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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

16 Albert St., Auburn, MA, 01501, USA

  • 508-832-3456

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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Miniature Positioning Stages are powered by ceramic direct-drive motors.

Dec 12, 2017

Miniature Positioning Stages are suitable for medical devices, optical instrumentation, photonics alignment and super-resolution microscopy applications. Units are available in XY, linear and rotary versions. Linear stages are available with 18mm and 22mm travel and XY offer 22x22mm. Products come with encoder options from 0.4µm to 10 nanometers and offer closed-loop peak velocities to... Read More

Medium Load H-825 6-Axis Hexapod comes with absolute encoders.

Nov 23, 2017

Medium Load H-825 6-Axis Hexapod comes with self-locking load capacity up to 30 kg. Unit offer linear motion up to 55 mm and up to 38 degrees rotation. Product features actuator resolution of 8 nanometers and provides position repeatability of ±0.1µm and ±2µrad. H-825 is equipped with state-of-the-art controllers and software tools. Hexapod is employed with parallel-kinematic design and is... Read More

H-860 Hexapod System delivers velocity to 250 mm/sec.

Nov 07, 2017

Linear-Motor Driven H-860 Hexapod System delivers an acceleration of 4g. Embedded with software tools for tracking of pre-defined trajectories and sinusoidal curves, units can be operated in X, Y, Z travel range 15 mm with incremental motion of 1 µm. Having up to 8° in pitch, yaw and roll (θX, θY, θZ) with 9 µrad incremental motion, Hexapod is suitable for use in vibration simulation,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

E-871.1A1N Digital Servo Controller enables user to make remote adjustments.

Oct 31, 2017

Equipped with data recorder and auto-calibration ID chip, E-871.1A1N Digital Servo Controller is designed for inertia-motor based opto-mechanical actuators. Suitable for nanotechnology, microscopy, and micro-manipulation applications, units come with LabVIEW, MATLAB, C / C++ / C# / VB.NET and Python software packages. Embedded with power amplifier and voltage generator, controller offers... Read More

Controls & Controllers

E-871.1A1N Digital Servo Controller comes with an integrated power amplifier.

Oct 28, 2017

E-871.1A1N Digital Servo Controller features voltage generator and macro programming language. This unit is designed for inertia-motor based opto-mechanical actuators and is equipped with data recorder which is used for high speed tracing and ID chip compatibility. Product supports LabVIEW, MATLAB, C / C++ / C# / VB.NET and Python software and is suitable for bio-nanotechnology, microscopy and... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

PIMag® Series Motor Stages feature roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist.

Oct 24, 2017

Offered in two motor options such as ironless and iron-core with 80mm, 170mm, and 250mm travel range, V-508 PIMag® Series Linear Motor Stages are suitable for metrology, testing, positioning, scanning, precision automation applications. Delivering resolutions from 0.2 nm to 78 nm, stages are come with absolute encoders and zero-wear, non-contact linear motor. Unit’s absolute encoders help... Read More

Controls & Controllers

C-884.6DC 6-Axis Motion Controller comes with data recorder.

Oct 13, 2017

C-884.6DC 6-Axis Motion Controller is be used to power brushless servo motors and DC motors. Unit is equipped with incremental and absolute encoders and offers ID chip detection and features Python macro command language. Product comes with interfaces such as USB, TCP/IP and RS-232, programmable analog and digital I/O lines, an SPI display port and joystick port. Controller provides... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

S-335 Piezo Steering Mirrors are suitable for image processing.

Sep 12, 2017

S-335 Piezo Steering Mirrors come with integrated motion amplifier, which provides tip/tilt angle up to 35mrad. Units offer tip/tilt motion of top platform around two orthogonal axes and are flexure-guided. Products are suitable for image stabilization, laser beam steering, materials processing, and lithography applications. S-335 is based on a parallel-kinematics design with coplanar... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

V-408 Linear Motor Stage is equipped with 3-phase linear motor drive.

Sep 01, 2017

V-408 Linear Motor Stage is designed with high load capacity precision crossed roller elements with anti-creep cage assist. Delivering a velocity up to 1.5m/sec, unit’s linear encoder offers 10 nm resolution. V-408 is available in 1 in. and two in. models with 25mm and 50mm travel range and provides 20nm minimum incremental motion and geometric performance with 4µm straightness and... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Piezoelectric Micro-Tube Transducers are suitable for nanopositioning.

Aug 25, 2017

Piezoelectric Micro-Tube Transducers feature inner diameters up to 200 microns. Units are suitable for fiber alignment and imaging applications in medical, optics/photonics and microscopy. Products are available in sizes such as 0.2/0.5mm ID/ with 4mm length and 0.9/1.5mm ID/OD with 15mm length. Tubes come with optional multi-segmented electrodes for multi-axis scanning operation.

