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Best know-how and most modern CAD engineering systems

Product development at the highest level

Best know-how and most modern CAD engineering systems

All electronics and software developments are created in our own research and development department. Experienced, curious and highly motivated employees are always looking for new challenges – with the aim of developing the best products on the market.

In addition to many years of experience in circuit design and control software, well-equipped laboratories are a guarantee for fast iteration cycles. A balanced age structure and a broad spectrum of skills result in a well-coordinated team at world-class level. Mutual trust in each other’s strengths enables concentrated work on long-term projects and fast response times.

Top-class intelligent control technology for mechatronic positioning systems with positioning accuracies down to the nanometre range is our speciality. The mechatronic applications are created 100 percent in our in-house design department – in 3D CAD, of course. This work is supported by corresponding analysis and simulation work as well as the possibility of rapid prototype construction including 3D printing. Our designers often accompany the implementation and construction of samples and prototypes.

Optimal solutions are created in close cooperation with electronics development and production or final assembly. The advantages are obvious: short distances and a direct line to all relevant departments, such as electronics development, production and assembly, lead to synergy effects. This results in short development times and high quality of the end products.

Hardware development. Always one step ahead

Our positioning controls and measuring systems are developed in-house and permanently kept up to date with the latest technology. It is crucial for us to know both the customer and market requirements and to have the know-how to translate these requirements into technical products.

Over 40 years of experience in the fields of control technology and measuring systems with positioning accuracies down to the nanometre range speak for themselves.

We have always strived not only to fulfil the requirements of the tasks set for us, but to exceed them if possible. This gives our customers a clear competitive advantage, also in the long term.
In addition, we have the flexibility to incorporate changed product requirements into the further development process.

Developing positioning controls at the highest level means understanding the symbiosis between electronics, mechanics and software (motion algorithms) – all the more so when physical limits are reached. Our decisive advantage here is that we have both design and software departments under one roof.
Our development team is a combination of long-standing employees who have been involved in the developments since the beginning and new employees who also help the company grow in terms of personnel. It is precisely this mixture that is one of ITK’s strengths – experience paired with innovative strength. The result is world-class electronic products!

Design. For the best products on the market

Intelligent control technology of the highest class for mechatronic positioning systems with positioning accuracies down to the nanometre range is our speciality. The mechatronic applications are created 100 percent in our in-house design department – naturally in 3D CAD. This work is supported by corresponding analysis and simulation work as well as the possibility of rapid prototype construction including 3D printing. Our designers are often involved in the implementation and construction of samples and prototypes.

Software development. Intelligent control technology of the highest class

Optimal software solutions are created at ITK through the close cooperation and active exchange of electronics development, production and final assembly of the individual applications. Since all our products are developed in-house, we are happy to exploit this advantage. The result: efficient working methods, exploitation of synergy effects and target-oriented software solutions.

A positioning control system is only as good as the “artificial intelligence” it contains. Our software department is staffed by people with a great deal of know-how and a wealth of experience, both in understanding physical processes in mechatronic positioning systems and in the approach of mapping these processes in “artificial intelligence”. This is how, among other things, movement and control algorithms are created to suit the respective requirements. Of course, we are flexible and able at short notice to check existing requirements according to customer wishes, to adapt them and, if possible, to integrate them.

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Pollux OEM-Variants

Pollux OEM

Main features 

• Available as built-in variants without housing

Cross Stage FCS100

Kreuztische

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeatability

µm

0,1 … 50

Traversing speed

mm/s

0,01 … 5000

Acceleration

mm/s2

100mm/s2 … 5 g

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Travel path

mm

10 … 500

LMT Microscope Stages

LMT

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance features

Travel speed 

mm/s

0.1 … 500

Acceleration

m/s2

0.1 … 10

Repeat accuracy

µm

0.25 … 0.5

Position resolution

nm

5

Travel range

mm

50 x 50 … 205 x 205

LMP linear magnetisation machines

LMP ITK

Technical Data

Parameters

Typical performance characteristics 

Scale lengths

50 - 200 mm

Materials

hard magnetic, soft magnetic

Track widths 

1 - 5 mm

Number of tracks

1 - 3, several coded tracks possible 

Period lengths

500 - 5000 µm

Accuracy

up to the sub-µm range (compensated)

