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Posted: Jun 18th, 2012
High Precision Linear Stage Product Line from PI miCos
(Nanowerk News) PI (Physik Instrumente) LP is now offering the PI miCos product line of precision linear stage positioners.
More than 20 product families are available starting with miniature translation stages and positioning ranges of 40 mm to high load, linear translation stages for long travel ranges to 1 meter. These motorized precision positioners come in a large variety of standard and custom versions for any budget and application. They cover low-cost, open loop stages with stepper motors and, leadscrew drive to high-speed and high accuracy, models with linear encoders featuring up to 1 nanometer resolution.
Choice of Motors & Feedback Sensors, Clean Room, Vacuum
Most stages also come in vacuum-compatible and clean-room compatible versions. Customers can chose between rotary servo-motors, linear servo motors and stepper motors. Closed loop models are offered with optical high-resolution position feedback. In addition to single axis precision linear stages, the company designs and manufactures XY-positioning stages, precision Z-stages (elevation stages) and precision rotation stages.
A variety of motion controllers with USB and RS-232 interfacing is available to match the positioning mechanics and application requirements.
Choice of Positioning Ranges from 40 mm to 1000 mm
Choice of Precision Class: from 0.2 Ám to 1 Nanometer Resolution
Choice of Motor: Servo, Stepper, Linear Motors
Choice of Bearings: Crossed Roller, Linear Bearings Recirculating Bearings
PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion control equipment, linear stages, piezo systems, piezo motors and actuators 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 700+
Source: PI (press release)
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