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Aerotech, Inc.

Since 1970, Aerotech has been designing and manufacturing motion control and positioning systems for industry, government, science, and research institutions. Aerotech’s precision motion control products are used in such markets as medical device and life sciences, semiconductor and flat panel, photonics, automotive, data storage, laser processing, military/aerospace, electronic manufacturing and test, assembly, and research and development.

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Website
http://www.aerotech.com
Phones
P: 412-963-7470
F: 412-963-7459
Location
101 Zeta Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15238-2811

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  • Entry in  Motors • Permanent Magnet Motors 

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    Aerotech produces a SM series of hybrid, permanent magnet stepper motors. Six standard models can operate at a range from 0.27 to 7.42 N-m of torque. The standard 200 full step (1.8 degree/step) design is ideal for microstepping to 50,000 steps/revolution. These permanent magnet motors feature stainless steel shaft, double-shielded bearings, flying leads, rear shaft extensions, load-end shaft flats and black textured finish. Optional additions include a rear housing that provides a bulkhead connector or integral cable termination, home marker encoder, and encoder with 500 or 1000 ppr.

  • Entry in  Motors • Servo Motors 

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    Aerotech manufactures "U-Channel" brushless linear servo motors for robotics, actuators, tables/stages, and vision systems. The BLMUC servo motor is ultra-compact and measures 52.0 mm x 20.8 mm in cross section. The BLMC servo motor measures 57.2 mm x 31.8 mm. The BLM servo motors measure 86.4 mm x 34.3 mm for both high-accuracy and high-throughput applications.

  • Entry in  Motors • Electric Motors 

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    Aerotech designs and manufactures brushless linear servomotors and electric linear motors. The company's electric brushless motors feature continuous force ranging from 18.3 to 1063 N, and peak force from 125 to 4252 N. The linear motors feature peak force ranging from 75 to 1570 N and continuous force of 19 to 122 N or 323 to 697 N. The company's electric servomotors are used for actuators, robots, stages/tables, fiberoptics/photonics positioning and alignment, machine tools, assembly, electronic manufacturing, semiconductor equipment, and vision systems.

  • Entry in  Bearings • Air Bearings 

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    Aerotech designs and manufactures motion control and positioning systems. Their air bearings are used in semiconductor equipment, fiberoptics, photonics, and other critical industrial automation applications. Aerotech products incorporate an active preload on both vertical and horizontal surfaces.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Stages • Rotary Positioning Stages 

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    Aerotech manufactures a selection of rotary tables including rotary air-bearing stages, direct-drive mechanical-bearing rotary stages, and gear-driven mechanical-bearing rotary stages. The gear-driven and direct-drive rotary stages feature maximum load ranging from 2kg to 175kg. The various rotary stages are used within industrial robots, fiber optics, photonics, vision systems, machine tools, assembly, semiconductor equipment, medical component laser machining, electronic manufacturing, and other industrial automation applications.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Controllers 

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    Aerotech's motion controllers include the A3200 which is software-based (no PC slots required) providing from 1 to 32 axes of synchronized control; the multi-axis Ensemble™ controller, and the Soloist™ (excluding the MP), a single-axis servo controller. The Soloist combines a power supply, amplifier, and position controller in a single package; it also has high-speed position latch inputs and advanced data logging capabilities, making it ideal for laboratory and test instrument applications. The Ensemble can control brushless, brush, or stepper motors or stages in any combination, and both PWM and linear drives are available.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Amplifiers 

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    Aerotech digital servo amplifiers have a wide output power range from 10 A peak to 150 A peak at 320 VDC. Other features include 2- or 3-phase AC line input or DC input, continuous output current from 5 A to 75 A dependent on model.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motion Control Systems 

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    Aerotech develops turnkey motion control systems for applications including pattern media inspection, 4-axis coordinate measuring, rapid prototyping, high-speed optical indexing, printhead inspection, electronic inspection, and more for semiconductor, medical, laboratory, packaging, and laser industries.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Software 

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    Aerotech offers a range of software packages readily available for download. Products include Automation 3200 Intelligent 32-Axis Motion, Vision, PLC, Robotics, & I/O Platform, Ensemble Stand-Alone Motion Controller, and Soloist Single-Axis Servo Controller.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Gantry Systems 

