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Air-Bearing Positioners Improve Movement Precision

April 6, 2015

In addition to piezoelectric nano-positioning stages and micro-positioning systems, Physik Instrumente (PI) is introducing a new air-bearing stage. The latter comes with motorized linear and XY stages, rotary tables and stages, spindles, non-motorized components, and machining systems. The air-bearing positioners float on air to provide completely frictionless motion, resulting in negligible hysteresis or reversal error, straightness, flatness, and velocity stability.

Physik Instrumente (PI), 16 Albert St., Auburn, MA 01501, 508-832-3456, [email protected]

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