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Posted: Jul 31, 2013
Precision Positioners are Vacuum Compatible: Vacuum Catalog on Motion Control Equipment by PI miCos
(Nanowerk News) A new 180 page catalog on precision motorized positioning stages and motion control equipment for vacuum and UHV environments is available from PI miCos. Vacuum environments are required for many of today's leading edge applications in fields as diverse as semiconductor test & manufacturing, X-ray spectrometry, high energy physics, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and astronomy / aerospace.
PI and PI miCos provide extensive expertise in designing, manufacturing and preparing precision positioning systems for vacuum environments. Motorized linear stages, rotation stages, piezo positioners and actuators as well as 6-axis parallel kinematic positioners (hexapods) are offered in different levels of vacuum preparation, from fine vacuum (10-3 torr) to UHV (10-10 torr). Additionally, complex custom motion systems and instrumentation for extreme applications, such as found in beam-lines and synchrotrons are also available.
The catalog explains technical terms, the different preparation steps and the equipment used for testing in addition to listing product specifications and drawings.
For more information and an overview of vacuum compatible products click here.
About PI / PI miCos
The PI group provides the broadest and deepest portfolio of precision motion technologies in the world, from micropositioning to sub-nanometer precision positioning equipment. The strategy of vertical integration has allowed PI to control all critical components of its positioning systems and provide outstanding standard and OEM products for many decades. PI is present worldwide with 10 subsidiaries, R&D and engineering on 3 continents and total staff of 750+