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

Motion Control – Long Traver 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 – NEW! Metric and Inch Dimensioned Electric Cylinders Feature High Speed, Zero Cogging, and 1.25 Micron Resolution

Motion Control – Electric Cylinders!
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – New, Metric and Imperial dimensioned Electric Cylinders or Linear Voice Coil Servo Actuators have been released by Moticont. The new, compact 25.4 mm (1.000 in.) stroke SDLM-025-095-01-01M and SDLM-025-095-01-01 Linear DC Servo Actuators feature high repeatability, high acceleration/deceleration, and zero cogging! These high force-to-size Electric Cylinders have linear encoders mounted internally for closed loop servo operation. Additionally, to operate at peak efficiency, integral temperature sensors provide data to achieve the highest possible throughputs.

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The clean fully enclosed SDLM-025-095-01-01M and SDLM-025-095-01-01 Servo Actuators are 25.4 mm (1.000 in.) in diameter, the housing is 95.3 mm (3.750 in.) long and the total length of the housings and shafts are 139.7 mm (5.500 in.).

Motion Control Videos – NEW! YouTube Channel features High Precision Stages from Optimal Engineering Systems!

Motion Control Videos – Visit the OES YouTube Channel!
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Van Nuys, CA —– Motion Control Videos- Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) has unveiled their new YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/@oesmotioncontrolvideos.  Checkout their new video featuring the AK110-10-15 Alpha-Beta Dual axis Goniometer Stage.

Goniometer stages can measure angles of objects such as crystals or move an object to a precise angular position along an arc, in relation to a fixed point in space.  Two goniometer stages mounted in an alpha-beta configuration (stacked) can rotate an object around a fixed point in space on a spherical surface.

Motion Control – Hollow Core Linear Voice Coil Servo Motor Features 19.1 mm Stroke, High Force-to-Size Ratio!

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Motor
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – The HVCM-051-032-013-01 Linear Voice Coil Motor released by Moticont, features a high force-to-size ratio and a 19.1 mm (0.75 in.) stroke. A low inertia, high acceleration/deceleration, high speed, clean and quiet, non-commutated, hollow core brushless servo motor, the HVCM-051-032-013-01 Linear Voice Coil Motor is ideal for applications such as: Testing, optical focusing, positioning, laser beam steering, laser drilling, cutting and machining, medical diagnostic equipment, scanning, wafer handling, dynamic vibration absorption, sorting, and assembly applications.

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine – See the article “Speed or Torque – or Both?”

Motion Control – Maxon’s Driven Magazine

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Motion Control article “Speed or Torque – or Both” in Maxon’s Driven magazine helps in selecting the right motor for an application.  An application that could be on Mars, under water, or even implanted in the human body!

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Fall River, MA — Motion Control – The Maxon catalog contains a large number of brushless motor types that are called EC Motors. The artice in this issue of DRIVEN briefly describes their properties and possible areas of application.   

Motion Control Components – Miniature Voice Coil Motor Features High Force to Size Ratio!

Motion Control – Miniature Voice Coil Motor
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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control Components – The miniature Linear Voice Coil Motor, LVCM-022-013-01, from Moticont features a high force-to-weight ratio of 14.5 oz. (4.0 N) continuous force and 45.7 oz. (12.7 N) peak force in a compact 0.875 in. (22.2 mm) diameter x 0.50 in. (12.7 mm) long package. This clean, quiet, efficient, low inertia, high acceleration, high speed motor has zero cogging and features high accuracy, and high repeatability to less than1 μm (0.00004 in.) when operated in a closed loop as a DC servo motor.

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stage Features 1 Micron Positioning Resolution!

Motion Control – Open Aperture Voice Coil Stage


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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control Components – The compact HCDS-025-038-02-B1-01 Voice Coil Stage from Moticont has a foot print of just 2.000 in. (54.0 mm) wide by 5.000 in (127.0 mm) long and features a positioning resolution of 1 micron and a 0.125 in. (3.175 mm) open aperture. This precision cross roller stage has a 0.97 in. (24.6 mm) range of motion with 1.0 lb. (4.4 N) of continuous force and 3.2 lb (14.2 N) peak force. The zero cogging, clean, quiet, efficient, low inertia, high acceleration, high speed voice coil driven stage has a built-in home switch for accurate initialization.

Motion Control – Four Axes XYZ-Goniometer Stages with Four Motor Options Features Positional Accuracy to 10 Microns!

Motion Control – XYZ-Goniometer Positioning Stages

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.) is unveiling their new XYZ-Goniometer Series of Four-axes Stages.  Any of the three Goniometers Stages with +/- 10 degrees, +/- 15 degrees or +/- 45 degrees of travel can be integrated with X, Y, and Z axis stages with 15 mm, 30 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm, or larger than 100 mm of linear travel linear in any combination of X, Y, and Z axes.  These stages are the ideal choices for: Crystallography, metrology, light measurement, mirror positioning, laser scanning, drilling and machining, reverse engineering, inspection, assembly, measurements, tracking, and inspection and optical bench applications.

Motion Control – Four Axes XYZ-Goniometer Stages with Four Motor Options Features Positional Accuracy to 10 Microns!

Motion Control – XYZ-Goniometer Positioning Stages

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Van Nuys, CA – Motion Control – OES (Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc.) is unveiling their new XYZ-Goniometer Series of Four-axes Stages.  Any of the three Goniometers Stages with +/- 10 degrees, +/- 15 degrees or +/- 45 degrees of travel can be integrated with X, Y, and Z axis stages with 15 mm, 30 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm, or larger than 100 mm of linear travel linear in any combination of X, Y, and Z axes.  These stages are the ideal choices for: Crystallography, metrology, light measurement, mirror positioning, laser scanning, drilling and machining, reverse engineering, inspection, assembly, measurements, tracking, and inspection and optical bench applications.