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Ball Screw Positioner


This low profile linear positioning stage is used for small incremental movements.


  • Travels to 400mm
  • Loads up to 10 kg
  • Optional rotary encoder resolution to 0.25 um
  • Two motor options Stackable for XY motion
  • English & Metric optical breadboard compatible
  • All stages individually tested for accuracy, repeatability, straightness and flatness
  • Adjustable limit switches



Value priced, quick delivery precision linear stage with ballscrew drivetrain.


  • Travel to 400mm
  • 5mm or 10mm lead ballscrew drivetrain
  • 15kg payload capacity
  • NEMA23 motor mount Limit sensors
  • Compatible with PLG110 mounting pattern
  • 50mm tall single axis, 100mm tall XY stack
  • All units tested for specification compliance



Value priced, quick delivery precision linear stage with ballscrew drivetrain.


  • Travel to 600mm
  • 5mm or 10mm lead ballscrew drivetrain
  • 60kg payload capacity
  • NEMA23 motor mount Limit sensors
  • Compatible with PLG160 mounting pattern
  • 65mm tall single axis, 130mm tall XY stack
  • PCL50 mounts directly to carrige for XY stack
  • All stages tested for specification compliance.


High Moment Rodless Linear Actuator

Parker Hannifin’s new, High Moment Rodless linear actuator series is one of the most user friendly and versatile actuator lines on the market today. With 5 different frame sizes, 2 different drive train options, multiple mounting and carriage options, and an IP54 protective cover option, along with a multitude of other customizable features the HMR was truly designed with flexibility in mind. HMR High Moment Rodless Linear Actuator Features:

  • 5 profile sizes- 085, 110, 150, 180 and 240mm
  • Dual drive train- Precision Ground Ball Screw or High Efficiency Timing Belt
  • Load capacity up to 26,600 N
  • Max thrust to 5,560N (Screw) and 4,000N (Belt)
  • Standard strokes up to 4000mm (Screw) and 6000mm (Belt)
  • Max speed to 1.6 m/s (Screw) and 5 m/s (Belt)
  • 2 Profile types- Basic and Reinforced
  • Tandem and bi-parting carriage options
  • Optional sensor locations- Internal (protected under the cover) or External
  • IP54 rated cover option
  • Ambient temperature range- -30°C to +80°C

The ideal solution for OEM instrument manufacturers, the LCR Series offers a reduced overall cost of ownership and a complete solution including amplifier/drive, motor, actuator, bearings, seals, and limit sensors.

Applications Include:

  • Sample prep
  • Liquid handling
  • Microtiter automation
  • Elevators and storage/retreival axis

LCR Design Features

  • Belt drive or lead screw drive versions
  • 22 and 30 frame sizes
  • Stepper or servo motor options
  • Integrated drive option
  • Rugged square rail design or economical slider bushing design
  • Parker global limit sensors for reduced inventory
  • Encoder feedback option
  • Direct inline or parallel motor mounting options
  • Connectorized cables for ease of installation


The MX45S is a 45 mm wide screw driven positioner based on the award winning MX80 family. Like its predecessor, the MX45S is designed for OEM applications requiring reliable linear positioning in space restricted applications. This miniature positioner was designed with anti-cage creep cross roller bearings and offers the user two drive chain options; a high efficiency PTFE coated lead screw or a high precision ground ball screw.

  • Miniature size – 45 mm wide x 25 mm high
  • Capable of +/- 1 um repeatability
  • Selectable travels: 5 mm, 15 mm, and 25 mm
  • Anti-cage creep cross roller bearings
  • Stepper motor driven with optional rotary encoder
  • Optional limits and home sensors

Parker Daedal 400XE Economy Series

The 400XE series combines a rugged steel body construction with an integrated precision ball screw and bearing guide producing a highly accurate, cost effective line of tables ideal for applications in the hard disk, semiconductor, medical, machine building and many other industries.

  • 2, 3, & 4 inch wide versions
  • Integrated Bearing
  • Rigid Steel body
  • Multi-axis designs
  • Adjustment free

Parker Daedal 401XR - 412XR Standard Series

The “400XR” standard series linear positioners offer reliable performance and unmatched versatility. Convenient mounting features enable XY table combinations to be quickly and easily constructed. The XR family offers an unrivaled array of features and options which are easily matched to fit any application, from the very basic to the highly complex. Premier performance, modular compatibility, and quick delivery have made these tables the perfect building blocks for cost-effective multi-axis systems. 24/7 operation at 100% duty

  • Dowel holes for repeatable mounting
  • IP30 rated protective strip seals
  • Travels up to 2 meters
  • Optional single point lube for easy maintence
  • Full range of sizes from 90mm to 285mm wide

Parker’s ZP200 Vertical Lift Platform offers precise vertical translation for elevating small or large payloads (up to 167lbs). A unique wedge design converts horizontal motion, generated by a ball-screw drive, into true vertical elevation of the platform. A rugged bearing design provides platform stiffness and stability while the precision ground ball-screw drive assures positional accuracy and worry-free operation.

