LINK Specification

  • LINK Core

    • Easy to use and intuitive interface
    • Full control of all Linkam Stages 
    • Manual and automated control of temperature and other parameters
    • Real Time chart of temperature and other measured parameters
    • Row by Row control of Vacuum, Humidity, Tensile Force and Shear modes controllable and synchronised with Temperature
    • Parameters of connected Linkam sensors displayed and stored - e.g. Vacuum, Humidity, Force, XY position (dependent on connected stage type)
    • Trigger I/O for synchronisation with other equipment 
    • Triggers recorded and plotted row by row
    • A profile can contain up to 100 ramps
    • Full five point temperature calibration
    • Data export to standard CSV format for further analysis
    • USB 2.0 and RS232 connection to T95 
    • Native 64 bit application

Optional Modules

  • LINK Imaging System

    • Automated image capture with ramp
    • Distance calibration (Reticule supplied)
    • Image capture synchronised with temperature
    • Images stamped with Temperature, Time and other measured parameters
    • Image export - multiple image types supported
    • Images linked to temperature chart for easy review
    • Image capture at up to 30fps
    • Gallery view
    • Movie generator
  • LINK 21CFR11

    • 21 CFR 11 Compliance module for LINK
    • Access Control via Windows logon
    • Supports user level management
    • Audit Trail
    • NB Users need to be a Member of a Domain Group
  • LINK Extended Measurements

    • Multiple image measurement tools for distance, angle and area
    • Fully calibrated measurements
    • Annotations tools
    • Measurements and annotations can be burned into the image for quick and easy analysis

    • Thermal Analysis by Surface Characterisation. Click here for more details on this technique

LINK Extended Measurements adds a new level of analysis and annotation


  • Full Software Development Kit
  • .NET DLL for easy integration into 3rd party application
  • Ideal for OEMs to integrate full stage control into their systems
  • Compilable code snippets

System Requirements

  • Processor: Intel Core i5-series at 2.5 GHz or faster 
  • Intel 7 series (or later) Chipset Motherboard
  • Operating System: Microsoft Win 10 or Win 7 (64bit only)
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 or greater resolution
  • HDD: 500Gb
  • Free USB 2.0 port
  • Free USB 3.0 port or available space to insert a USB card in a desktop or laptop (if using a supported USB3 camera)
  • FireWire interface (if using a supported legacy FireWire camera)
  • Optional internet connection for download
  • NB - LINK only supports Linkam T95 controller 

The above System Requirements is the minimum recommended. If using one of the optional modules an Intel Core i7 series processor and 4Gb or more memory is recommended.