Resolution

in the nanometre range

Writing method

digital or analogue

Software

customised operating and evaluation software 

Quality inspection

scale measurement on the same system

Typical operating conditions

industrial continuous operation (24/7)

Labelling

each scale can be individually marked

Rotary Stage FRS 200

Rundtisch frs200_02

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeatability

arcsec

2 … 36

Axial runout

µm

3 … 10

Radial runout

µm

3 … 20

Mass to be moved

kg

5 … 10

Hollow shaft

mm

40 … 50

Diameter

mm

50 … 300

Stepper motors

Schrittmotorengruppe

Main features 

We can offer you stepper motors in a wide range of performance classes and torque curves. It does not matter whether in an industrial environment in clean rooms or in a dirty environment.

  • Torque curve can be individually adapted
  • High torque
  • Stronger magnetic field achieves high dynamics with the same rotor moment of inertia
  • Motor connection adapter on request
  • Dampers at the second shaft end improve the synchronisation characteristics
  • ITK’s unique control technology greatly minimises resonance frequencies
  • Suitable for clean rooms

Alpha Torque servomotors

Alphat_Gleichstrommotoren

Key features 

  • High torques over the entire speed range
  • Speed max. 10 r/s
  • Precise MR measuring system absolute measuring
  • Multiturn functionality up to max. 16,000 revolutions
  • Protection class IP65

Rotary Stage RS 180

Rundtisch rs 180

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeatability

arcsec

2 … 36

Axial runout

µm

3 … 10

Radial runout

µm

3 … 20

Mass to be moved

kg

5 … 10

Hollow shaft

mm

40 … 50

Diameter

mm

50 … 300

Gantry Positioning System FBS

v

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Load capacity

kg

0.5 … 5

Travel speed in X & Y

m/s

0.25 ... 1

Acceleration in X & Y

m/s2

0.5 … 10

Repeatability bidirectional

µm

≤ ±1

Positioning accuracy bidirectional

µm

≤ ±20 … ≤ ±80

Resolution

nm

500

RMP Rotary Magnetisation Machines

RMP itk

Technical Data

Parameter

Typical performance characteristics 

Scale diameter

3.5 - 500 mm (standard) 

Scale materials

hard magnetic, soft magnetic, elastomer and plastic bonded

Coding placement 

optional radial or axial description

Number of lines

freely selectable

Number of tracks:

several coded tracks possible; reference marks (polarisation adjustable)

Repeatability:

from 5 arcsec (depending on reference measuring system and material) 

Resolution

up to 0.5 arcsec

Writing method

digital or analogue

Software 

customised operating and evaluation software optional 

Quality inspection:

scale measurement on the same system optional

Typical conditions of use

industrial continuous operation (24/7)

Marking

each scale can be individually labelled.

Linear Stage FLS100

Lineartische

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeat accuracy

µm

0,1 … 50

Traversing speed

mm/s

0,01 … 5000

Acceleration

mm/s2

100mm/s2 … 5 g

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Travel path

mm

10 … 10.000

Linear Stage ST9 Eco

ST9 Eco

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeat accuracy

µm

0,1 … 50

Traversing speed

mm/s

0,01 … 5000

Acceleration

mm/s2

100mm/s2 … 5 g

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Travel path

mm

10 … 10.000

Cross Stage KS15

kl12

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Repeatability

µm

0,1 … 50

Traversing speed

mm/s

0,01 … 5000

Acceleration

mm/s2

100mm/s2 … 5 g

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Travel path

mm

10 … 500

Pollux-Box

Pollux Box

Main features 

  • Control and motors as separate positioning unit
  • High flexibility

Measuring systems

MR_Messtechnik_Komplett

Key features 

  • Magnetically coded scales allow the use of a wide variety of components (scale carriers)
  • Incremental or absolute measuring systems for determining the position are possible
  • Position resolution of 5 nm achievable
  • OptoMag evaluation electronics provide an industry-standard output signal of 1 Vpp/ 20 µm period length. Other period lengths on request
  • Adaptation to any control system possible
  • Specially designed for use in dirty environments
  • Scale encoding is carried out very precisely with a laser interferometer
  • Customer-specific scales can be realised
  • Evaluation electronics and sensor available separately (in case of space problems) or integrated
  • Vacuum compatible

