New Compact Linear Drive
The load is coupled to the moving rod. Typical applications of drives operating with this principle are the adjustment of optical and opto-mechanical components, cell manipulation as well as industrial applications such as the positioning of soldering tips during the manufacturing of electronic components.
This driving principle provides the basis for the new LPS 45 stage series from PI miCos. The LPS 45 stage is compact: It is 45 mm wide and only 15 mm high. The travel ranges are from 13 to 26 mm. In a small package, the compact LPS 45 features precision components such as a crossed roller guide with a cage assistant system as well as a linear encoder with a resolution from 20 nm to 5 nm, ensuring ultrastraight motion and high positioning accuracy. In the future, the stage will also be available for applications in vacuum or non-magnetic environments.
Well-known for the high quality of its products, PI has been one of the leading players in the global market for precision positioning technology for many years. PI has been developing and manufacturing standard and OEM products with piezo or motor drives for 40 years now. With four German factories and ten subsidiaries and sales offices abroad, the PI group is represented internationally.
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