PI has launched a line of linear nanopositioning systems for a broad range of applications. The company says the P-630 stages are perfectly suited for use in sensor heads or precision motion of objects in optical and tactile metrology as well as for microstructuring.
With travel ranges up to 80 µm and a direct piezo actuator drive, the compact positioning stages reach high scanning frequencies and settling times of only a few milliseconds. At a width of only 50 mm their clear aperture is relatively large, with a diameter of 30 mm.
The drive technology of the piezo nanopositioning systems is based on all-ceramic insulated Picma piezo actuators. They have a proven longer lifetime and higher reliability than conventional polymer-insulated actuators.