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Piezo Transducers & Actuators

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Piezoelectric translators (transducers) are precision ceramic actuators which convert electrical energy directly into linear motion with high speed, force and virtually unlimited resolution. These actuators are used in every modern high tech field from semiconductor test & inspection to super-resolution microscopy, bio-nanotechnology and astronomy/aerospace technology.

Product Lineup

P-882 – P-888 PICMA® High-Performance Monolithic Multilayer Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-882 – P-888 PICMA® High-Performance Monolithic Multilayer Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

  • Award-Winning Ceramic-Encapsulation PZT Technology
  • Low Operating Voltage
  • Superior Lifetime Even Under Extreme Conditions
  • Very Large Operating-Temperature Range
  • High Humidity Resistance
  • Excellent Temperature Stability
  • High Stiffness
  • UHV Compatible to 10-9 hPa
  • Sub-Millisecond Response & Sub-Nanometer Resolution

PL022 · PL033 · PL055 PICMA® Chip Monolithic Multilayer Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

Physik Instrument PL022 · PL033 · PL055 PICMA® Chip Monolithic Multilayer Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

  • Award-Winning Ceramic-Encapsulation PZT Technology
  • Ceramic Encapsulation for Extended Lifetime
  • Ultra-Compact, from 2 x 2 x 2 mm
  • High Curie Temperature
  • Ideal for Dynamic Operation
  • Sub-Millisecond Response / Sub-Nanometer Resolution
  • UHV Compatible to 10-9 hPa
  • Superior Lifetime

P-871 Closed-Loop, High-Deflection PICMA® Multilayer Piezo Bender Actuators (LVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-871 Closed-Loop, High-Deflection PICMA® Multilayer Piezo Bender Actuators (LVPZT)

  • Closed – Loop Operation for Superior Accuracy
  • Nanometer-Range Resolution
  • Deflection up to 1.6 mm
  • Ceramic Insulation for Extended Lifetime
  • Ideal for Scanning Applications
  • Vacuum-Compatible Versions
  • Low Operating Voltage
  • Mounting Hardware Included
  • Special Controllers / Drivers Available

P-007 – P-056 PICA™ Stack Piezoceramic Actuators – Versatile Piezoelectric Power (HVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-007 – P-056 PICA™ Stack Piezoceramic Actuators - Versatile Piezoelectric Power (HVPZT)

  • High Load Capacity to 100 kN
  • High Force Generation to 80 kN
  • Large Cross Sections to 56 mm Diameter
  • Variety of Shapes
  • Extreme Reliability >109 Cycles
  • Proven and Flexible Design
  • Sub-Nanometer-Resolution / Sub-Millisecond-Settling-Time
  • Vacuum-Compatible Versions

P-010.xxP – P-056.xxP PICA™-Power High-Level Dynamics Piezo Actuators(HVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-010.xxP – P-056.xxP PICA™-Power High-Level Dynamics Piezo Actuators(HVPZT)

  • Operating Temperature to 150°C
  • Temperature Sensor PT1000 Applied
  • High Load Capacity to 80 kN
  • Large Cross-Sections to 56 mm Diameter
  • Extrem Reliability >109Cycles
  • Sub-Nanometer Resolution / Sub-Millisecond Settling Time
  • Ultra-High-Vacuum-Compatible Versions to 10-9 hPa
  • Non-Magnetic Versions

P-010.xxH · P-016.xxH · P-025.xxH PICA™ Thru Piezo Stack Actuators with Aperture (HVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-010.xxH · P-016.xxH · P-025.xxH PICA™ Thru Piezo Stack Actuators with Aperture (HVPZT)

  • Clear Aperture for Transmitted-Light Applications
  • Large Cross-Sections Available to 56 mm Diameter
  • Variety of Shapes and Options
  • Extreme Reliability >109Cycles
  • Proven and Flexible Design
  • Sub-Nanometer Resolution / Sub-Millisecond Settling-Time
  • Vacuum Compatible and Nonmagnetic Versions

P-810 · P-830 High-Resolution Linear Actuators

Physik Instrument P-810 · P-830 High-Resolution Linear Actuators

  • Travel Range to 60 Micron
  • Pushing Forces to 1000 N
  • Pulling Forces to 5 N
  • Sub-ms Response
  • Sub-Nanometer Resolution

P-842 · P-843 · P-844 · P-845 Preloaded Closed- and Open-Loop Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-842 · P-843 · P-844 · P-845 Preloaded Closed- and Open-Loop Piezo Actuators (LVPZT)

  • Travel Range to 90 Micron
  • Pushing Forces to 3000 N
  • Preloaded for Pulling Forces to 700 N
  • Sub-ms Response
  • Sub-Nanometer Resolution
  • Options: Vacuum Versions, Water-Resistant Case

P-225 · P-235 Preloaded Open- and Closed-Loop High-Load Piezo Actuators (HVPZT)

Physik Instrument P-225 · P-235 Preloaded Open- and Closed-Loop High-Load Piezo Actuators (HVPZT)

  • Extremely High Stiffness
  • Pushing Forces to 30,000 N
  • Pulling Forces to 3500 N
  • Travel Range to 180 Micron
  • Options: Versions for Vacuum, High- and Low-Temperatures and with Water-Resistant Case

P-603 PiezoMove® Linear Actuator: Low-cost and with Large Travel Ranges

Physik Instrument P-603 PiezoMove® Linear Actuator: Low-cost and with Large Travel Ranges

  • Frictionless, High-Precision Flexure Guiding System
  • Travel Ranges to 500 µm
  • Cost-Effective Design Outstanding Lifetime Due to PICMA® Piezo Actuators
  • Available with Integrated Position Sensor
  • Ideal OEM Actuators for Precision Motion Control in Optics, Medical, Biotech and Microfluidics Applications
  • Custom Designs with Larger Travel or Faster Response and Non-Magnetic Versions Feasible

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