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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has promoted these products:

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New Products Debuted in Munich, by PI

Motion and precision positioning systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) formally launched many new products and technology developments at Laser World of Photonics, held in Munich, Germany last month, to complement their existing comprehensive portfolio of precision motion control and positioning technologies, components, and systems. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - PI Releases New Brochure on Air Bearing Technology

Nanopositioning specialist PI (Physik Instrumente), a leader and solution provider in motion control and positioning components and systems, releases its latest product line catalog on Air Bearing stages. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Compact, LowCost, Accurate Mini Positioning Stages

PI’s Q-Motion mini positioners are based on a novel miniature ceramic motor. Ultra-small design with linear travel ranges from ¼” to 1 ¼”, rotary stages >360° rotation. The stages are self-clamping at rest, have very low energy consumption, and nanometer precision linear encoder option. No jitter/drift & no holding current make these positioners... (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Planar XY Air Bearing Stage: How does it work

Planar air bearing stages provide extremely straight and flat XY motion. Air bearing stages are used wafer inspection and scribing applications, as well as other ultra-precision motion applications such as flat panel inspection. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Air Bearing Stage Provides Better Motion Fidelity

PI Planar XY Air Bearing Stage Provides Better Motion Fidelity

Nanopositioning specialist PI introduces the new PIglide HS planar XY air bearing stage, designed specifically to maximize throughput while providing the ultimate level of precision.

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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Sophisticated controller using vector algorithms
  • Sophisticated controller using vector algorithms
  • Freely programmable, virtual pivot point
  • Data recorder
  • Macro program functionality
  • Stand-alone operation possible and control through TCP/IP and RS-232 interfaces
  • Extensive software support
  • Simulation software for working space and single strut analysis
  • Optional: C...
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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Heavy Loads Made Light

Reference-class 6-axis positioning system

Parallel-kinematic design for six degrees of freedom making it significantly more compact and stiff than serial-kinematic systems, higher dynamic range, no moved cables: Higher reliability, reduced friction. Large clear aperture Brushless DC motors with brakes (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New Hexapod Controller – Smaller & More Powerful

The new C-887.52, a sophisticated hexapod controller for parallel kinematics precision positioners that is based on the company’s 3 decades of experience with hexapod mechanics design and control (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - 6-Axis Precision Motion for Loads to 1 Ton

Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. announces the H-845, a new series of preconfigured high-load hexapods. This newest addition extends PI’s catalog to 50 standard hexapods covering a large variety of applications, from palm-sized units for micro-manufacturing to high-speed motion simulators and vacuum and UHV compatible units. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Friction-Free With Nanometer Precision

The PIMag® 6D is an electromagnetic positioning system, where the passive platform levitates on a magnetic field which guides this actively. In this way, objects can be moved linearly or rotationally on a plane with a previously unattained guiding accuracy. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Drive Concepts for High Speed and Precision

PIMag® Magnetic Direct Drives Technology can achieve accelerations up to 60g, nanometer precision, and travel ranges 100’s of millimeters. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Control of Force, Position and Velocity
  • 2 motor channels
  • USB interface for sending commands and for configuration
  • Real-time SPI interface for sending commands
  • Digital in- and outputs
  • Optional analog inputs and outputs
  • Auto zero function for holding current
  • ID chip support
  • Extensive software support
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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - The Smallest of the Small

PI miCos presents the smallest linear positioning stage of the Q‑Motion series: The Q521 is only 21 mm wide and is equipped with an integrated highresolution linear encoder. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Closed-Loop Force and Position Control

Precision Automation Actuator Features Closed-Loop Force and Position Control (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Now with Integrated Nanometer Position Feedback

Precision motion and positioning systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) LP has released its newest catalog on high-precision miniaturized opto-mechanical piezo-motor actuators, dubbed the PiezoMike family. The PI Group offers a wide range of standard and vacuum compatible positioning products, in addition to custom engineered solutions. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Setting the Image Stabilization Standard

6-Axis Motion Simulator Hexapod Obtains Exclusive Imaging Certification from CIPA (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - The new H-860KMAG 6-axis hexapod

PI (Physik Instrumente) LP, a leading manufacturer of precision motion control and nanopositioning equipment, has recently released the new H-860KMAG 6-axis hexapod for high dynamics motion and vibration simulations that require extremely smooth, and quiet high-speed motion. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Scanners with 10X Greater Positioning Area

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., a leading manufacturer of nanopositioning and precision motion-control equipment for nano-biotechnology, life science and photonics applications, provides the PIHera family of compact X, XY and Z flexure-guided piezo nanopositioning stages, offering record travel ranges to 1.8 millimeters. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Download our New Applications Brochure!

New Applications Brochure on Complex Motion Control Systems for Scientific Research

Precision motion control systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. recently released its newest catalog of precision motion solutions for Beamline Instrumentation. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Q-Motion Miniature Piezo Nanopositioners

Precision positioning systems specialist Physik Instrumente (PI) recently introduced a new series of miniaturized, piezo-driven linear positioners. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - PI Introduces Air Bearing Stages / Systems

Precision motion leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has introduced their new air bearing stage and system capabilities at this year's Photonics West conference, to complement their comprehensive range of piezo nano positioning stages and hexapod micro positioning systems. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - How do piezo flexure-guided nanpositioners work?

PI offers the broadest and deepest portfolio of precision motion technologoies, from piezo-driven nanopositioning and scanning stages to motorized 6-axis hexapod positioning systems. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Medical Piezo Transducers for Medical Devices

Piezo transducer specialist PI provides new literature on medical applications of piezo ceramic actuators, transducers and motion components. The "Piezo Drive Solutions for Medical Engineering" entitled PDF document is available for download at: (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - Precision Linear Stage: Long Travel, Low Profile

PI’s new M-417 linear stage provides 500 mm travel and half-micron resolution. This motorized precision positioner can be computer controlled for automation and precision assembly applications. (read more)

PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. - New High Load Hexapod 6-Axis Parallel Positioning

Precision Motion specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new 6-axis positioning system with 1000lbs load capacity. (read more)