High Precision Linear Stage Family from PI miCos Offers Large Variety
June 18, 2012
Auburn, MA, June 18, 2012 PI (Physik Instrumente) LP is now offering the
PI miCos product line of Precision Linear Stages.
More than 20 product families are available starting with miniature translation stages and positioning ranges
of 40 mm to high load, linear translation stages for travel ranges to 1 meter. These motorized precision positioners
come in a large variety of standard and custom versions for any budget and application. They cover low-cost,
open loop stages with stepper motors and, leadscrew drive to high-speed and high accuracy, models with linear encoders
featuring up to 1 nanometer resolution.
Choice of Motors & Feedback Sensors, Clean Room, Vacuum
Most stages also come in vacuum-compatible and clean-room compatible versions. Customers can chose between rotary servo-motors,
linear servo motors and stepper motors. Closed loop models are offered with optical high-resolution position feedback.
In addition to single axis precision linear stages, the company designs and manufactures XY-positioning stages,
precision Z-stages (elevation stages) and precision rotation stages.
A variety of motion controllers with USB and RS-232 interfacing is available to match the positioning mechanics
and application requirements.
Semiconductor alignment, biotechnology, aerospace technology, , fiber-optic alignment, microscopy, optics research.
Features & Advantages
• Choice of Positioning Ranges from 40 mm to 1000 mm
• Choice of Precision Class: from 0.2 µm to 1 Nanometer Resolution
• Choice of Motor: Servo, Stepper, Linear Motors
• Choice of Bearings: Crossed Roller, Linear Bearings Recirculating Bearings
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