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    Aerotech gantry system use brushless linear servomotors and can be used in a variety of gantry applications including electronic assembly, electronic manufacturing, vision systems and industrial automation. Models include the AGS10000 Cartesian gantry system and the ABG10000 Air Bearing gantry.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Actuators 

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    Aerotech manufactures linear actuators. These products are ideal for pick-and-place machines, gantry axes, shuttle stages, assembly machines, or as a general-purpose positioner. Capabilities include travel up to 1m, acceleration to 3g and counterbalance available for vertical applications.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Stages 

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    Aerotech manufactures a large selection of linear tables/slides/stages that utilize our own brushless linear direct-drive servomotors, as well as ball screw models driven with Aerotech brush or brushless rotary motors.Travel range from 25 mm to 1.5 meters. Used in high-performance applications in industrial robots, fiberoptics and photonics, vision systems, machine tools, assembly, semiconductor equipment, medical component laser machining, electronic manufacturing, and other industrial automation applications.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Stages • Translation Positioning Stages 

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    Aerotech designs and manufactures vertical translation stages that feature resolutions up to 2nm, and loads of 5 kg, 10 kg, and 450 kg. Featuring maximum travel of 50mm, 60mm, 100mm, 150mm, or 200mm, the translation stages are available with direct drive or lead screw-based mechanics. The stages also feature two, three, or more axes for flexible designs and multi-axis configurations.

  • Entry in  Factory Automation • Robotics 

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    Aerotech makes gantry industrial robot systems available from low cost modular linear actuators to premium gantry models with high speed, acceleration, and travel. Aerotech uses brushless linear servomotors for electronic assembly and electronic manufacturing applications as well as industrial automation and vision systems.

  • Entry in  Factory Automation • Automotive Manufacturing • Automotive Manufacturing Systems 

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    Aerotech makes automotive manufacturing automation equipment and systems including welding, fuel injector machining, sensor testing, painting, cam grinding, high speed windshield glass edge grinders, and shock absorber testing tools.

  • Entry in  Motors • Motor Controllers 

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    Aerotech offers their A3200 digital motor controller module that supports two or four axes of open loop stepper. Other features include one clock output and direction output per axis, one non-isolated digital input/output per axis (5 VDC), 5-24 VDC opto-isolated CW/CCW/HOME inputs, 16 assignable (in groups of 8) digital I/O, supply voltage of 24 to 80 VDC, and more.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Actuators • Linear Actuators 

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    Aerotech designs and manufactures linear actuators for pick-and-place machines, gantry axes, shuttle stages, assembly machines, or as general-purpose positioners. Actuator specifications include: travel of less than 1500mm, resolution of 0.005-1um, and speed of 5 m/s.

  • Entry in  Machining • Electrochemical Machining (ECM) 

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    Aerotech is a supplier of CNC machining components and subsystems. They offer electrochemical machining (ECM), routing, water jet cutting, and five axis CNC machining as well.

  • Entry in  Motors • OEM Motors 

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    Aerotech's S-series motors are designed for OEM machine applications. The S-50 (50-mm diameter) motor is designed for tight spaces such as spindles or small feed rolls. The S-180 (180 mm diameter) and S-240 (240 mm diameter) are designed for large print drums or precision positioning tables. Continuous torque ranges from 0.20 Nm to 29.09 N-m. Peak torque ranges from 0.82 N-m to 116.37 N-m.

  • Entry in  Motors • Linear Motors • Linear Servo Motors 

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    Aerotech is a manufacturer of a variety of linear servo motors including brushless linear servomotors for applications including tables/stages, actuators, robots, fiberoptics/photonics alignment and positioning, assembly, electronic manufacturing, machine tools, semiconductor equipment and vision systems. Aerotech linear motors are direct drive and consist of a noncontacting forcer coil and “U-channel” or “flat” rare-earth magnet track. This design eliminates backlash as well as wear and maintenance issues associated with rack and pinion, belt and ball screw based motion control and positioning systems.

