Newport Corp. (Irvine,
CA) offers the IMS-LM-SA
Series of long-travel linear
motor stages. Based on a
stiff-body design, the self-supporting
available in 800-, 1000-, and 1200-mm travel, and do not
require ultra-flat mounting surfaces. The stages are suited
for light to medium industrial applications that carry up to
10kg loads. Features include industrial-grade, direct-drive
linear motors; direct-read linear encoders; recirculating
ball bearings; and a stiff aluminum base. They utilize a
four-point mounting method.
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