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Driven by Piezo Motors, Servo & Stepper Motors

PI: Precision Linear Actuators

Auburn, MA | Posted on March 26th, 2008

L.P. -- a leading manufacturer of ultra-precision motion-control and sensing equipment for semiconductor, astronomy, medical technology, nanotechnology, photonics, and life science applications -- has released a new brochure on Precision Linear Actuators.

The brochure presents a variety of sub-micron to sub-nanometer precise compact actuators, featuring novel ceramic piezo motors as well as classical motors.

Systems range from pen-tip-sized ceramic actuators for high-volume optics & medical applications, to high-force non-magnetic ceramic actuators for ultra-precision vacuum applications.

Downloads / More Information:
PDF Catalog download: www.linear-actuator.net
Cover Image Download: www.pi-usa.us/PRL/PI_Linear_Actuator_Catalog.jpg

High-speed ultrasonic actuators provide velocity to 800 mm/sec (32 in/sec) and accelerations to 20g, while flexure actuators respond to control input in as little as a few 100 µsec to operate fast pumps or position optics in high-speed focusing or alignment applications.

In addition to the novel piezo ceramic motors and actuators, a number of ballscrew actuators with servo and stepper motors are also available; they provide resolution in the 0.1 micron range, and forces to 400 N (40kg / 88 lbs)

Non-magnetic and vacuum compatible versions are offered throughout the product spectrum. These precision actuators are designed for applications in fields such as:

- Aerospace & Astronomy
- Semiconductor Metrology
- Medical Design
- Ultra-Precision Machining
- Test & Measurement
- Photonics, Optics, Microscopy
- Biotechnology / Life Sciences
- Precision Motion Control

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About PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.
PI is the industry leader in ultra-precision motion control devices for nanoscale manufacturing, test and research applications. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision actuators with piezoelectric and electromagnetic drives for 35+ years. The company has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eight subsidiaries and total staff of 450+. PI – Moving the NanoWorld.

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Contacts:
USA / Canada:
East: David Rego
Tel: (508) 832-3456
Fax: (508) 832-0506


West David Steinberg
Tel: (949) 679-9191
Fax: (949) 679-9292


Europe:
Germany: +49 (721) 4846-0
Italy: +39 (02) 665 011 01
France: +33 (1) 481 039 30
UK: +44 (1582) 764 334

Asia
Japan: +81 (6) 6304 5605
China +86 (21) 687 900 08

Stefan Vorndran
Dir. Corp. Product Marketing & Communications
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PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.
16 Albert St.
Auburn, MA 01501

Tel: 508-832-3456,
Fax: 508-832-0506
www.pi.ws
www.pi-usa.us

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