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Load Lock with O-Ring Sealed Quick Access Door and Transfer Manipulator

Product code: KS40-MD16-TSMD-XXXX-YYYY

The KS40 is designed for the fast and clean introduction of samples, STM tips or crucibles into a UHV system. It can handle samples up to 35 mm in diameter. Samples are loaded through a O-Ring sealed door at the rear end of the load lock onto a MD16 magnetically coupled linear-rotary feedthrough.
A total of four DN40CF ports is provided:

  • Mounting flange (rotateable)
  • Pumping port DN40CF rotateable, tapped M6
  • Vacuum gauge port DN40CF rotateable, tapped M6
  • Viewport flange DN40CF fixed, tapped M6


Order codes standard travel range:
  • 300mm travel: KS40-MD16-300-15
  • 400mm travel: KS40-MD16-400-15
  • 500mm travel: KS40-MD16-500-15
Order code customized version:
  • KS40-MD16-XXX-YYY
XXX: linear travel in millimeters (min. 250mm)
YYY: retracted length, flange face of CF16 to end of shaft in millimeters (min. 15mm)

On request, the KS40 can be supplied with a DN40CF gate valve, ion gauge, view port, and turbo molecular pump.


Specifications: Load Lock with O-Ring Sealed Quick Access Door and Transfer Manipulator

MD16 linear travel X >= 10mm AND <= 750mm
MD16 retracted length Y >= 12.3mm AND <= 250mm; standard 30mm

  • Linear travel as specified
  • Rotation continuous
  • Torque 0.5 Nm
  • Linear Force 30N
  • Bakeout temperature 150°C
  • He leak rate < 1x10-9 mbar
  • Fully UHV compatible
  • materials Body and flanges St 1.4301 (AISI 304L)

Downloads: drawing (pdf)

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