1. Three Piezo Motor Technologies Explained In New Catalog – By PI Physik Instrumente

    PI, a leading manufacturer of piezo positioning equipment has released a new catalog on piezoelectric motors. The 70 page brochure covers three different types of piezo motors – inertial motors, often referred to as stick slip motors, ultrasonic motors and stepping (walk) type motors.

  2. Newport Introduces Higher Accuracy, FMS Linear Stages For Metrology

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, introduces the last installment of high accuracy FMS stages for higher-end metrology applications.

  3. Ultra-Compact Mini-Mag Stages From Dover Now Available With Complete High Performance Controls Package

    Mini-MAG (MMG) precision linear positioning stages from Dover are now available with a complete and optimized controls package. OEMs and end users can combine an MMG linear motor stage with a compact Dover board-level single axis servo drive for easy integration into a control cabinet, or a Kollmorgen AKD™ servo drive for single or multi axis applications with a graphical user interface for easy set-up and programming, and real time performance feedback. Both options provide Ethernet communication for fast data acquisition. Downloadable CAD files are available from www.miniature-linear-stage.com for easy integration into customer models.

  4. Mars Rover Science Laboratory With Piezo Actuators And Motorized Positioners From PI And PI miCos

    Long before Curiosity started its long journey to Mars, when NASA decided to have positioning stages from miCos GmbH and piezoelectric actuators from PI (Physik Instrumente) LP work together millions of miles away on the Red Planet, both companies were not aware that a down-to-earth collaboration lay in their near future.

  5. New Piezo Bimorph Actuators Are Smaller, Require Lower Voltage, By PI Ceramic

    Piezo ceramics specialist PI ceramic offers a new line of co-fired multilayer piezo bimorph actuators.

  6. PI Releases New Piezo Ceramic Actuator Brochure

    Auburn, MA, PI Ceramic, a leading manufacturer of piezo ceramic precision actuators, materials, and sub-assemblies has released a new catalog called “Piezoelectric Actuators”.

  7. Hexapod / SpaceFAB Parallel Precision Robotic Positioning Systems From PI

    PI (Physik Instrumente) LP – a leading manufacturer of motion control systems for nano-automation — provides a complete line of highly accurate 6-axis robotic parallel positioners (Hexapod/SpaceFAB) for advanced applications in fields as diverse as bio/nano-technology, aerospace, medical technology and lasers/photonics. 

  8. Newport Announces The Industry’s First Family Of Air Bearing Stages For 450mm Wafer Initiative - DynamYX Datum 450 And 450GT

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in advanced motion control solutions, introduces the industry’s premier line of high-performance air bearing stages specifically designed for the 450mm semiconductor wafer initiative. 

  9. High Precision Linear Stage Family From PI miCos Offers Large Variety

    More than 20 product families are available starting with miniature translation stages and positioning ranges of 40 mm to high load, linear translation stages for travel ranges to 1 meter. These motorized precision positioners come in a large variety of standard and custom versions for any budget and application. 

  10. Newport’s New, Integrated Vertical And Rotation Stage For Wafer Positioning

    Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light, announces a specialized Integrated Vertical and Rotation Stage, the ZVR.