PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.
Auburn, MA 01501
Largest Telescope in the World Driven by 2000+ PI Actuators
PI wins actuator contract from ESO for ELT telescope. September 2017, Auburn, MA – High atop the Cerro Armazones in the harsh but extremely dry environment of the Chilean Atacama Desert, more than 2000 custom hybrid actuators will adjust 798 quarter ton segments in the primary mirror of the Extremely Large Telescope (ELT). As a leader in precision motion control solutions, PI (Physik...Read More »
S-335 Piezo Steering Mirrors are suitable for image processing.
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 rotational...Read More »
V-408 Linear Motor Stage is equipped with 3-phase linear motor drive.
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 flatness....Read More »
Piezoelectric Micro-Tube Transducers are suitable for nanopositioning.
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.Read More »
U-723 Mini XY Stage is integrated with optical linear encoders.
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 measuring...Read More »
Multi-Axis Positioning Stages are integrated with linear encoders.
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 »
A-60x MTT PIglide Stages are used in high-end industrial inspection.
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.Read More »
PI's Precision Automation Solutions Featured at 2017 LASER World of PHOTONICS
Precision automation solutions for Si Photonics, Laser Machining and Touch Display Testing - provided by PI’s engineered systems group. June 2017, Auburn, MA – The world’s largest conference and trade show on laser technology and photonics is the backdrop for PI’s most anticipated high performance motion solutions for photonics, robotics, microscopy, and precision industrial automation...Read More »
H-811.i2 Hexapod comes with load capacity of 11 lbs.
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.Read More »
N-331 Piezo Linear Motor Drive features incremental encoder.
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 »