Variable Travel Ranges and Axis Configuration

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Variable Travel Ranges and Axis Configuration

Reference-class linear positioner

Exceptionally reliable due to the combination of frictionless, maintenance-, and wear-free components. Vacuum-compatible versions to 10-9 hPa

Integrated lever / guiding module for flexible setup of various axis configurations

Frictionless flexure-guided design for precision guiding combined with lever amplification for long travel ranges. Drive by all-ceramic insulated PICMA® actuators with outstanding lifetime

Direct position metrology with capacitive sensors

Contactless measuring method (direct metrology). Frictionless subnanometer resolution. Excellent linearity. High bandwidth up to 10 kHz

Fields of application

Research and industry. Vacuum environment to 10-9 hPa

  • Travel ranges 50 to 1800 µm
  • Resolution to 0.1 nm
  • Positioning accuracy 0.02 %
  • Direct metrology with capacitive sensors
  • X, XY, Z, XYZ versions

Standard and Custom
PI has in-house engineered solutions with over 4 decades of experience working with customers to provide products that meet application demands, and can quickly modify existing product designs or provide a fully customized OEM part to fit the exact requirements of the application.

About PI

PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control equipment, piezo motors, air bearing stages and hexapod parallel-kinematics for semiconductor applications, photonics, bio-nano-technology and medical engineering. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives for 4 decades. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eight subsidiaries, R&D / engineering on 3 continents and total staff of 800+.