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PI - Broadest & Deepest Portfolio in Precision Motion Technologies: Micro to Nano With Engineers Who Understand Your Application Needs and Match It to the Appropriate Technology

PI is a leading manufacturer of precision motion systems for photonics, bio-nanotechnology, medical device & semiconductor applications, including Linear Stages, Microscope Stages, Motor Controllers, Piezo Flexure Stages, Piezo Nanopositioning Systems, Piezo Ceramic Motors and Hexapod 6-Axis Stages. PI has over 40 years’ experience, developing and manufacturing standard & custom precision products with piezoceramic and electromagnetic drives. PI has been ISO 9001 certified since 1994 and provides innovative, high-quality solutions for OEM and research. PI is present worldwide with eleven subsidiaries, design & manufacturing centers on 3 continents and total staff of 800+. Together with our air bearing products and PI miCos motorized product lines, we can offer the broadest spectrum of high precision motion systems in the world.

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High Load 6 Degrees of Freedom Hexapods from PI
PI’s H-845 high-load hexapod 6-axis positioning systems can handle up to one ton of load, and provide resolution down to 0.5 microns.
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Force & Position Control in Precision Industrial Motion and Automation Applications
The V-273 automation actuator with ultra precision position control of up to 250mm/sec speeds is truly innovative.
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New Miniature Opto-Mechanical Actuators Catalog
The PiezoMike family of miniature actuators, now feature nanometer position feedback and many more options, with detailed specs & drawings in PI’s newest catalog.
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When to Use Air Bearings vs. Mechanical Bearings
When precision, angular repeatability, and geometric performance are critical, or where vibration and sub-micron bearing rumble is problematic, air bearings are the application solution.
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