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AXY2500 XY Table AXY4009 XY Table MAXY40 XY Table AXY2509 with aperature XY Table with limits


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UniSlide™ XY Tables

Velmex offers several pre-assembled UniSlide XY Tables to address customer requirements for indexing, scanning, fixturing, positioning and gauging. These Tables are designed using the proven UniSlide Linear Stages as a base. They are available in manual and motorized configurations.


XY Tables

The large UniSlide XY Tables, Manual Series AXY40 and AXY60 and motorized Series MAXY40 and MAXY60 are designed with two A40 or A60 Linear UniSlide Assemblies or two MA40 or MA60 Assemblies, respectively, crossed and inverted with the carriages down for a more stable base. The tables also incorporate a large base for additional stability, two adapter plates to connect the X and Y axis slides, and an extra large work surface.

The lower profile and manual only AXY25 series is designed utilizing four linear A25 UniSlide Assemblies, two working in tandem to provide smooth movement in each direction. Virtually self-contained this table features a height of under 2 1/2 inches and delivers optimal rigidity and support for cantilevered loads.

All Velmex linear manual or motorized stages can also be combined in numerous XY configurations and, with the addition of adapter plates, used as an XY table.


XY Table Features


XSlide Features


Manual XY Tables - Model / Series Options

AXY25 Manual XY Table

AXY25 Series – Three low profile models with a travel range of up to 4" by 4" (10.2 cm x 10.2 cm). These models feature an unobstructed work platform. The models in this series can be purchased with or without a center window / aperture. Standard lead screw advance is 0.100"/revolution.

 

• AXY2506W1 - 2" x 2" travel

• AXY2509W1 - 3'' x 3" travel

• AXY2512W1 - 4" x 4" travel

AXY40 Series XY Table

AXY40 Series – Two models with a travel range of up to 5" by 5" (12.7 cm x 12.7 cm). These models feature a large, unobstructed work platform. Standard lead screw advance is 0.100"/revolution. Other finer and coarser screws are available.

 

AXY4006W1 - 2" x 2" travel

• AXY4009W1 - 5" x 5" travel

AXY60 Series XY Table

AXY60 Series – Three high profile models with a travel range of up to 9" by 9" (22.9 cm x 22.9 cm). These models feature a large, unobstructed work platform. Standard lead screw advance is 0.100"/revolution. Other finer and coarser screws are available.

 

• AXY6009W1 - 3" x 3" travel

• AXY6012W1 - 6" x 6" travel

• AXY6015W1 - 9" x 9" travel



Motorized XY Tables - Model / Series Options

MAXY40 Series Table

MAXY40 Series – Two medium profile models with a travel range of up to 5" by 5" (12.7 cm x 12.7 cm). These models feature a large, unobstructed work surface. Available in a variety of lead screw pitches.

 

MAXY4006XX* - 2" x 2" travel

• MAXY4009XX* - 5" x 5" travel

* XX represents lead screw pitch

MAXY60 Series XY Table

MAXY60 Series – Three high profile models with a travel range of up to 9" by 9" (22.9 cm x 22.9 cm). These models feature a large, unobstructed work surface. Available in a variety of lead screw pitches.

 

MAXY6009XX* - 3" x 3" travel

• MAXY6012XX* - 6" x 6" travel

• MAXY6015XX* - 9" x 9" travel

* XX represents lead screw pitch

 


XY Table Specifications


Factors such as size of the motor, size of the payload, travel distance, mounting direction/plane, etc. effect the actual capability of any assembly. Please contact Velmex Application Engineers to configure a system that will meet your exact requirements.

Manual XY Tables

UniSlide® XY Tables Travel Distance (W x L) Base Plate Measurement Maximum Envelope
Series Inches cm Inches cm Inches cm
AXY2506 AXY25 Series XY Table 2" X 2" 5.08 X 5.08 6.75" x 6.75" 17.15 X 17.5 13" x 13" 33.02 x 33.02
AXY2509 3" X 3" 7.62 X 7.62 9.75" x 9.75" 24.77 x 24.77 18" x 18" 45.72 x 45.72
AXY2512 4" X 4" 10.16 X 10.16 12.75" x 12.75" 32.39 X 32.39 23.4" x 23.4" 59.44 X 59.44
AXY4006 AXY40 Series XY Table 2" X 2" 5.08 X 5.08 6" x 6" 15.24 X 15.24 12.53" X 12.53" 31.83 X 31.83
AXY4009 5" x 5" 12.7 X 12.7 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 18.53" X 18.53" 47.07 X 47.07
AXY6009 AXY60 Series XY Table 3" X 3" 7.62 X 7.62 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 17.03" X 17.03" 43.26 X 43.26
AXY6012 6" x 6" 15.24 X 15.24 12" X 12" 30.48 X 30.48 23.03" X 23.03" 58.50 X 58.50
AXY6015 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 12" X 12" 30.48 X 30.48 29.03" X 29.03" 73.74 X 73.74


