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MS (MicroStage) Linear Units

MS (MicroStage) Linear Units

Thomson's MicroStage MS ultra compact linear slide tables are among the most compact, low cost, and lightweight ball guided systems on the market today.  The guide's design is based off Thomson's Super Ball Bushing® technology and is ideal for automation in cramped areas.

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MS (MicroStage) Specifications:

Specifications / Shaft Size MS25 MS33
Profile size (w x h): mm  50 x 25  60 x 33
Type of screw lead screw lead screw
Max Stroke Length: mm (in) 705.5 (27.8) 704 (27.7)
Max Linear Speed: m/s (in/s) 0.85 (33.5) 1.02 (40.2)
Max Acceleration: m/s2 (in/s2) 9.8 (386) 9.8 (386)
Repeatability: ± mm (in) 0.005 (0.0002) 0.005 (0.0002)
Accuracy: mm/300mm (in/12in) 0.2 (0.008) 0.2 (0.008)
Max Input Speed: rpm 2000 2000
Temperature Range: °C (°F) -20 to 80
(-4 to 176)
-20 to 80
(-4 to 176)
Max Dynamic Load Fx: N (lbf) 17.8 (4.0) 80.1 (18.0)
Max Dynamic Load Fy: N (lbf) 100 (22.5) 150 (33.7)
Max Dynamic Load Fz: N (lbf) 100 (22.5) 150 (33.7)
Max Dynamic Load
Torque (Mx): Nm (lbf-in)
 1.4 (12.4)  2.8 (24.8)
Max Dynamic Load
Torque (My): Nm (lbf-in)
 1.3 (11.5)  2.5 (22.4)
Max Dynamic Load
Torque (Mz): Nm (lbf-in)
 2.7 (23.9)  5.1 (45.1)
Max Drive Shaft Force: N (lbf)  222 (49.9)  222 (49.9)
Max Drive Shaft
Torque: Nm (lbf-in)
 0.08 (0.71)  0.43 (3.81)
Lead screw diameter: mm (in)  6.35 (0.25)  9.53 (0.38)
Lead screw lead:

inch leads (in)

metric leads (mm)

0.025, 0.05, 0.062, 0.2 ,0.25
0.5, 1.0, 1.5, 2.3

1.5, 2, 3

.0625, 0.1, .125, 0.2
.375, 0.5, 1.0, 1.2

2
Weight: kg (lb)
unit with zero stroke
every 100 mm of stroke
each carriage

0.47 (1.04)
0.18 (0.40)
0.07 (0.15)

0.69 (1.52)
0.31 (0.68)
0.12 (0.27)

MS (MicroStage) Feature Highlights:

  • Double LinearRace rail assembly
  • Unique bearing segment design
  • Integrated ball or lead screw
  • Ultra compact
  • Complete axis solution
  • Rugged but light-weight
  • Flexible mounting configuration
  • Low friction
  • Low drive torque
  • No stick-slip
  • High precision
  • Aircraft-grade extruded aluminum base
  • Stroke lengths to 900 mm

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Drive Type

Guide Type

Repeatability

Nut Type

Stroke

mmmm

Travel per Revolution

Carriage

Protection

Shaft Orientation

Shaft Quantity

Left Side (angle), First End (inline)

Right side (angle), Other end (inline)

CAD Models

  • Configurable 2D/3D Partstream Models
  • Configurable 2D/3D Solidcomponents Models
  • Configurable 2D/3D PartServer Models
  • Static 2D/3D Model file downloads

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4) Select a format, wait for the file to be created (may take a few minutes), and click the Download button.

MicroStage MS Miniature Linear Units
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