PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

Spherical Ultrasonic Piezo Transducers target 360° applications.
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Spherical Ultrasonic Piezo Transducers target 360° applications.

Standard and custom electro-ceramic hemispheres and hollow spheres, targeting industrial, medical, and scientific applications requiring frequencies >20 kHz, convert electrical power into mechanical power and vice-versa. For ultrasonic applications requiring high bandwidth, hemispheres and hollow spheres are available withÂ- 10–60 mm ODs and 1 mm wall thickness. Components are made from...

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Compact Linear Positioner utilizes stick-slip piezo motor.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Compact Linear Positioner utilizes stick-slip piezo motor.

Able to be run in open- and closed-loop, 45 mm wide Q-545 comes in XY configurations. Self-clamping motor design, with holding force of 8 N and max velocity of 10 mm/sec,Â- provides long-term power-off position-hold capabilities without need for brake. In addition to standard product variations with 0.5 and 1 in. travel, stages and drives can be customized for OEM production...

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Linear Positioning Stage uses self-locking principle.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Linear Positioning Stage uses self-locking principle.

Measuring 35 x 35 x 15 mm and driven by ultrasonic piezo linear motor, Model U-521 can be integrated into industry and research applications, including automatic micromanipulation, positioning of samples, or when adjusting optical components, such as objectives and camera lenses. Unit offers speeds up to 200 mm/sec with low inertia that allows for dynamic start-stop behavior with settling times...

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Precision Linear Stage handles payloads up to 22 lb.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Precision Linear Stage handles payloads up to 22 lb.

Available with travel ranges of 1, 2, and 4 in. and velocity to 0.8 ips, Model L-406 delivers smooth motion with minimum incremental motion and repeatability down to 0.2 microns. Recirculating ball bearings ensure optimized guiding accuracy with minimum backlash. Compact DC servo motor with gearhead is offered for high torques and resolution, while 2-phase direct-drive stepper motor delivers...

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Compact 6-Axis Hexapod handles loads to 130 lb.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Compact 6-Axis Hexapod handles loads to 130 lb.

Driven by brushless servo motors, Model H-900KSCO provides dynamic motion in XYZ, pitch, roll, and yaw. Hexapod features parallel-kinematic design for 6° of freedom, eliminating need for moving cables and resulting in stiff, compact positioning solution. With travel ranges up to 200 mm, rotation to 66°, linear speeds up to 80 mm/sec, and angular speed of 30°/sec, H-900KSCO is...

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Motion Controller integrates multiple drive technologies.
Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller integrates multiple drive technologies.

PIMotionMaster C-885 lets users integrate different drive technologies, from traditional servo and stepper motors to specialized piezo-ceramic motors, via one interface and software suite. Available in 2 sizes capable of housing 4–20 controller frames (8–40 channels), modular system employs digital processor and interface module operating asÂ- communication hub between C-885 and PC while...

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Mechanical Components and Assemblies

Circular Piezo Actuators suit highly dynamic processes.

Based on multilayer and ceramic encapsulation process, P-088 Circular PICMA® Piezo Actuators, Chips, and Tubular Stacks offer microsecond response time, sub nanometer resolution, and resonant frequency to 68 kHz. PICMA® ceramic technology is applied to PD0xx miniature annular PZT chips with outer diameters from 5–16 mm and inner diameters of 2.5–8 mm. Largest 16 mm unit delivers...

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Precision Linear Positioning Stage supports up to 22 lb payload.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Precision Linear Positioning Stage supports up to 22 lb payload.

Available with travel ranges of 26, 52, and 102 mmÂ- and velocity to 20 mm/sec, L-509 positioner delivers smooth motion with unidirectional repeatability down to 0.1 micron. Precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist lend to guiding accuracy with minimum backlash, while noncontact optical limit switches and reference point switches with direction sensing in middle...

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