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When Precision Matters: A Deep Dive into Air Bearing Motion Systems

A Machine Design-hosted webinar sponsored by PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Originally broadcast on September 26, 2023. Now available On Demand.
Sponsor:   PI (Physik Instrumente) LP         

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Introduction to Air Bearing Motion Systems for Machine Builders

In today's increasingly sophisticated world of test and production machinery, the demand for precision, reliability, and efficiency is paramount. Key markets include medical engineering, aerospace, semiconductor, optics and photonics test and manufacturing. Traditional motion systems, including roller and ball bearings, have paved the way for various advancements, but limitations exist. Enter: Air Bearing Motion Systems.

In this webinar, we embark on an insightful journey into the world of air bearing motion systems, specifically tailored for machine builders.

Key Takeaways

  1. Understanding the Basics: What are air bearings? Dive deep into the underlying principles behind this transformative technology.
  2. Comparative Analysis: Learn how air bearings stack up against traditional motion systems, evaluating the pros and cons of each, considering factors like geometric performance, speed, load, and environment.
  3. Applications in Focus: Discover real-world applications where air bearing motion systems shine, including the latest generation of micro-LED and semiconductor manufacturing, tomography systems, and ultra-fast photonics alignment automation.
  4. Future Trajectories: Learn about emerging trends and advancements in the realm of air bearing technology.

Who Should Attend

Machine builders, engineers, technicians, and industry aficionados looking to elevate the precision and efficiency of their machinery should not miss this opportunity. Equip yourself with the knowledge and inspiration to harness the transformative potential of air bearing motion systems. Join us and redefine the future of precision machinery!


Nikta Jalayer | Director of Business Development – Performance Automation | PI (Physik Instrumente) LP

Nikta Jalayer holds master's degrees in Electrical Engineering and Bio-Medical Engineering. She has a decade of experience in the motion industry and has played a pivotal role in driving the development of precision motion and automation technologies across various fields of applications.

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