranging from surface metrology to general high-precision automation.Robust, High-Precision DesignThe... (read more)
Aerotech’s Npaq® 6U is a high-power drive rack that uses plug-in amplifiers supporting both linear and PWM topologies to control brushless, DC brush or stepper motors. PWM amps offer up to 320 VDC operating voltage and 30 A peak current capability. Linear amplifiers provide up to 80 V and 20 A peak current for high power, low-noise applications.
Featuring... (read more)
Aerotech’s MPS-SV series lift stages provide high-performance elevation motion in a compact, cost-effective design. These lift stages are engineered for applications ranging from laboratory research to high-reliability production processes and are offered in two sizes – the MPS50SV and MPS75SV. (read more)
Aerotech's WaferMax T rotary stage is an excellent choice for applications that require high performance in a low-height package. Originally designed for the demands of precision wafer inspection, the WaferMax T has been applied to a multitude of applications. A standard 25 mm aperture allows for easy pass-through of vacuum lines where limited rotation is required. If continuous rotation... (read more)
Aerotech’s Sensor FusionTM is a 3U data acquisition device integrated with our Automation 3200 (A3200) motion controller to provide precise time alignment of motion and data acquisition functions. Integrating the data acquisition into the motion control platform allows for a cost-effective data acquisition solution with quick and easy configuration and setup for shorter... (read more)
Aerotech’s PlanarDL-series stages offer excellent geometric and dynamic performance in a compact, low-profile package. A variety of travel and performance options make this stage ideal for applications ranging from surface profilometry to LED wafer scribing.
- Integrated, low-profile, XY, linear-motor stage
- Excellent geom...
Additive manufacturing and 3D printing are set to revolutionize multiple areas of technology and manufacturing. The dispensing of compounds and coatings requires a 3D motion system to move either the printing head or the substrate with up to six degrees of freedom. Overall system accuracy and throughput are vitally important to creating complex structures with a commercially viable proce... (read more)
Aerotech’s Nmark AGV-HP advanced galvanometers use innovative optical feedback technology to increase resolution to greater than 24 bits. Both the standard AGV and higher performance AGV-HP series scanners may be directly driven by Aerotech’s Nmark CLS galvo controller. (read more)
AGR series motorized rotary stages provide significant improvements in speed, load capacity, and long-term positioning performance over previous generations of worm-gear-drive stages. AGR series stages address a wide range of applications for general purpose positioning in laboratory and industrial uses.
- Enhanced speed and load capacity
Aerotech’s new Ensemble® LAB control platform makes it easier than ever to automate laboratory and light industrial manufacturing applications. The full-color touch-screen display enables quick access to all the core functionality while providing deep contrast and exceptional readability, while the intuitive tabbed interface provides single press access to all setup... (read more)
Aerotech announces the addition of EtherCAT to the A3200 Integrated Automation platform that offers motion control, PLC, and I/O in a single, integrated environment. The EtherCAT interface provides users with the ability to seamlessly incorporate additional high- and low-power digital and analog I/O into a system.
Users import the EtherCAT I/O configuration file into the A3200 Mot... (read more)
MPS-GR Miniature, Gear-Drive Rotary Stages for Tight Spaces. Aerotech's MPS-GR series rotary stages provide accurate, repeatable positioning in a miniature, low profile and economical package. Available in two sizes - the MPS50GR and MPS75GR - they are engineered for the confines and requirements of a laboratory or research and development setting. (read more)
Rotary Stage's Integrated Collet Chucks, Direct-Drive
and High Throughput Equal Lowest Cost of Ownership
Integral pneumatic collet chuck
Captive collet design minimizes axial tube motion during clamp/unclamp cycles
Clear aperture for product feed-through
Integral mounting features support customer-supplied wet-c... (read more)
Aerotech has introduced a motion control industrial computer option for its Automation 3200 Multi-Axis Machine Controller. The A3200 Automation Controller provides a rugged, compact panel-mount or rack-mount (1U or 4U) computer designed for industrial environments. Its easy front and top connections simplify installation with panel-mount devices, while the compact 183 mm x 183 mm x 70 mm... (read more)
The MPS50SL miniature linear positioning stage is perfect for the confines of the laboratory while retaining the high reliability required in production environments. It is an ideal choice for measurement, testing, alignment and component assembly in any space-constrained applications whether on the factory floor or in laboratory environments. (read more)