PI miCos offers High-Precision Linear Stage Positioners

Auburn, MA, June 19, 2012 PI (Physik Instrumente) LP is now offering a new line of high precision positioners.

Online PR News – 20-June-2012 – Auburn, MA – Choice of Linear Motor, Rotary Motor, Stepper Motor, Feedback Sensors, Clean Room, Vacuum Compatible

Most PI miCos linear positioners are available in clean-room versions and high vacuum compatible. Customers can choose between stepper motors, rotary servo-motors and linear servo motor-drives. Closed loop linear positioning stages are offered with optical high-resolution position feedback. In addition to single axis precision linear positioners, the PI miCos also offers motorized XY-positioning stages, precision Z-Elevation stage positioning systems and precision rotary stages.

Over 20 linear positioner product families are available starting with precision miniature linear stages and positioning ranges of 40 mm to high load, high-precision linear stages for long travel ranges to 1 meter. These motorized high-accuracy positioners come in a large variety of standard and custom versions, from open loop translation stages with stepper motors and, lead-screw drives to high-speed and high precision, models with linear optical encoders featuring resolutions to 1 nanometers.

More Information on the positioners is available at the PI USA website:

Precision Motion Controllers:
A variety of precision motion controllers with USB and RS-232 interfaces is available to match the application requirements and positioning mechanics.

Fiber-optic alignment, semiconductor test and manufacturing, biotechnology, aerospace technology, high resolution optical microscopy, optics research.

Features & Advantages:
 Choice of Motors: Steppers, Servos, Linear Motors
 Large Variety of Positioning Ranges from 40 millimeters to 1 meter
 Variety of designs / accuracy classes: from 0.2 microns to 1 nm Resolution
 Different Bearings: Linear Bearings, High Precision Crossed Roller Bearings,
Recirculating Ball Bearings