Reference-class linear stage 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 covering strip on the side and the purge air connection prevent contamination by particles. Pioneering design Compared to the competition, the recirculating ball bearings of the V-412 series offer a higher load capacity and allow higher dynamics. The high resolution of the encoders allows improved tracking performance, smaller tracking error, and improved settling times. For maximum flexibility, it is possible to choose between incremental and absolute encoders. Absolute encoders supply explicit position information that enables immediate determination of the position. This means that referencing is not required during switch-on, which increases efficiency and safety during operation. PIMag® magnetic direct drive3-phase magnetic direct drives do not use mechanical components in the drivetrain, they transmit the drive force to the motion platform directly and without friction. The drives reach high velocities and accelerations. Ironless motors are particularly suitable for positioning tasks with the highest demands on precision because there is no undesirable interaction with the permanent magnets. This allows smooth running even at the lowest velocities and at the same time, there is no vibration at high velocities. Nonlinearity in control behavior is avoided and any position can be controlled easily. The drive force can be set freely.
|PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P.|
|Product Category||Linear Slides and Linear Stages|
|Product Name||PIMag® High-Load Linear Stage|
|Axis Configuration||X Axis Only|
|Stroke or X-Axis Travel||52 to 305 inch (1321 to 7747 mm)|
|Rated Speed||2000 in/sec (3048 m/min)|
|Carriage Load||400 lbs (181 kg)|