Manual Positioning Stages Guide

MISUMI Stage and Optical Sensors
 

Contact Information

Tel: (847) 843-9105 Ext. 403


Email: stages@misumiusa.com
 
 

 
 

Discover the Best Stage for Your Application

Choose from a Variety of Options for Your Design

 

Space, accuracy and repeatability are three main factors when specifying your manual positioning stage.

 
 

MISUMI Manual Stage Lineup

 

Linear

High Precision

XPG High Precision Linear
XPG

Light Weight
XPG High Precision Linear Ball
XSG

Linear Ball
XSGNT High Precision Opposed Clamp
XSGNT

Opposed Clamp
ZPG High Precision Light Weight
ZPG

Light Weight

Low Profile

XSLC Low Profile Feed Screw
XSLC

Feed Screw
XSGL/XSBGL Low Profile Long Stroke
XSGL/XSBGL

Long Stroke
XDTSC Low Profile Low Cost
XDTSC

Low Cost
ZSLC Low Profile Feed Screw
ZSLC

Feed Screw

Long Stroke

XLSL Long Stroke Feed Screw
XLSL

Feed Screw
XLarge Long Stroke High Load Cap
XLARGE

High Load Cap
XLSG Long Stroke High Load Cap
XLSG

High Load Cap
ZLSL Long Stroke Feed Screw
ZLSL

Feed Screw
ZLWG Long Stroke Multi Stage Option
ZLWG

Multi Stage Option

Economical

XEG Economical Feed Screw
XEG

Feed Screw
XEEG Economical Hex Key Adjust
XEEG

Hex Key Adjust
XDTLS Economical Long Stroke
XDTLS

Long Stroke
XLBS Economical Linear Ball
XLBS

Linear Ball
ZLBS Economical Linear Ball
ZLBS

Linear Ball
 
 

Horizontal Z-axis

High Precision

ZLBS Horizontal Z-axis High Precision Low Profile
ZLTG

Low Profile
ZHRD Horizontal Z-axis Helicoil Screw
ZHRD

Helicoil Screw
ZLPG Horizontal Z-axis Cross Roller
ZLPG

Cross Roller

Long Stroke

ZLJG Horizontal Z-Axis Long Stroke Light Weight
ZLJG

Light Weight

Economical

ZLFG Horizontal Z-Axis Economical Rack & Pinion
ZLFG

Rack & Pinion
ZLLB Horizontal Z-Axis Economical Linear Ball
ZLLB

Linear Ball
 
 

Goniometer

High Precision

GPG Goniometer High Precision Cross Roller
GPG

Cross Roller
GPWG Goniometer High Precision 2-Axis
GPWG

2-Axis

Economical

GFG Goniometer Economical Low Cost
GFG

Low Cost
GFWG Goniometer Economical 2-Axis
GFWG

2-Axis
DSGFWG Goniometer Economical Combination
DSGFWG

Combinations
 
 

Rotary

High Precision

RPGT Rotary High Precision Thru Hole
RPGT

Thru Hole
RPGE Rotary High Precision Small Diameter
RPGE

Small Diameter
RPGS Rotary High Precision High Rigidity
RPGS

High Rigidity

Economical

RTSS40 Rotary Economical Square Table
RTSS40

Square Table

REG Rotary Economical Angle Adjustment
REG

Angle Adjustment
RPG Rotary Economical Micro Adjust
RPG

Micro-adjust

 
 

Manual Stage Application Example

 
 

CCD Camera Alignment
Manual Stage Example - CCD Camera Alignment
Fiber Sensor Alignment
Manual Stage Example - Fiber Sensor Alignment
Sample Inspection & Analysis Jig
Manual Stage Example - Sample Inspection & Analysis Jig

Fine Adjustment of Dial Gauge
Manual Stage Example - Fine Adjustment of Dial Gauge
Sample Inspection Jig
Manual Stage Example - Sample Inspection Jig 1
Sample Inspection Jig
Manual Stage Example - Sample Inspection Jig 2

Laser Head Positioning
Manual Stage Example - Laser Head Positioning
Optical Axis Alignment

Manual Stage Example - Optical Axis Alignment
Device Bonding

Manual Stage Example - Device Bonding

Sample Height Adjustment

Manual Stage Example - Sample Height Adjustment
Sensor Adjustment

Manual Stage Example - Sensor Adjustment
Dispensing Machine

Manual Stage Example - Dispensing Machine

 
 
 
 

Manual Stage Selection Guide

Types of Motion

 

Linear Stage

A device to provide linear motion with high accuracy.
 
 
Manual Stage Example - Linear Stage

 
 
 
 
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Part Number XSG40
Table Size 40×40 mm
Load Capacity 1.0 kgf [9.8 N]
Guide Linear Ball Guide

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Goniometer Stage

A device used to rotate an object precisely within a small angular range about a fixed point above the mounting surface of the stage. Dovetail and cross roller stages are available.