  • True Vertical Lift Platform
  • Continuous duty - High dynamic performance
  • 25 mm Vertical Travel
  • Load Capacity to 167 lbs.
  • Positional Repeatablilty to 1 micron
  • +/-15 arc.sec. travel straightness throughout range of motion
  • Precision Ground Ball-Screw Drive
  • Encoder and Travel Limit Sensors
  • Multi-axis compatibility with XR and LXR tables
  • Laser tested and certified with calibrated lead value

Parker Daedal MX80S Miniature Stage Series

The MX80S low profile miniature positioner offers reliable linear positioning for space restricted applications. It can be driven by a 2mm lead precision ground ballscrew or a high efficiency PTFE coated leadscrew offered with 1mm, 2mm, and 10mm leads and can be driven by either a servo or stepper motor. The MX80S can include digital limit/home sensors and is offered with an attractive black anodize finish or can be provided with a clean room preparation.

  • Miniature Size - Low Profile (35 mm high X 80 mm wide)
  • Normal or cleanroom environments
  • Multi-axis platform
  • Selectable travels:25,50,100,150 mm.
  • 1.5µm Bi-directional Repeatability:
  • Cross Roller Bearing (zero cage creep option)
  • Resolutions: 1.0; 2.0; or 10.0 mm leads
  • 123N Axial Thrust
  • Digital limit/home system
  • Stepper or servo motor driven
  • Dowel holes for repeatable payload mounting

PLG Series Precision Linear Postioner

Primatics PLG Series positioning stages are the most compact of the all-purpose PLG series stages. Ideal for demanding applications such as inspection, alignment and attachment, the PLG offers unparalleled flexibility and allows the user to fit a high performance product into many different applications

  • Travels up to 1200mm
  • Loads up to 100 kg
  • Internal linear or rotary encoder resolution to 0.1-microns
  • High precision, brushless linear motor drivetrain or 5mm & 10mm lead ballscrew drivetrain
  • Prima-Flex internal cable management system for fully adjustable limit & home sensors
  • Multi-axis configurations available
  • Aluminum or cast iron base
  • High flow purge available
  • Class 10 cleanroom option
  • Four motor options and two drivetrain options

Parker Daedal HD Series Linear Positioners

The HD Series Linear Positioners are designed for OEMs, Machine Builders, and End Users needing a robust positioning solution. The HD Series is easy to apply, easy to install, and easy to maintain. The robust design begins with a deep channel extruded body and carriage that provide exceptional beam strength and carriage stiffness. The linear bearings and ballscrews are self lubricating, precision components with long life at 100% duty operation. The HD Series also includes IP30 rated belt seals that protect the interior components from debris in tough environments. The pre-selected motor choices make sizing as simple as looking at a graph and online 3D models make application quick and efficient. The HD Series is the ideal solution for industrial positioning applications. 24/7 operation at 100% duty

  • Dowel holes for repeatable mounting
  • IP30 rated protective belt seals
  • Travels up to 2 meters
  • Maintenance Free linear bearings and ballscrew
  • Three sizes: 85mm, 125mm, and 185

NB BG Series Ballscrew Actuator

NB Actuator is a compact single axis actuator which integrates a slide guide and precision ball screw. BG type offers compact dimensions and outperforms conventional positioning tables. This is made possible by a unique "U" shaped guide rail and slide block which provides multiple functions of a guide block and a ball screw nut combined into a single unit

  • Full range of sizes: 20, 26, 33, 46 & 55
  • Lengths up to 1380mm
  • High Grade and Precision Grade available

Parker Daedal PROmech LP28

Designed for OEM instrument manufacturers working to speed their time to market and reduce the overall installed cost for linear motion axes, Parker Hannifin’s new PROmech™ Series linear actuators are a complete linear motion solution. PROmech Series actuators come completely assembled and tested and include linear bearings, drive screw, thrust bearings, motor mount, coupling and motor. With a travel range from 5mm to 500mm, the LP28 has several linear bearing options and a variety of screw-lead and motor-size options to easily match the positioner to the application requirements. The LP28 may also be fitted with an optional strip seal and home and limit sensors. This compact positioner is ideal for positioning payloads up to 10 lbs.

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