The AG-LS25, AG-LS25-27 and CONEX-AG-LS25-27P are high precision miniature linear stages featuring Newports proprietary Agilis piezo motor. With ultra-high adjustment sensitivity, convenient programmable operation and compact design, Agilis stages provide outstanding motion performance at the cost of a high-quality manual stage. Available with integrated encoder and CONEX Controller, the CONEX-AG-LS25-27P is well-suited for applications where repeatability is critical. For vacuum applications, see V6 versions of Agilis.Agilis Linear Stages are available in 12 and 27 mm travel ranges. Precision motion is achieved by calibrated, pre-stressed linear ball bearings. The thermally matched stainless steel design and precision manufactured bearing surfaces provide ripple-free, low friction linear travel and angular deviations better than 100 µrad in any axis. The Agilis piezo motor is also directly coupled to the moving carriage with no intermediate screw or gear avoiding problems with coupling in drivetrain. When idle, the holding force of the motor locks the position for true set and forget long term stability. Compared with alternative screw driven designs, the AG-LS25 and AG-LS25-27 compromises neither adjustment speed nor lifetime, and has no backlash. In contrast to ultrasonic motors, the Agilis non-resonant motor makes small incremental adjustments more predictable with 50 nm incremental motion capability, ideal for ultra-sensitive alignments and adjustments.
The NPX Series is ideal for applications that require single/sub-nm motion in compact multi-axis piezo systems.