PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. Latest Nano-Positioning And Precision Motion Control Systems Display At Optics+Photonics 2017
    8/3/2017

    Optics & Photonics is known as the premier show in North America for the latest advancements in optical engineering and applications, nanotechnology, sustainable energy, organic photonics, and astronomical instrumentation. In San Diego next week, PI’s booth will feature the latest state-of-the-art precision motion technologies and interactive displays of nanopositioning components, with PI engineers on-hand to answer questions and help you find the right solution for your precision motion project in industry, research, or science.

  2. PI's New $15MM R&D Center - Commitment To Future Precision Engineering Innovations
    7/28/2017

    Less than 1 year after breaking ground and laying the ceremonial cornerstone, precision motion and nanopositioning solutions leader PI (Physik Instrumente) announces the opening of its Technology Center, which included an inaugural ceremony attended by hundreds of guests. 

  3. Planar, Parallel Motion Basis For New 6-Axis Positioning Systems
    7/14/2017

    Worldwide nanopositioning equipment leader PI (Physik Instrumente) has engineered and released two new compact multi-axis positioning stages based on low-profile parallel-kinematic motion devices. Driven by piezo ceramic motors, nanometer precision is achieved along with high stability based on low heat generation and a drift free auto-position-clamping feature.

  4. New Nanopositioning Solutions Catalog Debuted At LASER 2017
    7/12/2017

    Motion and precision positioning systems expert PI (Physik Instrumente) issued a catalog on newly introduced precision motion solutions for photonics, robotics, microscopy, and highly accurate industrial automation applications at LASER World of PHOTONICS, held in Munich, Germany last month.

  5. PI Offers New X-Y-Tip-Tilt Stage For Rotary Air Bearings
    7/12/2017

    As a leader in precision motion control solutions, PI (Physik Instrumente) introduces the A-60x MTT, stainless steel multi-axis top that combines with its offerings of PIglide rotary air bearing stages and platforms. Air-bearings have no rolling or sliding elements and deliver completely frictionless, non-contact motion, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error, better geometric performance, and velocity stability, which are ideal prerequisites for high-end industrial inspection and manufacturing operations.

  6. PI's Precision Automation Solutions Featured At 2017 LASER World Of PHOTONICS
    6/23/2017

    The world’s largest conference and trade show on laser technology and photonics is the backdrop for PI’s most anticipated high performance motion solutions for photonics, robotics, microscopy, and precision industrial automation applications. Held in Munich, Germany from June 26th to 29th, LASER World of PHOTONICS includes lectures and exhibits from the pioneers of the photonics world and anticipates more than 30,000 visitors this year.

  7. New Compact Hexapod With Higher Performance For Industrial Alignment Applications
    6/20/2017

    PI has added a higher performance model to its range of compact hexapods. The New H-811.i2 provides twice the velocity along with sensor resolution up to 8 times higher compared to the current H-811.D2 miniature hexapod.  The compact size, robust design with low friction ballscrews brushless motors, and powerful controller with multi-axis alignment capabilities make the new hexapod an ideal tool for high duty cycle alignment applications in optics, automotive and photonics applications.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. “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.