PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Piezo Motor Linear Slide offers speeds up to 8 ips.

Consisting of 4 parts, Model P-653 can replace classical drive elements such as miniaturized motor/lead screw systems or other linear motors. Unit measures 8.0 mm in length with travel range of 2 mm and sub-micron resolution, combined with holding force of 0.15 N. Assembled as unit, moving slider and piezo motor are mounted on PCB driver board requiring 5 Vdc supply. Non-magnetic ceramic motor...

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Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Ceramic Actuators feature vacuum compatible design.

With no lubricants, millisecond responsiveness, and non-magnetic design, Ceramic Piezo Motors and Nanopositioning Actuators replace classical actuator and motion control components in precision motion control applications. For travel ranges less than 1 mm, PiezoMove® flexure actuators are recommended. PILine® ultrasonic stepping actuators provide speeds to 800 mm/sec, while...

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Nanopositioning Stages offer travels from 50-1,800 µm.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Nanopositioning Stages offer travels from 50-1,800 µm.

Suited for use in surface metrology and static positioning, PIHera® flexure-guided piezo nanopositioning stages are available in X, XY, Z, and XYZ versions that provide linear motion with up to 99.98% accuracy. These precision, closed-loop stages are equipped with non-contact, capacitive sensors and offer resolutions from sub-nanometer to 3 nm. Acceleration forces are provided by multilayer...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Piezo Ceramic Linear Actuators & High-Voltage Amplifiers Provide Higher Forces, Dynamics

Piezo specialist PI has introduced 4 new series of high-force, high dynamics piezoelectric stacked actuators and a new line of linear amplifiers. While most low and medium force actuator applications are covered by the company's patented PICMA® multilayer technology, the PICA(TM) stacked actuator technology enables applications where extremely high forces and dynamics are required or high...

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Agricultural & Farming Products

Steering Mirror Platforms provide 20 nrad resolution.

Available in 6 closed loop and open loop models for mirrors up to 50 mm dia, S-330 platforms provide precise angular tip/tilt motion of top platform around 2 orthogonal axes. Flexure-guided, piezoelectrically driven systems feature optical beam deflection to 20 mrad and greater than 3 kHz resonant frequency for sub-millisecond step response. Single pivot-point design prevents drawback of...

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Positioning Stage offers millisecond responsiveness.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Positioning Stage offers millisecond responsiveness.

Designed for biotech research microscopes utilizing deconvolution and 3D imaging techniques, P-737 PIFOC® Piezo-Z Stage features up to 250 Â-µm travel and nanometer precise motion under closed-loop control. Unit can be controlled through digital interfaces as well as by fast analog signals through high-speed 0-10 V input. Compatible with imaging acquisition packages, stage is suited...

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Linear Stages provide travel ranges of 0.8-2 in.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Linear Stages provide travel ranges of 0.8-2 in.

With 15 mm profile height, Models M-663, M-664, and M-682 ultrasonic piezomotor-driven stages have high acceleration to 20 g for start/stop and high-speed scanning. They feature 16 ips for time sensitive applications, no heat generation/power consumption in steady state, direct metrology linear encoder with 0.1 Â-µm resolution, and crossed roller bearings for guiding accuracy. Available in...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Transducer combines actuator, sensor, and energy source.

Able to tolerate bending radii down to Â-¾ in., P-876 piezoelectric composite patch transducers are suited for active or adaptive systems and can be applied to curved surfaces. Product is manufactured by placing piezoceramic foil between 2 conductive films, all embedded in ductile composite-polymer structure. Brittle piezo-ceramic is mechanically prestressed and electrically insulated,...

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Linear Motor Actuator provides nanometer precision.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Linear Motor Actuator provides nanometer precision.

At Â-½ cu-in. and 1.7 oz, miniature ceramic N-310 NEXACT® features self-locking, non-magnetic and vacuum-compatible design. Piezo stepping elements effect linear motion directly, without need to transform rotation with gears and leadscrews. Unit provides 10 N push/pull, 20 mm travel, and 10 mm/sec speed with picometer resolution. Typical applications include laser tuning, nano-imprint,...

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Translation Stage measures 60 x 86 x 20 mm.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Translation Stage measures 60 x 86 x 20 mm.

M-122 precision translation stage includes servo motor direct drive providing up to 20 mm/sec travel and 0.1 Â-µm resolution, non-contacting optical linear encoder. Servo motor and drive screw are placed side-by-side in folded drive train. Offering travel range up to 25 mm, device also features cross-roller bearings and recirculating ball screw. It can be driven with networkable C-862...

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