Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions has released a microslide linear actuator capable of 15 μm per step resolution and a maximum load of 13 N. It is suitable for applications requiring precision motion in a small footprint and has been optimised for applications such as microfluidics and optical positioning. The microslide measures approximately 22 x 25.2 mm and can achieve a 64-mm stroke length.
A lightweight anodised aluminium base plate houses the lead screw bushing and is rigidly attached to the aluminium motor mounting plate. At the heart of the slide is the Haydon 15000 Series 15-mm can-stack motor. The LS15 stepper motor requires no complicated controls and can be commanded using a simple pulse and direction signal. The slide load carriage is made from self-lubricating polyacetal and features a built-in clearance take-up mechanism for load rigidity during motion. When combined with the LS15 stepper motor, very fine positioning resolution can be achieved, the company says.
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions
Waterbury, CT, USA +1 203 756 7441