Manual UniSlide®
XY Tables
Maximum Load Weight Height Minimum [Maximum]
Aperture (Optional)
Series lbs. kg. lbs. kg. Inches cm Inches cm
AXY2506 AXY25 Series XY Table 25 11.34 7.5 3.4 2.4" 6.09 0.5" [1.5" sq.] 1.27 [3.81]
AXY2509 12.5 5.69 0.5" [4.5" sq.] 1.27 [11.43]
AXY2512 17.7 8.03 0.5" [7.5" sq.] 1.27 [19.05]
AXY4006 AXY40 Series XY Table 60 27.22 8.7 3.95 3.78" 9.6 n/a
AXY4009 25 11.34 13 5.9
AXY6009 AXY60 Series XY Table 100 45.36 24.5 11.11 5.5 13.97 n/a
AXY6012 60 27.22 32.7 14.83
AXY6015 25 11.34 36 16.33

Motorized XY Tables
UniSlide® XY Tables Travel Distance (W x L) Base Plate Measurement Maximum Envelope
Series Inches cm Inches cm Inches cm
MAXY4006 MAXY40 Series XY Table 2" X 2" 5.08 X 5.08 6" x 6" 15.24 X 15.24 12.53" X 12.53" 31.83 X 31.83
MAXY4009 5" x 5" 12.7 X 12.7 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 18.53" X 18.53" 47.07 X 47.07
MAXY6009 MAXY60 Series XY Table 3" X 3" 7.62 X 7.62 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 17.03" X 17.03" 43.26 X 43.26
MAXY6012 6" x 6" 15.24 X 15.24 12" X 12" 30.48 X 30.48 23.03" X 23.03" 58.50 X 58.50
MAXY6015 9" X 9" 22.86 X 22.86 12" X 12" 30.48 X 30.48 29.03" X 29.03" 73.74 X 73.74

 

Motorized UniSlide®
XY Tables
Maximum Load Weight Height
Series lbs. kg. lbs. kg. Inches cm
MAXY4006 MAXY40 Series XY Table 60 27.22 8.7 3.95 3.78" 9.6
MAXY4009 25 11.34 13 5.9
MAXY6009 MAXY60 Series XY Table 100 45.36 24.5 11.11 5.5 13.97
MAXY6012 60 27.22 32.7 14.83
MAXY6015 25 11.34 36 16.33

Lead Screw Specifications for XY Tables
Manual UniSlide®
XY Tables
Turns per Inch Advance per Revolution Screw Motion Type Code Letter – Standard Accuracy Lead Screw Diameter
Series
AXY25 10 0.100" W1 3/8"
AXY40 10 0.100" W1 3/8"
AXY60 10 0.100" W1 1/2"

 

English Thread
Motorized UniSlide®
XY Tables
Turns per Inch Advance per Revolution Screw Motion Type
Code Letter
Lead Screw Diameter Efficiency
Series – Standard Accuracy – Precision Accuracy
MAXY40 40 0.025" C P40 3/8" 0.14
MAXY60 40 0.025" C P40 1/2" 0.14
 
MAXY40 20 0.05" B P20 3/8" 0.26
MAXY60 20 0.05" B P20 1/2" 0.26
 
MAXY40 10 0.100" W1 P10 3/8" 0.46
MAXY60 10 0.100" W1 P10 1/2" 0.46
 
MAXY40 5 0.200" W2 P5 3/8" 0.64
MAXY60 5 0.200" W2 P5 1/2" 0.64
 
MAXY40 2.5 0.400" W4 P2.5 3/8" 0.73
MAXY60 2.5 0.400" W4 P2.5 1/2" 0.73
Metric Thread
Series Turns per Metric Advance per Revolution – Standard Accuracy – Precision Accuracy Lead Screw Diameter Efficiency
MAXY40 10 1 mm K1 Q1 10 mm 0.15
MAXY60 10 1 mm K1 Q1 14 mm 0.15
 
MAXY40 5 2 mm K2 Q2 10 mm 0.33
MAXY60 5 2 mm K2 Q2 14 mm 0.33



Repeatability 0.00015" (4 microns) typical
Straight line accuracy 0.003"(0.076 mm) over entire travel distance. Higher accuracy 0.0015" (0.038mm) available
Screw lead accuracy 0.003"/10" (0.076 mm/25 cm) 0.0015"/10" available. Consult factory.
Operating temperature 0 to 180° F (-18 to 82° C)
Properties of Velmex Stages Information on stage composition, tolerances, wear and design for specialty applications.


