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Linear Stage

Linear Stages by Aerotech, Inc
 

A linear stage or translation stage is a component of a precise motion system used to restrict an object to a single axis of motion. Combining as many as three-axis or x-y-z stages can offer six-axis movement.

Usage

Linear stages are now found in many industrial applications, including but not limited to:

  • Imaging
  • Instrumentation
  • Lab automation
  • Material Science
  • Micro-manufacturing
  • Photonics and optics
  • Robotics
  • Testing
  • Two sided part access

Applications

Examples of products relying upon linear stages are:

  • Laser beams steering in eye surgery
  • Mirror positioning in telescopes
  • Industrial instrumentation pointing
  • Equipment in vacuum environments  

 
 

 


Some of our Linear Stage Sponsors include...


PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

Physik Instrumente (PI) designs and manufactures precision motion control equipment, piezo motors, air bearing stages and hexapod parallel-kinematics.

Symetrie

SYMETRIE is an innovative company specializing in high precision positioning and motion hexapods of all sizes.

Zaber Technologies Inc.

Zaber manufactures an extensive line of computer controlled motorized linear slide, miniature linear actuator, rotary stage, mirror mount, much more..

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