Hydra-Controllers

Hydra Start

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics

DC link voltage

Vac

0 … 48

Max. Phase current

A

2,5 … 50

Supported motor types 

mm/s2

Linear-, Stepper-, Voice Coil- Servo-, DC-Motoren

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Real-time trigger


Interface compatibility


Manual control units


Safety functions 

Hydra XP – the most powerful

Hydra Xp

Main features

  • 4 axes in 1 housing
  • Power supply: 48 volts
  • Power: 1600 watts
  • Phase current: max. 50 A

Hydra RM – fits in any control cabinet

Hydra RM

Main features

  • 4 axes in 1 housing
  • Power supply: 24 V / 48 V
  • Power: 1000 watts
  • Phase current: max. 15 A

Hydra TT – Table version

Hydra Start

Main features

  • 2-axis
  • Power supply: 24 V / 48V
  • Power: 300 watts
  • Current in 2-phase operation: max. 10 A
  • Current in 3-phase operation: max. 5 A
  • Interfaces: CAN, RS232, Ethernet

Hydra CM – with compact design

Hydra CM

Main features 

  • 2-axis
  • Power supply: 24 V / 48 V
  • Power: max. 500 W
  • Phase current: 10 A (24 V) / 5 A (48 V)
  • External 24 V / 48 V power supply unit
  • Suitable for mounting in control cabinet
  • Compact design enables mounting directly on positioning mechanisms

Hydra DT – with Joystick

Hydra DT

Main features 

  • 2-axis
  • Power supply: 24 V / 48 V
  • Power: 150 watts
  • Phase current: max. 10 A (24V) / 5 A (48V)
  • 6 freely programmable function keys

Andromeda-Controllers

Andromeda

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics

DC link voltage

Vac

0 … 48

Max. Phase current

A

2,5 … 50

Supported motor types 

mm/s2

Linear-, Stepper-, Voice Coil- Servo-, DC-Motoren

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Real-time trigger


Interface compatibility


Manual control units


Safety functions 

Andromeda CM

Andromeda CM

Main features 

  • Up to 6 axes
  • Power supply: 24 V to 48 V
  • Power: 200 W
  • Phase current: 3 A

Andromeda TT – Table version

Andromeda tt

Main features 

  • 3 axis
  • DC link voltage: 24 V / 48V
  • Power: 200 W
  • Phase current: 5 A 
  • Interfaces: CAN, RS232, Ethernet, USB

Andromeda Base Controller

Andromeda base

Main features 

  • 2-axis
  • Power supply: 24 V / 48V
  • Power: 300 watts
  • Current in 2-phase operation: max. 10 A
  • Current in 3-phase operation: max. 5 A
  • Interfaces: CAN, RS232, Ethernet

Pollux-Controllers

Pollux

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics

DC link voltage

Vac

0 … 48

Max. Phase current

A

2,5 … 50

Supported motor types 

mm/s2

Linear-, Stepper-, Voice Coil- Servo-, DC-Motoren

Position resolution

nm

5 … 1000

Real-time trigger


Interface compatibility


Manual control units


Safety functions 

Gantry Positioning System PT15

Gantrysystem

Technical Data

Parameter

Unit

Typical performance characteristics 

Travel speed in X

m/s

0.5 … 2.5

Travel speed in Y

m/s

0.5 … 0.8

Acceleration in X

m/s2

5 … 50

Acceleration in Y

m/s2

0.5 … 5

Repeatability bidirectional

µm

≤ ±0.5 … ≤ ±2.5

Positioning accuracy bidirectional

µm

≤ ±10 … ≤ ±50

Resolution 

nm

50 … 500