PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. Datasheets for Linear Actuators

Electric linear actuators have an output rod that provides linear motion via a motor driven ball screw, lead screw or ACME screw assembly. The actuator's load is attached to the end of a screw or rod and is often unsupported.
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Product Name Notes
Piezo Ratchet Drive Closed-Loop PiezoMike -- N-472 Inertia drive Compact, inexpensive inertia drive principle (stick-slip). At rest, the drive is self-locking, requires no current, and does not generate any heat. It holds the position with maximum force.
Piezo Ratchet Drive Vacuum PiezoMike -- N-470.V/U Linear actuator with PIShift piezo motors Linear screw-type actuator with PIShift piezo inertia drive for high-resolution and stable positioning. Open-loop operation in full-step mode. PIShift piezo motors Compact, inexpensive inertia...
Piezo Ratchet Drive PiezoMike Micrometer -- N-470 Linear actuator with PIShift piezomotor Linear screw-type actuator with PIShift piezo inertia drive for high-resolution and stable positioning. Open-loop operation in full-step mode PIShift piezomotors Compact, cost-effective inertia drive (Stick-Slip).
Direct Drive Piezo Inertia Motor -- N-422 Piezomotor-based direct drive OEM actuator without position sensor. Continuous motion with step frequencies in the ultrasound range. Easy integration, the housing can either be bolted to a level surface or...
Direct Drive Piezo Inertia Motor -- N-412 Piezomotor-based direct drive OEM actuator without position sensor. Continuous motion with step frequencies in the ultrasound range. Frontal mounting with M10x1 thread or 9.5 mm shank PIShift piezo inertia drive...
PIMag® High-Load Linear Stage -- V-417 A new linear stage family with linear motors expands PI's product portfolio for industrial solutions. High-performance ironless linear motors, heavy-duty recirculating ball bearings, and precision linear encoders are used. The...
High-Load Linear Stage -- L-417 A new linear stage family with precision balls screws expands PIs product portfolio for industrial solutions. High-performance synchronous servo motors, heavy-duty recirculating ball bearings, and precision rotary and linear encoders...
High Force Precision Motorized Actuator -- L-239 The L-239 is our highest load standard linear actuator. It can handle pushing forces of up to 66 lbs. The high-speed version reaches velocities of 2 inches/second. Choice of Servo...
High-Resolution Linear Actuator with DC Motor -- M-227 The M-227 Series provides very high resolution and smooth motion. It requires external limit switches. 10, 25 & 50 mm Travel Ranges 0.05 Micron Minimum Incremental Motion Non-Rotating Tip Closed-Loop...
High-Resolution Linear Actuator with DC and Stepper Motor -- M-232 This ultra-compact precision actuator is related to the M-231 but uses a folded drive with the motor and lead screw side-by-side. Folded Drive, Very Compact 17 mm Travel Range 100...
NEXACT® OEM Miniature Linear Motor / Actuator -- N-310 20 mm Standard Travel Range Compact and Cost-Effective Design 0.03 nm Resolution To 10 N Push/Pull Force Low Operating Voltage Self Locking, with no Heat Dissipation, Nanometer Stability Non-Magnetic and...
NEXLINE® Linear Actuator -- N-216 20 mm Travel Range Extremely High Resolution High Force to 800 N Holding Force Self-Locking at Rest Non-Magnetic and Vacuum-Compatible Working Principle Cleanroom Compatible
High-Resolution Linear Actuator -- L-220 Choice of Servo and Stepper Motors 13 to 77mm (0.5" to 3") Motorized Positioning Range Pushing Force to 125N Maximum Velocity: 3.5mm/sec Design Resolution: 0.02µm Reproducibility: 1µm Vacuum Versions to...
PICA™ Thru Actuator -- P-010.xxH – P-025.xxH Clear Aperture for Transmitted-Light Applications for Mechanical Preloading Extreme Reliability >109 Cycles Large Cross Sections to 56 mm Diameter Variety of Shapes Sub-Millisecond Response, Sub-Nanometer Resolution Vacuum-Compatible Versions PIC
High-Load Linear Actuator with DC Motor -- M-238 High Load Capacity to 400 N Optional 0.1 Micron Direct Metrology Linearencoder for Exceptional Precision Travel Range to 50 mm Minimum Incremental Motion to 0.3 Micron Max. Velocity: 30 mm/s...
High-Resolution Linear Actuator with Stepper Motor -- M-228 / M-229 High Precision at low Cost Travel to 1" Resolution to 0.05 microns 10 lb Pushing Force Non-Rotating Tip Speed to 1.5 mm/sec Integrated Limit & Reference Switches
High-Resolution Linear Actuator with DC and Stepper Motor -- M-230 To 1" Travel 0.05 Microns Minimum Incremental Motion Non-Rotating Tip Velocity to 2 mm/sec. Closed-Loop DC Motors Optional Stepper Motors Integrated Origin & Limit Switches Front Mount or Clamp Mount...
NEXLINE® OEM Linear Actuator -- N-111 Travel Range 10 mm Resolutionto 0.025 nm Open-Loop,5 nm Closed-Loop Up To 50 N Force Generation and 70 N Holding Force Self-Locking at Rest, No Heat Generation Non-Magnetic and Vacuum-Compatible...
NEXACT® Linear Actuators, Manipulator, Piezo Stepper -- N-381 Travel Range 30 mm Novel, Robust Piezo Stepping Drive, Ideal for Micro- and Nano-Manipulation Integrated LinearEncoder Option for Highest Accuracy with 20 nm Resolution Very High Acceleration, e.g. for Cell...
High-Resolution Linear Actuator with DC Motor -- M-235 Up to 2" Travel Range 100 Nanometers Minimum Incremental Motion High-Speed Direct Drive Option 120 N Push/Pull Force 100 N Lateral Load Limit Preloaded Ultra-Low-Friction Ball Screw with Non-Rotating Tip...