Servo-Driven Rotary Stages


Servo-Driven Rotary Stages

New Way Air Bearings, in conjunction with +Vantage now offers fully integrated precision rotary stages featuring all the benefits of our Porous Media Technology™. Servo-Driven Rotary Stages by +Vantage provide a one-stop solution for precision by integrating the following components:

  • Air Spindles
    • By distributing air through porous carbon, air spindles create an even, yet stiff, layer of air, delivering non-contact motion and eliminating wear while also providing superior precision at both low and high speeds.
    • Air spindles not only utilize minimal amounts of air compared to competing designs, but the even distribution inherent to porous media eliminates pressure gradients and the damaging crashes they can induce.
  • Slotless, brushless motor
    • The zero cog motor design enables smooth velocity control and minimal vibration suitable for both low- and high-speed applications.
    • Single-axis servo drives are standard; multi-axis can be accommodated via a custom order.
  • Rotary Encoder
    • Servo-Driven Rotary Stages are offered with a standard or high-resolution encoder, capable of achieving resolutions up to 1.10 arcsec.
  • Optional items include controllers and cables for power and communication

The unique combination of these superior components offers demanding levels of precision while simultaneously offering a robust, crash-resistant design unachievable by orifice-based air bearing designs. To start the process of integrating Servo Driven Rotary Stages into your process, get in touch with our partners at +Vantage today!

  • Zero Cogging Brushless Motor
  • No Asynchronous Error Motion
  • Low Synchronous Error Motion
  • High Precision
  • Crash Resistant
  • Faster Rotation Speeds
  • High Stiffness
  • Low Air Usage


Servo-Driven Rotary Stages by +Vantage and New Way offer solutions for a broad range of applications and industries.

Automotive Inspection
  • Ideal for usage in the inspection of automotive components such as cylinder bores, crankshafts, and connecting rods.
Astronomy Turntables
  • Zero dynamic and static friction make Servo-Driven Rotary Stages ideal for telescope turntables.
X-Ray Inspection
  • Gain confidence in anomaly detection with the superior precision offered for X-ray image collection using Servo-Driven Rotary Stages.
  • Increase inspection throughput as maintenance time is decreased with the use of air.
Semiconductor Inspection
  • Increase wafer inspection accuracy and throughput with Servo-Driven Rotary Stages, without concerns of bearing crash or contamination.
High-Precision Machining
  • Integrated with New Way Air Spindles, Servo-Driven Rotary Stages provide the precision the micro-machining industry has come to depend on, all in one package.

Servo-Driven Rotary Stages Product Line

Servo-Driven Rotary Stages are a developing product line, currently offered in two standard sizes, with either a standard or high-resolution encoder. If these do not meet your needs, please fill out the form below to find out more about custom orders.

Servo Driven Rotary Stages Line
New Way's Servo-Driven Rotary Stages RT-100.
Servo Driven Rotary Stages Line

Motion Controller
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Motion Controller

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