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Posted: November 19, 2007
New PI Brochure: Piezo Composite Patch Transducers for Energy Harvesting and Smart Structures
(Nanowerk News) PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. -- a leading manufacturer of piezo-based precision motion-control equipment for industry, OEM and research -- offers a new brochure on DuraAct™ Piezoelectric Patch Transducers.
These highly formable smart materials can be employed as energy sources, actuators and sensors.
The brochure contains a tutorial and explains applications for piezoceramic composites in fields such as noise & vibration cancellation, adaptive surface control, structural deformation & stabilization, structural health monitoring, energy harvesting and high-dynamics force sensing.
Commercial Applications of Piezo Composite Patch Transducers
The brochure can be ordered from PI. A PDF is also available for download at:
PI is the industry leader in piezoelectric actuators and 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+. PI – Moving the NanoWorld