Vertical Stage Features Industrial Load Capacity

MKS Instruments offers the Newport IDL280-Z20 vertical stage for industrial applications that require high load capacities. Based on a modular wedge design, the unit provides a minimum incremental motion (MIM) of 0.1 µm over 20 mm of travel. A precision ball screw drive with 2-mm pitch moves loads up to 500N with a speed of 5 mm/s.


Stiffness is 10µrad/N-m and, like all IDL stages, the IDL280-Z20 is fully compatible to the Newport XPS controller. It can also be combined with third-party industrial motion controllers. Upon request, Newport can provide custom-designed IDL280-Z vertical stages in other travels or sizes to meet.


Sensors Midwest Hits Rosemont, IL October 16-17!

Sensors Midwest, the industry's largest event focusing on sensors, design, and IIoT in the Midwest region, is scheduled for October 16-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Co-located with STMA, the event draws over 1,000 engineers and engineering professionals that are looking for access to the latest sensor advancements and will provide an opportunity to connect with the area's greatest technology leaders and suppliers.

For additional information, check out the IDL280-Z20 Industrial Vertical Stage spec page.


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