Basic Dimensions for Manual UniSlide XY Tables

Manual XY Table Dimensions



Options/Accessories for UniSlide® XY Tables

Knobs for XY Tables

Alternative Knobs (Manual Series only) – The knob with a crank is standard on Velmex XY Tables Series AXY40 and AXY60. A Graduated Knob with the scale mounted on the top side of the base is available as an option on Series AXY40 and AXY60 Tables.

Black Anodized UniSlide XY Table

Locks – (Manual Series only) - Are required on both axis.

 

Thumbscrew-on-Lead-Screw Lock (-TL) (AXY40 and AXY60 only) – An easy method to affix the slider utilizing a simple thumbscrew on the lead screw at the end bearing block of each axis. Not available on AXY25.

Slider Lock (-SL) (AXY25 only) – This lock is mounted at the mid-point on the base and is tightened to prevent slider movement. The lock is mounted on the slider/carriage on each axis.

Revolution Counter

Revolution Counter (Manual Series Only) – A mechanical revolution counter provides a convenient 1/10 revolution increment count. Readouts in either 0.01" or 0.1 mm.

AXY with Square Aperature

Aperture (Manual AXY25 only) – Square window through center for a variety of optical and alignment applications including microscope and laser positioning, inspection, etc. .

Black Anodized UniSlide XY Table

Finishes (Manual or Motorized Series) – Standard UniSlide Assemblies have a brushed aluminum finish. Optional finishes are available at an additional charge and include:

 

• Black Anodizing, additional colors also available. (pictured)
Other coatings maybe available with a minimum lot charge:

• Hard Coat Anodized and dyed black
• Electroless Nickel Plated
• Specialized coatings for specific applications such as food processing or medical applications
• Modifications for use in a vacuum environment

VRO with an UniSlide XY Table

Encoders and VRO™ Encoder Readout (Manual or Motorized Series) For a high resolution position readout an encoder and Velmex's VRO encoder readout can be mounted to most linear UniSlide assemblies. An encoder, mounted directly to the slider gives a true and accurate reading eliminating lead screw and backlash errors.

The VRO Readout is compatible with all 5V incremental encoders. It can monitor one or two axis. Fully functional, it features automatic memory back-up of settings, sleep mode and self diagnostics. It's highly visible, wide-screen LED display makes it easy to view the positioning results. (Not available on all UniSlide models.) SEE: Velmex Controls on the Encoders and the VRO Readout for additional details.

Fixed Limit Switches on UniSlide

Limit Switches (Motorized Only) – Outboard adjustable and fixed end-of-travel limit switches are available as an option.

 

Outboard Adjustable Limit Switches – Mounted on the side rib of Velmex UniSlide Assemblies, these switches can be used to stop travel, provide more stops than the standard two, over-travel a stop point, change speed or be active in only one direction.

Fixed, End-of-travel Limit Switches – These push button switches are fixed on the side rib of Velmex Unislide Assemblies. They are not adjustable.

See Limits for more information.

Stepper Motor

Motors A variety of motors are available to power Velmex UniSlide Tables most popular of which is the DC step motor. Gear motors, servo motors and high resolution step motors in both AC and DC can run Velmex UniSlide XY Tables. SEE: Velmex Controls on the Motors for additional details.

An XY Table with a VXM-2

VXM™ Controller Step motors coupled with a motor controller like the Velmex VXM™ are a cost effective solution for accurate speed and precise incremental positioning. SEE: Velmex Controls on the VXM Controller for additional details.

 

NOTE: Lead Screw pitch variations are represented by a single drawing number. For example - AXY2506W1 becomes AXY2506XXA "W1" lead screw pitch is standard with Velmex XY Tables, although other lead screws are available.

For .STP files, you may need to right click on the download button and save the "target" or "link".

Manual XY Table CADD Drawings
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Manual Series Type File Name Description Download View
AXY25
AXY25 STP AXY2506W1.stp Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
AXY25 SAT AXY2506W1.sat Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
AXY25 STP AXY2509W1.stp Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
AXY25 SAT AXY2509W1.sat Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
AXY25 STP AXY2512W1.stp Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
4" X 4" Travel
Download Button -
AXY25 SAT AXY2512W1.sat Small XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
4" X 4" Travel
Download Button -
AXY40
AXY40 STP AXY4006W1.stp Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
AXY40 SAT AXY4006W1.sat Medium XY Table, no aperature, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
AXY40 STP AXY4006XX.stp Medium XY Table, 2" X 2" Travel - generic file for alternate lead screws Download Button -
AXY40 STP AXY4009W1.stp Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
5" X 5" Travel
Download Button -
AXY40 SAT AXY4009W1.sat Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
5" X 5" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60
AXY60 STP AXY6009w1.stp Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60 SAT AXY6009w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60 STP AXY6012w1.stp Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
6" X 6" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60 SAT AXY6012w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
6" X 6" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60 STP AXY6015w1.stp Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
9" X 9" Travel
Download Button -
AXY60 SAT AXY6015w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
9" X 9" Travel
Download Button -

