Non-Magnetic Positioning Stages
Revolutionizing Precision in Magnetic Environments
Magnetic fields are integral to groundbreaking advancements in research, industry, and particularly, medical applications. As these fields grow more sophisticated, so does the demand for equipment that can stand up to them. Enter our linear and rotary non-magnetic positioning stages—precisely engineered for optimal performance in magnetic-rich settings, including critical medical procedures.
Why Choose Our Non-Magnetic Stages?
Unyielding Performance in Medical Applications: MRI, NMR, and other diagnostic tools rely heavily on strong magnetic fields. Our non-magnetic stages ensure interference-free operation, enhancing imaging clarity and diagnostic accuracy.
Available in travel ranges up to 100 mm and driving forces up to 5N we have a suitable product for most applications.
Designed with patient and operator safety in mind, our stages eliminate risks associated with magnetic interference while providing uncompromised precision. Whether it's for medical imaging or research, our stages guarantee pinpoint accuracy up to nanometer scale, ensuring every application is flawless. From busy hospitals to bustling labs, our non-magnetic stages are built to endure, delivering consistent performance through millions of cycles.
Applications in Medicine and Beyond
- MRI-guided Interventions: Utilizing stages to position medical instruments or patients during MRI-guided surgical procedures.
- Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI): A new imaging modality that requires precision positioning of samples or sensors in strong magnetic fields.
- Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: Employing stages to adjust the positioning of samples to study various biochemical changes in diseases.
- Radiation Therapy: Some modern radiation therapy techniques use magnetic fields, and stages help in the precise positioning of patients or equipment during treatments.
- Biomagnetic Sensing: For magnetically-sensitive measurements in clinical applications.
- Neuromodulation Therapy: Using magnetic fields to alter nerve activity, where stages position devices or patients.
- Magnetic Levitation Research: Stages ensure precise positioning of objects or sensors in studies involving maglev systems.
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Material Science: Employing MRI to study the properties of materials, requiring stages to position samples accurately.
- Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy: Widely used in chemistry and biochemistry to determine the properties of organic molecules.
- Magnetohydrodynamics (MHD): Research in fluid dynamics under magnetic fields, where stages help position sensors or samples.
- Magnetic Field Assisted Manufacturing: For processes that leverage magnetic fields to produce materials with unique properties.
- Particle Accelerators: Some stages are used to position components or samples in environments with strong magnetic fields, like cyclotrons.
- Fusion Research: In studies related to magnetic confinement in fusion reactors, stages play a role in the accurate positioning of sensors or equipment.
- Astrophysics and Space Research: Magnetic fields play a significant role, and stages are utilized in certain experiments or simulations.
Base plate: Aluminum
Linear rails / guides: Ceramic
Top plate: Aluminum
Rotor plate: Non-magnetic stainless steel (316L)
Drive mechanism: Ceramic
Drive motor: PZT Ceramic
Bearing cage: PEEK or POM
Position encoder: Plastic housing with specialized internal components to ensure no magnetic interference
Couplings and fasteners: Titanium or other non-magnetic alloys
Mounting brackets: Aluminum or non-magnetic stainless steel
Cable carriers: High-strength plastics or polymers like PEEK
Example of a Xeryon non-magnetic rotation stage
Elevate Your Research in Vacuum Environments: Non-Magnetic and Vacuum-Compatible Stages
We offer specialized models of our cutting-edge non-magnetic stages, engineered for (ultra) high vacuum environments. These stages are a perfect fusion of non-magnetism and vacuum compatibility, designed to function flawlessly in settings where both properties are paramount.
- Dual-Functionality: Marrying non-magnetic properties with high vacuum readiness, our stages cater to niche requirements without compromising on precision.
- Sealed Excellence: Every component, from the bearings to the drive mechanism, is sealed and crafted to prevent outgassing, ensuring the purity and integrity of your vacuum environment.
- Unwavering Performance: Be it in an MRI chamber or a high vacuum chamber, our stages remain steadfast, offering consistency and reliability in every scenario.
Join the Future of Precision
Dive deep into space research, semiconductor fabrication, or advanced medical applications with the confidence of precision, non-magnetism, and vacuum compatibility backing you. Explore the intersection of innovation with our specialized non-magnetic, high vacuum compatible stages.
Navigate the challenges of intense magnetic fields with unmatched precision. With our state-of-the-art non-magnetic stages, you can elevate the standard in research, industry, and medical settings. Dive deeper into the possibilities today by exploring our product range or talk to one of our experts.
Explore Our Product Range
Precision linear stages
Travel velocities of 200 mm/s can be reached, making Xeryon linear precision stages the fastest nano-precision stages on the market.
Precision rotation stages
Compared to other piezo motor technologies, an ultrasonic piezo motor ensures you a longer lifetime, noiseless and vibration-free operation and a lower heat dissipation.
Miniature linear actuators
A tiny piezo actuator capable of high speeds and high precision with a weight of less than 6 gram.
XY, XYZ and other multi DOF
All of our stages, linear and rotary, can easily be combined into the setup of your choice.
Have a look at our XY, XTheta and XYTheta-stages.
Ideal for applications requiring rapid switching such as thermal imaging, laser, aerospace and scientific applications. Easy to install, easy to connect.