Linear & elevation motion

EPP series

Complete sampling-handling system providing linear motion and up to 50mm of lift in the Y-axis for sample hand-off. Stroke lengths from 304mm to 1219mm and motorisation options available.

The Elevating PowerProbe transforms conventional approaches to sample transfer.

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Key features

  • Up to 50mm of lift in the Y-axis
  • Unrivalled axial coupling strength
  • 10x the thrust of conventional probes
  • Exceptional axial stiffness 
  • Zero backlash under low load
  • Bakeable to 250°C without removing any components
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In addition to its internally-guided linear motion, the probe has the ability to elevate its end-effector throughout its stroke, providing 12.7mm of lift as standard (with 25mm and 50mm options) in the Y axis for sample hand-off. 

This PowerProbe variant greatly simplifies sample transfer techniques, providing a single device to provide both linear motion for sample introduction and the lift/lower motion to collect or hand-off the sample.

With a range of industry-standard effectors, the Elevating PowerProbe provides a complete sample-handling system in its own right removing the need for secondary motion tools. This reduces cost and simplifies the transfer process. 

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Mounting flange CF38 70mm (2.75") OD or CF64 114mm (4.5") OD
Elevating (lift/lower) motion 12.7mm (0.5"), 25.4mm (1.0") or 50mm (2.0")
Linear coupling break-away force 180 N (40.5 lbf) standard with 90N (20 lbf) & 310N (69.7 lbf) versions available on request
Sample weight/load capacity Maximum recommended internal load-carrying capacity will be a function of probe extension, but we recommend not to exceed a moment of 20 Nm (15 lbf ft) and 1.5 Nm (1.1 lbf ft) on elevating plate
Pressure range Atmosphere to 5x10-11 mbar
Bakeout temperature PowerProbes are bakeable to 250°C without the removal of any components (except for motors)
Position locking Thumbscrew (manual only)
Axial and torsional stiffness Click here to view graphs
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