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 i7-series ( > 3GHz) 
  • Intel 7 series "Ivy Bridge" Chipset Motherboard (or later)
  • Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 or Windows 7 (64 bit only) - Windows 8 and 8.1  are not supported
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Display: 1920 x 1080 or greater resolution
  • HDD: 200Gb
  • Free USB 2.0/3.0 port for connection to a Linkam Temperature Controller
  • Free USB 2.0/3.0 port if using a Linkam Imaging Station
  • Free USB 3.0 port if using a USB 3.0 camera
  • PCI express slot for a Firewire card, if using a Firewire camera
  • Optional internet connection for download
  • NB - LINK only supports Linkam T95 controller 

The above System Requirements is the minimum recommended.