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Precision XY Linear Translation Stage from PI miCos
PI now offers the new MCS XY linear translation stages from PI miCos featuring 4x4" travel range, resolution to 5 nanometers and load capacity of 20 kg.
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High Precision Linear Stage Family from PI miCos
PI USA now offers the complete line of PI miCos motorized positioners, starting with miniature linear stages (20-40 mm travel range, to high-load translation stages with positioning ranges up to 1 meter and more. These motorized positioners are available in a variety of standard and custom versions, including high vacuum prep, open-loop, closed-loop, high-velocity, high-accuracy closed-loop, down to 1 nanometer encoder resolution.
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Ultra Low Profile M-660 PILine® Rotation Stage
M-660 precision rotation stages use PILine® ultrasonic ceramic piezo motors to drive the platform directly. This direct drive principle allows for the compact design and very low profile of the stage. An integrated incremental encoder offers precision position control with up to 4 µrad resolution.
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Linear Shaft MOtor Actuator Provides High Speed for Automation
This piezo motor-driven linear actuator is an affordable alternative to conventional precision linear actuators for applications where size and speed matters.

It can move with velocities to 200 mm/s, and the self-clamping properties of the ultrasonic motor provide significant advantages when it comes to in position stability. A linear encoder is integrated as well.
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More on piezo motor linear actuators.

PI Adds New Products to Its Vacuum-Compatible Line
The vacuum catalog presents a number of new standard and custom vacuum compatible products, ranging from servo motor actuators to complex 6-Axis Hexapod systems for use in a vast variety of applications. . ...more information
N-380, N-381 NEXACT® Linear Actuator, Nano-Manipulator, Piezo Stepper Drive
The compact N-380/N-381 piezo walk linear actuators have a number of advantages over classical lead-screw actuators. The novel drive principle allows long travel ranges and ...more information
LPS Seires Micro Linear Slides with Piezo Motor, Low Cost
LPS series piezo-motor micro slides are ideal for OEM applications where space is at a premium. These tiny linear positioners replace classical motion control components such as motor/spindle systems or other linear motors, which these new drive outclasses with its precision and resolution. Piezo linear motors offer a number of advantages over classical motor drives ...more information
M-664 Low-Profile High-Speed Linear Slide / Piezo Motor Stage Extends Family of PILine® Stages
The new M-664 low-profile linear slide extends PI's family of linear-piezo-motor-driven precision linear stages. For improved guiding accuracy, the M-664 uses two crossed roller bearings mounted on ground aluminum profiles. ...more information
M-683 Compact Closed-Loop Translation Stage with Dynamic Piezomotor
The M-683 linear slide is a low-profile, high-accuracy positioning system based on high dynamics PIline ultrasonic linear motors. The stage combines the advantages of its high-performance, high-speed drive with a high-precision guiding system...more information
Open-Frame XY Piezo-Motor Positioning Stage with Linear Encoders
Open-frame piezomotor XY stages are mainly designed for automated positioning applications in microscopy. The form factor is optimized for a low profile height and small footprint. The mounting pattern fit directly together with many PI standard nanopositioning systems...more information
M-122 Miniature Precision Linear Slide Features Optical Linear Encoder and Direct Drive
The M-122 palm-top-sized precision linear slide combines small dimensions, high speeds and very high accuracy at a competitive price. It features a space-saving, folded drive train with the servo motor and drive screw side-by-side. Equipped with a non-contacting optical linear encoder and a preloaded, precision-ground, ball-screw, these stages can provide much higher accuracy and better repeatability than...more information
M-511.HD Hybrid Piezo/DC-Motor Nanopositioning Linear Stage
The M-511.HD is based on the proven design of the M-5x1 precision linear stage series, with an integrated, flexure-guided, piezo actuator added. The M-511.HD allows velocities to 125 mm/s with an encoder resolution of 2 nm and load capacity of 50 kg for horizontal operation. ...more information
M-714 Hybrid Piezo/DC-Motor Nanopositioning Linear Z-Stage Features 2 Nanometer Linear Encoder
The M-714 Z-stage was designed from the ground up to use the hybrid drive technology. A high gear reduction ratio enables the M-714 to position loads up to 10 kg with nanometer precision, even in the vertical direction. Compared to high-resolution magnetic linear drives, the hybrid principle allows high holding forces with minimum power consumption ...more information
M-674 PILine® RodDrive: Integrated Ultrasonic Piezoelectric Linear Actuator
M-674 PILine® RodDrives represent a new level of integration between PILine® OEM piezo linear motors such as P-661 and guided micropositioning systems such as the M-661 series stages. RodDrives can replace classical drive elements like rotary motor/leadscrew assemblies, or magnetic linear drives ...more information
M-238 Ultra-High-Load Precision Linear Actuators
The M-238 is a high-load, highprecision actuator providing linear motion up to 50 mm, a load capacity to 400 N and high velocity to 30 mm/s. It consists of a low-friction, heavy-duty ballscrew, driven by a closedloop, ActiveDrive™ DC-Motor with gearbox. The M-238 is therefore well suited for high duty-cycle operation in industrial environments. An optional linear encoder provides exceptional accuracy and repeatability. . ...more information
New Low-Cost Linear Stage Family Comes in 48 Variations from 25 to 300 mm
48 Models from 25 to 300 mm Travel Range: The new low-cost M-403, M-404, M-413 and M-414 linear stage families offer a great variety of motors, travel ranges and load ranges. All series are available with the following motor drives: DC-motor/gearbox, DC-ActiveDrive™ (direct) and stepper motor. . ...more information

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