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Positioning systems that meet the high demands on precision and dynamics are required for a large number of applications in automation technology; at the same time, purchase costs often play a decisive role. more

Dec 19, 2017 3:35 PM machining

In order to achieve high throughput today, industrial measuring technology and microscopy, optical inspection tasks, and laser processing need positioning systems that are as fast as possible and offer high travel accuracy and stability. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:56 PM micro manufacturing

Parallel-kinematic hexapods offer six degrees of freedom when positioning in a compact space and work with considerably more precision than is possible with serial, stacked systems. more

Nov 6, 2017 3:45 PM micro manufacturing

When faced with a new potential project or application, laser micro processing and machining system integrators and OEMs can often provide a proof of concept demonstration on a ‘demo machine’ with relatively little time and effort. more

Oct 19, 2017 3:00 PM lasers

Superior positioning resolution and linearity with direct-metrology capacitive sensor. more

Sep 13, 2017 10:17 AM machining

ACS Motion Control has launched a unique multi-axis motion controller that includes a high-speed EtherCAT-to-EtherCAT bridge to address the needs of highly demanding modern equipment. more

Aug 11, 2017 11:27 AM micro manufacturing

PI (Physik Instrumente) signed a contract with the European Southern Observatory, ESO for supplying the actuators for the world's largest telescope, which is being built in Chile. more

Aug 1, 2017 11:34 AM micro manufacturing

The Electromechanical and Drives Division of Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has announced the release of the PAC Terminal (PT) more

Jul 3, 2017 4:36 PM micro manufacturing

Ultra-precision design with guaranteed positioning accuracy specifications. more

Feb 27, 2017 1:16 PM machining

PI (Physik Instrumente), a company with headquarters in Karlsruhe, Germany, has stood for technical excellence and continuous progress in precision positioning for a number of decades. more

Jan 25, 2017 9:43 AM micro manufacturing

ACS Motion Control has developed a laser control module that enables direct control of the laser source to deliver precise laser micro machining and increased throughput. more

Dec 5, 2016 12:43 PM lasers

Aerotech’s HexGen hexapods represent a significant advance in six-degree-of-freedom positioning performance. more

Apr 6, 2016 3:16 PM machining

At Drives and Controls 2016 Heason Technology will present its capability for the complete design and build of customised motion systems with a fully functioning hexapod demonstration. more

Mar 18, 2016 4:23 PM events

Dover Motion’s recently announced XMG series miniature micro positioning stages feature a new cutting-edge linear motor design that delivers up to five times more force and twice the force density when compared to similar competitive products. more

Jan 22, 2016 2:49 PM machining

Steinmeyer Inc. has announced a new 160 page catalogue on its extensive product line of precision linear and rotary motion systems. more

Jan 6, 2016 2:26 PM machining

Strengthening its continued design and build expertise for biomedical motion applications, LG Motion Limited has just completed the supply of a customised positioning system for the bioengineering innovator MICA BioSystems Ltd. more

Dec 9, 2014 4:47 PM

Heason Technology continues to strengthen its customer-focused motion systems integration expertise with the appointment of Andrew Dowell as Regional Sales Manager. more

Dec 2, 2014 4:57 PM

Hybrid Hexapods Resolve Inherent Weaknesses of Conventional Hexapods, Enabling Applications that Require Two Orders of Magnitude Better Positional Repeatability more

Apr 11, 2014 3:00 PM articles

ALIO has a dedicated team of professional building over 300 standard True Nano Precision motion system products with 6-D Point Precision for the global nano precision market. more

Apr 11, 2013 12:27 PM

A manufacturer wanted to produce a new machine design for bundling cables. It needed synchronised motion between axes to eliminate push-bar skewing, binding and smooth transition from position control to force control. more

Apr 4, 2013 3:37 PM