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Probe Z and Roll Stage Configurations

The Configuration Table provides guidance for adding motorized stages and probes to NSI scanners.

The Recommended Probe Assembly Table indicates the various configurations of rotary and linear stages available and the largest NSI probe assembly that can be supported by that assembly when attached to a particular NSI scanner. Sometimes the limitation is due to the load carrying capacity of the stage and other times it is the load carrying capacity of the scanner counterweight system.

NSI is always available to assist you in finding the product or information you seek and aiding in its application. New configurations and products are constantly under development, so if you do not find what you are looking for, please contact the sales department; the solution you seek may already exist.

Probe Mounting Hardware and Motorized Stages Largest Recommended Probe Assembly (1)
NSI Model No. Description Weight 200V-3x3
300V-12x12 300V-20x12
    lb kg          
N/A Angle Bracket Only 2.0 0.9 NSI-RF-WR340 NSI-RF-WR430 NSI-RF-WR650 NSI-RF-WR1500 NSI-RF-WR1500
NSI-SC-5632 (2) Standard 4" Roll 4.5 2.0 NSI-RF-WR284 NSI-RF-WR430 NSI-RF-WR430 N/A N/A
NSI-SC-5633 (3) High Capacity 6" Roll 14.5 6.3 N/A N/A NSI-RF-WR650 NSI-RF-WR1500 NSI-RF-WR1500
NSI-SC-5620 4" Translation 8.0 3.5 NSI-RF-WR187 NSI-RF-WR284 NSI-RF-WR430 N/A N/A
NSI-SC-5621 9.75" Translation 31.5 13.7 N/A N/A N/A NSI-RF-WR1500 NSI-RF-WR1500
NSI-SC-5632 (2)
4" Translation with Standard 4" Roll 12.5 5.4 N/A NSI-RF-WR430 NSI-RF-WR430 N/A N/A
NSI-SC-5633 (3)
4" Translation with High Capacity 6" Roll 22.5 9.8 N/A N/A NSI-RF-WR430 N/A N/A
NSI-SC-5633 (3)
9.75" Translation with High Capacity 6" Roll 46.0 20.0 N/A N/A N/A NSI-RF-WR1500 NSI-RF-WR1500
Standard Counterweight     10 lb (4.5 kg) 20 lb (9.1 kg) 60 lb (27.2 kg) 125 lb (56.7 kg) 175 lb (79.4 kg)

(1) Contact NSI for applications that require larger probes
(2) Order NSI-SC-5630 instead of NSI-SC-5632 for 4" (100 mm) standard roll stage with 26.5 GHz rotary joint option.
(3) Order NSI-SC-5631 instead of NSI-SC-5631 for 6" (150 mm) high capacity roll stage with 26.5 GHz rotary joint option.

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