  • Entry in  Motors • Servo Motors • Brushless Servo Motors 

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    A designer and manufacturer of industrial automation products, Aerotech Inc. produces brushless linear servomotors, brushless rotary servomotors, and brushless slotless rotary servomotors. The rotary servomotors feature continuous torque of 0.16 to 31.6 Nm, peak torque up to 94.9 Nm, and rated speed of 2000 to 4000 rpm. The linear servomotors are available with peak force up to 4252 N and continuous force up to 1063N.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Stages • XY Stages & Tables 

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    Aerotech Inc. manufactures linear XY positioning stages including ultra-precise air bearing stages, high-precision linear-motor-driven stages, and precision mechanical bearing ball-screw-driven stages. The various stages feature travels from 25 mm to 1.5 meters, and are used within a number of industrial automation applications including: industrial robots, fiberoptics and photonics, vision systems, machine tools, assembly, semiconductor equipment, medical component laser machining, and electronic manufacturing.

  • Entry in  Motors • Linear Motors 

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    Aerotech's brushless, linear servo motors are meant for use with robots, actuators, tables, stages, fiberoptics/photonics alignment and positioning, and many other industrial automation applications. All linear motors are direct drive and consist of a noncontacting forcer coil and U-channel rare-earth magnet track to eliminate backlash, windup, wear, and maintenance issues found with other positioning systems.

  • Entry in  Motors • High Torque Motors • Low Speed, High Torque Motors 

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    Aerotech are designers and manufacturers of low speed, high torque motors. Their S Series brushless, frameless torque motors feature peak torque of 0.82 - 116.37 N-m and rated speeds of 200 - 8000 rpm. The BMS low speed, high torque brushless, slotless rotary motors offer peak torque of 1.31 - 11.43 N-m and rated speeds of 2000 - 4000 rpm.

  • Entry in  Motors • High Torque Motors 

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    Aerotech Inc. manufactures brushless rotary servomotors available with continuous output torque ranging from 22.5 oz-in to 280 lb-in, with peak torques of 840 lb-in. Available with standard frame sizes including NEMA 17, 23, 34, 42, and IEC 142, the servomotors are used in high end servo applications. The BM motor series features continuous output torque ranges from 0.16 N-m (22.5 oz-in) to 31.6 N-m (280 lb-in), with peak torques to 94.9 N-m (840 lb-in).

     

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers rotary motors and linear servomotors for motion control applications. Rotary motors come in BM brushless, BMS brushless/slotless, S series brushless/frameless torque, 1000 series DC servomotor, and SM series stepper motor configurations. The maximum continuous torque is 29.09 N-m, the maximum peak torque is 116.37 N-m, and the maximum rated speed is 8000 RPM. Linear servomotors come in BLMUC brushless, BLMC brushless, BLM brushless, BLMH brushless, BLMX brushless, BLMF, and BLMF S5 configurations. Peak force ranges from 75 to 4252 N.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Brush Motors 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers 1000 Series brushed, DC rotary motors. These motors come in standard NEMA 23, 34, and 42 frame sizes. Continuous output torque ranges from 0.25 N-m to 1.48 N-m, and peak output torque ranges from 1.84 N-m to 7.1 N-m. Each motor is constructed from high-grade materials including a stainless-steel shaft, double-shielded bearings, and precision machined housing.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Brushless Motors 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers brushless rotary motors and brushless linear servomotors for industrial automation applications. Types of brushless rotary motors include: BM brushless, BMS brushless/slotless, S series brushless/frameless torque, 1000 series DC servomotors, and SM series stepper motors. The maximum continuous torque is 31.6 N-m, and the maximum rated speed is 8000 RPM. Brushless linear servomotors come in "U-channel" and "flat" configurations, with a peak force of up to 4252 N.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Linear Motors 

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    Aerotech features U-Channel and flat brushless linear servomotors for actuators, fiber optics, robotic systems and industrial automation. Aerotech linear motors range in dimensions from 52mm x 20.8mm to 86.4 x 34.3, in peak forces ranging from 74-448 to 1083-2195.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Permanent Magnet Motors 

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    Aerotech has six standard models of  of hybrid permanent magnet super stepper motors in NEMA 23, 34 and 42 frame sizes, with torques from 0.27 to 7.42 N-m. Aerotech also offers an optical encoder with 500 or 1,000 ppr is available for the SM series super stepper motors.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Rotary Motors 

