PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. Datasheets for Air Bearings

Air bearings use a thin film of pressurized air to support a load. They do not generate friction.
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Product Name Notes
Rectangular Flat Pad Air Bearing In addition to round flat pad air bearings, Nelson Air has supplied a number of rectangular flat pad air bearings. These bearings are useful when the envelope of the system...
Linear Air Bearing Module PIglide RB -- A-10x Linear air bearings of the PIglide RB series are exactly right for applications that need smooth, precise, linear motion. The air bearing modules replace ball or crossed roller guides and...
Spherical Air Bearing Nelson Air has supplied a number of spherical air bearings for both research and industrial use. These bearings provide excellent load capacity and stiffness while allowing three axes of inherently...
Air Bearing Bushing Nelson Air's air bearing bushings can be used for both linear and rotary applications. The LB series of bearings utilize air bearing surfaces which provide excellent bearing stiffness and crash...
Round Flat Pad Air Bearing, FP Series Nelson Air's flat pad air bearings are offered in a variety of sizes, shapes and load capacities which can easily be used to create custom air bearing systems. Flat pad...
PIglide FPC Series Flat Pad Circular Air Bearing -- A-41X PI’s line of flat pad circular air bearings is designed for use in any application where frictionless, accurate linear or planar motion is required. The modular nature of these bearings...
Hemispherical Air Bearing, PIglide HB -- A-65x The PIglide HB series spherical air bearing enables unique positioning and simulation applications in both research and industrial fields. These bearings provide excellent load capacity and stiffness while allowing three...
Vacuum Preloaded Flat Pad Air Bearing When flat pad air bearings are used in lightly loaded applications, it is common to use a vacuum preload. A vacuum preload allows the bearing to operate closer to its...
PIglide RT Series Rotary Air Bearing -- A-60X Table Diameters from 50mm to 300mm 490kg Max Payload Radial/Axial Error Motion < 200nm Can be Mounted Vertically or Horizontally Optional Encoder Available for Position Feedback Optional Tip/Tilt Tabletops Mounting...