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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 including Piezo Stages, Air Bearings, Linear Positioners, Microscope Stages, Motor Controllers, Piezo Nanopositioning Systems, Piezo Ceramic Motors, and Hexapod 6-Axis Systems. Applications include photonics, bio-nanotechnology, medical device, and semiconductor manufacturing. 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 850. 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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Nanopositioning Hexapods Microscopy Motorized Positioning Piezo Actuators & Motors
Nanopositioning Hexapods Microscopy Motorized Positioning Piezo Actuators & Motors

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$13MM Invested in New 100,000ft² Technology Center
Over 200 workspaces, labs, environmental chambers, and auditoriums will be constructed in Karlsruhe, Germany.
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New Precision Linear Micro-Stepper Stage: minimum incremental motion as small as 0.02µm
PI’s compact 2-phase motor L-511 linear stage is designed for high-load capacity (up to 100N/22lbs) and durability at demanding repetitive cycles with velocities up to 45mm/sec.
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Absolute Encoder and Drive Concept for High Speed / High Precision
The compact ultra-precise V-551 motorized linear translation stage with absolute encoder and precision crossed roller bearings with anti-creep cage assist is the newest member of the PIMag® family of magnetic drive stages.
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Performance Characteristics of Air 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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