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    Aerotech's rotary motors are used in ultra-precision positioning and high-throughput industrial automation applications. The company's family of rotary motors includes brushless rotary motors; brushless, slotless rotary motors; brushless, frameless torque motors; DC servomotors; and stepper motors. Depending on type, the rotary motors provide continuous torque of 0.16 to 29.09 Nm, rated speed of 200 to 8000 RPM, and peak torque ranges from 0.48 to 116.37 Nm.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Motors • Servomotors 

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    Linear servomotors developed by Aerotech are used in robots, actuators, tables/stages, fiberoptics/photonics alignment and positioning, assembly, machine tools, semiconductor equipment, vision systems, and electronic manufacturing. The majority of the linear motors are brushless, with continuous force up to 1063N and peak force up to 4254N. The company's rotary servomotors provide continuous torque up to 29.09 Nm, and are used for various industrial automation applications.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Drives • AC Drives 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers AC Drives. Drives feature peak current outputs ranging from 10 to 150A, bus voltages ranging from ±10 to 320 VDC, a linear or PWM type amplifier, and loop closure rates of up to 20 kHz. Linear or PWM amplifier types are available, as well as single to triple axis PSO.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Drives • DC Drives 

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    Aerotech Inc. designs and manufactures DC drives with peak current output of 10A and continuous current output of 5A. The drives are distributed to industrial, government, science and research institution clients.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Controllers • Multi Axis Motion Controllers 

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    Aerotech Inc. designs and manufactures stand alone, multi-axis motion controllers that provide up to 10 axes of coordinated motion. With the ability to be controlled by a single PC via Ethernet or USB, the controllers can drive linear or rotary brushless, DC brush servo, or micro-stepping motors.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Controllers • Single Axis Motion Controllers 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers stand alone single-axis motion controllers. These controllers have RS-232/USB/Ethernet connectivity, a digital current loop, an integral shunt resistor network, CE approval, and linear amplifiers. Additional features include: up to three-axis PSO, an optional encoder multiplier, up to 150A peak currents, and positioning control for stepping, DC brush-type, or brushless motors. Controller applications include rotary, linear, master-slave, etc.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Controllers • Servo Motion Controllers 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers stand alone servo motion controllers for the following applications: motion simulators, chip packaging/testing, resistor trimming, die bonding, mask alignment, ECM, IMU testing, printing, web, etc. These controllers can get up to 10 axes of coordinated motion, coordinated motion of up to 5 independent tasks, and a wide range of other motion capabilities. They are capable of driving the following motors: linear/rotary brushless, micro-stepping motor, and DC brush servo.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Controllers • Stepper Motion Controllers 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers Soloist and Ensemble stepper motion controllers. Ensemble stand-alone/multi-axis motion controllers are capable of running voice coil, stepper, brush, and servo motors. In addition to this, they have the following motion capabilities: velocity profiling, electronic gearing, circular/linear interpolation, and point-to-point. These controllers have architecture that is capable of coordinating the motion of up to 5 independent tasks.

  • Entry in  Motion Control • Positioning Tables • Screw Driven Positioning Tables 

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    Aerotech, Inc. manufactures a wide range of ball screw stages. Model PRO225-800 linear ball screw stages come in ten models, they feature speeds up to 220 mm/s, travel ranges from 100 to 1000mm, and NEMA 34 motor flange mounting interfaces. These stages are vertically oriented, they have a robust aluminum hard-cover design, and stages equipped with ground 5 mm/rev ball screws. Stages come standard with a black anodized aluminum body and hard-coated tabletops.

  • Entry in  Bearings • Linear Bearings • Linear Slides 

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    Aerotech, Inc. offers linear stages for a wide range of applications, including: industrial automation, electronics/laser manufacturing, medical component laser machining, semiconductor equipment, assembly, machine tools, vision systems, fiber-optics, industrial robots, etc. Model ABL1500-B air-bearing/direct-drive linear stages have repeatability ratings ranging from +/-0.15 to 0.3 μm, accuracies ranging from +/-0.3 to 0.75 μm, loads up to 35 kg, and travel ratings ranging from 50 to 500 mm. These stages feature a rigid construction, linear encoder feedback capabilities, integral bellows, and a high-performance inspection/scanning design.