 

 

 

Motor-Driven XY Table CADD Drawings
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Motor-Driven Series Type File Name Description Download View
MAXY40
MAXY40 STP MAXY4006W1.stp Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY40 SAT MAXY4006W1.sat Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
2" X 2" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY40 STP MAXY4009W1.stp Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
5" X 5" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY40 SAT MAXY4009w1.sat Medium XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
5" X 5" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY60
MAXY60 STP MAXY6009w1.stp Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY60 SAT MAXY6009w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
3" X 3" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY60 SAT MAXY6012w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
6" X 6" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY60 STP MAXY6015w1.stp Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
9" X 9" Travel
Download Button -
MAXY60 SAT MAXY6015w1.sat Large XY Table, 0.100" per revolution,
9" X 9" Travel
Download Button -

 

 


Velmex UniSlide® XY Tables Applications and Examples

These are examples of Velmex products. If you wish a similar product, please contact us with your specific application specifications (travel distance, payload, hours per day in use, resolution, speed range, etc.). You can use the Request Assistance form.

The example displayed may be a custom configuration, designed to the customer's specifications; and not offered as a standard product. Custom configurations could contain custom, externally-fabricated components.

Pictured in our gallery are examples of configurations for both manual and motorized pre-assembled UniSlide XY tables. Product and accessory offering is subject to change and availability.

Example Key Code Meaning Example Key Code Meaning
A Manually Operated M Motorized
S Standard C Custom Configuration
B BiSlide U UniSlide
X XSlide R Rotary Tables
T XY Tables TT Turntables
E Elevating Tables FS Fun Stuff (Ingenious, Cool, or Just out of the ordinary applications)

 

Manual XY Tables
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  • Simple Velmex XY Table description
    Example: AST1
  • Simple black XY Table description
    Example: AST2
  • XY Table B49
    Example: AST3
  • Black XY Table description
    Example: AST4
  • Large XY Table description
    Example: AST5
  • XY Table with round aperature description
    Example: ACT6

Motor-Driven XY Tables
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  • Motorized MAXY40 Series XY Table Motorized MAXY40 Series XY Table
    Exp: MST2001
  • UniSlide XY Table with limits description
    Exp: MST2002
  • Black XY Table description
    Exp: MST2003
  • Large XY Table description
    Exp: MST2004
  • Medium XY Table description
    Exp: MST2005

Combination Assemblies
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  • Elevating Table on XY Table description
    Exp: ASET3001
  • Turntable on XY Table description
    Exp: ASTTT3002
  • Tuntable on manual XY Table description
    Exp: ASTTT3001
  • Linear UniSlide on XY Table description
    Exp: MSTU3004

Working Images
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Examples of other Velmex products can be found on the Examples page or in the Examples section for each product.

 

 

 

 

 

Many questions can be answered by reviewing the "Features", "Model / Series", "Specifications", "Options / Accessories" and "Technical Documentation" sections for each product line. Additional FAQs about product comparisons, product construction, purchasing and shipping can be found on the company FAQ page.

What comprise Velmex Pre-Configured XY Tables?

Velmex XY Tables are made of two identical Velmex world renown UniSlide® linear assemblies mounted in XY. The pre-configured Tables also have a much larger payload plate and base plate.

Do Velmex XY Tables use lead screws other than the "W1" with 0.100" per revolution?

Yes. Velmex Manually-operated XY Tables are standard with the W1 lead screw. Other lead screws are available as an option. Motorized XY Tables are available with most of Velmex's standard and precision accuracy lead screws.

Are there other types of XY Tables?

All of Velmex UniSlide®, BiSlide® and XSlide™ linear stages can be combined to make different size XY Tables to fit most any requirement. Thousands of different combinations are possible.

Do UniSlides need lubrication and how often?

Lubrication is important for motion systems or wherever you want maximum life and the lowest friction. UniSlide Assemblies can be lubricated with Velmex Lubriplate Aero®. Only a few drops are required to keep your slide running smoothly. The load and hours of use effect the amount and frequency of lubrication. See the user guide that came with your UniSlide for recommendations.

 

 

If you have questions about your specific application or want us to design system incorporating Velmex UniSlide XY Tables or another XY Table, please complete the Request Assistance form or call Velmex to speak to one of our Application Engineers.