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Posted: September 26, 2007
New PI Brochure: Miniature Precision Linear Stages with Servo Motors, Steppers, Piezo Motors and Voice Coil Drives
(Nanowerk News) PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. -- a leading manufacturer of ultra-precision motion-control and sensing equipment for bio / nanotechnology, photonics, semiconductor and life science applications -- offers a new brochure on Precision Miniature Linear Translation Stages.
The brochure presents a variety of compact and sub-compact positioning stages, featuring sub-micron to sub-nanometer precision and closed-loop position feedback with linear encoders and capacitive gauges.
Systems range from ballscrew-driven, palm-top sized stages with servo & stepper motors to thumbnail-sized piezo-motor driven stages for high-volume applications. High-speed stages are available with voice-coil motors, ultrasonic motors and piezo flexure drives. Non-magnetic and vacuum compatible versions are available as well.
These precision stages are designed for applications in fields such as:
• Test & Measurement
• Optics & Photonics
• Semiconductor Metrology
• Precision Motion Control
More Information: The brochure can be downloaded at: http://www.pi-usa.us/pdf/PI_Catalog_Precision_Miniature_Linear_Stages.pdf
PI is the industry leader in ultra-precision motion control devices for nanoscale manufacturing, test and research applications. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoelectric and electromagnetic drives for 35+ years. 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 and total staff of 450+.