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Publication Date: 08/1/2012
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PI Offers Large Variety of High Precision Stages
Precision linear stages.
Auburn, MA — 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 40mm 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 that provide up to 1 nanometer resolution.

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. The stages are designed for use in semiconductor alignment, biotechnology, aerospace technology, fiber-optic alignment, microscopy, and optics research.

Contact: PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P., 16 Albert St., Auburn, MA 01501 508-832-3456 fax: 508-832-0506 E-mail: Web:

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