PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. Motion And Control Industry 2017 Awards Skills And Training Finalist Is PI
    6/9/2017

    Motion control and nanopositioning application solutions expert PI (Physik Instrumente) is celebrating a second consecutive year of recognition at the 2017 Motion and Control Industry (MCI) Awards, receiving finalist status last month for “Manufacturer of the Year” and “Contribution to Skills & Training” at the award ceremony held at the National Conference Centre, near Birmingham, UK. PI was awarded MCI’s 2016 “Manufacturer of the Year”, which recognizes both individuals and companies as the best of the best in the motion control industry.

  2. Dynamic Positioning And Scanning Delivered In Integrated XY Linear Motor Drive
    6/6/2017

    Precision motion control and nanopositioning industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) now offers a new reference class XY stage in its PIMag® series of high dynamics linear motor stages with the V-731, equipped with incremental linear encoders for direct position measurement and 3-phase electromagnetic linear motors. Fields of application include micro-assembly, biotechnology, precision laser machining, optics, lens testing, and photonics alignment.

  3. “V8 Power” And Nanometer Precision Positioning In PI's New Piezo Linear Motor
    5/25/2017

    Motion control and piezo systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new robust OEM walking motor drive, the N-331, with its configuration rooted in existing patented piezo actuator technology and a patented piezo stepping motion principle design. Based on the application of historically successful technology, the new design it is ideal for use in high-end applications that require extreme precision and durability.

  4. 20" Travel, Nanometer Resolution, High Dynamics: New Precise Motorized Linear Stage
    5/19/2017

    Precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has released an elevated version of its ironless linear motor stage, LMS-180, which is well-suited for precision automation applications in industry and research that require highly accurate linear motion over long travel with high load capacity.

  5. 2,048 Microstep Resolution Achieved With New Cost-Effective Compact Stepper Motor Controller
    5/5/2017

    Precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has released a higher performance model of its successful Mercury Stepper Motion controller. Stepper motors take up discrete positions in a revolution of a constant distance. Typical commercial models provide 200 to 1000 full steps per revolution. Designed to deliver more than 2,000 times the basic motor resolution, the C-663.12 Mercury controller is the newest addition to PI’s suite of motion control solutions.  

  6. New Rotary Air Bearing Series Achieve High Precision In Any Orientation
    4/25/2017

    PI (Physik Instrumente), a leader in precision motion control solutions, announces the new A-62x PIglide series of rotary air bearing stages. Air-bearings have no rolling or sliding elements and deliver frictionless, non-contact motion, resulting in negligible reversal error, better straightness, wobble, eccentricity and velocity stability – ideal prerequisites for high-end industrial applications such as inspection, metrology, calibration, and scanning.

  7. 66 Lb. Pushing Force In PI's New High Resolution Linear Actuator
    4/19/2017

    A linear actuator is a positioning device that provides motion in 1 degree of freedom. Designed for highly accurate and fast repetitive industrial applications, the L-239 compact linear actuator is the newest addition to the suite of motion control solutions available from precision positioning systems industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente).

  8. New Motion Controller For Linear And Rotary Air Bearing Stages
    4/7/2017

    Air bearings provide advantages over mechanical bearings when frictionless vibration-free motion is required, highly constant velocity control is crucial, and when angular repeatability and geometric performance must be optimal. Nanopositioning industry leader PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has released a new high-performance motion control controller designed to handle 1, 2 or 4-axis of PIglide air bearing positioning stages.

  9. 1000’s Of Standard Piezo Transducers, Components, And Assemblies In New Piezoelectric Solutions Catalog
    3/28/2017

    Industry and research rely on piezoelectric solutions in high tech applications such as medical engineering, mechanical engineering, flow metering, automotive, aerospace, and semiconductor technology. Piezo systems leader PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces a new Piezoelectric Solutions catalog, showcasing piezo components and materials, piezo actuators and transducers, and a piezo actuator tutorial. 

  10. SiP Alignment Engine Is Lightwave Innovation Reviews Award Winner
    3/8/2017

    When alignment speed is critical and accuracy needs to be at the nanoscale, for projects from planar testing to packaging, PI has the award-winning solution. The FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment system received a 2017 Lightwave Innovation Review Award, which acknowledges the most original and innovative products in optical technology.