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Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

U-723 Mini XY Stage is integrated with optical linear encoders.

Aug 18, 2017

U-723 Mini XY Stage is powered by direct-drive ultrasonic piezoceramic motors. Unit is used for scanning and positioning applications and offers more than 0.8 in. travel per axis. Product comes with a foot print of 42x42 mm and features high speed motion up to 200 mm/sec. Mini XY stages’s encoder provides position feedback with 10 nanometers resolution. U-723 is compatible with mobile... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Mounting & Attaching Products

Multi-Axis Positioning Stages are integrated with linear encoders.

Jul 14, 2017

Available in N-865 and Q-845 models with 2 and 6 Nanometer incremental motion respectively, Multi-Axis Positioning Stages are driven by piezo ceramic motors. Delivering resolution of 0.5 and 1 nm resolution, N-865 and Q-845 can support loads up to 15N and 10 N. Q-845 achieves velocities up to 5 mm/sec. Embedded with software programmable virtual pivot points for alignment processes, units come... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

A-60x MTT PIglide Stages are used in high-end industrial inspection.

Jul 01, 2017

Providing complete frictionless and non-contact motion, A-60x MTT PIglide Stages are constructed from stainless-steel with table diameters from 75 mm to 300 mm. Suitable for metrology, roundness measurement and part gauging applications, units are mounted to roatary air bearings with stages for manual adjustments in X-Y-tip-tilt.

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H-811.i2 Hexapod comes with load capacity of 11 lbs.

Jun 21, 2017

Equipped with low friction ballscrews brushless motors and controller, H-811.i2 Hexapod is available from 50 mm to 1 m base sizes. Offering travel ranges up to 34mm linear and 42° rotary, unit comes with 5 nanometers of strut resolution. Providing velocity of 20 mm/sec, product is suitable for optics, automotive and photonics applications.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

N-331 Piezo Linear Motor Drive features incremental encoder.

May 26, 2017

Suitable for optics, microscopy, automation technology, imaging technology and medical engineering applications, N-331 Piezo Linear Motor Drives are available with three standard travel ranges from 25 to 100 mm in open and closed-loop configurations. Capable of positioning loads up to 5 kg with nanometer precision, units are equipped with 8 PICMA® piezo actuators arranged in V-shape that... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

LMS-180 Linear Stage features linear encoder with sine/cosine output.

May 22, 2017

Available with travel ranges from 6 to 20 in., LMS-180 Linear Stage offers smooth motion with 15 nm resolution and repeatability down to 0.05 microns. Unit delivers 500 mm/sec maximum velocity when driven with SMC Hydra closed-loop motion controller. Equipped with ironless electromagnetic linear motor, unit’s recirculating ball bearings provide 250N load capacity. Product also comes with... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

A-62x PIglide Series Air Bearings eliminate breakaway stiction.

May 01, 2017

Suitable for inspection, metrology, calibration, and scanning applications, A-62x PIglide RM Rotary Air Bearing Stages are equipped with slotless torque motors and optical encoders. Delivering velocity of up to 2500 rpm with up to ±50nm motion errors and axial runout to ±50nm, units provide point-to-point indexing or constant velocity scanning. Offering tilt error of 0.3arc-sec, positioners... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

L-239 Linear Actuator is equipped with precision ground ball screws.

Apr 17, 2017

Featuring non-rotating tip and non-contact limit switches, L-239 Linear Actuator has 52 mm positioning range, 300 N of pushing force and 50mm/sec maximum velocity. Used in automation applications, unit’s non-rotating tip prevents wobble, torque and wear at the point of contact. 10-9 hPa versions are also available for vacuum applications.

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Controls & Controllers

A-81x Motion Controllers come with ultra-low noise PWM drives.

Apr 08, 2017

Designed with closed loop servo control, motor drives and power supplies, A-81x Motion Controllers are equipped with sine/cosine output incremental encoders and BiSS-C protocol supported absolute encoders. Capable of controlling 1, 2 or 4-axis air bearing positioning stages, product uses air bearings for vibration-free motion. Units are housed in 19 in. rack mount design.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

E-872 Motor Driver can be controlled with TTL signals.

Mar 10, 2017

Suitable for opto-mechanical alignment, bio-medical instrumentation, photonics alignment automation, microscopy and micro-manipulation, E-872 Motor Driver delivers fast frequency response with 20kHz full step frequency. Offering smooth motion with nanometer resolution, unit is available with 256 micro steps version.

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