Manual Stage Example - Goniometer Stage

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Part Number GFG25-35
Table Size 25X25 mm
Center of Rotation 35 mm
Travel Size ±10°
Vernier Minimum Readable Scale Vernier Scale 0.1°
Guide Dovetail
Load Capacity 2.0 kgf [19.6 N]

Rotary Stage

A device used to rotate an object to a precise angular position. Thru hole type rotary stages are available for applications like wiring and laser transmission

Manual Stage Example - Rotary Stage

 
 
 
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Part Number RPGE25
Table Size 40×40 mm
Travel Length 360°
Travel Length Fine: ± 3°
Vernier Minimum Readable Scale Vernier Scale 0.5°
Load Capacity 1.0kgf [9.8N]
Parallelism 50 µm

 

 

Guide and Feeding Mechanism

 

Linear Motion

Dovetail

 

Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Dovetail 1
Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Dovetail 2

 

  • Lowest Cost
  • Smooth Motion

 

Linear Ball Guide

 

Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Linear Ball Guide 1
Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Linear Ball Guide 1

 

  • Highest Rigidity
  • Great Accuracy
  • Low Profile
Cross Roller Guide

 

Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Cross Roller Guide 1
Guide and Feeding Mechanism - Cross Roller Guide 2

 

  • Highest Accuracy
  • Great Rigidity
  • Lighter Weight
Rack & Pinion

 

Dovetail Rack & Pinion

 
Wide and rapid positioning.
Feed Screw

 

Dovetail Feed Screw

 
Finer positioning.
Micrometer

 

Linear Ball Guide Micrometer

 
Accurate positioning.
Feed Screw

 

Linear Ball Guide Feed Screw

 
General fine positioning.
Micrometer

 

Cross Roller Guide Micrometer

 
Accurate positioning.
Feed Screw

 

Linear Ball Guide Feed Screw

 
General fine positioning.

 

 
 

Applications by Industries

 

Automotive

Applications By Industries - Automotive

Medical / Meteorology

Applications By Industries - Medical / Meteorology

 

Electronics / Semiconductor

Applications By Industries - Electronics/Semiconductor

Optoelectronics

Applications By Industries - Optoelectronics

 
 

Dovetail Stage

Linear Ball Guide Stage

Cross Roller Stage

Rack & Pinion
Feed Screw
Dovetail Stage - Rack & Pinion

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Dovetail Stage - Feed Screw

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Linear Ball Guide Stage

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Cross Roller Stage

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Part Number
XFG40
XEG40
XSG40
XPG40
Table Size
40×40 mm
40×40 mm
40×40 mm
40×40 mm
Stroke
± 10 mm
± 7 mm
± 6.5 mm
± 6.5 mm
Minimum Readable Unit of Micrometer
10 μm
10 μm
Weight
0.21 kg
0.19 kg
0.23 kg
0.14 kg
Accuracy
20 μm
30 μm
1 μm
3 μm
Load Capacity
3.0 kgf [29.4 N]
3.0 kgf [29.4 N]
10 kgf [9.8 N]
2.0 kgf [19.6 N]
Table Height
35 mm
15 mm
15 mm
20 mm
Material

Aluminum
Aluminum
Stainless
Aluminum
Surface Treatment

Black Anodize
Black Anodize
Electroless Nickel Plating
Black Anodize

 
 

MISUMI Manual Stage Features

 

Reduce Required Time and Cost

Manual stage will significantly reduce required time to design/assembly and cost for a test equipment.

In-House Tool
Manual Stage
Differences
Required Time/Hours
Design
1.0
0.5
-1.75
-58%
Purchasing
1.0
0.5
-1.75
-58%
Assembly
1.0
0.25
-1.75
-58%
Total
3.0
1.25
-1.75
-58%
Cost/$
Design-Assembly
$142.29
$52.29
-$33.71
-15%
Material
$76.19
$125.48
-$33.71
-15%
Total
$218.48
$184.77
-$33.71
-15%

Source: Suruga Seiki

 
 

Easy Combination

Easy to combine due to normalization of size specification. Countless Variations are possible due to modular design.
 

XY

XY Manual Stage Combination

XYθ

XYθ Manual Stage Combination

XYZθ

XYZθyθz

XYZθyθz Manual Stage Combination

XYZθxθyθz

XYZθxθyθz Manual Stage Combination

XYZθxθyθz

XYZθxθyθz Manual Stage Combination 2

 
 

Customizable

600+ custom units have been designed for worldwide customers. Customized items could include, but are not limited to… Please contact below for inquiries.

Pre-Assembly
 

Manual Stage Pre-Assembly

Motor Removal
 

Manual Stage Motor Removal

Design or Material Modification

Design or Material Modification

 
 

MISUMI Recommended Manual Positioning Stages

 

X-Axis Linear Ball
Guide Stage
Linear Ball Guide Stages have a wide range of options available.
 

X-Axis Linear Ball Guide Stage

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Horizonal Z-Axis Cross Roller Guide Stage
Lift sample up and down
 
 
Horizonal Z-Axis Cross Roller Guide Stage

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Cross Roller
Goniometer Stage
Achieve ‘tilt’ at high accuracy
 
 
Cross Roller Goniometer Stage

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Rotary Stage
(Cross Roller Bearing)

High rigidity rotary stage
 
 
Rotary Stage (Cross Roller Bearing)

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MISUMI Contact Information

Tel: (847) 843-9105 Ext. 403

Email: stages@misumiusa.com

 


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