White Paper

Frictionless Precision Motion Control Based On Air Bearing Stages - Key Element In Coordinate Measuring And Surface Metrology Applications

Source: PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

By PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

The performance of precision metrology equipment such as coordinate measuring machines (CMM) depends on highly accurate, repeatable, and controllable motion systems and position sensors. Air bearings have played a critical role in the development and construction of CMMs and other metrology tools. They are inherently frictionless, highly stable, and feature geometric precision straightness and flatness for linear bearings. Download the full white paper for more information on air bearing stages and how they improve coordinate measuring and surface metrology applications.