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SLS Series

SmarAct SLS Series

Nanopositioning Toolbox for Lab and Industry

SmarAct‘s SLS series is a new range of positioners, accessories and tools that allows you to simply configure your system. The series consists of linear positioners as well as rotary positioners and goniometers to cover all demanding positioning tasks in your laboratory. Due to the consequent compatibility of the hole pattern you can combine different types of positioners and brackets to build multi-axis positioning systems. Adapters for standard metric SLS systems (M6 screws, 25 mm hole pattern or 25.4 mm hole pattern) extend the compatibility to the range of widely used optomechanical components. Different types of position sensors and controllers provide high-resolution closed-loop control from 1 nm to 100 nm. As always, we gladly help you to find the optimal solution.

Key Features:

  • Flexible application in lab and industrial environments
  • High resolution with SmarAct’s positioning technology
  • Repeatable motion by integrated position sensors
  • Compatible to SmarAct standard controllers
  • Complete range of brackets and assembly tools
L-Sensor and SCU Controller
sensor resolution 4 nm
closed-loop resolution 500 nm
repeatability ± 1µm
L-Sensor and MCS / SDC Controller
sensor resolution 4 nm
closed-loop resolution 4 nm MCS / SDC
repeatability ± 100nm MCS / SDC
S-Sensor and MCS / SDC Controller
sensor resolution 1 nm
closed-loop resolution 1 nm
repeatability ± 50nm MCS / SDC
Materials and Vacuum Options
steel base, titanium base
non magnetic materials (-NM)
black anodized for optical applications
high vacuum (10-6 mbar)
ultra-high vacuum (10-11 mbar)

Accessories

The SLS series comes with a range of accessories like different baseplates or right-angle brackets that are necessary to build your own multi-axis system. With the Assembly Kit you get a complete set of screws and tools to combine linear and rotary positioner in a way your application requires. For higher vertical loads of up to 500g you can easily add a constant force spring.

SmarAct - Assembly Kit

Accessories
right-angle bracket
spring set for vertical loads up to 500g
Assembly Kit: screws, cable clamps, screwdriver

32mm SLS Positioning System

The positioners and brackets with a footprint of 32mm x 32mm are perfect for setups which require compact positioning solutions. Despite the small size all positioners can be equipped with an optical encoder equal to the related 52mm system.

32mm SLS Positioners
Product Type of Motion Travel Range
SLS32:32 linear 21 mm
SRP32:11 rotation 360°
Mechanical Properties of SLS32:32
blocking force 3.5 N
max. normal force 20 N
max. lift force 2.5 N
max. lift force with constant force spring 5 N
positioner dimension 32 x 32 x 11 mm³
weight 85 g
pitch torque Mp 1.2 Nm
yaw torque MY 1.2 Nm
roll torque MR 1.7 Nm
Step FileTechnical Drawing

52mm SLS Positioning System

The positioners and brackets with a basic footprint of 52mm x 52mm form our most versatile set. It is the right choice when long travel ranges are necessary or if samples with larger dimensions need to be positioned.

52mm SLS Positioners
Product Type of Motion Travel Range
SLS52:52 linear 31 mm
SRN50:14 rotation 360°
SGG50:60.5 goniometer ± 5°
SGG50:77.5 goniometer ± 5°
Mechanical Properties of SLS52:52
blocking force 3.5 N
max. normal force 20 N
max. lift force 2.5 N
max. lift force with constant force spring 5 N
positioner dimension 52 x 52 x 14 mm³
weight 85 g
pitch torque Mp 4.6 Nm
yaw torque MY 4.6 Nm
roll torque MR 3.2 Nm
Step FileTechnical Drawing