Optimal Engineering Systems, Inc. (OES) now offers a high precision, low profile, compact motorized rotary stage, the AY110-100-SC. This precision stage is just 1.772 in. (45 mm) high and the foot print is only 4.764 in. by 6.693 in. (121 mm by 170 mm). The stage has a pattern of threaded mounting holes in the rotary table and holes in the base for easy integration into new and existing applications. The diameter of the table is 3.937 in. (100 mm) and the range of travel of the AY110-100-SC Rotary Stage is a full 360o and it is capable of continuous rotation. The table is driven by a 180:1 worm gear at up to 14o per second and has a resolution of 0.0001o with a 10 micro-step per step stepper motor driver. The stage is also available with a servo motor and optical encoder. When configured with the standard stepper motor there is a knob for manual adjustment which can be replaced with an optical encoder for precision position verification.
The low cost, low profile AY110-100-SC rotary stage features a parallelism of 80 microns, a backlash of 0.0005o, surface roundness of 15 microns, positional accuracy of 0.001o, and a transmission deviation of 5 microns making it ideal for: Microscopy, laser positioning and machining, inspection, assembly, testing, and other critical applications. This black anodized stage has a load capacity of 99 lbs (45Kg) and there is an indicator scale for visual sighting of the angle of rotation. The stage can be ordered plug-and-play with a fully compatible controller from OES.